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Deception Wars

Bristol Global Game Jam-winning Xbox LIVE Indie game to be published by Mobile Pie.


Bristol, UK, 18th November 2010 – The acclaimed videogame studio Mobile Pie (developers of Oh, My Word! and B-Boy Beats ) today announced they will be publishing David Mile’s Deception Wars for Xbox LIVE Indie Games.

The title, created in Microsoft’s XNA, won the Judge’s Award at this year’s Bristol Global Game Jam, beating a handful of other titles to the accolade.

Mobile Pie’s Creative Producer Will Luton said:

“As soon as David pitched the title I knew we had a winner and what he created within 48 hours was simply breathtaking. He’s clearly a future star of the indie scene!”

The game, a mixture of Geometry Wars and the backstabbing party game Mafia (aka Werewolf), features up to 8 players blasting and deceiving each other.

Luton added:

“Most of the game happens off screen. Someone will blast you and you’ll throw the pad down and scream at the *@&% knowing you’ve just been double-crossed. If it doesn’t get you cursing and laughing you’re probably clinically dead!”

Mobile Pie have been working very closely with Miles on giving the title a very retro vibe, both in terms of the classic EGA visuals and dual-stick shooter mechanic.

Miles said:

“I’m really keen to see what people make of the new game play ideas Deception Wars brings to the Xbox 360, and working with Mobile Pie is really helping to bring it to the next level.”

Deception Wars will be available via Xbox LIVE Indie Games in Summer 2010.


Press kit with screenshots, supporting images and documents available at: http://media.mobilepie.com/deception_wars_screenshots.zip

Please contact will@mobilepie.com for all enquires and to make arrangements for review promo codes.

About Mobile Pie

Mobile Pie is a boutique studio focused on producing innovative entertainment and imaginative games for mobile platforms. Based in the heart of Bristol, the company has received such notable accolades as Channel 4’s New Mobile Game Developer of the Year and has received the Media Innovation Awards’ Trophy 2008.

Whilst regarded for their original and exciting work with such prestigious clients as Hewlett-Packard and the BBC, Mobile Pie have also received notoriety for cutting edge research. Exclusive in-house augmented reality technologies and a shining background in location-based experiences have put them firmly at the forefront of radical new content and industry leading technique.

With a succession of successful and acclaimed projects behind them Bristol Media have identified Mobile Pie as “Ones to Watch” whilst Chinwag told the world Mobile Pie’s “award winning content has mouths watering all over and people coming back for more.”


Will Luton

Creative Producer, Mobile Pie

31-34 High Street






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