San Francisco – Dec. 12, 2008 – ngmoco ( http://www.ngmoco.com), creator and publisher of games exclusively for iPhone™ and iPod® touch, today announced Dropship is now available on the Apple App Store. Dropship™ ( http://dropship.ngmoco.com) is a spectacular effects-laden 3D action game featuring a full campaign with 18 missions, downloadable levels (3 available now!) and an unlimited Free Play mode.
Dropship’s gameplay places players at the helm of a vectored thrust-powered fighter that is the only way to evacuate allies stranded deep inside enemy territory and the recover “the pod”. Rescued friends equip your Dropship with powerful new weapon upgrades to aid in your escape from the depths of enemy caverns. With precious cargo in tow you fight your way to the surface and back to the safety of orbit.
Utilizing the revolutionary Multi-Touch user interface of iPhone and iPod touch, ngmoco has created the breakthrough Touch-Anywhere™ dual-analog interface which delivers 360 degrees of control over thrusters and weapons as players fly through retro arcade-inspired 3D environments, dodge enemy fire and defeat interceptors, tanks and turrets on their way to rescue their allies and retrieve “the pod”.
Dropship is available for $1.99 from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=299427316&mt=8
Dropship ( http://dropship.ngmoco.com) follows the successes of ngmoco’s suspenseful accelerometer-guided, surgical arcade game Dr. Awesome™ ( http://drawesome.ngmoco.com/), special effects-laden, touch-screen arcade game MazeFinger™ ( http://mazefinger.ngmoco.com) and the colorful, touch-and-tilt block stacking game Topple™ ( http://topple.ngmoco.com).
Headquartered in San Francisco, ngmoco was founded in 2008 by games industry veterans committed to the new mobile landscape opened up by Apple’s iPhone. ngmoco creates and publishes games built specifically for the iPhone made in collaboration with the best and brightest game makers in the world. Founded by Neil Young, Bob Stevenson, Alan Yu and Joe Keene, the company’s investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Maples Investments.
To witness the lives and minds of the ngmoco team at work on the future of iPhone and iPod touch games, visit http://www.ngmoco.com.
ngmoco, Dropship, Dr. Awesome, MazeFinger and Topple are trademarks of ngmoco, Inc.
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Contact: Craig Sinel