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3D side-scroller on rails for the iPhone set aboard a marooned spaceship.

United Kingdom – 26th March 2009 – Chillingo Ltd, Europe’s premier iPhone publisher continues its spate of new iPhone release announcements at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco today by revealing that they are working with development studio Atman Software on a new action based 3D side-scroller on rails called “io” for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The Nautilus-114, a rather expensive interstellar research spacecraft now lies marooned in the orbit of Jupiter's moon, io. The status of the crew is unknown. In io your mission is to bring the Nautilus-114 spaceship back home. However, the spaceship is infested with many robotic minions that will block your every move. In order to accomplish your mission, you have to play evasively, avoid detection and carry out your objectives.

“This side scroller on rails shooter is a great pick up and play shooter – great iPhone based touch-screen game play with great story line and stunning 3D visuals to match. ” says Chris Byatte, co-Founder and Managing Director for Chillingo. Chillingo’s recent survival shooter title “iDracula – Undead Awakening” zoomed up the App Store charts days after its release. Chillingo are the publisher of Zen Bound™ which has won the Best iPhone Game award at the GDC this week.

Thomas Kuriakose, CEO of Atman Software said “Chillingo was our first choice publisher because we feel that they share the same vision and passion as us for innovative and fun games.”

io is scheduled for release in Q2 of 2009.

For more information about Chillingo please visit http://www.chillingo.com. For more information about Atman Software, please visit www.atmansoftware.com.

About Chillingo

Chillingo Ltd is the premier iPhone publisher in Europe for innovative games and software for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

About Atman Software

Atman Software is an independent iPhone development game studio focused on innovative and high quality iPhone games.

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