Box Battle – A Steampunk Artillery Physics Game for iPhone Announced

Stavropol, Russia – MaxNick today is pleased to announce the release of Box Battle 1.0.1, a meticulously constructed, physics based puzzle game for the iPhone and iPad. Operating an advanced, steam-powered artillery cannon, players apply a mix of cunning, precision shooting, and brute force to blast their way through 130 industrially themed puzzles. Each copper-piped level offers unique fortification types and challenging tasks.

Set 40 years into the the the Quark-Tulan war, players start out as elite cannoneers tasked with destroying the resources stored in the elaborate Tulan barricades. Players drag and orient the cannon’s breach mechanism to control the pitch and velocity of their shots. As they progress, they unlock 10 types of ammunition, with the more destructive and extravagant shell types costing more points. Players must strategically choose from their arsenal to smash, blast, freeze and bounce their way to victory.

Like a Victorian Age clock, Box Battle includes many small, interlocking parts that improve dramatically on the standard progression of level based puzzlers. There are numerous military ranks from Common Recruit to First Cannoneer of the Empire. Medals are awarded each level, and optional tasks let players dynamically adjust the game-play difficulty to match their play style. Completing tasks provides score multipliers that help speed players through the ranks that contribute to each players rating on global leaderboards.

“We designed BoxBattle to immerse players in the highly detailed, polished brass, steam-powered universe, then take full advantage of the powerful iOS physics engine to build compelling puzzles,” says Co-Founder Nikolay Verevkin. “We’ve built tons of fun and varied gameplay into Box Battle and we’re exited to create even more!”

Features:
* 130 Levels, each with optional tasks!
* Advanced Weaponry with 10 Shell Types and 2 Cannon variants
* Challenging Obstacles and Strategy
* Global Leaderboards and Achievements through Open Feint
* Career Advancement Mode with Persistent Military Ranks
* Receive Medals and and Achievements
* Brilliant industrial Graphics animation and Sound

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 16.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Box Battle 1.0.1 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Box Battle Lite is available for Free with additional levels available as an in-App purchase, available on iTunes. Box Battle HD for iPad is available with 42 base levels for $3.99 on iTunes.

Box Battle 1.0.1
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MaxNick is a budding IT company founded in 2009 by independent developers. Committed to providing the highest quality solutions, MaxNick specializes in software development for the Mac and iPhone platforms, with a major emphasis on customer satisfaction. Our main business is the creation of gaming applications for mobile devices. Our goal is to create games which will be differed by convenient and sophisticated functionality, and will be performed at a high artistic level. To do this, the company attracted young, talented and creative programmers and designers. Copyright (C) 2010 MaxNick. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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