Speedball 2: Evolution arrives February 24th SuperCheats News
One of the all time classics will be making return on the iOS on February 24th.
Speedball 2 Evolution is a phenomenal update to one of the best-loved videogames of all time. Available as a universal App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, this futuristic sports game can be played as either a single or multiplayer battle type game.
To celebrate confirmation of the release date, Tower Studios and Vivid Games have unleashed a new trailer showcasing the game in its Retina display glory which can be seen below.
Speedball 2 Evolution has been developed by Vivid Games, under the guidance of The Bitmap Brothers and Tower Studios' Jon Hare, designer of Sensible Soccer and many other hits.
Game modes include, quick-play, league and cup tournaments,and a comprehensive career mode which includes the new Speedball Champions League.
The game offers two alternative control systems: a classic, soft joypad, which replicates the controls of the early computer versions, and a new, innovative tilt-to-move option, in which team-mates can be manipulated simply by moving the device, meaning the whole screen can be seen at all times on the iPhone.
As you would expect from an enhanced version of a retro classic, the visuals have been completely reworked for optimum display on the iOS devices. There are also multiplayer competitions across Bluetooth and Wi-fi, and a host of gameplay tweaks designed to deliver the perfect Speedball experience.
“Fans who have been yearning for a modern incarnation of Speedball have only a week longer to wait,” says Jon Hare, the game’s creative director. “But as well as allowing the millions of existing fans to welcome home an old friend, we will also be introducing Speedball to a whole new generation. The game remains as playable as the day it was first launched – and with this being the definitive version for many, many years, we hope it proves itself to be the most popular.”
Speedball 2 Evolution will be available worldwide in the App Store on February 24th 2011, price tbc.
Speedball 2 Evolution features:
- 336 Individual players
- 22 achievements
- 20 Power-ups and pick-ups
- 16 Classic Speedball teams
- 12 New Intergalactic teams
- 10 Season career mode
- 10 Single player game modes
- 6 Arenas on four different planets
- Player transfer market and upgrades
- Extensive tutorial for rookies
- Multiplayer mode
- Game Center support
- That classic retro feel