Press release
Hothead Games
March 7, 2013
PREPARE FOR BATTLE WITH HOTHEAD’S LATEST MOBILE STRATEGY GAME RIVALS AT WAR
Vancouver – March 7, 2013 – Take up your positions and prepare to annihilate the enemy! Leading Canadian developer Hothead Games today announced that its newest mobile game, Rivals at War, is now available for free on iOS and Android devices.

Rivals at War invites players to assemble and train a team of elite combat soldiers and conquer enemy forces from around the world. Players recruit and equip their soldiers through a series of skill upgrades and tactics to ensure they have the best strategy for each battle. Taking a Command view of the battlefield, players can cycle through individual soldier cams as their crack team fights for victory in stunning 3D graphic simulations.

Rivals at War features:
  • Battle across four different combat scenarios, each with its own 3D battlefield and military mission.
  • Choose from 6 unique soldier types - Commander, Sniper, Saw Gunner, Breacher, Radioman and Medic.
  • Use Power-up skill perks to enhance the Accuracy, Speed, Damage, Defense and Health abilities of your soldiers.
  • Unlock new soldiers with better weapons, guns and skills to improve your team's combat assault rating.
  • Customize your team with different camouflage uniforms, headgear, and team badges.
  • Select powerful tactics cards to tip each battle in your favor.
  • Conquer 45 achievements to unlock more special rewards.
The Hothead development team leveraged their previous industry experience to create console quality warzone environments.

Vlad Ceraldi, Director of Development at Hothead Games commented:

"The 3D horsepower of current mobile opens the door for Hothead to provide experiences that rival those from current generation consoles. Using particle systems, shadows, advanced lighting and other rendering techniques, we finally can bring AAA graphics to mobile devices in our first 3D game. Fire up Rivals of War and enjoy some of the most detailed battlefield firefights ever seen on mobile."

In the global mobile gaming market, Hothead Games has created a unique take on the card and strategy game formula, making Rivals at War highly accessible to both experienced and novice gamers around the world. The game is localized in 10 different languages, including Korean, Japanese, Russian, Trad/Simp Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Rivals at War is now available for free through the iTunes and Google Play app stores. To download the game, visit:

iTunes App Store
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rivals-at-war/id589599502?mt=8

Google Play Store
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hotheadgames.google.free.valor

For the official trailer, visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv5T-5UVWIg
For more information, visit: http://www.hotheadgames.com/games/new/

About Hothead Games
Hothead Games is one of Canada’s largest independent game studios. Founded back in 2006, when our Hotheads barely had Coldfeet, our goal was nothing less than total world domination. We continue to strive for entertainment in all things, including our award-winning mobile game catalog, our company culture, and even this self-aggrandizing boilerplate that you’re reading right now.
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