10tons Press Feed http://www.10tons.com Latest 10tons Press 60 Copyright 2007-2009 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Arena Shooter Cult Classic Crimsonland to Launch for Nintendo Switch™ on November 24th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/306.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/306.html

Tampere, Finland, November 17th 2017 – The twin stick arena shooter cult classic Crimsonland by 10tons Ltd. will launch for Nintendo Switch™ on November 24th. The game is priced $13.99 USD (€13.99 EUR).

”Crimsonland was originally launched in 2003 and soon became very popular. In fact, we founded 10tons on the success of Crimsonland! We remastered the game in 2014, and have been working on the remaster ever since. It’s amazing to be able to bring the best ever version of the game to Switch!” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Crimsonland is a top-down twin stick arena shooter. Hallmarks of the game include the epic endless Survival mode, massive amounts of monsters on the screen simultaneously, dozens and dozens of weapons, perks, and levels, as well as immensely gratifying powerups. The game also features local co-op for up to four players.

Features:

  • Sixty quests in the Quest mode
  • Up to four player local co-op
  • Five survival modes: Survival, Rush, Blitz, Weapon Picker, and Nukefism
  • 32 unique weapons
  • 55 awesome perks

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:00:00 MST
Stop an Alien Starfleet in Shoot’em Up Xenoraid Now Available for Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/305.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/305.html

Tampere, Finland, November 17th 2017 - Xenoraid, a vertically scrolling shooter from Finnish developer 10tons Ltd., is now available for Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $9.99 USD with a launch week discount of 10%, bringing the price down to $8.99 USD.

”Xenoraid is a novel take on the classic vertically scrolling shooter formula. Fighter switching, focus on skilled shooting, and squadron management metagame make the game a unique title, worthy of every shooter enthusiast’s attention. No bullet hell experience required!” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Xenoraid is a vertically scrolling shoot’em with procedurally driven missions, a novel real time fighter switching feature, near future scifi theme, and a strategic squadron management metagame. Three endless survival levels with online leaderboards provide replay value.

Features:

  • Experience dynamic shoot'em up action with no level memorization
  • Switch between four fighters in the heat of combat
  • Manage your squadron with weapon and tech upgrades
  • Master advanced shooting mechanics like fighter tilting and weapon heat
  • Fight through a Campaign mode with more than 40 missions and four boss fights
  • Compete in three endless Survival stages with online leaderboards

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:00:00 MST
Vertically Scrolling Shooter Xenoraid Storms Nintendo Switch™ on November 17th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/304.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/304.html

Tampere, Finland, November 10th 2017 - The vertically scrolling shooter Xenoraid will become available for Nintendo Switch™ on November 17th. Developed and published by 10tons Ltd., the game is priced $9.99 USD.

”Xenoraid is a fresh, modern vertically scrolling shooter for the rest of us. Instead of catering solely for the bullet hell aficionado, Xenoraid packs a whole bunch of novel and fresh features rarely seen in the broader vertically scrolling shooter genre, making it an exciting and entertaining experience for any shooter game fan.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Xenoraid is a vertically scrolling shoot’em with gameplay accessible to all action game fans regardless of prior shmup genre experience. The missions are driven procedurally, so there are no memorization requirements. Real time fighter switching and metagame featuring squadron management give the game strategic aspects, while three survival levels with online leaderboards provide replay value.

Features:

  • Experience dynamic shoot'em up action with no level memorization
  • Switch between four fighters in the heat of combat
  • Manage your squadron with weapon and tech upgrades
  • Master advanced shooting mechanics like fighter tilting and weapon heat
  • Fight through a Campaign mode with more than 40 missions and four boss fights
  • Compete in three endless Survival stages with online leaderboards

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:00:00 MST
Slay Monsters With Letters in Spellspire Now Available for Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/303.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/303.html

Tampere, Finland, November 9th 2017 - Finnish game developer 10tons Ltd. announced today the wordgame and action role playing game mashup Spellspire is now available for Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $9.99 USD.

”Spellspire is another unique title we’re tremendously happy to make available. It’s wonderfully accessible, regardless of whether you’re a native English speaker or not. It’s great even for younger gamers looking to sharpen their spelling skills.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

In Spellspire the player assumes the role of a tiny wizard climbing a mighty 100 level tower. Each level is filled with monsters to slay and loot to collect. Combat is done by spelling words with a ten letter grid. Words are blasted out as spells, with power scaled according to word length. Between levels the player is able to upgrade the wizard’s gear and purchase magical items.

Features:

  • Exciting mashup of word game and action role playing game
  • Pick letters to spell words
  • Collect gold and buy better items between levels
  • Use consumable magical items to push through tough encounters

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 MST
Spell Blast and Blast a Spell in Spellspire for Nintendo Switch™ on November 9th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/302.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/302.html

Tampere, Finland, November 3rd 2017 - The wordgame and role playing game mashup Spellspire by 10tons Ltd. will become available for Nintendo Switch™ on November 9th. The game is priced $9.99 USD.

”Spellspire is a charming combination of a word game puzzle and action role playing game. It’s wonderfully simple to pick up and play, with just the right amount of action role playing game tropes to liven things up.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Spellspire casts the player in the role of a nerdy wizard climbing a 100 level tower. Plenty of monsters must be defeated and loot collected on the way. Combat uses a word game mechanic, where the player picks letters from a grid of ten letters to spell words. Words are cast out as spells, with longer words producing more powerful blasts. In between levels the player upgrades the wizard’s gear in role-playing game fashion.

Features:

  • Exciting mashup of word game and action role playing game
  • Pick letters to spell words
  • Collect gold and buy better items between levels
  • Use consumable magical items to push through tough encounters

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:00:00 MDT
Neon Chrome Arena DLC Now Available for iOS Devices http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/301.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/301.html

Tampere, Finland, November 2nd 2017 - Arena, the survival game mode DLC with GameCenter online leaderboards, is now available for the twin stick shooter Neon Chrome for iOS devices. The DLC is priced $3.49 USD, but is discounted to $2.29 USD for the launch week.

”Neon Chrome has gone from strength to strength across all platforms, with the iOS release being one of the biggest successes. The Arena is a great addition, as it allows the player to get to the most intense action the game has to offer within minutes. It’s a perfect piece of additional content before we bring the full spinoff/prequel, JYDGE, to iOS.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Neon Chrome is a top-down twin stick shooter set in a dystopian science fiction future. The Arena DLC is an arena type survival game mode with GameCenter online leaderboards. The player’s goal is to survive as long as possible against endless waves of enemies while racking up as high a score as possible.

Features:

  • Score attack survival arena mode
  • GameCenter leaderboards to rank your performance against friends and the world
  • Choose from five roles - each role has its own leaderboard as they play differently
  • Install up to 12 enhancements during your run
  • Upgrade your damage output with weapon upgrades and crates
  • Unlock weapons and enhancements in the main game - use them on the Arena

Neon Chrome in App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/neon-chrome/id981035758

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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:00:00 MDT
King Oddball Now Swinging Rocks at Things With His Tongue on Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/300.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/300.html

Tampere, Finland, October 30th 2017 - The quirky physics based puzzle game with single button gameplay, King Oddball, is now available for the Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $4.99 USD.

”We’re excited to keep bringing our games to Nintendo Switch at a steady pace. King Oddball is a magically addictive and endearingly strange gem of a puzzle game. A wonderful example of our considerable range as well, and something we’re eager to see more gamers have a go at.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

King Oddball is a physics based puzzle game with single button gameplay. The titular King Oddball swings a rock by his remarkably lengthy tongue in a pendulum like back and fort motion. The player releases the rock by pressing a button, with the goal of crushing all enemies on the screen. Key puzzle elements of the game are to figure out how to hit more than one target with each rock, and in which order to take out targets.

Features:

  • Single button gameplay. How hard can it be?
  • Unique skill based physics puzzle
  • More than 160 levels + secrets!
  • Eccentric art style
  • Original music by Jonathan Geer

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:00:00 MDT
End the World With Boulders in King Oddball for Nintendo Switch™ on October 30th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/299.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/299.html

Tampere, Finland, October 27th 2017 - Independent game developer 10tons Ltd. announced today the eccentric physics based puzzle King Oddball will be available for the Nintendo Switch™ on October 24th. The game is priced $4.99 USD.

”King Oddball is a perfect example of minimalist game mechanics done right. Playing the game is done by pressing a single button, yet there’s tons of depth, skill, and puzzle solving challenge to it. It truly deserves its cult classic status.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

King Oddball is a physics based puzzle game with single button gameplay. The titular King Oddball swings a rock by his remarkably lengthy tongue in a pendulum like back and fort motion. The player releases the rock by pressing a button, with the goal of crushing all enemies on the screen. Key puzzle elements of the game are to figure out how to hit more than one target with each rock, and in which order to take out targets.

Features:

  • Single button gameplay. How hard can it be?
  • Unique skill based physics puzzle
  • More than 160 levels + secrets!
  • Eccentric art style
  • Original music by Jonathan Geer

© 2017 Nintendo. Nintendo Switch and Joy-Con are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:00:00 MDT
Twin Stick Shooter Time Recoil Now Available for Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/298.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/298.html

Tampere, Finland, October 26th 2017 - The slow motion infused twin stick shooter Time Recoil by 10tons is now available for Nintendo Switch™ for $13.99 USD.

”Time Recoil is a thrilling twin stick top-down shooter. The 'kill to slow time' mechanic delivers a great mix of urgency and cinematic slow motion to the action, giving the game a unique, hypnotic feel.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Time Recoil is top-down shooter where the player is a member of a rebel organization fighting a mad scientist dictator, Mr. Time. The rebels use a time machine to travel back and forth in time in an attempt to stop Mr. Time before he finds and destroys the rebels.

The player has a super power: Kill to slow time. Killing triggers a time slowdown effect, which is extended with additional kills. Slow motion kills also charge a special ability, which become more powerful as the game progresses and the more kills the player is able to chain.

Features:

  • Kill to slow time - every enemy you kill will grant you more time in slow motion.
  • Earn special moves: The longer your kill-combo, the more powerful your ability.
  • Travel into the past with wormholes and finally kill Mr. Time!
  • Try to earn all the stars and climb the leaderboards in Time Attack mode.

Time Recoil presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=time_recoil

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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 12:00:00 MDT
Time Recoil Brings Slow Motion Gunfights to Nintendo Switch™ on October 26th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/297.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/297.html

Tampere, Finland, October 23rd 2017 - Time Recoil, a twin stick shooter game by Finnish independent game developer 10tons Ltd., will become available for Nintendo Switch™ on October 26th. The game is priced $13.99 USD.

”We’ve been overjoyed by the great reception our three Nintendo Switch titles thus far, Sparkle 2, Neon Chrome, and JYDGE, have received. Time Recoil is another great shooter with distinct gameplay and feel, and I can’t wait for everyone to see it on Nintendo Switch.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Time Recoil is an explosive slow motion top-down shooter. The player is given a super power: Kill to slow time. Killing triggers time slowdown, and additional kills extend the slowdown period and charge a special move. The more the player is able to kill, the more powerful the special move becomes, all the way to full time freeze.

Time Recoil is a story of rebellion and revenge. The player is a member of a rebel organization fighting against a mad scientist dictator, Mr. Time. The rebels use a time machine to travel through time to locate and eventually kill Mr. Time - before he finds the rebels and destroys them.

Features:

  • Kill to slow time - every enemy you kill will grant you more time in slow motion.
  • Earn special moves: The longer your kill-combo, the more powerful your ability.
  • Travel into the past with wormholes and finally kill Mr. Time!
  • Try to earn all the stars and climb the leaderboards in Time Attack mode.

Time Recoil presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=time_recoil

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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:00:00 MDT
Build Your Avatar of Justice Today in JYDGE for Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/296.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/296.html

Tampere, Finland, October 19th 2017 – The latest twin stick shooter game by 10tons Ltd., JYDGE, is now available for Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $14.99 USD.

”JYDGE lets you build your very own cybernetic crime fighting machine and take it to the streets of a futuristic megacity. Sometimes you’ll protect, sometimes you’ll attack, but you’ll always have a good time!” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons.

JYDGE is a top-down shooter where the player customizes his/her JYDGE character and sets out to clear dozens and dozens of missions to eradicate crime in the urban paradise of Edenbyrg. A very large amount of customization options caters to various playstyles and provides potential solutions to the myriad mission goals.

Features:

  • Choose your cybernetics, items, mods, and companions from over a BILLION different configurations. You be the JYDGE!
  • Deal ruthless Jystice with your Gavel. Fire lead, rockets, lasers, electricity, and other deadly tools of the law.
  • Find creative solutions to get extra medals for your heroic performance and unlock new equipment.
  • Break, enter, and confiscate as you please with vastly destructible environment.
  • Team up with your CO-JYDGE for local co-op.

JYDGE presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=jydge

JYDGE website: http://www.jydge.com/

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:00:00 MDT
Kill Mr. Time and Free the World in Time Recoil Now Available for iOS Devices http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/295.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/295.html

Tampere, Finland, October 19th 2017 - Time Recoil, a top-down shooter game with tons of cinematic slow motion gunplay, is now available for iOS devices. The game is priced $6.99 USD, but knocked down to $3.99 USD for an extended launch period of three weeks.

”Our previous iOS release of Neon Chrome went extremely well, with 10 000 units sold within two weeks. There’s no doubt console type gameplay is in high demand on iOS. We hope to reach the same audience again with Time Recoil.” says Sampo Töyssy, Vice CEO of 10tons and Time Recoil team lead.

Time Recoil is a top-down shooter game with single hit kills. The player is given a super power: Kill to slow time. Killing triggers time slowdown, and additional kills extend the slowdown period and charge a special move. The more the player is able to kill, the more powerful the special move becomes, all the way to full time freeze.

Features:

  • Kill to slow time - every enemy you kill will grant you more time in slow motion.
  • Earn special moves: The longer your kill-combo, the more powerful your ability.
  • Travel into the past with wormholes and finally kill Mr. Time!
  • Try to earn all the stars and climb the leaderboards in Time Attack mode.

Time Recoil for iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1212865798

Time Recoil presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=time_recoil

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:00:00 MDT
Sweep Streets Clear of Crime in JYDGE for Nintendo Switch™ on October 19th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/294.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/294.html

Tampere, Finland, October 16th 2017 – JYDGE, a sci-fi top-down twin stick shooter game by independent game developer 10tons Ltd., will be released for Nintendo Switch™ on October 19th. The game is priced $14.99 USD.

”JYDGE is a guns blazing, wall shattering, adrenaline pumping futurecop shooter with a unique combination of a huge number of micro missions and a matching amount of character customization options. I’m confident many a gamer will welcome JYDGE.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons.

JYDGE is a top-down twin stick shooter where the player gets to build his/her cybernetic JYDGE and eradicate crime in the futuristic megacity of Edenbyrg. Playstyle and character capabilities can be tuned a great deal with JYDGE augmentations, Gavel rifle modifications, and companion drones, to accommodate varying player preferences and mission goals.

Features:

  • Choose your cybernetics, items, mods, and companions from over a BILLION different configurations. You be the JYDGE!
  • Deal ruthless Jystice with your Gavel. Fire lead, rockets, lasers, electricity, and other deadly tools of the law.
  • Find creative solutions to get extra medals for your heroic performance and unlock new equipment.
  • Break, enter, and confiscate as you please with vastly destructible environment.
  • Team up with your CO-JYDGE for local co-op.

JYDGE presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=jydge

JYDGE website: http://www.jydge.com/

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:00:00 MDT
Take Down the Overseer on Nintendo Switch™ in Neon Chrome Available Today http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/293.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/293.html

Tampere, Finland, October 12th 2017 - The sci-fi twin stick top-down shooter with procedural level generation, Neon Chrome, is now available for Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $14.99 USD.

”Neon Chrome has been our flagship title for the past year, and we’re very excited to now have it available for Nintendo Switch gamers. We wish everyone a thrilling quest in taking down the Overseer! May you find a lot of unlockables and secrets along the way.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Neon Chrome is a top-down twin stick shooter with a science fiction setting. Each level is procedurally generated, meaning levels throughout the game will be unique on every play session. The game features intense gunfights, destructible environments, and light role playing elements such as permanent statistics upgrades, better weapons, cybernetic enhancements and different character classes.

Features:

  • Shoot through walls, make rooms explode, and obliterate whole floors
  • Explore procedural levels with endless variety
  • Defeat bosses in hand-crafted boss fights
  • Unlock new abilities, enhancements and weapons
  • Install enhancements and upgrade your weapons

Presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=neon_chrome

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:00:00 MDT
Bring Jystice to Edenbyrg Your Way in JYDGE Now Available for Xbox One http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/292.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/292.html

Tampere, Finland, October 6th 2017 – The futurecop twin stick shooter game JYDGE is now available for Xbox One via the ID@Xbox self publishing program. The game is priced $14.99 USD, with a 20% launch period discount.

”JYDGE has launched tremendously successfully on other platforms earlier this week, and I have no doubt Xbox One gamers will be an exceptio. JYDGE is such a fun first, guns blazing, happy go lucky kind of action game that it’s just very easy to enjoy.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons and JYDGE lead designer.

JYDGE is a top-down twin stick shooter where the player gets to build his/her cybernetic JYDGE and eradicate crime in the never-sleeping megacity of Edenbyrg. Playstyle and capabilities can be tuned a great deal with JYDGE augmentations, Gavel rifle modifications, and companion drones, to accommodate varying player preferences and mission goals.

Features:

  • Choose your cybernetics, items, mods, and companions from over a BILLION different configurations. You be the JYDGE!
  • Deal ruthless Jystice with your Gavel. Fire lead, rockets, lasers, electricity, and other deadly tools of the law.
  • Find creative solutions to get extra medals for your heroic performance and unlock new equipment.
  • Break, enter, and confiscate as you please with vastly destructible environment.
  • Team up with your CO-JYDGE for local co-op.

JYDGE for Xbox One: https://www.microsoft.com/store/p/jydge/c1vc5ln3s89j

JYDGE presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=jydge

JYDGE website: http://www.jydge.com/

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:00:00 MDT