10tons Press Feed http://www.10tons.com Latest 10tons Press 60 Copyright 2007-2009 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Step Aboard a Grand Adventure in Azkend 2: The World Beneath Available Today for Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/315.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/315.html

Tampere, Finland, January 12th 2018 - The puzzle adventure game Azkend 2: The World Beneath is available today for Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $7.99 USD.

”Azkend 2: The World Beneath is a classic casual puzzle adventure game. It’s a thoroughly delightful throwback to a bygone era, both within the game as well as a digital entertainment product in the year 2018.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Azkend 2: The World Beneath combines highly polished match-3 puzzle gameplay, beautiful location artwork, adventure storyline and hidden objective minigames into a captivating experience. The core of the game is the solid match-3 levels with various goals and great, selectable powerups.

Features:

  • Thoroughly polished match-3 gameplay
  • Hand drawn and animated location art
  • Adventure storyline with full voiceovers
  • Three game modes; Adventure, Time and Medals
  • Cinematic soundtrack by Jonathan Geer

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

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:00:00 MST
Science and Tentacles Clash in Tesla vs Lovecraft Available in Steam on January 26th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/314.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/314.html

Tampere, Finland, January 11th 2018 – Tesla vs Lovecraft, the latest shooter game from Finnish multiplatform developer 10tons Ltd., will launch in Steam on January 26th, 2018. The game pits two famous cult personalities against each other in an epic clash.

”Tesla vs Lovecraft is a great new flagship game for us, and the perfect way to kick off 2018. We’re known for twin stick shooters, and Tesla vs Lovecraft is hands down our most visually impressive game ever. Intensity and fun factor are at an equally high level.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons.

Tesla vs Lovecraft is an intense twin stick top-down shooter where the player, as Nikola Tesla, fights hordes of eldritch abomination minions of the horror author H.P. Lovecraft. The hallmark features of the game are the Quantum Teleport, which allows the player to warp a short distance even through walls and monsters, and the Tesla Mech battle robot, which the player is able to call down for immense boost in firepower. In genre tradition, a hefty arsenal of conventional and scifi weapons, powerups, special abilities, and selectable perks is also present.

Features:

  • Use the Quantum Teleport to zip out of harm's way and travel through solid objects!
  • Activate the Tesla-Mech battle robot to rip apart even the most hideous abominations!
  • Attack with shotguns, energy weapons, and scientific marvels such as the X-Ray Blade!
  • Fight through story mode with bossfights and compete in survival mode online leaderboards!
  • Blast monsters together in local co-op for 2-4 players!

Tesla vs Lovecraft in Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/636100/Tesla_vs_Lovecraft/

Tesla vs Lovecraft presskit: http://presskit.10tons.com/sheet.php?p=tesla_vs_lovecraft

Tesla vs Lovecraft will be released for additional platforms at a later date.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:00:00 MST
Build the Futurecop of Your Dreams and Nightmares in JYDGE for iOS devices on January 18th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/313.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/313.html

Tampere, Finland, January 10th 2018 - JYDGE, a futurecop shooter game from Finnish indie developer 10tons, will become available for iOS devices on January 18th. The game is priced $9.99 USD, with a 50% preorder discount available immediately. The discount will also carry on post release as a launch week discount.

”JYDGE is a really fun and satisfying shooter, but the immense level of success we’ve seen on Steam and consoles still surprised us. We have every reason to believe the iOS version will be a great success as well, based on the popularity of Neon Chrome. JYDGE is a Neon Chrome prequel.” 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.

JYDGE was released in Steam and for Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch™ in Q4 2017.

JYDGE in App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1212865786

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

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

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

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:00:00 MST
Puzzle Adventure Azkend 2: The World Beneath Journeys to Nintendo Switch™ on January 12th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/312.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/312.html

Tampere, Finland, January 4th 2018 - The puzzle adventure game Azkend 2: The World Beneath will launch for Nintendo Switch™ on January 12th. The game is priced $7.99 USD.

”The puzzle games we’ve released on Nintendo Switch have been received great, and I’m confident Azkend 2: The World Beneath will find fans as well. It’s a beautiful, atmospheric combination of matching puzzle gameplay and classic scifi adventure storyline.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Azkend 2: The World Beneath combines highly polished match-3 puzzle gameplay, beautiful location artwork, adventure storyline and hidden objective minigames into a captivating experience. The core of the game is the solid match-3 levels with various goals and great, selectable powerups.

Features:

  • Thoroughly polished match-3 gameplay
  • Hand drawn and animated location art
  • Adventure storyline with full voiceovers
  • Three game modes; Adventure, Time and Medals
  • Cinematic soundtrack by Jonathan Geer

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

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Thu, 04 Jan 2018 12:00:00 MST
Match Magical Marbles in Sparkle Unleashed Now Available for Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/311.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/311.html

Tampere, Finland, December 25th 2017 - Sparkle Unleashed, a marble shooter action puzzle game by 10tons Ltd., is now available for Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $7.99 USD.

”Sparkle 2 did great on Switch when we launched it in September, and we expect Sparkle Unleashed to find its fans as well. The games are very similar, each representing a variation of the popular marble shooter match-3 action puzzle genre. These are just immensely fun games to play!” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Sparkle Unleashed is an offshoot of Sparkle 2. Sparkle 2 features rotating marble shooter gameplay, while Sparkle Unleashed features gameplay based on a marble shooter moving along the bottom of the screen. Some marble shooter enthusiasts greatly prefer one or the other.

Sparkle Unleashed is a match-three marble shooter action puzzle game where the player lines up and shoots colorful marbles to make matches of three or more like colors. Matched marbles disappear, taking the player a step forward in clearing the level. Powerups with spectacular effects are also an integral part of the game’s appeal.

Features:

  • Ultra-polished match-three marble shooter gameplay
  • Chained Orbs, Rock Orbs and more exciting challenges
  • An arsenal of 18 potent powerups to choose from
  • Immersive soundtrack by award-winning composer Jonathan Geer
  • 108 challenging levels, Survival mode, and two more difficulty settings

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

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Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:00:00 MST
Marble Shooter Sparkle Unleashed Launching for Nintendo Switch™ on December 25th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/310.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/310.html

Tampere, Finland, December 12th 2017 - The marble shooter action puzzle game Sparkle Unleashed will launch for Nintendo Switch™ on December 25th. The game is priced $7.99 USD.

”Sparkle Unleashed features the same flawless playability and polish than Sparkle 2, while providing an alternative marble shooter core gameplay. The metagame has also been remixed with customizable powerups. It’s no wonder the games are equally well liked and successful.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

Sparkle Unleashed closely resembles Sparkle 2. The main difference between the games is that Sparkle 2 features the genre original rotating marble shooter gameplay, while Sparkle Unleashed features a marble shooter that moves along the bottom of the screen, which is a newer evolution of the genre. While both styles are popular, some marble shooter enthusiasts greatly prefer one or the other.

Sparkle Unleashed is a match-three marble shooter action puzzle game where the player lines up and shoots colorful marbles to make matches of three or more like colors. Matched marbles disappear, taking the player a step forward in clearing the level. Powerups with spectacular effects are also an integral part of the game’s appeal.

Features:

  • Ultra-polished match-three marble shooter gameplay
  • Chained Orbs, Rock Orbs and more exciting challenges
  • An arsenal of 18 potent powerups to choose from
  • Immersive soundtrack by award-winning composer Jonathan Geer
  • 108 challenging levels, Survival mode, and two more difficulty settings

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

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:00:00 MST
Serve Direct Hits in Tennis in the Face Now on Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/309.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/309.html

Tampere, Finland, December 8th 2017 - Tennis in the Face is now available for Nintendo Switch™. Developed and published by 10tons Ltd., the humorous physics based puzzle game is priced $4.99 USD (€4.99 EUR).

“Tennis in the Face is a fun, lighthearted physics based puzzle game that’s superbly easy to pick up and play. As it features heaps of slapstick comedy in the form of ragdoll characters being knocked about, it’s great for families with younger kids, or for anyone with appreciation for juvenile mischief.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons.

Tennis in the Face is a physics based puzzle game with slapstick humor. The player must clear 120 increasingly challenging levels as the former tennis star Pete Pagassi, sworn to rid the city from the grasp of the corrupt energy drink manufacturer Explodz Inc. The gameplay consists of knocking out Explodz fueled villains like creepy clowns, corrupt riot police, mad scientists and hipsters with swift tennis serves. Bouncing the ball off walls, platforms and other objectives is the core of the puzzle mechanic.

Features:

  • Easy to pick-up bouncer gameplay
  • Hilarious ragdoll characters
  • Over 120 levels plus bonus game modes

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

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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:00:00 MST
Tennis in the Face on Nintendo Switch™ Starting December 8th http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/308.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/308.html

Tampere, Finland, December 1st 2017 – Tennis in the Face, a physics based puzzle game with slapstick comedy by 10tons, will become available for Nintendo Switch™ on December 8th. The game is priced $4.99 USD (€4.99 EUR).

“Tennis in the Face has been a big hit among kids and the juvenile for several years now. We’re happy to make it available on Switch. It’s very easy to pick up and play, and there’s a lot of inherent delightfulness in seeing ragdoll characters being knocked around.” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons.

Tennis in the Face is a physics based puzzle game with slapstick humor. The player must clear 120 increasingly challenging levels as the former tennis star Pete Pagassi, sworn to rid the city from the grasp of the corrupt energy drink manufacturer Explodz Inc. The gameplay consists of knocking out Explodz fueled villains like creepy clowns, corrupt riot police, mad scientists and hipsters with swift tennis serves. Bouncing the ball off walls, platforms and other objectives is the core of the puzzle mechanic.

Features:

  • Easy to pick-up bouncer gameplay
  • Hilarious ragdoll characters
  • Over 120 levels plus bonus game modes

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

    ]]> Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:00:00 MST Obliterate Epic Monster Hordes in Crimsonland Now Available for Nintendo Switch™ http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/307.html http://www.10tons.com/ShowPressRelease/307.html

    Tampere, Finland, November 24th 2017 – Crimsonland, the twin stick arena shooter cult classic by 10tons Ltd., is now available for Nintendo Switch™. The game is priced $13.99.

    ”The epicness of Crimsonland’s classic Survival mode can’t be overstated. Finding your favourite weapons and perks to get a couple of hundred thousand points is thrilling fun, at least until your friend with a score of 12 million says ‘Huh, cute’. Then it’s ON!” says Tero Alatalo, CEO of 10tons Ltd.

    Crimsonland is a top-down twin stick arena shooter. The game features sixty missions, which are used to unlock the dozens of weapons, perks, and game modes. The real meat of the game is the Survival mode, where the player gets to combine everything in order to reach as high a score as possible. The Survival mode frequently sees the screen fill with hundreds and hundreds of monsters, only to be swept away by a torrent of powerups and projectiles.

    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, 24 Nov 2017 13:00:00 MST
    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