With the new Terminator movie just around the corner, the hype machine is getting into full gear, and Dark Horse and Big Head Games are getting into the action with a new video game for the iPhone.
Take the jump for the full press release that includes price and availability.
In celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Terminator, Big Head Games and Dark Horse Comics are proud to release this heart-pounding, shoot-everything homage to the movie that started it all. The Terminator for iPhone and iPod Touch is an explosive, top-down, all-action shooter game with an episodic Story Mode and endless Quick Play Mode.
Bigger and badder weapons, from Gatling guns to bazookas.
Two extreme game modes for a lasting game experience: In Quick Play Mode, rescue fallen soldiers. In Story Mode, play as Kyle Reese taking on challenging missions.
T-800s and Hunter Killer Tanks from the original movie along with an array of new foes.
Multiple control modes and autotargeting options to match game play to every skill level.
Pounding soundtrack and SFXâ€”play this game with headphones for a film-like experience.
Two parts: look out for an imminent update taking you below ground to take on the machines in their home ground.
â€œFrom the very beginning, Dark Horse has provided fans with top-notch entertainment experiences, whether in comics, on screen, or, most recently, on the iPhone. We feel our relationship with Big Head Games will do just that for fans of both The Terminator and mobile gaming.â€
Big Headâ€™s business director, Dave Vout, states, â€œWe are extremely excited to be bringing one of the worldâ€™s top movie and game franchises to the iPhone/iPod Touch. Combining Dark Horse Comicsâ€™ extensive catalog of material and our game-development expertise has been a great experience and opportunity that we hope to continue long into the future.â€
The Terminator for iPhone and iPod Touch is currently in submission with Apple and on release will be at a sale price of $0.99 for 72 hours.
For even more explosive adventures in the Terminator universe, check out The Terminator: Death Valley, a comic for the iPhone. To celebrate the release of the new game, Dark Horse is making the first issue of Death Valley available for a free download for a limited time. All four issues are available for download now at http://www.darkhorse.com/Features/Mobile.