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@ GAME OF THE WEEK! @

The best game on the App Store just got even better! Due to popular demand, we've added the new 'Antology' campaign. Eight new nail-biting levels and an Endless Mayhem mode!

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AWARDS:

- Anthill was selected as iPad Game of the Week in October, 2011!
- Anthill made the Quality Index Top 10 list in October, 2011!

REVIEWS:

"A must-have." - slidetoplay.com, 4/4

"Strategy done right." - 148apps.com, 4.5/5

"the execution is amazingly fluid and perfectly suited to iOS." iFanzine, 4.5/5

"its hard to not call it one of the best, if not the best line drawing TD title available for the iOS." the-app-shack.com, 10/10

"a total blast!" unboundgamer.com, 9/10

Featured on thegametrail.com! Thanks guys!

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FOR QUEEN AND COLONY!

Join the ranks of Anthill, a tactical trail defense game based on the real-world behavior of ants. The award-winning user interface enables you to draw pheromone trails to direct your troops, moving streams of ants rather than individuals.

Engage in the mission to protect your hill as wave upon wave of enemy bugs are thrown at you. Don't wait, join the colony today!

EAT WHAT YOU KILL
Take down a bug with your soldiers, then direct your workers to bring back the carcass for dinner - yum!

SURGICAL STRIKES
Simply tap the screen to send out bomber ants to take out those pesky ladybugs. Satisfaction guaranteed!

UPGRADES! UPGRADES! UPGRADES!
Buy permanent upgrades for your troops! Turn your bombers into carpet bombers, inspire courage in your workers, and make your soldiers more brutal. Boo-ya!

UNIVERSAL APP
Buy once, use for both your iPad and iPhone! We don't charge double for the same game.

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QUOTES FROM THE FORUMS:

"It the kind of game that grabs you and doesn't let go untill you can't stay awake anymore and the ipod touch slips out of your sweaty hands and falls on the floor."
eugekava

"This is a really great TD game that feels so different from the rest. It oozes with charm and personality while having a top notch gameplay! It's frantic, fast paced but most of all fun! That's all, go for it guys you won't regret it :)"
killercow

"It truly is a unique and fun change to the genre (...), and well worth the money."
paul hendricks

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With close to 40 exciting missions, beautiful surroundings, dozens of different enemies and many days of gameplay, you will love your queen and colony!

Compatible with iPhone 3GS and newer, 3rd generation iPod touch devices and all iPad models.

iPhone4: REQUIRES iOS 4.2 OR NEWER.

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Echoseven's comments:


TouchArcade front page review:
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New game trailer:

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Older game trailer
11-25-2011, 03:46 PM
#81
amazed about the game

iam amazed about the graphics and the consept of the game its realy intersting
but iam waiting more maps to play
11-25-2011, 04:09 PM
#82
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Originally Posted by HLW View Post
It takes about 20s to load on my iPhone 4, and 10s on my iPad 2. It doesn't seem like a very long time to me, but then I'm used to playing games on my PS3, that has much longer loading times!

A question about tactics: how do people deal with the large beetles that explode when they die? They take so long to kill that by the time they die loads of my ants are there attacking the beetle, so a large percentage of my army is taken out when they explode. Anyone got any tips?
The initial load is a bit longer than I like, but its not that bad to me. The loading of stages is pretty quick.

Yeah, I haven't tried it yet, but for the exploding baddies, I think I just gotta micro better and pull back the soldier ants (erase their path) sometime before the beetle dies, and just use the long range ants and the flying ants to finish off the beetles. Not sure though if the solder ants will pull back once their path is erased though, so gotta test that out. Its a bit tough to pull off for me on the ipod touch due to the screen size (should be easier on the larger screen of the ipad).

Otherwise, brilliant game. The difficulty is just right for me. Most of the missions aren't too bad; just 2-3 maps that I had to retry a few times. Its amazing the polish of the game (to me anyways) for a small size of 22.9 megs uncompressed! I only have 2-3 more maps to get 3 starts on..then off to the infinite mode. =D

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11-25-2011, 04:57 PM
#83
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: UK
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tops2 View Post
Not sure though if the solder ants will pull back once their path is erased though, so gotta test that out. Its a bit tough to pull off for me on the ipod touch due to the screen size (should be easier on the larger screen of the ipad).
No sadly they won't come back, ants that are busy (attacking or walking towards food/an enemy) don't return back to the nest until they have finished their task even if you erase their path.

Anthill seems a lot easier to play on the iPad, you can see so much more of the level and it's a lot less fiddly, but strangely I got some of my highest scores for the campaign levels on my iPhone.
01-19-2012, 03:32 PM
#84
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: Gothenburg Sweden
Posts: 20
Anthill 3.0 of this highly-praised iOS strategy game is now available in the App Store, free to anyone who has purchased a previous version. Complementing the update is a lite version that is free to try and features a brand new campaign not available in the full game.

This new version reflects the games’ updated name, now simply titled Anthill. Additions to Anthill v3.0 include new enemies, new food resources and the introduction of new enemy anthills which spew out ants at an alarming rate. Alongside the well-received ‘Infinity Mode’ introduced in the previous update, players are being rewarded with a more robust game and experience.

Now with an average App Store review score of more than 4,5/5 from over 6000 user reviews world wide!

Try it out and let us know what you think!

Appstore links:
Anthill 3.0
Anthill Free

Last edited by Image & Form; 01-19-2012 at 03:56 PM.
01-20-2012, 10:44 AM
#85
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Redding, CA, USA
Posts: 11,150
Quote:
Originally Posted by Image & Form View Post
Anthill 3.0 of this highly-praised iOS strategy game is now available in the App Store, free to anyone who has purchased a previous version. Complementing the update is a lite version that is free to try and features a brand new campaign not available in the full game.

This new version reflects the games updated name, now simply titled Anthill. Additions to Anthill v3.0 include new enemies, new food resources and the introduction of new enemy anthills which spew out ants at an alarming rate. Alongside the well-received Infinity Mode introduced in the previous update, players are being rewarded with a more robust game and experience.

Now with an average App Store review score of more than 4,5/5 from over 6000 user reviews world wide!

Try it out and let us know what you think!

Appstore links:
Anthill 3.0
Anthill Free
Did the new enemies make it into the Infinity mode as well?

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01-20-2012, 05:17 PM
#86
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: Gothenburg Sweden
Posts: 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordGek View Post
Did the new enemies make it into the Infinity mode as well?
No, we wouldn't wan't to mess up infinity mode since it's on game center.

But, we do have plans for more infinity mode levels with more enemies, ant upgrades and other cool stuff
01-20-2012, 05:40 PM
#87
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Redding, CA, USA
Posts: 11,150
Quote:
Originally Posted by Image & Form View Post
No, we wouldn't wan't to mess up infinity mode since it's on game center.

But, we do have plans for more infinity mode levels with more enemies, ant upgrades and other cool stuff
Okay, fair enough as it would mess with current scores...I JUST WANT IT ALL! I have seen too many games offer up all sorts of clever mechanics in their main campaign/puzzle levels only to give its Survival mode only a watered down taste of all of the goodies available.

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01-26-2012, 10:07 AM
#88
fantastic game

this game is addicting.
I've completed the game itself and have been playing in infinity mode. Only made it to level 35 so far, but it's incredibly hard to get past when there's 4 or 5 huge bugs attacking at once lol (not a complaint by any means).

the graphics are well polished.
The AI seems to be well done enough as the game doesn't play out in the same manner. Each game seems to differ slightly thus altering my tactics.
The sound is well done too.
I play it on an iPad 1 and it only chugs when the screen is simply too full of activity and that's not the games fault - completely the ipad just not being able to handle it. When I say full, I mean 50+ flyers in the air, near 100 worker ants and tons of soldiers and spitters.

The only change or tweak would be to ensure all ants go back when you turn off their pheromone trail. if a spitter or soldier is 'engaged' with an enemy, they won't turn back. This is a problem b/c I can time the death of an enemy just about right, but if the ants stay there, they end up dying thus dwindling my efforts. Maybe ants just aren't smart enough to retreat? lol

Larger maps would be great too. It would enhance gameplay in a variety of ways.

Anyhow, great game. Truly one of the masterpieces available to the apple devices.

If you ever need any beta testers, please don't hesitate to ask. I play this game often (which could be a good or bad thing depending on how you look at it).

Oh and thanks for the last set of missions you added for free. That was a nice bonus.

Cheers,
Keebler
01-26-2012, 03:48 PM
#89
This game deserves a lot more attention than its getting...it's insanely polished and brilliantly fun. I'm enjoying it quite a bit!

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01-29-2012, 08:37 PM
#90
ok..so i've made it to level 45 on infinity, but it's incredibly challenging.

I wish there was a way to call back the soldiers and spitters completely. if they're engaged, they stay there and end up dying in the explosions. I like to use my fliers when possible.

dang game....addicting!

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