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App description: The near future. A pirate conglomeration equipped with the latest military hardware wages an unopposed war of plunder within the vital trade routes of the world. A naval force of modern warships drawn from a unified community of free nations is assembled to meet this growing threat. You are their commander.

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iFanzine 2011 iOS Developer Achievements
Achievement for Best Gameplay in a Genre-Defined Title - Winner
Achievement for Outstanding Audio Engineering - Winner
Achievement for Outstanding Trailer - Runner Up

Freeplay Independant Game Awards
Best Game Audio - Finalist

"A perfectly crafted rail shooter, Battle Group is a must-have for shoot em up fans" - 5/5 - ifanzine.com
"Battle Group is fast becoming one of the best games that Ive played on the iPhone all year" - 5/5 - nineoverten.com
"...entirely unique and challenging in a way that teases you to play just one more level" - 4/5 - Appspy.com
"...the action is never less then rivetingly tense and backed with finely tuned controls. " - 8/10 - pocketgamer.co.uk
App of the Day - cnet.com.au
"Great graphics mixed with that important great fun and addictive gameplay featuring some truly great blasting action" - 5/5 - iphonegameruk
"...the gameplay is exciting and challenging" - indiegamemag.com
"Highly Recommended! " - indie-gamers.com
"...just the amount of care given to Battle Group makes it worth checking out. " - 4/5 - 148apps.com
"...those hankering for a cleanly presented touch-screen blaster with brains will find much to enjoy" 3.5/5 - dpadmagazine.com

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TACTICAL ACTION / MODERN NAVAL WARFARE

Fight off waves of air, land and sea based opponents. A simple to use control method lets you get straight into the action.

USE ADVANCED ARMAMENTS

Control the devastating power of modern naval weaponry including anti-air missiles, naval guns and jump jet interceptors.

CUSTOMISE YOUR FLEET

Select from a diverse range of ship types including Patrol Boats, Guided Missile Frigates, Aircraft Carriers, Battleships and more.

UNLOCK NEW SHIPS AND SPECIAL ABILITIES

A reward system for exceptional performance allows you to purchase new ship classes. Gain experience in battle to unlock abilities specific to each ship.

IMMERSIVE STORYLINE

Who are these pirates? What are their true motivations? And is everything as it seems? Uncover the sinister plot as told through the dialogue of veteran video gaming voice actor Bob Carter.

FULL GAME CENTER INTEGRATION

Earn achievements and dominate the online leaderboards. Check out your battle statistics as you progress through the your naval career.

AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE

Researched and developed in consultation with actual ex-serving naval personnel.

MUCH MORE COMING SOON

A new game mode has already been released and upcoming expansions will include new ship classes, campaign missions, enemies, further play modes and multiplayer.

Bane Games's comments:




Update: Dev Diary 1




Description

The near future. A pirate conglomeration equipped with the latest military hardware wages an unopposed war of plunder within the vital trade routes of the world. A naval force of modern warships drawn from a unified community of free nations is assembled to meet this growing threat. You are their commander.

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TACTICAL ACTION / MODERN NAVAL WARFARE

Fight off waves of air, land and sea based opponents. A simple to use control method lets you get straight into the action.

USE ADVANCED ARMAMENTS

Control the devastating power of modern naval weaponry including anti-air missiles, naval guns and jump jet interceptors.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR FLEET

Select from a diverse range of ship types including Patrol Boats, Guided Missile Frigates, Aircraft Carriers and more.

UNLOCK NEW SHIPS AND SPECIAL ABILITIES

A reward system for exceptional performance allows you to purchase new ship classes. Gain experience in battle to unlock abilities specific to each of these.

IMMERSIVE STORYLINE

Who are these pirates? What are their true motivations? And is everything as it seems? Uncover the sinister plot as told through the dialogue of veteran video gaming voice actor Bob Carter.

FULL GAME CENTER INTEGRATION

Earn achievements and dominate the online leaderboards. Check out your battle statistics as you progress through the your naval career.

AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE

Researched and developed in consultation with actual ex-serving naval personnel.

MUCH MORE COMING SOON

Upcoming expansions include new ship classes, campaign missions, enemies, play modes and multiplayer.

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10-13-2011, 06:25 PM
#2
I've been waiting for this game. The trailer looks EPIC. Getting now!

10-13-2011, 06:50 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 621
Can't see it in the UK yet :-(

Games that will never leave my iPad : Great Big Wargame, Battle Academy, Battle of the Bulge, Ravenmark and Hunters 2.
10-13-2011, 07:37 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 14
Looks sweet. Grabbing it now.
10-13-2011, 07:40 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 101
Quote:
Originally Posted by devensega View Post
Can't see it in the UK yet :-(
Ah it must still be releasing around the world. Can you try this link and see if that lets you get it:
http://itunes.apple.com/app/battle-group/id452483055

If not, please let us know when it's available, thanks!

Battle Group - Tactical/Action Modern Naval Warfare
Website - Trailer - Facebook
10-13-2011, 09:41 PM
#6
Trailer is awesome, great job. Ive watched it 8 times.
Starting to play now. Game lives upto the trailer.
Thanks.
10-13-2011, 11:31 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 101
Thanks for all the positive responses. What is your favorite ship so far?

Battle Group - Tactical/Action Modern Naval Warfare
Website - Trailer - Facebook
10-13-2011, 11:50 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: The red Skittle
Posts: 5,771
So... What do you actually do in the game? I honestly can't tell. ?_?



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10-13-2011, 11:59 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Sydney
Posts: 2,556
Bought.

Anyone need impressions!? Appspy (youtube channel) got their hands on a preview build some time ago. You could check that out if you're in desperate need for visual gameplay and description.
10-14-2011, 12:01 AM
#10
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: The red Skittle
Posts: 5,771
Cheers, GxS!

So it's like Missile Command, sorta?



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Last edited by Echoseven; 10-14-2011 at 12:08 AM.