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iPhone: Color Lines from Russia with balls

09-16-2009, 05:40 AM
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Color Lines from Russia with balls



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Top lines of Russian AppStore occupied by some ugly game from the 90's. Color Lines, game, that seventeen years ago could be seen on every office PC in Russia taking over charts once again.

The Original Color Lines was releases in 1992 and became the bedrock of the commercial game development in Russia. Tetris was also created by our compatriot, but he has developed game just for fun and was not going to profit on it. The first version of Color Lines has been sold about 150 copies. Back then piracy level in our country was extremely high: it was possible to give game to a friend by just copying it on a diskettes. As a result all countries from Soviet Union played in Color Lines.



Color Lines role in the history of the game industry cannot be overestimated. There are hundreds of clones of Color Lines across the world. With improved graphics and sounds, with changed rules. However, nowadays very few people know, that Color Lines was a founder of this popular game mechanics.

Color Lines is coming to iPhone and iPodTouch now without changes at all. These are 100% authentic copy of the original 17-year-old game, the old sprites and soundtrack kept practically untouched.

Official Color Lines for iPhone site

All necessary media information, the game poster, screenshots and trailer are on press page.

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09-16-2009, 05:54 AM
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Joined: Jun 2009
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05-27-2012, 04:04 AM
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Color Lines celebrates its 20th anniversary!



Color Lines 2: now Universal!

Retina graphics for iPhone 4 and new iPad
Landscape and Portrait Orientations support
Bigger field in iPhone Portrait orientation
Adventure Mode with lot of Villains
Classic mode with Global and Country Leaderboards
Music added
Two-crossing lines bug fixed



Color Lines is one of the first games in twizzle genre, along with Tetris. Hundreds of clones and games inspired by Color Lines were released for almost 20 last years. However, very few know the history of original game. We decide to change this.

There is complete history of this old school classic.

AppStore Link: http://itunes.apple.com/app/color-lines/id317024938?mt=8