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Conan the Cimmerian coming to your iPhone

08-10-2010, 08:18 PM
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Conan the Cimmerian coming to your iPhone

Conan the Cimmerian coming to your iPhone

Paradox Entertainment, through its subsidiary Conan Properties International, has begun internal development of mobile games based on its library of character properties. First out is Conan in ”Tower of the Elephant”, based on the original Robert E. Howard story, for iPhone and iPad. Developing the game with Paradox Entertainment is L.A.-based Moyo Studios. Expected release in fourth quarter 2010.

As Conan, you scale the mysterious Tower of the Elephant, fighting vicious enemies and avoiding deadly traps, to finally reach the captive Yag-Kosha and the evil Yara. The game features stunning graphics and an open, mission-based gameplay where every mission will take you deeper into the world of Conan.

”Conan: Tower of the Elephant” is a new gaming experience for iDevices. The game uses Moyo Studios’ proprietary iPhone 3D engine A2SA and features HD graphics. Using the retina display, iPhone 4 users will experience the best possible gaming experience.

“Our portfolio of character-based properties suits itself very well for interactive media such as mobile gaming. Moyo Studios has produced several successful games and we’re looking forward to this and future games based on Conan and other characters,” said Fredrik Malmberg, President and CEO of Paradox Entertainment Inc.

Leading the production are Paradox Entertainment’s VP of Production Daniel Wagner and Moyo Studios’ Creative Director Mikael Tyrsén. The official game page can be found on www.paradoxmobilegames.com. Read more about the development of the game on Moyo Studios’ development blog: http://www.moyostudios.com/conan/.

While this is Conan’s first step into mobile gaming, the character is widely available in publishing (comic books, novels), collectibles (statues, action figures, model kits), gaming (MMO, strategy boardgame), apparel and other categories. The new Conan movie, featuring Jason Momoa as Conan, as well as Stephen Lang, Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman and Leo Howard, is currently in post-production and slated for a summer/fall 2011 release.

About Paradox Entertainment Inc.

PEI and its subsidiaries own, develop and license mainly character-based properties. The companies control the rights to stories and characters created by pulp author Robert E. Howard, including Conan, Kull, Bran Mak Morn and Solomon Kane. Industries exploiting the company property portfolio include film/TV, publishing, comics, videogame, Internet/mobile/wireless, toys, apparel, and more. PEI is based in Beverly Hills, California and is owned by Paradox Entertainment AB, a Swedish public company traded on the NASDAQ OMX-run First North Premier list (PDXE, SE0000598054).

E-mail: info@paradoxent.com

About Moyo Studios

Moyo Studios is a developer and publisher of digital interactive games. As one of the first companies to start developing for the iDevice (iPhone, iPod, iPad) family in early 2007, Moyo Studios’ current focus is mobile and online gaming. The most recent release was ”Project 72”, a top-selling game in the iTunes App Store, ranking #7 among action games. Moyo Studios was founded in 2007. The company is privately owned and operates in the heart of Dogtown (Venice Beach), CA

E-mail: info@moyostudios.com

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08-10-2010, 08:21 PM
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Hmm sounds good, I like me some Conan. Is it gonna be a hack and slash type?

08-10-2010, 08:35 PM
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Cool. Conan sucked, but Age of Conan is pretty great. Hopefully the iPhone game and movie will bring more players to the MMORPG Age of Conan.

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08-10-2010, 11:23 PM
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I love conan and now i can have him in my iPad awesome................lol

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08-11-2010, 07:29 AM
Wil you be able to play as Andy Richter?
08-11-2010, 09:31 AM
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Sounds great, looking forward to screenies and a video.

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08-11-2010, 09:51 AM
Originally Posted by LordVader View Post
Gameplay-ish for the PC:

YouTube: video
I can pretty much guarantee that is not what the app is like!
08-11-2010, 10:40 AM
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I'm so excited I can already see this getting ruined by some stupid Social Integrated Service.

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08-11-2010, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by SJohnson064 View Post
I can pretty much guarantee that is not what the app is like!
Here's hopin'

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08-11-2010, 03:48 PM
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The first post said the game will be in 3D, so expect it to be more like Conan on consoles than the video posted on the first page.

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Last edited by MICHAELSD; 08-11-2010 at 05:11 PM.