Players Face Off to Become the Ultimate ‘Master Thief’ in a Gas-Lit Victorian Underworld.
BALTIMORE, MD – Jan 4th, 2018. Independent video game publisher Versus Evil, in partnership with independent developer Tim Conkling, have announced that strategic digital board game, Antihero, is now available to download on the App Store and Google Play priced $4.99/€5.49/£4.99. Set against the backdrop of a gas-lit Victorian underworld, players assume the role of a Master Thief, and employ underhanded and ruthless tactics to dominate the city and outwit their opponents. The mobile version of Antihero is cross compatible with its PC counterpart launched last year and allows players to continue their devious strategies on the move.
The game includes a story-driven single player campaign and a Skirmish-vs-AI mode to help would-be thieves practice their skulduggery skills before going face to face with online opponents.
In Antihero players can test their thievery skills in a gas-lit Victorian underworld overrun by corruption and greed, your task is to manage your thieves’ guild, recruit street urchins, hire gangs, steal everything… and bribe, blackmail and assassinate your way to victory! Resource management is key to growing your guild and utilizing your nefarious assets as you set about your dastardly deeds. Spend your ill-gotten riches to hire new recruits such as thugs and saboteurs to disrupt your opponent’s progress and dominate key ground, upgrade your thieving skills and acquire deadly weapons to give you the ultimate edge. Gold is a thief’s best friend!
“Once you get into Antihero’s multiplayer game modes and start taking on a multitude of people either through real time or a-synch mode, Antihero will have you. Combining this with cross-platform play on the PC ensures there is plenty of competition for those who want to keep playing on the move or just finish up when you are back at your PC.” commented Versus Evil General Manager, Steve Escalante. “Versus Evil’s commitment to pursue premium mobile gaming with our partners and amazing developers like Tim Conkling, continues to be reinforced with the recent critical reaction to Antihero on PC. We hope you enjoy this game as much as we have.”
Antihero also includes two online game modes. ‘Casual Matches’ are asynchronous affairs – players can take their time to their next move, and have multiple games running simultaneously.. In ‘Live Match’, players face their opponents in real-time, with a turn-timer upping the pressure dramatically! Experienced thieves can set up custom “House Rules” to tailor matches to their tastes.
The game is also available on PC from all good digital retailers including www.versusevil.com, the Twitch Store, STEAM, Green Man Gaming, and Gamer’s Gate.
To find out more about Antihero, visit: http://antihero-game.com/
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Developed by independent designer Tim Conkling, Antihero is a single- and multiplayer strategic digital board game set in a gas-lit Victorian underworld. Players use stealth, cunning, and the occasional assassination to build the most powerful thieves’ guild in the city. Winner of the Whippering Indie cup in 2015 and Finalist in the Google Play Indie Festival in 2016, Antihero has been in development for 4 years, and has appeared at numerous trade events including PAX, Gamescom and GDC. The game was also a 2016 Indie Plus finalist and received an honorable mention for ‘excellence in design’ at the Independent Games Festival in 2016.
About Versus Evil
Versus Evil, LLC is a US based independent video game publisher behind critically acclaimed and award winning video games such as The Banner Saga, Antihero, Guild of Dungeoneering and Armikrog. A solid release line up for 2018 includes the sequel to the award winning RPG game Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the eagerly awaited and final installation in the Banner Saga trilogy, Banner Saga 3, and BAFTA Games award winner At Sundown. Other soon to be released games include Let Them Come for console and mobile devices and Like-A-Boss for mobile. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with development studios in North America, South America, and Europe.
For more information visit http://versusevil.com
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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