A Tactical Strategy RPG Based on TNT's Popular Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi DramaSANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 — (PRNewswire) —
SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Little Orbit, a worldwide video game publisher, today announced that the game based on the popular TNT sci-fi drama, Falling Skies, has launched and is now available at retail on Xbox 360® and PlayStation® 3 and via digital download on WiiU™, Steam, PSN® and Xbox Live®. Set in the tense, gritty world of the critically acclaimed series from Amblin Television, Falling Skies: The Game is a turn-based, tactical strategy RPG set between the epic events of the TV show's third and fourth seasons. Falling Skies: The Game is now available at retail and via digital download for a suggested price of $39.99 USD and is rated T for Teen by the ESRB. The WiiU digital version will launch in October. Players can check out the new launch trailer HERE.
After the destruction of the Espheni's Boston Tower in the third season of the hit TNT series, the 2nd Mass stumbles onto the wreckage of an ambushed convoy. Among the survivors is an engineer who claims he can create a destructive weapon that will aid in the human resistance against the Espheni invaders, but it will require them to undertake several risky operations to collect all the components he needs. What sounds at first to be a simple salvage mission becomes more than the team has bargained for… the aliens are everywhere.
Players will help the original cast of Falling Skies in their resistance against the Espheni invaders. Set between the epic events of the show's third and fourth seasons, the game allows players to navigate through an open-ended series of side missions to collect resources and build new weapons for their squad. Armed with the best gear to head the human resistance, players will assist Tom and Ben Mason, John Pope, Maggie and Anthony in this thrilling untold chapter of the war for humanity's survival!
- Squad-based tactical combat with a non-linear campaign – take different approaches to achieve mission objectives.
- Action-packed, new storyline that introduces Falling Skies to new fans and integrates the favorite characters of existing fans.
- Map randomization and dynamic AI give players a fresh challenge to conquer in every mission!
- Rescue and recruit from human survivors you encounter, then level up and customize your squad members' skills, weapons and equipment.
Fans of the show can watch for exclusive media including screen shots and artwork on the official Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fallingskies and on the official game website at www.fallingskiesgame.com.
About Little Orbit
Little Orbit is a worldwide video game publisher formed in January 2010 with a focus on licensed-based entertainment products. The company's emphasis is on working with popular creators to extend their vision into games through transmedia storytelling and engaging content for all gaming platforms. Little Orbit has a unique history assisting major entertainment companies to leverage their brands through emerging game channels to help grow and engage consumers. Founded by industry veterans and key development, sales and marketing personnel, Little Orbit is focused on three primary channels of distribution including traditional game retail, non-traditional retail channels, and digital download over the various platform networks.
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TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 101 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Falling Skies, The Last Ship, Legends, Murder in the First, Perception, Dallas and Franklin & Bash. TNT's upcoming slate of original scripted dramas includes The Librarians, Public Morals, Proof and Transporter The Series, which will make its U.S. television debut on the network this fall. TNT also features such dramatic unscripted series as Cold Justice and the upcoming On the Menu and Wake Up Call. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Hawaii Five-0, Castle, The Mentalist, Bones and Supernatural; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards®; blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
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