Categories
Mac Apps

Speedball 2 Evolution Hits The Mac App Store

Share

The Bitmap Brothers have joined forces with Jon Hare’s Tower Studios and quality development house Vivid Games to create a stunning Mac version of the classic fusion of Ice Hockey, American Football and Pinball, better known as the futuristic sport of Speedball and first released by The Bitmap Brothers in 1990.

This brilliantly updated version of Speedball has proved an instant hit classic across Europe on iPad and iPhone, topping the charts in Germany, France, Italy and a host of other countries Worldwide Speedball 2 Evolution was the #1 top rated new game on the App Store in February of this year and averages 4.5 stars out of 5 on the UK AppStore from over 1,300 User Reviews.

With quick-play, league and cup tournaments, players can enjoy a quick game or a more structured competition – but it is the comprehensive 10 season career mode, including the new Speedball Champions League and a full player transfer market with 360 fully upgradable and transferable players which really grab the headlines.

media_1302880549322.png

Of course, the original game’s combination of fast-based cartoon violence, tongue-in-cheek humour, and perfect playability remain – making this the ideal handheld sports title for veteran Speedball players or newcomers to this most competitive of sports.

“This and the iOS versions of the game have now proven themselves beyond doubt to be the best versions of Speedball 2 available on the market since the original and the best remake of any classic title available from Apple on any format” says Jon Hare, the games creative director and CEO of publisher, Tower Studios. “To existing fans this is a classic remake, to the new generation of players this is a fantastic new game.”

Features

media_1302880568080.png

– 336 Individual Players
– 22 Achievements
– 20 Power-ups and Pick-ups
– 16 Classic Speedball Teams
– 12 New Intergalactic Teams
– 10 Season Career Mode
– 10 Game Modes
– 6 Arenas on 4 different planets
– Player Transfer Market and Upgrades
– Extensive Tutorial
– Game Pads support
– Game Center support
– HD Graphics

 

media_1302880588482.png

media_1302880608411.png

media_1302880628471.png

media_1302880649012.png

If you would like to download this app for $4.99 you can do so here.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

One reply on “Speedball 2 Evolution Hits The Mac App Store”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.