Yes, you read that right – the best tower offense game EVER is coming to XBLA in spring 2012 from the fine folks at 11 bit studios. Winner of the prestigious Apple Design Award at WWDC, Anomaly’s unique twist on tower defense — which puts you on the attacking side — will soon be available to Xbox gamers, and we can’t wait to show off more of how this great game has made the smooth transition to the gamepad.
Hit the jump for the first screenshots of Anomaly Warzone Earth on XBLA, as well as the full announcement, including details about the Xbox-exclusive content.
Anomaly Warzone Earth Coming to XBLA in 2012
11 bit studios’ Celebrated Tower Offense Game Attacks Consoles This Spring
In Spring 2012, 11 bit studios will bring their award-winning Anomaly Warzone Earth to Xbox 360 on Xbox LIVE Arcade, with exclusive XBLA content – all new Tactical Trials levels that will test your puzzle-solving skills in the Anomaly world.The ultimate Tower Offense strategy game tasks you with saving near-future Earth from an alien onslaught. The unwelcome invaders have captured the world’s major cities, building huge turrets that destroy everything in their path. It’s up to you to lead an armored squad through the streets of cities like Baghdad and Tokyo. By putting you on the attack, Anomaly Warzone Earth turns tower defense on its head and presents an extraordinary mixture of action and real-time strategy perfectly suited to the Xbox 360.Earlier this year, Anomaly Warzone Earth was released for PC, Mac and iOS to rave reviews, with the latter earning a Metacritic score of 94! Reviewers and players alike hailed Anomaly’s slick appearance, intuitive interface and original approach to a popular strategy game genre. Now Xbox gamers will have the chance to experience what IGN called “a perfect challenge for any strategist” and what Destructoid considers “a fresh and exhilaratingly fun strategy experience that only few titles can match.”
What are the critics so excited about?
– Enjoy innovative Tower Offense gameplay – you’re the attacking side!
– Experience a new approach to strategy games on consoles – a strategy game designed to be played with a gamepad.
– Dive into six Xbox-exclusive Tactical Trials levels that will test your puzzle-solving skills in the Anomaly world.
– Play for hours on end in the engaging story campaign, as well as the two exciting Squad Assault Modes.
– Immerse yourself in the game with great visuals and atmospheric audio.
For more information, visit http://anomalythegame.com.
About 11 bit studios
We’re a game development company based in Warsaw, Poland. Guided by experienced management, our goal is to create exciting games for all kinds of gamers – hardcore players, as well as those who play on occasion – and to make the games easily available through digital distribution. The core concept behind development is to devise unique and pioneering gameplay ideas, and to implement and deliver them to all main gaming platforms. Find out more at http://11bitstudios.com.