Tuesday, 16 October 2012

BitFlip Games Unleashes Free Minion Master Lite Version and Releases Co-Op and Team Multiplayer Modes with October Beta

Berkeley, CA – October 16th, 2012. – Independent micro studio BitFlip Games today announced that a free Lite version of Minion Master, its debut tactical collectible card game, is now available from the official Minion Master website at www.minionmaster.com. The Lite launch coincides with the release of the gigantic October beta update that introduces Co-operative play, Team Multiplayer, a new Level Sharing feature, and over 75 other additions to the game.
 
“As we edge closer to the commercial launch of Minion Master, we are excited to release the free Lite version and look forward to welcoming a whole new generation of players to the battle arena”, said David Steinwedel, Executive Producer of BitFlip Games, “With the added introduction of new co-op and team multiplayer modes and the level sharing tool, we have doubled down on empowering the community to create awe-inspiring strategic battles”.
 
The new Minion Master Lite version aligns the moment-to-moment tactics of Collectible Card Games with the long-term strategy of Miniature Wargaming. Lite players will choose one of 3 pre-built decks and receive a Booster Pack of cards to use in online multiplayer battles. In addition to multiplayer modes, Minion Master Lite players will have access to the full set of single player challenges and size-limited Level creation. Lite Minion Master players can upgrade their experience by pre-ordering the game and receiving the full Minion Master card set as well as an unlocked Level Editor.
 
Co-op and competitive team multiplayer modes are also included in the October update, allowing MinionMaster players complete freedom in team creation. The new level sharing feature allows users to display their custom level creations on the Minion Master website. Players can download any of these levels to play on or to continue building upon.
 
About Minion Master
 
Minion Master is a Digital Board game that brings together the moment-to-moment tactics of collectible card games with the long-term strategy of miniature war gaming. Players battle with armies of figurines on a hex based board. Minions are summoned and controlled using a custom built deck of cards. Minion Masterwill boast a Deck Builder, 6 player co-op and versus multiplayer, a Level Editor, and a constantly expanding universe of Minions to control. Players can join the open beta for free by signing up atwww.minionmaster.com. Inspired by physical RPG board and card games whilst simultaneously adding in elements that are only possible in a virtual world, Minion Master is slated for release on PC this fall. To visit the official Minion Master web site go to: http://www.minionmaster.com/
 
About BitFlip Games
BitFlip Games is an independent game studio based in Berkeley, California. At two years old, the team has released a number of iOS games, as well as having played supporting roles in yet to be released AAA games. Formerly, members of the team worked on the Bioshock & XCOM series at 2K Marin, as well as Hellgate: London & Mythos with Flagship Studios.


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