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Strategy, Shooting and Space Action collide in XT

Posted by Dave Seaman on Monday, 8 November 2010

Florence based LKA Interactivetoday announces XT 1.0 for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Created as a fun yet mentally engaging strategic shooter, XT throws the user into the driver's seat of an exotic spacecraft to pick up gems scattered around a cosmic playing field while avoiding or destroying all enemy spacecraft that stand in their way. XT includes 30 unique and challenging mission levels that require both agility and strategic thought to conquer.

Florence, Italy - LKA Interactive, an emerging developer of games for mobile platforms, has announced the release of XT. Built as a strategic flying game that simultaneously employs third-person shooting elements, XT is a level-based arcade game in which users control a spaceship to gather every green or red gem scattered about a given level while utilizing navigational cunning and accurate shooting to thwart the attacks of enemy ships hovering near by. XT is currently available in the iTunes App Store for any mobile Apple Platform compatible with iOS 3.1.2 or higher, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 3G, iPhone 4G, iPod touch 4G. XT HD is currently available on the iTunes App Store exclusively for the iPad.

Both the regular as well as HD versions of XT offer a complete gaming experience. The app includes 30 unique and challenging mission levels that require both agility and strategic thought to conquer. To add a second strategic element to XT, users are able to utilize the points they collect from each passing mission to upgrade their spaceship's weaponry, shields, maximum speed, and life bank in between levels. As an additional feature, this game has Openfeint capability, allowing users to track, save, and share high scores and personal in-game achievements online. Because users are able to either save or spend their accumulated points within the game, XT's score leaderboards take on an interactive and strategic dynamic as well, as users are forced to decide whether they will spend their collected points for upgrades within the game or save them to achieve the highest possible score to post online.

Specifically designed for fluid play, XT boasts extremely straight forward and intuitive user controls that are responsive and easy to learn. Users simply use one thumb pad to steer their spacecraft and a second to aim and shoot their crafts weapons. Furthermore, this game utilizes smooth yet vivid 3-D graphics to provide users with a gaming experience of the highest possible quality. All mission levels are aesthetically rewarding and thoughtfully laid out across a plethora of exotic and beautifully designed cosmic locations. Developed to blend strategic and action filled gaming with top notch graphics, XT represents a complete mobile arcade experience that is as addicting as it is entertaining.

LKA Interactive is an exciting new mobile applications developer located in Italy currently focused on providing consumers with the highest quality action, arcade, and strategy games for the mobile marketplace. The developer is currently committed to creating in-depth and mentally engaging mobile gaming experiences, with a special focus on gaming apps for Apple's mobile platforms.


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