Kuźnia Gier publishing house is very happy to announce that at the beginning of February a long-awaited digital version of Kingpin – a tactical board game about mafia wars designed by the authors of the world bestseller Alcatraz: The Scapegoat, will be released. The game will be available for the users of iPhones and iPads (and later also for Android and other platforms) only for 99 cents in iStore.
Kingpin is a tactical board game for 2 players with the aesthetic feel of dark neo-noir comics known from the series (and a film) Sin City. Artwork was designed by Robert Adler, a well-known Polish comic-book artist, the creator of such series as 48 pages and Status 7. The plot of the game presents a conflict between four gangs (the mobile version includes also an additional army from the expansion to the board game – the Cartel): Italian mafia, Russian mob, Japanese Yakuza and Colombian Cartel. On dirty boulevards of the dark city, in the shadows of tenements and skyscrapers, in the light of streetlamps and in pouring rain, a war goes on. Here everyone holds one another at gunpoint, cars screech along dark streets and hitmen hide on tops of buildings. All this is accompanied by a big amount of chess-like tactics and strategy. Here you will find an animated trailer of the game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Vc0q1R-Ihs.
Kuźnia Gier is a publishing house operating on the game market for 8 years, specializing in creating and publishing card, board and role-playing games. Among the company’s most notable releases are: Veto CCG, games from the Witcher universe based on the famous computer game, party game hits such as Top-A-Top and Wiochmen, and a world bestseller, Alcatraz: The Scapegoat, a board game by the designers of Kingpin, released in several language versions: in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian. The company is also active on the market of “games on demand”, so far cooperating, among others, with: the Polish Senate, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and the television company Universal Networks.
The production was taken by one of the largest Polish companies operating in the mobile ‐ Mobile Wings Interactive SA, which has extensive experience in complex manufacturing and distribution of mobile games and applications for major clients. The company has more than 100 projects for both Polish and foreign clients. Mobile Wings Interactive is not only active in the sectors related to application development, but also in the field of mobile marketing, cooperating with the agency Vis Services SA.
We’d also like to recommend you some other titles by the two companies: the world’s bestselling Kuźnia Gier game Alcatraz: The Scapegoat, and the latest production of Mobile Wings Interactive SA, set in the old Slavic magic world, the game Amber Route.
Feel invited to have a look at another board game created by the designers of Kingpin ‐ an international bestseller, Alcatraz: The Scapegoat. The game premiered at the prestigious game fair in Essen, currently the following language versions are available: Polish-English (Kuźnia Gier), English-French (Z-Man Games / Filosofia Games), Russian (Mosigra), German-Italian (Heidelberger Spieleverlag / Cranio Creations), Polish‐Spanish (Kuźnia Gier / Gen-X Games).
Alcatraz: The Scapegoat is a cooperative board game for 3–4 players which features a unique traitor mechanism. The players take the roles of prisoners who are planning to escape from Alcatraz together. But it is known in advance that not everyone is going to succeed… More information on BoardGameGeek (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/96613/alcatraz-the-scapegoat).
Amber Route from Mobile Interactive SA Wings on the other hand is a treat for fans of card games. The unusual game in which players embark on a dangerous journey leading their caravans through more and more new areas, polished in every way. We get four game modes (including a multiplayer campaign mode), three difficulty levels, and more than a hundred unique cards.