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Introducing: Tweet Defense!

Posted by: Jeremy at 1/21/2010 12:58 PM
 What happens when you mix social networking with zombies?  Aside from an awkward situation, you would also have Tweet Defense, the new tower defense games from the crew over at Promethium Marketing.  You may recognize the crew over at Promethium as the former MS Gamerscoreblog crew, namely Tony Hynes, Chris Paladino, and Nelson Rodriguez.  The game will make its debut on the App store next month at an introductory price of $0.99 but it won't stay that cheap forever..  Everything that you would expect from a tower defense game is here: multiple levels, multiple enemy types, upgrade-able towers and weapons, plus some new additions to make it stand out from the rest.  The game will incorporate your Twitter account in order to give you a competitive edge against the zombie hordes and your competition on the leaderboards.  Increased activity on your registered Twitter account will result in powerful boosts to your towers.  The more you Tweet, the stronger you get.  Tweet Defense will also include its own list of achievements in order to give you something to work towards.  The official site has been launched over at TweetDefense.com where you can read all about the game.  Look for more information on the game soon...



 Promethium Marketing

New iPhone Game Tweet Defense Uses Your Twitter Stats to Boost Your Gameplay

Redmond, WA, Jan. 20, 2010 – Promethium Marketing Group, community strategy agency behind some of the gaming industry’s most legendary franchises, today announced the development of Tweet Defense, the world’s first iPhone game that tosses ridiculous killer zombies and your twitter stats into a tower defense blender for a delicious brainy, viral juice mix.

Tweet Defense will be available for the iPhone and iPod Touch platform in February at a limited sale price of $.99. The game was designed in partnership with UK development studio GrinLock and will feature:

10 incredible levels that build from easy walk in the park to devastating horror show
5 whacked out enemy types including the viral marketing zombie and zombie twins Gu and Ga
6 tower types including the unique BOOSTER tower that lets you use twitter celebs to boost your tower stats
Achievements including “Making Video Game History”

Tweet Defense’s executive producer, Nelson Rodriguez explained, “We wondered what it would be like to take your social network and your activities there and turn it into a game. We ended up with a full on tower defense game that uses your friend list and your tweeting activity to impact how powerful your towers are.”

The Tweet Defense story: “A lethal marketing virus has turned half the world population into brain eating zombies. Now they are after your brains! All you have on hand are every day items and an internet connection. Reach out to your twitter friends to help you build defense towers out of every day items. Stop the zombies from penetrating your home base and eating your grey matter! With your friends helping you design the towers and your brilliant battle strategies the zombies do not stand a chance … or do they?”

About Promethium Marketing Group: Founded in March, 2009 Promethium Marketing Group has rapidly grown to become a leading social media and community marketing agency. Promethium continues to work on the launch of AAA gaming and technology brands including projects for Windows 7, Tekken 6, Madden NFL 10 and Shadow Complex.