Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 now available

by: Dan -
The folks at THQ Wireless have taken one of the most famous scenes from the original Star Wars and its popular game spinoff and brought it to the AppStore…for the second time. Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 is now available for in-app purchase for $4.99 and allows the player access to five different ships and new missions. The missions include Escape, where you use the Millennium Falcon’s gun turrets to ward off TIE Fighters and Han Solo, where the Falcon must protect a squadron of Y-Wing fighters on a bombing run. Check out a few screens below….

THQ Wireless Launches New Technology and Star Wars Game for the iPhone and iPod Touch

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 and Star Wars: Vader Yourself are available for download on iTunes. The next generation version of the hit game, Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 incorporates Brass Monkey™, a new revolutionary technology from Infrared5. Players can bring out their inner Dark Side with Star Wars: Vader Yourself by transforming their own voice into that of the sinister Darth Vader.

About the Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 Game
This in-app purchase allows gamers to play Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 full-screen in their computer’s web browser. This experience is perfect for Internet enabled televisions, large displays or for computers connected to a TV via HDMI. In addition to the Brass Monkey controller, the web version update includes new explosions, updated graphics, new 3D cockpits, and three new lighting features. To get started, players can visit http://www.starwars.com/games/playnow/trench_run/.

Mission: Use the Force to destroy the Death Star before it can fire upon the small Rebel base on Yavin’s jungle moon. As part of the Rebel Alliance’s Red Squadron, players dogfight with TIE fighters above the Death Star’s surface, dodging obstacles and laser-fire as they maneuver into position to target a small thermal exhaust port the size of a womp rat. If successful, a direct hit will cause a chain reaction that will destroy the Death Star, thus saving the Rebel base from impending doom.

Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 also introduces new mission levels, five unique ships to play in the arcade options, and upgraded graphics and models for optimal performance. New levels include:

• Escape – In this level, players can operate the Millennium Falcon's gun turrets to ward off Imperial TIE fighters during the original escape from the Death Star.

• Han Solo – This level allows players to use the Falcon's guns to protect a Y-wing fighter squadron undertaking a bombing run.
Star Wars: Trench Run 2.0 can be purchased at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/star-wars-trench-run/id335685707?mt=8 for the suggested price of $4.99.
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