Newport Beach, CA – September 20, 2012 - InXile Entertainment today announced the availability of The Bard's Tale for Android. Following on the huge success of The Bard’s Tale for iOS and Mac - where it hit the top-ten in iPad games becoming the #1 RPG in 75 countries, and #3 top game on Mac - The Bard’s Tale now makes its long awaited debut on Android devices including:
° Google Nexus tablets and phones (excluding the Nexus One)
° Asus Eee Pad Transformer family
° HTC One & Evo phone families
° Samsung Galaxy S & Tab families
° Motorola Droid & friends
° Amazon Kindle Fire
° And many more…
"We've had numerous requests for an Android version, and we are grateful for NVIDIA's support in helping us bring The Bard’s Tale to gamers on Android," said Brian Fargo, CEO of inXile Entertainment.
Included for launch is the original PC classic The Bard’s Tale I: Tales of the Unknown. The original Bard's Tale series was a #1 hit and has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for both Gamespy and Computer Gaming World. The sequels II and III will be added in the coming months.
The Android version also features an option for high-definition graphic assets, currently exclusive to devices equipped with an NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core mobile processor. The game is featured in the NVIDIA TegraZone™ app – NVIDIA’s free app that showcases the best games optimized for the Tegra processor.
"NVIDIA's Tegra chipset provides the advanced power to display the high-resolution graphics of the original console version of The Bard’s Tale on today's tablet devices," said Stephane Jacoby, Technical Director of Square One Games, developer of the iOS, Mac, and now Android versions of The Bard’s Tale.
In addition, the Android version supports a number of Gaming Services such as GameCircle for Amazon devices and OpenFeint for others.
Links for The Bard's Tale Android App:
Google Play: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.inxile.BardTale
Amazon App Store: http://www.amazon.com/gp/mas/dl/android?p=com.inxile.BardTale
About inXile Entertainment:
Founded by long-time industry veteran @BrianFargo in 2002, inXile Entertainment develops interactive entertainment software for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. For more information about inXile Entertainment visit: www.inxile-entertainment.com.
The Bard's Tale is a trademark or registered trademark of inXile entertainment in certain countries, and is a trademark or registered trademark of Electronic Arts Inc. in certain other countries where it is used under license. GameCircle is a trademark of Amazon and OpenFeint is a trademark of Gree, Inc.