John Schappert's Shiver Entertainment and Nexon M Unveil Mobile Real-Time Strategy Game Beasts Vs Bots
Company: Nexon
OAKLAND and MIAMI – June 24, 2015 – Shiver Entertainment and Nexon M have revealed their next mobile title, Beasts vs Bots, a fast-paced real-time strategy game tailored for touch control on mobile phones and tablets. Players go head-to-head in live synchronous battles using intuitive touch and gesture controls to command huge armies in their quest to destroy their opponent’s base, while laying waste to city buildings standing in their way. Beasts vs Bots will be available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices in 2015.

“Beasts vs Bots brings real-time strategy gaming to mobile. It features all of the mechanics you love from full-featured core PC RTS games: base building, strategic combat, individual troop control, and real-time PvP with back-to-back battles,” said John Schappert, CEO and co-founder, Shiver Entertainment. “Gamers have been yearning for real-time battles on mobile and Beasts vs Bots delivers—from innovative touch controls to five-minute battles to an expansive and rewarding base-building experience with your chosen faction.”

In Beasts vs Bots, players take control of an invading race of alien robots looking to consume the Earth and its valuable resources or a species of ancient beasts awakened to defend their home world. In each battle, players, in real-time, must collect resources, create troops, and strategically command their armies across the battlefield to destroy their opponent’s base. Players can jump right into battle—without waiting for troops—where they must compete to destroy the city buildings that provide resources for creating troops in battle. Players can choose to select and move individual troops, groups of troops, or all troops of a certain type, just as they would in a traditional RTS game. Outside of PvP matches, players prepare for battle by building out their base with additional offensive and defensive buildings, as well as upgrading their troops.

“John Schappert and his team at Shiver are pioneering the mobile real-time strategy genre,” said John Robinson, General Manager, Nexon M. “Beasts vs Bots brings amazing technology to mobile. Experienced RTS fans will love its intuitive control scheme with on-the-fly resource management and troop creation, while first-time RTS players will enjoy an unparalleled fast, strategic, head-to-head mobile experience.”

To learn more about Shiver Entertainment’s new title Beasts vs Bots, please visit www.beastsvsbots.com.

About NEXON M
NEXON M is the mobile publishing arm of NEXON Group, a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world’s leader in free-to-play online games. Counting Big Huge Games, Shiver Entertainment, Envision Entertainment, and TURBO Studios among its development partners, NEXON M’s goal is to support the world’s best mobile developers in making fun and unique games.

To learn more about NEXON M, please visit www.nexonm.com.

About Shiver Entertainment
Shiver Entertainment was founded in 2013 by industry veterans John Schappert, Jason Andersen and John Osvald. John Schappert founded Electronic Arts’ Tiburon development studio and served in a variety of roles for the company from senior vice president to chief operating officer. He also served as corporate vice president at Microsoft, overseeing Xbox LIVE and Microsoft Game Studios, and recently held the position of chief operating officer of Zynga. Jason Andersen co-founded Tiburon, founded Budcat Creations, and has worked on some of the industry's largest franchises including Madden NFL and Guitar Hero. John Osvald recently served as Zynga’s senior vice president of games, where he oversaw much of Zynga's Ville business.

To join the Shiver in their quest to make great games, please visit www.shiver.net
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