Zen Wars has been updated to version 1.3!
We’ve added iPhone 5 support, so now you can enjoy Zen Wars natively on your new iOS devices! We have also changed the campaign mode, there is no more normal difficulty, instead, casual mode only has 1 life. After casual mode it’s not over, you are immediately thrown into Legendary Mode. Can you defeat Lord Evilz?
There’s also a few bug fixes and smaller improvements under the hood.
While we’re waiting for results of the Content Award 2012 nomination we announced a while ago we have more great news! Zen Wars has been nominated for Kurier’s futurezone award 2012! We’re very excited and need your help again. Please vote for Zen Wars to help us secure additional funding for a further campaign, new weapons and levels as well as new multiplayer modes!
How to Vote
Even though the voting page is in German only, voting couldn’t be easier. Simply visit http://futurezone.at/gamingaward, scroll to the bottom and click the red ‘Mein Favorit’ button below Zen Wars. The button will turn green and you’re done.
Thank you for voting, we really appreciate your help!
We Need Your Help!
Zen Wars has been nominated for Vienna’s Content Award 2012. If we win, we can secure funding for a further campaign, new weapons, iCade support and new multiplayer modes.
Voting has closed. Thank you for your help!
Appflussreiniger.de, one of the first German sites to review Zen Wars recently sat down for an interview about Zen Wars, Game Development, and life in the App store:
Wichtig ist mir persönlich, dass bei Multiplayerspielen nichts durch Geld erreichbar ist, was nicht ohne Geld erreichbar wäre. Das ist einfach nur unfair und verwandelt die ”Free” Spieler in Kanonenfutter für die Bezahlspieler – die “Free” Spieler sind frustiert, weil es unfair ist, und die Bezahlspieler können sich mit den “Free” Spielern nicht wirklich messen, da sie es einfacher haben.
You can read the whole interview here.
Merry Christmas everyone! Zen Wars 1.2 is out… And we have some nice christmas presents under the tree for you, free for existing players, of course. It’s the stuff you wanted or never thought of:
Play Zen Wars natively on the iPad with beautiful crisp graphics. See more of the battle field than you’ve ever seen before!
Battle a friend in multiplayer mode using just one iPad! Enjoy a quick or an epic battle with your opponent sitting right next to you on the same device!
As always please rate the update in the App Store so that we can keep the free updates coming!
- Multitasking support
- Merged button and rotation ring tool into one tool
- Improved performance
- Usability improvements
- Bug fixes
Defeat Lord Evilz in a multiplayer game and win 50 bucks! Click here for details.
The first Zen Wars update is out! We’ve listened to your feedback and fixed a few usability issues that you were having, like making the HUD go even more transparent. We’ve also implemented an extra queue for quick games. Here’s the change log:
• Quick Multiplayer Battle: Play an epic 3 life game battle or a quick 1 life battle if you’re in a hurry
• Number of “players playing” does not get stuck at 0.
• Fixed a crash related to receiving achievements in survival mode
• The HUD’s transparency is now increased when you’re doing things on the top edge of the screen.
Please rate the update on iTunes to keep the free updates coming! We’re working on the iPad update which will add many of the features you’ve been requesting, and are also adding two new difficulty settings: casual for people who like to take things slow, and legendary for the true Zen Masters! Also coming soon: tournaments! Stay tuned…
If you have any problems contact email@example.com . We’ll get you sorted!
After 2 years of work, 404 commits and what feels like an infinite amount of features added and bugs fixed, Zen Wars has finally been submitted to Apple for approval!
This means that, if nothing goes wrong, you will be holding your own copy of Zen Wars in your virtual hands next week. We can’t wait to read your comments, see your scores on the leaderboards and face you in multiplayer games!
Read up on the features coming your way on our features page.
If you haven’t done so yet, enjoy our game trailer on YouTube.
We’re also ready to announce the winner of the Vote for an Icon poll. It was a close race. In the end we took your feedback and comments and chose Lord Evilz to represent us on the App Store. We feel he best represents what the game is about: destruction, humor, and a comic look. And based on the poll results, you do too. Below is the winning icon that you’ll be tapping to launch Zen Wars. We hope you like it as much as we do.
We need your help, please visit the Zen Wars Icon Voting Booth (TM) and help rate the icons. This will give us something to base the final decision on! What would you like to see on your iPhone? What would you click on while browsing the app store? Feel free to comment below or in the voting booth!
Feel free to spread the word, lets harness the wisdom of the crowd!
With the lovely people of Touch Arcade showing off our trailer Zen Wars has gone public, yeay! Head over to their site to read their first thoughts on the game.
I can finally also announce my partnership with Liv Games, who are publishing Zen Wars. They’ve been a tremendous help. The in game graphics were done by the great guys at Panzer Flakes, because I can’t draw to save my life.
Expect more previews in the coming days and more news as we inch our way forward to the immanent release. If you’re on facebook the probably easiest way to keep up to date is by clicking the “Like” button in the top right. Its also the best way to get into any beta testing should you be interested.
And here’s the trailer:
Comments on the trailer? Questions? Feel free to post them here!