Radiangames, an indie outfit headed and directed by Volition veteran Luke Schneider, is set to release its first iPhone and iPad game, Super Crossfire, with help from Chillingo. We’ve got the first trailer just below this text stuff.
The game caught our all-seeing eye earlier this week and we’ve gone hands-on since. Its psychedelic visuals and multitudes of explode-y bits and bobs are truly hip to experience, but the actual game part isn’t too shabby either. Basically, it’s a ramped up take on Space Invaders that lets you alternate planes of attack: you can move your ship from the bottom of the screen to the top as you please, allowing for some interesting play.
This is actually the third game in a series that started out as an Xbox Live Indie Games joint. Radian has made several games for XBLIG, including the woefully underrated JoyJoy. In our upcoming bonus podcast, we get on the honker with Schneider and talk about XBLIG, and of course, jump into some detail about his time with AAA and his thoughts on Super Crossfire.
No word on price or release date just yet, but that’ll come in time. As a side-note here, if you’re really into the business or philosophical side of why an indie studio would want to get into a partnership with a publisher, check out Radiangames' post on Super Crossfire and what went down with the title since its PC debut trailer in March. It’s a hip read.