Alien Breed hatches on iOS this August

Team 17 is bringing its classic top-down shooter, Alien Breed, to iOS as a universal app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Alien Breed on iOS can be played with its original graphics or in a new retina display-enhanced mode, and will feature "three different sets of maps" taken from the original Alien Breed, Alien Breed Special Edition and "an all new experience in the shape of Alien Breed Convergence."

Alien Breed is aiming for an August launch on iOS. You can play with either the touch-screen controls or with the compatible iCade or Gametel peripherals. Push forward into the gallery below for some screens.
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Team17 brings retro-gaming to iOS with the return of the classic Alien Breed.

Ossett, Yorkshire, UK – Tuesday, July 10, 2012 – Team17 Digital Limited is proud to announce the imminent release of the all-time classic, Alien Breed, on iOS platforms.

Available as a universal app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, Alien Breed offers the opportunity for both old and new fans to experience the original survival-horror game. Featuring a choice of either old-school Amiga graphics or new retina-display imagery, Alien Breed retains the challenging gameplay of the original while offering players aid in the form of an in-game store for extra ammo, keys and weapons.

Alien Breed iOS will feature three different sets of maps from the original 1991 Alien Breed, Alien Breed Special Edition and an all new experience in the shape of Alien Breed Convergence. Featuring touch-screen pad controls, Alien Breed will also support the Ion iCade and Gametel Controller.

Alien Breed is scheduled for release in August 2012 and will be available for iPad, iPhone (3GS and above) and iPod Touch (3rd Gen or better).

About Team 17 Digital Ltd.:
Team 17 Digital Limited (Team17) is a leading independent developer and digital publishing company. Founded in 1990, the company develops and publishes interactive software worldwide for digital game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. More information about Team17 products can be found at www.team17.com.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.