Spy a trailer and first details for Spy vs. Spy on iOS

Spy a trailer and first details for Spy vs Spy on iOS

Hot on the heels of a cryptic announcement for Spy vs. Spy on iOS come the first official details. Developed by Robots and Pencils, Spy vs. Spy brings the 1984 classic back with updated or retro graphics, 16 new levels and online or local multiplayer.

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Retro Classic "Spy vs Spy" Infiltrates iPhones and iPads this Summer

Enjoy the classic game in full HD with all the action, mayhem and fun you remember!

[July 9, 2012] - After shenanigans and capers a-plenty, Robots and Pencils, together with First Star Software, Inc. and Warner Bros. announced today that the landmark hit "Spy vs Spy" will be sneaking onto iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads this summer featuring the Black and White spies from DC Entertainment's MAD Magazine.

Based on the original "Spy vs Spy" designed, developed and published by First Star Software, Inc, in 1984 for the Apple II, Atari 400/800 and Commodore 64, the new iOS game brings back the action, humor, challenges and fisticuffs that made it an all-time, multi-million unit selling classic! This modern update includes HD visuals and a player's choice of modern or retro graphics and sound tracks.

Spy vs Spy features:

Control the battlefield with BYOB (Bring Your Own Bomb) tactics
A plethora of traps, weapons, loot and mischief in modern and retro modes

Experience the revolutionary retro classic's Simulvision™, Simulplay™ and Trapulator™ now in full HD
Try your hand at international espionage with online and local multiplayer matches.

All new campaign mode featuring the 8 original embassies as well as 16 new ones

Integrated Game Center leaderboards and achievements

"If you don't succeed at first...spy, spy again."--Alfred E. Neuman

"Spy vs Spy" makes its debut on iPhone and iPad in the App Store this summer.

For more information and to check out the first teaser trailer, visit http://robotsandpencils.com/factory/spy-vs-spy/

About First Star Software, Inc:

First Star Software, Inc. has been developing, publishing and licensing entertainment software since 1982, having created numerous best selling and award winning titles including the multi-million unit selling Boulder Dash® and SPY vs SPY® series of games. A privately held corporation, it is one of a very few surviving publishers from the early 1980's that are run by the original founders. First Star Software's titles have been licensed for coin-operated arcade, home computer, video game and mobile platforms. For more information please visit http://www.firststarsoftware.com/ or contact Dianne Press at diannepress@firststarsoftware.com .

About DC Entertainment:

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes-a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes-to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.

About Robots and Pencils, Inc:

At Robots and Pencils, we love to make things for the iPhone and iPad. We started out as a 2-person husband-and-wife team, inspired by 37signals philosophy. Today we have offices through out the world, including Hong Kong & San Francisco – with a team of more than 100+ makers, building apps for the consumer and enterprise. Our team has crafted two top five App Store hits as well as enterprise apps that run entire businesses

This article was originally published on Joystiq.