Choplifter HD News

Choplifter HD release date announced

Choplifter HD release date announced

PC, PSN, XBLA game out next week.

Konami has announced the release dates for Choplifter HD.

The InXile (Hunted: The Demon's Forge) made downloadable game launches on PC and PlayStation Network (in the US) on 10th January for $14.99. Presumably it launches on the European PlayStation Store a day later, on Wednesday 11th January.

The Xbox Live Arcade version launches everywhere on 11th January. It costs 1200 Microsoft Points.

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Choplifter HD confirmed for XBLA

Choplifter HD confirmed for XBLA

Plus, inXile signs up franchise creator.

Choplifter HD will touch down on Xbox Live Arcade this Autumn, as well as PC and PlayStation Network as initially announced back in March.

Based on the centuries-old Apple II classic, the games sees you extracting friendlies from various spicy situations in your rescue chopper. There's around 20 missions promised in the new version, which range from bailing out POWs to picking up survivors of a zombie outbreak.

Developer inXile (of Hunted: The Demon Forge fame) has also announced that it's brought the game's original creator Dan Gorlin on board as a design consultant.

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Choplifter HD announced for PC, PS3

Choplifter HD announced for PC, PS3

Hunted dev reviving Apple II classic.

A 21st-century take on the ancient Apple II classic Choplifter is about to touch down, courtesy of Hunted: The Demon's Forge developer inXile Entertainment.

The game, titled Choplifter HD, will launch in the Autumn on PC and PlayStation Network.

For those too young to remember, the Broderbund-developed original launched on the Apple II way back in 1982 and saw you ferrying hostages between enemy bases and your HQ. It was a huge hit and was later ported to every system under the sun, including a 1985 arcade take courtesy of SEGA.

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