Win a copy of the Evolution board game by playing Evolution the Video Game!
Evolution was released today on Android, iOS, and Steam. You can check out our review here or the official site for more details. The game is really well made and loaded with features.
Simply releasing a great app isn't enough for North Star, apparently. As they've announced a 100 day giveaway campaign which will see them give away ten copies of the physical game a day to app players! Players pay shipping costs and must simply play an online game in order to enter each day. Check out the full press release below the launch trailer.
KENSINGTON, MD. - Feb. 11, 2019 - The official launch date of Evolution: The Video Game, the strategy game of adaptation from North Star Digital Studios is Tuesday, Feb. 12th. It’s also Darwin’s Birthday. Coincidence? Nope. It’s more like a natural selection.
After over 4 years of development, Evolution: The Video Game represents a massive evolutionary leap of the Evolution board game. It only makes sense to launch it on the birthday of the "father of evolutionary biology."
Evolution: The Video Game is the most refined and beautifully detailed video game conversion of a board game ever. From the very start of the game, players will adapt nigh-infinite species combinations by merging natural traits such as climbing or horns to survive deadly predators and dwindling resources. North Star Games has created a new Release Trailer with new environments and campaign footage.
Within moments of playing their first game, even new players will understand why the Evolution board game became an award-winning franchise with more than 1.6 million players around the world. Anyone can jump right into the diverse ecosystem on PC, Mac, iOS or Android.
North Star Games is so confident that players will be blown away by the lush game-play, and over-all fun of the game, they are giving away 1,000 copies of the original Evolution board game just for trying it out. Every day, ten winners will be randomly selected for the first 100 days of the launch. To enter, players simply need to download Evolution (available on Steam, and free-to-try in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store), and play at least one online match a day. Winners will only be required to cover the cost of shipping. New winners will be selected daily!
While Evolution’s digital adaptation is loyal to the original board game, it has also done some evolving of its own. Stunning new artwork, animated cards, lush environments, distinct enemy A.I. Bosses, and a new campaign mode are but a sample of the new features exclusive to the digital edition.
Playing against human opponents from around the world provides its own thrill in fast-paced games. Cross-platform multiplayer provides a deep pool of players to battle wits with, and skill-based matchmaking encourages healthy competition. Evolution’s digital form has been crafted to play as fast as possible, so matches generally last less than ten minutes.
“Since its release in 2014, the original Evolution tabletop game and its many iterations have been a huge hit with players,” said Scott Rencher, president and co-founder of North Star Digital Studios. “We wanted Evolution: The Video Game to not only stand out as a worthwhile adaptation of the tabletop original, but as a great strategy video game all on its own.”
Evolution: The Video Game is available in English on PC and Mac via Steam for $14.99. It is also available as free-to-try on iOS and Android with a full version available for $9.99 as a one time purchase. Those who purchase the game in the first week will receive a 20% launch sale discount.
For more news about Evolution: The Video Game and details on the 1,000 Games Give-Away, follow North Star Game Studios on Twitter and Facebook or visit the official website.
About North Star Digital Studios
North Star Digital Studios is a digital board game development house based in Kensington, MD. Founded in 2014 by Scott Rencher and parent company North Star Games’ Dominic Crapuchettes, the company is devoted to adapting North Star board games into digital versions that capture the heart of the originals while taking full advantage of what video games have to offer. Evolution: The Video Game is the studio’s first release.