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Grabitmagazine.com, Yukon Warrior Ranked 40 best games of 2014. "Bears and wolves are scary at the best of times, let alone when possessed by evil spirits. Yukon Warrior is a slick, action-fueled title pitting you against hordes of evil wildlife. The high octane combat and challenges aplenty will have you happily butchering herds of rabbits without any concern for what PETA might think of you."

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Startup Gaming Company RareSloth Develops Free iphone App

Kansas City, Mo.-Startup gaming company RareSloth has released
Yukon Warrior, its first game for iPhone. It boasts smooth animations and
gameplay that feels like an extension of the hand.

Yukon Warrior challenges players to survive among possessed
animals that have turned evil and lust for blood. Players advance through 10
levels with a variety of weapons and strategic choices. Each level takes
anywhere from 30 seconds to two minutes with increasing degrees of difficulty.

"We really want to emphasize smooth game play and great
usability while maintaining a state of flow throughout the game,"
said
Brian Oppenlander, Designer and co-founder of RareSloth.

Over the course of the game, players are rewarded with many
choices for upgrades and the opportunity to earn spirit points. Players
decide what kinds of attacks they like to use and are able to upgrade that
skill. Yukon Warrior speaks of the owners' sense of humor. Aside from
bloodthirsty polar bears and jackalopes, deadly piles of poop are dropped by
s***hawks.

"We want gamers to be entertained and challenged at the same
time,"
said Austin Borden, Programmer and co-founder of RareSloth. "Our
next game will be more complex, but still have all the components of what makes
gaming fun."

RareSloth is already at work on a new game that will be
universally available on iPhone and iPad.

About RareSloth

Founded in 2013, RareSloth is a start-up game development
company located in Kansas City, MO. Its two principal owners are Brian
Oppenlander, Designer and Austin Borden, Programmer. RareSloth stands for
funny, laid back and carefree. RareSloth games don't follow a money-grubbing
formula, they are unique and "rare" in the industry. RareSloth strives to bring
joyful experiences to the world through games. RareSloth can be contacted at sloths@raresloth.com or through twitter @RareSloth.

Features

• 10 well-balanced levels

• Endgame "the last stand" for endless challenge

• Global high scores

• 21 different ways to upgrade your warrior

• Intuitive, gesture-based attacks

• 20 achievements

• FREE with reasonably priced in-app purchases


Reviews

Really enjoying this game. Unlike other runners where the focus
is on speed and evasion, here it's about timing and prioritizing your enemies.
You can get some nice combos too, for example by knocking an enemy off you and
hitting in mid air with an arrow or tomahawk. You also have several different
abilities at your disposal as well as numerous skills to upgrade. Game is also
level based (well, called waves here) and has a great art style, with smooth
animations. Bronxta (toucharcade)

The game looks really clean and it runs smooth too. Free and
worth a shot! Echoen (toucharcade)

This game surprised me. It's fun, easy to pick up and play and
has a lot going on i.e. power-ups, weapons, upgrades etc. I love that the app
shows you your global rank after each wave. I think if the devs stick with this
one they have an AppStore success on their hands...great job RareSloth
Games! Rich_952000 (toucharcade)

What a nice surprising find this was. You get more power ups as
you advance, health, invincibility, slowing time etc alongside being able to
upgrade your weapons and hero abilities. You earn spirit in game and you get
limo sums of the stuff as you complete levels. The iaps are very reasonable
priced, the highest being £1.99, I bought the doubler at 69p but I was able to
earn enough spirit to upgrade at a steady rate without it. Like the way you
know what's coming by the animal sounds, it's a great take on the endless
genre, and for free it's defiantly worth checking out. Cloudpuff (toucharcade)

I was competently surprised how addicted i got to this game! It
has a good upgrade system and controls really well. Plus there is no iap that I
can find so it's completey free. These are the devs we should support and I
hope that a future update includes iap so I can buy something to support the
devs to make more content and games TTotully (toucharcade)

I usually don't like games of this genre but the fluid gameplay,
aesthetic visuals, and overall feel of Yukon Warrior makes the game highly
addictive. As a show of support, I purchased 25,000 spirit coins (or whatever
the currency is) for $1.99. More developers have to create games of this
quality Frisbee10461 (toucharcade)

Love love love this game!!!! Demod1 (appstore)

This game seemed pretty simple at first, and it is, but I think
that's what makes it so addictive. It's one of those games you can pick up and
play a round quickly, but you end up playing a lot because you keep getting
slightly better each go. After a few weeks of playing I still find myself
tweaking my strategy even though the actual mechanics are pretty
straightforward. Not a lot of flashiness or gimmicks, just well designed
"pick-up and play" game mechanics. JeremyWhite (appstore)

I love this game the same way I love knightmare tower. Totally
different game but both are challenging almost to the point where you think you
hit a wall but then the power ups are earned and they change the game! Love this
game! Tdogg33 (appstore)

Great game, I've finally mastered the bow but haven't finished
the final level. It always leaves me wanting more!! KakeyDicholson (appstore)

This game is super addictive Cerhodes (appstore)

challenging almost to the point where you think you hit a wall
but then the power ups are earned and they change the game! Love this game! Tdogg33 (appstore)

Can't wait for the next update!!! Cuttiepatoottie (appstore)

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