“The Hero” Receives Massive Update, Price Drop and Exciting Fan Contest

 In Press Release

Chillingo and Traplight Games are proud to announce brand new updates to the popular arcade platform shooter, The Hero. To celebrate the update, the price has been lowered to $.99 for a limited time and fans of The Hero also have a chance to win officially branded items from this crime-blasting adventure!

Updated Game Features Include:

  • A restructured campaign featuring rebuilt levels with better gameplay flow and pacing.
  • Civilian characters now shout at The Hero and levels are split into waves.
  • 3 Brand New Mini-games:
  • Asteroids– Defend the city by breaking Asteroids into pieces or exploding them. Old school Style!
  • Bomb Run– Features a hectic race against time and some heavy flying explosives
  • High-Fiver – Go for the record of the longest high-five streak possible and gain fame across the land.


  • New Bonus for High-Five Streaks
  • Two New Awards – Spy Hunter & Pigeon Puncher
  • Birds on the Roof!
  • Improved Score Summary Screen
  • Myriad of New Sounds Added
  • Now Supports 180-Degree Display Rotation
  • Revised Menu Character Graphics
  • New Music Menu

FAN CONTEST — Chillingo and Traplight Games are holding a contest for all fans of The Hero’s!

1. Players must play the New Asteroids mini-game and compete for the highest score.
2. Players must take a snapshot of their highest score and submit it to ‘press@chillingo.com’
3. The contest starts TODAY and ENDS on August 19.
4. The top 3 scoring players will win prizes.


The Hero iPhone Contest

Grand Prize: A snazzy, one-of-a-kind action figure of The Hero himself along with branded button and coffee mug + an official certificate touting you as the best player ever along with a Chillingo prize pack of games.

First and Second Prizes: Winners receive The Hero branded coffee mugs, buttons, official participant certificate along with a Chillingo prize pack of games.

*Chillingo prize pack contain games at company’s discretion

The Hero for iPhone, iPod touch is available on App Store.


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