New 3D Cannon Challenge Released For iPad And iPhone

Visitors to Discovery.com have long enjoyed playing Cannon Challenge online, which uses a Non-Line-of-Site (NLOS) cannon that “represents the future of U.S. artillery”.  iPhone users have been able to test their accuracy and skill with the iPhone version of Cannon Challenge, which became one of the top 10 downloads in 2008. Now, Discovery Communications has re-imagined Cannon Challenge with 3D rendered environments and nine new missions for iPad and iPhone

With the Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) cannon, gamers can take advantage of enhanced features, such as social media connectivity to Apple’s new Game Center to post scores, in-game soundtrack or personally selected music and much more. Keep an an eye out for: 

  • Tank turret rotation for more accurate targeting
  • Player tanks moving or using shields for avoiding incoming fire
  • Intelligent enemies moving and shooting back
  • Power-up rewards including shields, ammunition and more
  • Use of Gyroscope (iPhone 4) or Accelerometer to look throughout environment
  • Stunning graphics optimized for iPhone 4 Retina Display
  • Scoring posted to leaderboards
  • Randomized enemy placement on each play

Check out the trailer: