Archive for January, 2012

Rocket Raid – Released to marketplace

January 25, 2012 Leave a comment

We are pleased to annouce that the game “Rocket Raid” will be available on the marketplace starting from the 26th January.  We really hope you like it.

We will be posting some hints and tips along with a few other articles over the next few weeks.

We appreciate your comments, our aim is to make the best game we can for the windows phone so any comments on how we can improve it will be appreciated. Please leave comments on our twitter account

Categories: Games, Rocket Raid

Rocket Raid WP7 Game

January 16, 2012 Leave a comment

We are just about to release our latest game “Rocket Raid” onto the windows phone 7 marketplace. This will be a free Ad-supported game.

Game Summary

You are on a mission to save your planet from an Earth Invasion fleet. The best defence is to take the fight to the humans. So with a small fleet of fighter – bombers your mission is to destroy the defence systems on each planet in the Earth solar system and force the humans to surrender….

Campaign mode with 22 stages

Arcade mode

3 Difficulty settings

Fly across scrolling planet/moon surfaces and through tunnels

Fly through Asteroid and mine fields Enemy have many types of rockets, fighters, mines and guns.

As you progress the enemy get more powerful and have new types of rockets and fighters.

Boss ship/outpost at the end of each stage.

Your ship is equipped with missles and bombs Destroy buildings and outposts on each planet/moon

Use you fuel scoop to collect gas from clouds after certain buildings/asteroids are destroyed

In Arcade mode you can set the frequency of rockets, mines, enemy ships, gun emplacements as well as planet size and difficulty

We have uploaded a video showing some of the early campaign game action:-

More information to follow in the next few days.


Categories: Games


January 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Welcome to Birchwood Games Blog.

Birchwood games develop applications and games for Windows Phone 7.

This will be used to discuss features of current and upcoming games and allow a single source of information for all Birchwood Games.

Categories: Games