Boom Beach is a freemium massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game for iOS and Android, developed by Supercell. It was soft launched in Canada on 11 November 2013 and widely released on 26 March 2014.
Boom Beach is a strategy game that combines attacks on and from other players with attacks against computer generated bases. The game's storyline is set in a tropical archipelago with the player on an island with defenses and troops (similar to Supercell's Clash of Clans game).
Players can build their base, upgrade their defenses and other buildings, and unlock troop upgrades. Boom Beach combines single player campaign play as well as the ability to attack other players in multiplayer mode on the same map. The game pits the player against an enemy known as "The Blackguard" which is often represented by Lt. Hammerman. Other computer generated enemies are Dr. T and Colonel Gearheart.
Apart from the main aspect of the game, there is also a cooperative form where players gather "Intel" (by destroying troops in the defense, winning the attack, or through rewards) which is then used to attack computer generated bases in Task Force Operations.
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