Based on the Three Kingdoms era of Chinese history, Little3Kingdoms will be making its way to the App Store by the middle of this year.

The iPad only app is a 2-D side scrolling tower defense game that will be featuring more than 100 levels spread across five unique and vivid map zones. Here’s a quick promo video from developer Asnet Games. Click here if you can’t see the video.

Little3Kingdoms will feature six heroes with deadly and unique skills – Zhunge Liang, Liu Bei, Guan Yu, Zhang Fei, Huang Zhong, and Zhao Yun. Other characters in the game will feature distinctive, upgradeable skills as well.

The developer is promising a game with tons of action that will satisfy both experienced and new gamers.

There’s no word on price or exact release date, but we’ll keep an eye out and let you know when the game is live. More information about the game can be found on its official Facebook page.