Puzzle Game Celebrates Chinese Heritage with Traditional Art-inspired Gameplay
BRISBANE, Calif. – October 15, 2015 – NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today expanded its portfolio of mobile games for Western audiences with the launch of a Chinese art-inspired puzzle game, The Beautiful Dream. The game is completely free to download at launch for a limited time and contains no in-app purchases or advertisements. After the promotional period ends, The Beautiful Dream will be available for download for $0.99 USD on the App Store.
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Solve puzzles in this unique bubble shooter from indie publisher Gameblyr, complete with skill shots, new bubble types, leaderboards, and more
BOSTON – April 23, 2015 – Gameblyr today announced the release of Bubble Bath Blast, a strategy-driven take on the bubble shooter genre, developed by Pinka Games. From the publisher of App Store-featured indie hits Pathogen, Third Eye Crime, Zengrams, and Spirefall, Bubble Bath Blast mixes bubble shooting with puzzles, adding a challenging twist to the casual genre by inviting players to think before they shoot in order to truly master the game. It features over 300 levels at launch, new bubble types, skillshots that yield bigger rewards, and Facebook Connect to compete with friends. Bubble Bath Blast is now available as a free download on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, with optional in-app purchases.
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Indie publisher Gameblyr announces follow up to Pathogen and Third Eye Crime in Zengrams, the most deceptively challenging puzzle game on iOS
BOSTON — November 13, 2014 — Gameblyr today announced the release of Zengrams, an abstract, minimalist puzzler created by Andreas Boye, available exclusively on the Apple App Store for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Brought to you by the publisher of indie hits Pathogen and Third Eye Crime, Zengrams was designed to exercise your brain through deceptively simple puzzles in which players rearrange shapes into the correct design.
Download the full, 70-level experience for $2.99 on iOS here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zengrams/id924061101?ls=1&mt=8
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Restore order to the topsy-turvy town of Twisty Hollow through never-before-seen gameplay that revitalizes the puzzle genre
NEW YORK CITY — October 30, 2014 — Arkadium, a New York City game industry veteran, today released their premium puzzle game Twisty Hollow, available worldwide exclusively on the Apple App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for $2.99. With genre-defining gameplay, a striking paper-art style, and a whimsical, smartly crafted storyline, Twisty Hollow becomes increasingly complex as you complete each level.
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New Zen-like Puzzle Game Offers Mind-bending Challenges and Graphics
August 4, 2014 – Today Crazy Labs has announced the release of Primitives Puzzles in Time, featuring over 90 levels of focus-testing puzzles, out now on the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon App Store. This abstract, minimalist puzzler requires you to guide shapes through spatial obstacles in the most efficient path possible within the allotted time. Drag shapes through different dimensions as you burst time bubbles to turn back the clock, and prevent collisions with barriers to save trapped stars. Each unique level provides new designs and obstacles that require precision to advance. With intuitive, varying gameplay and simple drawing mechanics, Primitives is a free-to-play experience that is both hypnotizing and challenging.
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Mining Puzzle Game Takes Players Deep Within the Earth to Free Their Dwarven Pals
BOULDER, CO – May 1, 2014 – Backflip Studios today announced the mining puzzle game Dwarven Den is now available free on the iTunes App Store. In Dwarven Den, you play a group of dwarves seeking adventure and sparkly treasures buried deep within the earth. Your dwarven ancestors have been trapped in vast underground mines. Armed with only a pickaxe and a mighty beard, you’ve got to dig down deep by excavating floor after floor. Simply tap to dig through ancient civilizations, choosing your next move cautiously to avoid cave-ins and cartoon monsters. With challenging puzzles and simple controls, the app has already been deemed “What’s Hot” in its Canadian beta phase. Free with optional in-app purchases, players can download Dwarven Den today!
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AAA-turned-indie developers Moonshot Games and indie publisher gameblyr release stealth noir puzzler for iOS, Android planned for a later date
BOSTON — April 24, 2014 — Indie development studio Moonshot Games and indie game publisher gameblyr today announced the release of the highly anticipated stealth puzzle game Third Eye Crime for iOS devices. Created by AAA-turned-indie talent from Bungie with years of design expertise on titles including the Halo series, Third Eye Crime features gorgeous visuals in noir stylings and a soulful jazz score to deliver a stylistically immersive, fully independent gameplay experience. Third Eye Crime’s 120-level thriller is available for $4.99 on the App Store, or players can begin with the first 40 levels of Act One for $2.99, with Acts Two and Three available as add-ons for 99 cents each.
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Competitive Puzzle Game Available as Free Download
NEW YORK CITY – Oct. 31, 2013 – Jam Labs, Inc., an independent game developer formed by MIT graduates, today announced that Shape Jam, their debut app, is now available on iOS and Android platforms. Shape Jam, a competitive puzzle game with brain-bending, tricky gameplay, is available for free on the App Store and Google Play, with a premium version also available via in-app purchase for $1.99. Casual players and puzzle fiends alike will find a new challenge in Shape Jam, with sleek, minimalist graphics and quick ‘anytime, anywhere’ play sessions that keep the game focused on the core experience.
Shape Jam can be downloaded now on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shape-jam/id653541799?ls=1&mt=8 and on Google Play at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jamlabsinc.shapejam.
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