TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Nov. 17, 2009 -- Today marks the first commercial release from indie game developer Excalibur Studios. Available now on Xbox LIVE Indie Games, Aesop's Garden delivers a retro action-puzzle experience unlike any other title in recent memory. You'll need a sharp mind to navigate through more than 50 levels in your quest to rid Aesop's floral masterpiece of the weedy blight inflicted by his arch-enemy, Alistair August.
The key to the game lies in learning how each element in Aesop's world interacts with the others, and using that knowledge to open pathways that aren't otherwise accessible. By building ice bridges, summoning hungry rabbits, and avoiding the piercing glare of evil scarecrows, you'll ultimately yank every last weed from its earthy bed -- and while you're at it, face Alistair and his minions in a multitude of memorable showdowns leading up to the final confrontation.
Featuring carefully-crafted pixel art and finely-chiptuned music, Aesop's Garden harkens back to simpler times while giving gamers of all types a fun and satisfying way to keep their thinkers thinking. Try the first 10 levels now on the Xbox LIVE Indie Games marketplace, or purchase the entire experience for a mere 240 Microsoft Points.
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About Excalibur Studios:
Excalibur Studios was formed in 2009 as an indie game studio. It's comprised of a lone individual known to some as Ben Baird, and to others as a random guy on the Internet. Its continuing mission is to create games that are fun for gamers of all ages and experience levels. Visit Excalibur Studios' web site at www.excaliburstudios.com.