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Glow Artisan

Free version of award-winning puzzler released.


New York, NY – 1/26/2011– Glow Artisan Free, the free version of the the award winning puzzle game, Glow Artisan, is now available for iOS devices. 

“We wanted a name that lets people know this is Glow Artisan, and it's free.  We think Glow Artisan Free gets that message across very well," said Powerhead Games' Jason Schreiber.  "More importantly, does anyone read these blurbs?"

Glow Artisan Free features the first 12 puzzles, plus two bonus Picture-Puzzles. It also lets players create a puzzle with the Picture-Puzzle creation tools, or the built-in puzzle editor.  Those looking for more gameplay can unlock all the features of the full version through one in-app purchase, currently at the low introductory price of $0.99.

The full version includes over 80 mind-bending puzzles, over 160 Medals to earn, the full list of Game Center Achievements, an unlocked Picture-Puzzle creator, and the Randomizer mode that allows for infinite re-playability.

About Glow Artisan

Glow Artisan was initially released for DSIWare in December 2009 and immediately earned an impressive review from Nintendo Life: “… a very welcome addition to the DSiWare library.  9/10 Stars.” In addition to the glowing reviews, Glow Artisan won Best Mobile Game Design at the 2010 Independent Games Festival.  Also in 2010, Glow Artisan was a launch title for Windows Phone 7.  It continues to earn impressive reviews from journalists and gamers alike.


iTunes Link for Glow Artisan Free

Glow Artisan Official Website                     

Glow Artisan Official Trailer        

Powerhead Games Official Website

Glow Artisan Screenshots

Praise for previous releases of Glow Artisan:

2010 IGF Winner – Best Mobile Game Design “Glow Artisan is an exceedingly clever puzzle game... solidly recommended!”


“Once you've got the hang of how Glow Artisan works you won't want to put it down.”

-Nintendo Life

“[An] absolute puzzle gem... Download it now.”


·         “One of the most clever puzzlers we’ve seen in some time.”


Glow Artisan Free Description

Contains the tutorial, the first two sets (12 levels) plus two bonus Picture-Puzzle levels. AND the ability to create one puzzle from scratch or based on an included picture.

The Free version can be converted to the Full version through in-app purchase. The Full version contains:

all 80+ puzzles all trophies, bonus puzzles, and medals the ability to save 48 user-created puzzles the ability create puzzles from any picture, including using your camera Randomizer mode full list of Game Center Achievements

About Powerhead Games

Established in 2000 and based in New York City, Powerhead Games creates videogames for console, handheld, mobile, and PC systems. Powerhead Games has developed over twenty games, including many successful Nintendo DS games such as Ubisoft's Catz & CSI: Dark Motives, 2K's MLB 2K10, and Atari's Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers. In 2010 Powerhead Games received the Independent Games Festival award for Best Mobile Game Design for their first self-published game, Glow Artisan.  

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