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Portable Adventure Game Offers Animated Pinball Action with a Twist!

San Diego, CA - November 9, 2006 - Today, Ignition Entertainment, a worldwide developer and publisher of interactive software, announced that it will publish the animated, pinball adventure title, Flipper Critters. Developed by Zen Studios exclusively for the Nintendo DS, Flipper Critters is a beautiful tale that combines fast-paced, traditional pinball action with a fun storyline where colorful characters must complete a series of missions to fulfill their quest to save a friend.

"Flipper Critters is a unique adventure, combining classic RPG-like story elements with a pinball game interface," said Paul Robinson, president of Ignition Entertainment. "The entire family will enjoy playing together on the go with their Nintendo DS, immersing themselves into the cute critter world while enjoying arcade-style pinball action."

The quirky characters travel through a variety of settings, from towering castles to the surface of the moon, in their quest to save a friend, poor Bull, who has a cold. During their adventures, the Flipper Critters interact with a reclusive sorceress and do battle with a towering giant, and even learn the secret of their own mysterious origin. "We are very excited to work with Ignition Entertainment, they are a well established name within the games industry," said Zsolt Kigyossy, managing director, Zen Studios. "With their many years of publishing experience, we look forward to working with them on Flipper Critters and future titles."

Flipper Critters makes use of both Nintendo DS screens to illustrate all aspects of the enchanting, three-dimensional world. All the expected pinball features are there including ramps, sinkholes, bumpers, jackpots, gates and goals - just in a different form - and finishing the pinball table objectives helps advance the overall game storyline.

Flipper Critters is expected to be available in spring 2007. For more information on the entire Ignition Entertainment game library, please visit

About Ignition Entertainment

Ignition Entertainment Limited is a privately owned software developer and publisher of entertainment titles for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS, Game Boy® Advance and Nintendo GameCube systems, and the Microsoft Xbox. Ignition was created by a core team of gaming industry veterans with the purpose of building upon their successful track r ecord within the international games industry, and to bring a fresh new approach to both the development and distribution of original gaming product.

You can find more information about Ignition Entertainment Limited at

About Zen Studios

ZEN Studios Ltd. is a multimedia and game technology company and developer based in Budapest, Hungary. Zen was founded by a number of experienced game developers in 2000 with the aim of developing innovative new arcade, strategic and action games for the PC and console market. Since inception the company has dedicated itself to creating the highest quality technologies and titles and providing competitive development rates to publishers, license holders and media companies worldwide. Zen is a fully licensed Sony PlayStation2, PSP, Nintendo DS and Microsoft Xbox 360 game developer.

Zen Studios is exclusively represented by Flashman Studios (


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