Toronto, Canada – January 15, 2009 – TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), announces the immediate availability of Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, Chapter 1: The Battle of Gruulkar at the iTunes App Store for USD$9.99.
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords is an award-winning title that has been customized for the iPhone and iPod Touch and will be uniquely released as three dynamic chapters in an episodic manner with a downward pricing model through the App Store. The trilogy gives consumers the choice of an instant-action play option or over twenty hours of immersive game play in each chapter based on an epic storyline. Delivering over eighty hours of total game play through the trilogy, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords redefines what a mobile game should deliver. This award-winning game is a must-have for casual and hard-core gaming enthusiasts.
Delivering the ultimate iPhone and iPod Touch gaming experience with the highest quality and most engaging gameplay was the primary focus in the customization of the Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords trilogy. The trilogy includes the game content from the Revenge of the Plague Lord expansion pack, which further enriches Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords on the iPhone and iPod Touch.
“TransGaming is focused on delivering one of the most engaging game play experiences available for the iPhone and iPod Touch,” commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming. “With over eighty hours of game play and a compelling storyline, we believe Puzzle Quest is the leader in a new generation of App Store games and sets a new bar for games on the iPhone and iPod Touch.”
Chapter 1: The Battle of Gruulkar begins the trilogy with the struggle to free the land of Etheria from the tyranny of Gruulkar, the Leader of the Orcs. Chapters 2 and 3 are planned for release throughout the year and will allow players to carry their characters forward to continue their adventure or begin a new quest, making each release a unique gaming experience.
TransGaming includes interactive features for Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords that are powered by GameTreeLive. This new service enhances the iPhone and iPod Touch experience by offering consumers the ability to store and carry their characters or scores from one chapter to the next. Plus, at www.gametreelive.com, consumers will gain access to new games, news and additional features for their iPhone and iPod Touch devices.
Originally created and developed by Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd. and published by D3Publisher of America, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords has been customized for iPhone and iPod Touch by TransGaming. Chapter 1: The Battle of Gruulkar is rated E10+ and will retail for $9.99 at the iTunes App Store. The game can be accessed on the App Store from www.gametreelive.com/puzzlequest/.
About TransGaming, Inc.
TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), is a leader in the development of unique software portability products that facilitate the deployment of games across multiple platforms. TransGaming's portability technologies significantly reduce the time-to-market for and costs associated with multi-platform game releases. TransGaming works with many of the industry’s leading developers and publishers to enable their games on the Mac and Linux operating systems, and currently markets its products under four brand names: Cider (Mac Gaming), Cedega (Linux Gaming), SwiftShader (Graphics Rendering) and GameTree (Game Publishing & Distribution). TransGaming is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and maintains a research and development center in Ottawa, Canada. To learn more about TransGaming’s products visit www.transgaming.com
D3Publisher, a subsidiary of D3, Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment publisher and distributor for licensed and original titles for personal computers, major console platforms and handheld systems. D3Publisher has operations in the U.S., U.K., and Japan. The company also owns development studio Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., and its technology platform, Vicious Engine. Recent releases have included Dark Sector®, Dead Head Fred®, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords®, and Ben 10™: Protector of Earth. For more information about D3Publisher, please visit: www.d3publisher.com.
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