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Soccer Puzzle – HandyGames™ presents the first mobile edition of Ravensburger's famous board game classic

Giebelstadt (Germany), 28.06.2006 - HandyGames, one of the leading independent developers of mobile games and Ravensburger, Germany's most famous board game manufacturer and European market leader in puzzles release the first Ravensburger puzzle game for mobile phones.

After the launch of Football memory® on June 7th, the next of Ravensburger's famous products gets mobile. Like in the original board game classic the player has to find and put together all pieces to get one of various cute bear motives. Soccer Puzzle is the first mobile game in which the pieces are cut virtually hence represent each time a new challenge. All puzzles solved can be watched later as slideshow on the mobile. Not only fans of the original will love to play it - different difficulty levels as well as an animated solution mode offer beginners an easy entry.

"Fans of puzzle games are prone to get addicted to Soccer Puzzle! We are convinced that this unique game concept will fascinate the young and the old. We already plan to release with Ravensburger other titles," says Markus Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames.

"Ravensburger is the European leader in the field of puzzles and has a market share of 75 per cent in Germany. Due to this we were looking for a partner able to meet our high quality standards. HandyGames has done a really great job," adds Susanne Schnabel, Director Central Marketing and Project Manager for Mobile Games at Ravensburger

The funny brain teaser game has been released June 27th for all common handsets at all leading operators and portals worldwide.

Features:

- Typical puzzle atmosphere
- Each puzzle consists of randomly cut pieces
- Various difficulty levels
- Put different pictures together
- Slideshow with all unlocked pictures
- Highscore

About handy-games.com GmbH
HandyGames is one of the leading independent developers of mobile games. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany and Bucharest, Romania with its own international distribution network. The company was founded in 2000 by the Markus and Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein and currently has more than 50 employees and plans to expand further. The vast and extensive product range is characterized by its high quality and comprises of downloadable and pre-installed games and applications for mobile phones (based on J2ME) as well as applications for the mobile internet. The company is one of the pioneers in this sector. HandyGames has developed top sellers like the Townsmen and Flitzer. The company's success is also reflected in long-term co-operations with leading handset manufacturers and operators and it has also received various international awards.
More information at: www.handy-games.com

About Ravensburger

It started with the "Journey around the World": in 1883 Ravensburger's first board game was created. Today the product range includes games, puzzles, arts and crafts, as well as baby toys. Ravensburger offers children and adults exciting, challenging, and diverse entertainment. With more than 850 items available, Ravensburger Spieleverlag is one of the leading German game developers and is also the European market leader in puzzles.

memory® has been the milestone for Ravensburger's success. It was first sold in 1959. Since then more than 55 million copies have been sold and it has become the company's bestselling game. Top sellers include games such as Enchanted Forest, Labyrinth, and Scotland Yard. For the puzzle lovers there are more than 500 different images available to suit all skill levels. The sturdy, fully interlocking, cardboard pieces are of exemplary quality. Little artists always enjoy success when making a Ravensburger arts and craft kit. Ministeps® is the most recent category for 0-36 month old pre-schoolers to promote each stage of their physical, emotional, and sensory development.

The products are exported worldwide from the factories in Ravensburg, Germany and The Czech Republic. From London to Los Angeles and from Cape Town to Copenhagen, the "Blue Triangle" is renowned!

Ravensburger Products include:
Baby toys and books, children's games, educational games, mini games, quiz fans, family games, adult strategy games, mental training (Think), card games, puzzles, painting-by-numbers, mandalas, craft kits, science kits, magic kits.
More information at: www.ravensburger.com

Contact details

Ute Muendlein
www.handy-games.com GmbH
i_Park Klingholz 13
97232 Giebelstadt
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 9334 9757 - 22
Fax: +49 (0) 9334 9757 - 19
ute.muendlein@handy-games.com

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