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Vivendi Games Mobile announces the forthcoming launch of a new kind of puzzle game, The Incredible Machine, in April 2007.

Inventors welcome: the weirder, the better!

For immediate release

Paris, 22 January 2007

Based on Sierra's franchise with 5 games released between 1993 and 2001, Vivendi Games Mobile has developed the mobile version of this mythic game where ingenuity is the master key to success.

With 60 problems to solve and another 20 as bonuses, the game develops and will challenge your inventor -side for many hours.

As the user, you are the assistant of Professor TIM. You have to choose carefully from 34 objects to design and assemble your own contraptions which will undoubtedly have working pulleys, levers, belts, motors, balloons and more. Your ultimate goal? Generate a chain reaction which will make your contraptions work.

Each of your creations will be rated by Professor TIM. Get a good or excellent rating in order to unlock new mechanisms as bonuses (up to 20); new backgrounds for the game and new original music to be played while you are solving your next challenge.

In order to improve your skill or impress your friends; you can re-watch the workings of mechanisms you have invented.

Two game modes are offered to the user:


Get the best results for your problem -solving skills in order to get to the next level and unlock new challenges, backgrounds and music.


Train or entertain your friends in the free mode. You can play as you wish with the mechanisms you have already unlocked in classic mode.

About Vivendi Games Mobile

Vivendi Games Mobile, a division of Vivendi Games, is dedicated to publishing quality titles for the worldwide mobile games market. Headquartered in Paris, Vivendi Games Mobile has production studios in Paris (120 staff in Paris) and San Mateo, California (formerly the award-winning mobile games publisher Centerscore, acquired in September 2006), with further post-production staff in Los Angeles. The company publishes a diverse portfolio of action, strategy, casual and arcade games based on original IP, high-profile entertainment licenses and classic Sierra IP, distributed via over 90 operators and dozens of web portals in 60 countries around the world. Top-selling titles include: Black Hawk Down®, Crash Bandicoot® Tag Team Racing, Empire Earth®, Eragon®, Leisure Suit Larry® Magna Cum Laude, Spyro the Dragon®, Surviving High School, and SWAT® Force, For further information, visit

Vivendi Games is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company is the leader in the subscription-based massively multi-player online (MMO) games category and holds leading positions in the PC, casual online, console, handheld and mobile games markets. Vivendi Games' two principal studios and publishing labels include Blizzard Entertainment, headquartered in Irvine, CA, and Sierra Entertainment, headquartered in Los Angeles, which includes Radical Entertainment, Swordfish Studios, High Moon Studios and Massive Entertainment. Vivendi Games is also home to Sierra Online, dedicated to publishing casual games for online play and distribution on all platforms. Vivendi Games maintains strategic relationships with industry leading content partners, including Universal Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, and Ludlum Entertainment. The company has 16 offices around the world conducting business in 75 countries.


Emma Kreuz

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