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Word Smith

Letter-crunching iPhone puzzler from new Manchester-based studio.

Manchester, UK - Wednesday 25 March 2009 - Tiger Shark Games is pleased to officially announce both the creation of their studio and the release of their first title: Word Smith.

A word puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod Touch, Word Smith features several game types based around the same addictive gameplay: find as many words in a single grid as quickly as possible! Offering four distinct modes of play, a fully-featured achievements system, and the ability to upload local highscores onto a global leaderboard, Word Smith is a fun, frantic and feature-rich experience for all ages.

Tiger Shark also teased at the development of their second title, already underway at the studio. “We are planning on putting the 'Strategy' back in to Real-Time Strategy,” said Creative Director Kevin Fairbairn. “We will be making several announcements over the coming months, but suffice to say we are all very excited about the scope and direction of the next project.”

Tiger Shark Games is a four man team focused on utilising their combined experiences working for some of the most successful developers in the UK to create their own brand of fun and compelling videogames. Three members of the team, including one Lead Programmer, come fresh from Traveller's Tales, where they helped to create such recent commercial and chart successes as LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures, LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga and LEGO Batman.

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About Tiger Shark Games Ltd.

Tiger Shark Games, based in Manchester, are experienced and passionate game developers intent on creating the best possible games they can. Focussing on small to medium sized titles, the four-man team at Tiger Shark (built from 12 years of combined industry experience) is committed to creating well-crafted gameplay experiences, recapturing the charm of classic game mechanics and leveraging them into high-quality, modern titles. Tiger Shark Games has the passion, drive and talent to prove that they can swim with the big fish.

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