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Zen Bound

iPhone puzzler from Finland's Secret Exit, billed as "tactile, beautiful and captivating".


United Kingdom and Finland – 20th February 2009 – Chillingo Ltd, Europe’s premier iPhone publisher has teamed up with Finnish gaming veterans Secret Exit to deliver Zen Bound™ - a compellingly innovative and unique puzzle game developed for the iPhone and iPod touch.

The creators of Zen Bound™ have described the entire gaming experience as ‘different’ – taking the casual gamer into a blissful journey which is aesthetically veiled in the most magnificient 3D graphical experience, while immersing the gamer in a multi-dimensional soundscape that transcends casual gaming as we know it today. Jani Kahrama, co-founder of Secret Exit says ‘In a way, Zen Bound defines what gaming on the iPhone can be - tactile, beautiful and captivating’.

The game-play ingenuity and audio-visual brilliance of Zen Bound™ has recently received numerous recognitions from high-profile industry experts. Zen Bound™ is a double finalist for “Best iPhone Game” and “Audio Achievement” at the Independent Games Festival (IGF) Mobile 2009 Awards. It was also commended for combining 3D graphics with innovative gameplay at the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) by scooping the ‘Excellence in 3D’ award.

“We are very proud to be publishing Zen Bound™ - the game takes existing iPhone gaming norms and frameworks as we know it, and takes them up a few notches to another plane of user experience. Secret Exit has created something that the mobile gaming world has never seen before, something truly unique. It is an amalgamation of 3D brilliance, audio escapism, and iPhone centric gameplay – all packaged up neatly in a zenful package. It is pure and utter brilliance.” said Chris Byatte, cofounder and Director of Chillingo.

“We are very excited about our collaboration with Chillingo to publish and market Zen Bound™. The iPhone App Store is a fierce competition for mindshare and attention, and with Chillingo’s vast network of marketing resources Zen Bound™ can become a true commercial success’, said Jani Kahrama of Secret Exit.

Zen Bound™ is priced at an introductory price of USD4.99 in Apple’s App Store.

For more information about Chillingo please visit http://www.chillingo.com For more information about Secret Exit, please visit http://www.secretexit.com

About Chillingo

Chillingo Ltd is the premier iPhone publisher in Europe for innovative games and software for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

About Secret Exit

Secret Exit is an independent game development studio aimed at creating the best innovative downloadable games. Secret Exit believes in the awesome power of press releases.


Chris Byatte


Chillingo Ltd

e | chris@chillingo.com

t | +44 (0)1625 509175

f | +44 (0)870 1639425


Jani Kahrama

Head of Studio

Secret Exit

e | jani@secretexit.com

t | +358 (0)40 820 0337

f | +358 (0)9 386 6038


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