DALLAS, TX â€“ August 21, 2007 â€“ Storytelling and puzzle gaming come together like never before in ZoomBook: The Temple of the Sun, an innovative PC title now available for download from casual games publisher MumboJumbo. The Temple of the Sun presents a new interface for interactive storytelling allowing players to delve into the pages of a book, solving mysteries through puzzles. Developed by Argentina-based QB9, ZoomBook: The Temple of the Sun is available starting today for download at www.mumbojumbo.com and other top gaming sites worldwide.
â€œZoomBook offers a perfect blend of puzzle-solving and storytelling to provide one-of-a-kind gameplay,â€ said Matt Lichtenwalter, VP of Product Development for MumboJumbo. â€œThe developers at QB9 did an extraordinary job of creating a suspenseful plot and detailed characters to re-energize the puzzle genre with appeal for mystery-lovers of all ages.â€
â€œWhen we set out to design ZoomBook, we wanted to produce a title that was unlike anything players had ever experienced before,â€ said Alfredo Cattan, Chief Executive Officer of QB9. â€œWe are confident that weâ€™ve created a storytelling experience so unique that it will set a new standard for casual gaming.â€
With the turn of the first page, ZoomBook: The Temple of the Sun dares players to embark on a mission of time traveling exploration through an ancient and forgotten world. A clever and captivating storybook adventure, The Temple of the Sun tells the tale of John and Linda, two anthropology gurus who receive an ancient chest locked with untold mysteries. Through the game, players â€œzoomâ€ in and out of scenes by solving puzzles which propel their journey through nine imagination-fueled chapters and 88 levels of the game to help John and Linda in their quest to uncover the secrets of historic Mayan lands!
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, MumboJumbo LLC is a worldwide publisher, developer and mass marketer of premium casual games for PCs and game consoles including those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment and Microsoft Corporation. MumboJumbo games are downloadable at its website as well as key game portals operated by RealNetworksâ„¢, Microsoft, Yahoo! and Big Fish, or purchased at retail through mass merchants, computer retailers and specialty outlets. MumboJumbo owns and operates three studios located in Dallas, Los Angeles and Vladivostok, Russia, as well as publishes and distributes software through subsidiaries in North America and the United Kingdom, as well as regional distributors worldwide. For more information please visit www.mumbojumbo.com.
Headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, QB9 is a developer of casual games for PCâ€™s and mobile units. QB9 is comprised of professionals from areas such as design, programming, architectural 3D, illustration and music. All are integrated in a synergetic network focused on research and development of new game forms. QB9 has developed products and services for MTV, TNT, Cartoon Network and other well-known clients. Now, as part of its partnership with Mumbo Jumbo, QB9 is developing downloadable games forÂ their major portals. For more information, please visit www.qb9.net.