Harderwijk, Netherlands – November 3rd, 2009 – Two Tribes, an independent developer and digital publisher and The Game Factory, an International publisher of family-friendly and casual video and computer games, are pleased to announce a new series of Rubik inspired WiiWare™ puzzle games. The first game of the series, Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH, will be made available on WiiWare to gamers throughout Europe this autumn.
Puzzle video game fans now have every need to be excited with the upcoming launch of Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH. Developed by puzzle game professionals Two Tribes, the creators behind the critically acclaimed Toki Tori (Wii and iPhone) and Worms: Open Warfare 2 (Nintendo DS™"), Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH is an original 3D puzzle game that provides hours of puzzling fun and excitement across more than 70 brain-busting levels. Utilizing the intuitive Wii controls, players ‘herd’ coloured cubes to their exit points across stylish environments using a crazy mix of tools including conveyer belts, warps and stop signs.
“We are very excited to be releasing our second WiiWare title”, said Martijn Reuvers, Managing Director of Two Tribes, “Inspired by the cult classic from the eighties, Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH is a totally fresh and unique 3D puzzle game experience which we can’t wait to show to Wii gamers”.
In addition to the 70-plus levels included, Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH also features the original Rubik’s Cube gameplay as a bonus. Players can try to solve one of the four sizes available, play the unique pattern matching score mode, learn how to solve the original Rubik’s Cube and even compete in the two player mode. Rounding out the package are the online leader boards, with the potential to host tournaments, with prizes awarded to those players who achieve the best scores.
Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH Highlights:
• Original 3D puzzle solving gameplay
• More than 70 brain-busting levels
• Tailor-made Wii Remote™ control scheme
• Conveyer Belts, Warps, Stop Signs, Directional Signs, Splits, and more.
• Stylish environments
• Classic Rubik's Cube in four sizes
• Tutorial on how to solve the original Rubik's Cube
• Unique score mode
• Online leaderboards
Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH is rated PEGI 3+ (4+ in Portugal) and will be available on the Wii Shop Channel. For additional information please visit the official site at: http://www.rubikspuzzlegalaxy.com/
About the Rubik's Cube
In 1980, the Rubik's Cube, was launched on an unsuspecting world with a Hollywood party hosted by the "other" famous Hungarian Zsa Zsa Gabor little did anyone know it would become the world's biggest-selling puzzle. Today it looks the same, it works the same and it's still incredibly popular. So iconic did the puzzle become that it earned a place in New York's Museum of Modern Art, and its own entry in the Oxford English Dictionary; not to mention worldwide sales exceeding 300 million copies. Rubik's Cube has featured in major movies, ad campaigns, generated huge sales of T-shirts and apparel, been used as an iconic image for lottery games and scratch cards and along with the brand's other 3D twisting puzzles still generates a huge amount of public interest, recognition and affection.
About THE GAME FACTORY
The Game Factory, trading as The American Game Factory, Inc. in North America, is an international publisher of family-friendly and casual video and computer games, many based on leading international children's characters. It is a subsidiary of the K.E. Mathiasen Group A/S, the largest Nordic company within children's licenses and spanning many different product categories such as: Apparel, toys, candy, home furnishing and games. For more corporate and product information, please visit www.gamefactorygames.com.
About TWO TRIBES
Two Tribes B.V. is a privately owned company focusing on the development of games for portable devices and downloadable game services. Since 2000 Two Tribes has been operating from their offices in the center of the Netherlands. Over the years, Two Tribes has created games for a wide range of game devices. They developed games for Wii, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance and countless mobile phones. With the advent of downloadable game services, such as WiiWare and XBox Live Arcade, Two Tribes has entered home-console development as well. For more information, visit www.twotribes.com.
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