Maximum Games to release Puzzler World 2013 in April

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – (March 26, 2013) – Maximum Games today announced that Puzzler World 2013the latest game in the highly successful Puzzler World franchise, will be available in stores and online beginning April 23, 2013. Puzzler World 2013 brings new puzzles, more variety and even more new bonus games for players young and old. It also introduces a new Master Mode that players must unlock in order to test themselves with even more challenging puzzles.

Puzzler World 2013 will be available for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system at a suggested retail price of $19.99 USD. The game will also be available digitally in the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DSiWare™ for Nintendo DSi™ platforms.

Developed by Ideaspad, Puzzler World 2013 continues to build on the foundation of the Puzzler World game series to bring players the largest amount of puzzle categories in the series so far. Puzzler World 2013 will now have 27 different types of puzzles in the game, introducing new challenges such as Maze-a-PixNumber Jig and Loko, while bringing back some of the old favorites such as Codeword and Backword.

“With Puzzler World 2013, our goal has been to expand on the types of games that have been the most successful within a wide age range,” said Len Ciciretto, president of Maximum Games. “Puzzle games are a tried and true favorite source of entertainment for all ages, and span generations as a fun way to pass time.”
New bonus games have been added to the selection and offer players hours more entertainment. Players can complete games within a set to unlock a new prize game that they will spin for from a slot machine.

“Combined with features like a new, tougher Master Mode and more bonus games that players will test themselves against, Puzzler World 2013 is a perfect, updated version of the classic Puzzler games known and loved around the globe,” said Kelvin Cannon-Brown, Lead Designer at Ideaspad.

Game Features:

  • Over 1200 new puzzles and bonus games from the world’s leading supplier of puzzle content
  • Play the greatest variety of puzzles ever offered in a Puzzler World title including: Wordsearch, Fitword, Sudoku, Crossword, Codeword, Link-a-Pix, Maze-a-Pix, Pathfinder, Backword, Silhouette, Spot the Difference, Suko, Splitwords, Loko, Number Jig, Sum People and Takegashi
  • Improved additional bonus games – Missing Piece, Symbols, Color-In, Sum-Up, Jigsaw, Hangman, Chain Letters and more!
  • Handwriting Recognition – Teach the game your own unique handwriting style
  • Fill your trophy cabinet with in-game achievements
  • Game localized in 5 languages: English, French, Italian, German and Spanish

Puzzler World 2013 has received an E rating from the ESRB. For more information on Puzzler World 2013 or Maximum Games, please visit www.maximumgames.com.

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About Maximum Games 
Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Maximum Games publishes premier interactive video games for all leading platforms. For more information on Maximum Games, visit the company’s website at www.maximumgames.com.

About Puzzler
Puzzler Media Limited (PML) is probably best known for its comprehensive range of puzzle titles. One of its magazines, Puzzler, has become a household name. The company is synonymous with puzzles of the highest quality.

PML’s interests span books, games and CDs.  PML produces interactive puzzles for various digital platforms including mobile phones, TV and, of course, the Internet. In total, PML delivers almost a quarter of a million puzzles to the market every year. Among the most popular are crosswords, wordsearches, kriss-krosses, code-crackers and arrowords, but there are also plenty of specialist puzzles for enthusiasts, and PML is always on the lookout for new ideas.

About Ideaspad
Ideaspad is an entertainment and video games company based in Manchester, England. The company is focused on creating games and brands aimed at mass market audiences, and primarily works with international brand partners to develop titles for all major video game platforms.

Given their resources, Ideaspad is able to fund license acquisition and product development, and insists on exceptionally high production values across all products. The company works with a trusted network of Publishing and Distribution partners to bring their games to their audience.

The Ideaspad Management team has extensive experience working within the game industry over the past 20 years and has held senior positions at major publishers such as EA, Ubisoft, THQ and Eidos. They have also successfully built and sold three profitable games businesses.

About the author:

Jeremy’s love of gaming, especially Nintendo started in the late 80′s when his parents bought him and his older brother an NES. Many hours were spent playing Mario and Duck Hunt. Eventually Jeremy graduated to bigger and better games and systems, like the SNES, GC, Wii, 3DS, and finally to the Wii U. Ask him what the defining moment of his childhood gaming was and he’ll answer, “the day I beat Zelda 2.” To this day that game holds a special place in his heart. His favorite types of games are platformers.

Jeremy started blogging for NintendoFuse in October 2010. He started off as a lurker on the forums who won a free copy of And Yet It Moves on WiiWare. From there he realized he liked the forums and the site and wanted to remain a part of it. He was brought on board shortly thereafter and has helped post news and reviews for the past couple of years. Currently Jeremy has taken a step back to focus on family and school. He assists in minor back-end site maintenance from time to time.

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