2007'S SLEEPER HIT PUZZLE QUEST: CHALLENGE OF THE WARLORDS
CASTS ITS SPELLS ON THE Wii
D3Publisher of America Ships Critically Acclaimed Title
to Retailers Across North America
LOS ANGELES-November 28, 2007-D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA), a
and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced that
videogame Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords has shipped for the Wii to
retail stores across North America and is available for a suggested retail
of $29.95. Created by Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd., Puzzle Quest:
of the Warlords offers a compelling twist on conventional gaming, allowing
to spend just a few casual minutes with the game or dedicate hours of
time to their puzzles-and-role-playing experience.
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords is a critically acclaimed videogame
artfully blends match-three puzzle gameplay with strategy,
elements and a persistent storyline. This combination of gameplay elements
an appealing new videogame genre that entices casual and hardcore gamers
offering hours of fun-filled gameplay for the whole family. The Wii version
of Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords includes updated features such as
rebalancing of some runes, spells and other items, short recharge time
for the most powerful spells, a re-play option for monster capture puzzles
multiplayer for up to two players. Additionally, the game integrates waggle
control options with the Wii Remote.
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords is also available for Nintendo DS,
(PlayStation Portable) system, the Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video
and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation2 computer
system and Windows PC. A mobile version is due in early 2008.
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords has received numerous accolades
the excellence of the game since it first launched for handheld systems in
of 2007. These include a recent Spike TV nomination for Best Handheld Game
2007, a prestigious Best Puzzle Game of E3 2007 Award from IGN.com, a
from MTV's GameTrailers.com for Best of E3 2007 for Best Puzzle/Parlor Game,
and the esteemed iParenting Media Excellent Product Award for 2007.
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords for Windows PC and Xbox LIVE Arcade
developed by Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd. The Wii, PlayStation 2 system
PSP system versions are co-developed by Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd. and
Cycle Software, Inc. The DS version is co-developed by Infinite Interactive
Ltd. and 1st Playable Productions, LLC. The mobile version is co-developed
Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd. and THQ's Universomo Ltd. mobile game
studio. The Windows PC and mobile versions are distributed by THQ Inc.'s
division and THQ Wireless Inc., respectively. All other versions are
by D3Publisher of America, Inc.
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords is rated "E 10+" (Everyone 10 and
themes) for all platforms by the ESRB.
About D3Publisher of America, Inc.
D3Publisher of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of D3, Inc. with headquarters
Tokyo, Japan. D3Publisher of America's strategic focus is on licensed and
titles from leading third-party developers that appeal to mass-market
or gaming enthusiasts. Based in Los Angeles, D3Publisher of America
and publishes software for personal computers, major console platforms and
systems including Wii, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, Game BoyR Advance,
game console, PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, PLAYSTATION3
entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, the Xbox video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360 video game and
system from Microsoft. For additional information on D3Publisher of America
and its products, visit the website at <http://www.d3publisher.us