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BOXFORD, MASSACHUSETTS– August 14, 2007– Funkitron, a widely respected developer and publisher of casual games, today announced the release of a new PC trivia title called The 80’s Game With Martha Quinn. Featuring 1980’s pop culture content, as well as in-game images and voice-overs by original MTV VJ Martha Quinn, the game offers fans of the 1980’s a new way to relive that“totally awesome” decade. The 80’s Game With Martha Quinn is available as a 60-minute free trial or may be downloaded for $19.95 from the following site: http://www.the80sgamewithmarthaquinn.com.
The 80’s Game With Martha Quinn spans several different genres including movies, television, sports, politics, music, and celebrities. The game features four game modes: Free Play, Challenges, Episodes - which includes 80 special“Episode” games with themed questions– and Versus, which allows for head-to-head play for two players. Martha guides you through the game as you test your wits to become the ultimate 80’s trivia expert. More than 3,000 questions from the 80’s are packed into this new title, which also offers high-score postings, bonus rounds, and an accompanying 80’s music track.
“The 80’s Game With Martha Quinn has been an absolute pleasure to work on the entire way through,” said Dave Walls, President of Funkitron, Inc.“If fans of trivia games have as much fun playing the game as we did developing and designing it, they are in for a real treat.”
“I absolutely love my Funkitron 80’s game,” said Martha Quinn.“I’m an 80’s trivia fanatic and even I get stumped! Quick - what soap was Rick Springfield on? General Hospital, right? But do you remember the name of his #1 single (Jessie’s Girl)?”
The 80’s Game is licensed from Intellinitiative Game Company, which produces the best-selling trivia board game, The 80’s Game®.
About Funkitron, Inc.
Funkitron, Inc. was one of the first game publishers to focus on the downloadable casual game market and was founded by game industry veteran Dave Walls in 2001. For the past 5 years, Funkitron has been known for creating high-quality, super fun games that appeal to a broad audience and can be distributed digitally via online networks. The company has had much success with hits such as "SCRABBLE ® Deluxe", "SCRABBLE ® Blast", "Slingo ® Deluxe", "Boggle ® Supreme" and "Poker Superstars II TM ". Funkitron’s recently released Slingo Quest, the sequel to Slingo Deluxe, won the Zeebie award as the Best Card, Board and Mahjong game of 2006. For more information about Funkitron, please visit www.funkitron.com
About Intellinitiative Game Co. Intellinitiative Game Co., based in Boston, Massachusetts, creates, manufactures and markets entertaining products that inspire fun, interactive group play. What began as a start-up game business, founded by three sibling entrepreneurs in 2001, has grown into one of the industry’s leading independent game companies. Today, Intellinitiative’s product line features both original and licensed titles such as The 80’s Game®, The 90’s Game® and Merriam-Webster’s Word Sweep!™ that are sold online and internationally in more than 3,000 retail stores. Intellinitiative’s games invite everyone to interact and have fun while creating lasting memories with friends and family. For more information, visit www.the80sgame.com.
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