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Casual games, Family, Max & the Magic Marker, PLAYSTATION Network, PSN, Video Games, iOS
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - September 13, 2011
PAN Vision and Press Play today announced that Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition will be coming to the PlayStation Network this Fall to European and US audiences. An artful platform game set in a world of drawings, Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition will offer the same award-winning gameplay that made it a blockbuster success on the PC, Mac, WiiWare™ and iOS, but updated for PSN with high definition graphics and support for Sony’s PlayStation Move™ motion controller.
Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition immerses players in a world where doodles and drawings come to life. Players must help Max run and jump through levels, overcome obstacles, solve puzzles, and defeat enemies – all while using the freehand drawing gameplay to outthink and outdraw even the hardest of challenges. Grounded in realistic physics, the ability to draw almost any object or tool allows players to stretch their imaginations. From make-shift shelters, to stairs, bridges, catapults and even hot air balloons, nothing is impossible!
Features of Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition include:
• 58 inventive and puzzling levels to scribble your way through
• 3 immersive cartoon worlds inspired by children’s drawings
• Dynamic drawing capabilities with realistic physics
• Death traps, monsters, and challenging puzzles
• Unlockable challenges, secrets, and rewards to discover and achieve
• High definition graphics in 1080p
• Compatible with Sony’s PlayStation Move controller
Well-received and reviewed since it first hit the market, Max & the Magic Marker has received a multitude of awards including “Best Overall Game” from the Unity Wards, and the “Innovative Game Design” award from the EIGA (European Innovative Games Award). It was also winner of the Direct2Drive Vision Award during the 2010 Independent Games Festival, held in San Francisco, California, and was widely panned by critics as one of the best games of 2010.
Gamers who do not have access to the PlayStation Network can also download the game through PC and Mac through Press Play’s website as well as Direct2Drive, Impulse and GamersGate. It is also available for purchase through WiiWare™ in the Wii Shop Channel, and downloadable for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices from the App Store.
For more information on Max & the Magic Marker and to try the online demo, please visit:
To download the digital press kit, please visit: www.triplepointpr.com/dl/panvision/Max_PSN_PressKit.zip (6MB).
About PAN Vision
PAN Vision is the leading distributor and publisher of home entertainment products in Northern Europe. Their growing portfolio of games includes the highly successful franchise Backpacker, a series of travel, adventure and quiz games. The HQ is situated in Stockholm, and they have offices in all Nordic countries. PAN Vision will continue to develop and publish new games for PC, consoles and mobile phones with a focus on digital distribution and gaming for entertainment and education. For more information, please visit: www.panvisiongames.com.
About Press Play
Press Play was founded in 2006 by Mikkel Thorsted, Rune Dittmer, and Ole Teglbjærg with the ambition of making flash games better, and not just re-skinning Pacman. In the first years all games were developed on contract but that changed last year. Supported by EU MediaDesk, Danish Film Institute and the Nordic Game Program Max & the Magic Marker became Press Play’s first independent production. When it released at Christmas 2009 the game had already won several awards and award nominations. Among them the EIGA award for “Innovative Game Design” and the Unity award for “Best Overall Game”. Headquartered in the very center of Copenhagen, Press Play today employs 11 dedicated game developers working on upcoming titles. For more information, visit: www.pressplay.dk.
Andrew Karl, Senior Account Executive, TriplePoint for Press Play
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