Hothead Games Drops Cell Bound™ into the App Store Today

VANCOUVER - June 16, 2011

In Cell Bound, players will be placed immediately in control of an important piece of science equipment– a sterile culture dish. Unfortunately, as soon as the dish is in the player’s hands it is subjected to contamination from a constant bombardment of colored cell structures.

To save the scientific sample, players have to spin the dish around using on-screen controls, catching and matching different colored cell structures as they drop into the field of play. Link five or more of the same color and cause the cells to burst and vanish before they can contaminate the whole dish. Burst more chains at a faster rate to score more points.

Cell Bound has three different game modes to play, plus Game Center support:

    <*>Infinite Mode: The main mode, colored cells drop towards the center and explode when 5 like colors are connected. All of the cells can be burst using the smart bomb trigger in the center of the dish. More smart bombs can be accrued by racking up points. <*>Timer Mode: Gain as many points as possible in 1:30 minutes. There are no smart bombs, and for every 1,200 points, one more second is added to the timer. <*>Burst Mode: Cells that connect and are not the same color turn black and inert, obstructing the new cells.
A trailer for Cell Bound can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-4i7UbYZ6Y

Cell Bound is available for $0.99 in the App Store now: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cell-bound/id436300877?mt=8&ls=1

For more about Hothead Games, visit www.hotheadgames.com

About Hothead Games

Hothead Games, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, is an emotionally secure independent developer and publisher of groundbreaking downloadable titles. Maybe we don’t have a“make your own ice-cream sandwich bar” like some other game companies, but Hothead has brought to life original games such as the scientist-approved DeathSpank and the award-winning Swarm. Hothead is partnering with cool indie studios to bring games like Braid to new platforms and new audiences. We also like to stand near really ugly people so that we appear more attractive ourselves. Check us out at www.hotheadgames.com.

Ellen Manuszak, TriplePoint for Hothead Games

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Oliver Birch, Director of Marketing, Hothead Games

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