News title: KrissX, Fluttabyes and Mole Control now available on Steam

21 APRIL 2010 LEAMINGTON SPA, UK Blitz 1UP, an initiative run by UK developer Blitz Arcade, have today released three of their top indie titles on Steam. Mole Control, KrissX, and Fluttabyes are all now available with a 20% discount and can be bought at the following locations:

Fluttabyes - http://store.steampowered.com/app/23150

KrissX - http://store.steampowered.com/app/23140

Mole Control - http://store.steampowered.com/app/23130

Developed by indie studio Red Chain Games, Fluttabyes is a fun, quirky take on a Match 3 game. Easy to pick up and play, yet deeply addictive, the aim of Fluttabyes is to help the butterflies fly away by matching four or more of the same colour. The game is gorgeous and cute, with sunny countryside summer settings in a unique and colourful art style. For screenshots go here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/32483062@N08/sets/72157622617170874

KrissX (pronounced 'kriss cross'), developed by Regolith Games Ltd., is a casual puzzle game designed to test your vocab and brain power to their limits with a plethora of mind-bending word games. Help Wordsworth the Owl on his mission to solve jumbled word puzzles by following clues and swapping letters around. With over 3,500 words to unscramble and a variety of game styles including Quests, Time Attack Mode and Timeless Play, there is endless replay value. Uncomplicated controls mean instant pick up and play appeal so it's an interactive and fun gaming experience for players of all ages. For screenshots go here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/32483062@N08/sets/72157623169427643

Mole Control, developed by Remode Studios, is an addictive puzzle game that brings the classic logic-based game play of minesweeper into the 21st century. Pilot a crazy invention across a mind-bending adventure to unlock the mystery behind the runaway moles, or enjoy a frantic time attack challenge in the village mole control competition! Enhance this brain teasing experience using‘supermole’ power-ups through six zones and over 35 randomly populated, totally re-playable levels - all with the comical aim to rid one town of exploding moles! For screenshots go here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/32483062@N08/sets/72157623248791948

Chris Swan, Business Development Director for Blitz Arcade, says:“We’re delighted to have all three of these games released simultaneously on Steam. The 20% discount makes them an absolute bargain for anyone looking for some rewarding pick up and play fun.”

For developers interested in discussing further opportunities with the Blitz 1UP initiative, see: www.blitz1UP.com/details or email blitz1UP@blitzgamesstudios.com

Visit us at: www.Blitz1UP.com

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Media contacts:

For all enquiries outside of the US, contact Elizabeth Miller, Blitz Games Studios’ PR Coordinator at emiller@blitzgamesstudios.com.

For US enquiries only, contact Doug Mealy, Online Marketing and Public Relations, at dmealy@om-pr.com.

About Blitz 1UP:

The Blitz 1UP initiative was launched in 2008 as an outlet for small, independent teams to bring their titles– finished and unfinished– to market on XBLA, PSN, PC, WiiWare, iPhone and Flash. The scheme offers tailor-made packages to indie developers including PR, QA and access to its established distribution channels. The initiative provides a wide range of services, from design and production advice through to assistance with finding distribution and publishing partners. www.Blitz1UP.com.

About Blitz Games Studios:

Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than 200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), licensable middleware (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy). www.BlitzGamesStudios.com


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