The beautifully rendered world of Furmins hits the App Store today

HELSINKI, FINLAND – February 2, 2012 - Independent Finnish developer Housemarque, the critically acclaimed studio behind Super Stardust HD, Outland and Dead Nation, have today released Furmins , a physics based action puzzle game releasing for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

Furmins finds players attempting to guide the eponymous and loveable creatures across fiendishly designed levels by rearranging a variety of items as well as using bumpers and conveyor belts in real-time with well coordinated precision. Their quest – to travel across the length of their world to wake up their King who has fallen asleep, rolled over a river forming an impromptu dam, blocking their flow of water and threatening their very existence! Strategically placed items create pathways and physical chain reactions which guide the furmins to the basket and level completion.

The game is available in two versions; a Universal app along with a less expensive iPhone/iPod version. Both contain the full game containing over 70 levels across 6 game worlds, as well as hosting in-app purchases for additional downloadable content.

To see Furmins in action, check out the brand new trailer at www.furmins.com

The Universal version of Furmins is priced at $2.99/€2.39/£1.79. The iPhone/iPod version is available for $0.99/€0.79/£0.69

FEATURES

·       Premium version containing over 70 game levels across six game worlds

·       Unique blend of physics based set-up-and-go gameplay and real-time interaction

·       Multiple solutions offers players lots of creativity

·       Charming graphical design

·       Additional levels can be downloaded using in-app purchases

·       Additional game content scheduled

Contact Information:

Simon Callaghan

Johnny Atom Productions

E: simon@johnnyatom.com

T: +44 (0)203 176 0139

M: +44 (0)7867 514554

About Housemarque

Housemarque is an independent game developer of digital downloadable games for PS3, Xbox and other platforms. Our passion is to design engaging gaming experiences full of rewarding gameplay moments.

Housemarque was co-founded by Harri Tikkanen and Ilari Kuittinen in 1995. Before founding the company, the co-founders were founding two of the first game development studios in Finland called Bloodhouse and Terramarque.

Today, Housemarque is an established game developer with over 15 year long track record and we are one of the most experienced game developers of downloadable games on console platforms. Using digital craftsmanship our talented team brings life to game concepts and designs.

The company currently concentrates on creating and publishing unique games for downloadable platforms such as Playstation 3′s PlayStation Network (PSN), Xbox 360 Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA), iOS and PC. Housemarque is based in Helsinki, Finland.  


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