Tumblebugs iPhone Gets Massive Price Drop Today

The‘marble popper’ bug is spreading as Tumblebugs; the iPhone version of the addictive casual game classic, enjoys a welcome price drop today on iTunes. The game has enjoyed widespread critical acclaim since its launch, with Apple choosing to feature the game on App Storefronts in across the world. To celebrate, independent publisher Connect2Media are dropping the price of Tumblebugs to£0.59/$0.99/€0.79 in all regions.

At this new price, more gamers will be able to enjoy this great‘marble popper’, which is proving just as addictive on the iPhone as it has done on the Internet. The original flash version, developed by Wildfire Studios, has racked up well over 35 million plays since launching in 2005, making it one of the most popular games of the genre.

However, Tumblebugs is no average‘marble popper’, boasting a dynamic central character the plucky and determined Tumble, a fantastic range of power-ups and Facebook high-score connectivity, it brings a fresh new perspective to the genre.

Product features include:

    <*>The epic garden drama plays out across 78 levels <*>360 degree spinning shooter (Tumble) also changes position in some levels <*>Unique power ups including ballistic, rewinding and time slowing bugs <*>Access your own iTunes library, email friends or connect to Facebook in-game

Created by Australia’s Wildfire Studios, developed by Tag Games (Car Jack Streets) and published by Connect2Media (Go! Go! Rescue Squad!/Timeloop) Tumblebugs comes to you from some of the biggest names in the business.

The official gameplay video can be found at Connect2Media’s official Youtube channel here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n28_fyw8FoA

For more information on Tumblebugs please visit www.ilovetumblebugs.com or follow the Twitter feed at http://twitter.com/tumblebugsfans

To download Tumblebugs directly from iTunes, please visit this link: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=326430246&mt=8

Promotional review codes and assets for Tumblebugs iPhone and iPod Touch are available now on request. Please get in touch with Ink Media to arrange distribution.

ENDS

For press information, assets or promotional download codes for Tumblebugs, please contact:

Dave Cook

Managing Director, Ink Media

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Twitter: davescook

Stephen Hey

Connect2Media

t: +44 (0)161 233 1839

m: +44 (0)7834711852

Skype: sphey1

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Paul Farley

Managing Director, Tag Games

t: +44 (0)1382 220 925

m: +44 (0)7824 614 105

e: paul.farley@tag-games.com

w: www.tag-games.com

Editor’s Notes

About Tag Gameshttp://www.tag-games.com

Tag Games is an independent game development studio and publisher based in Dundee, Scotland. Formed in 2006 Tag has quickly established itself as a leader in the creation of games for mobile platforms.

After earning critical acclaim with their launch title Dead Water Tag have since successfully released 11 mobile games across a variety of genres and supporting a wide number of mobile technologies including iPhone, Android, J2ME, BREW, Blackberry in addition to Nintendo DS and Sony PSP.

Tag’s reputation for flexibility, innovation and delivery is second to none, successfully balancing the creation of original IP alongside development of licensed and commission titles. Tag Games partners include Connect2Media, I-play, Big Fish Games, GlobalFun, Red Kite Animation and Sandlot Games.

During 2009 Tag Games has become one of the first big name mobile game studios to begin development of a range of titles exclusively for the Google Android operating system, one of only a small handful of companies doing so in the UK.

About Connect2Media - http://www.connect2media.com

Connect2Media is a true 360 degree cross-platform games company. We wholly embrace the idea that consumers want access to quality games without the need for the complexity of device knowledge, platform requirements and specific regional formats.

Connect2Media acts as a developer and global publisher and distributor for digital entertainment for both B2B and B2C marketplaces. From big screen Interactive TV through to small screen mobile phones, Connect2Media's content is available through many of the world's biggest media providers. The company has previously launched‘Go! Go! Rescue Squad!’ and the critically acclaimed‘Timeloop’ on the App Store this year.

About Wildfire Studioshttp://www.wildfire.com.au

Brisbane-based Wildfire Studios continues to grow its profile as a pre-eminent developer of casual games.

Founded in 1995, Wildfire gained immediate recognition with the launch of the best selling and critically acclaimed pinball simulator Balls of Steel. The company has now released some 15 casual games across multiple platforms.

Wildfire’s games are distinguished by technical excellence, the highest quality graphics and attention to detail. The games are available on all the major game portals including Yahoo!, Big Fish Games, RealNetworks, Oberon, MSN and worldwide retail outlets.


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