Vologda– June 21, 2010– Playrix ® Entertainment, developer and publisher of Fishdom TM , Royal Envoy TM , Call of Atlantis TM , Gardenscapes TM , 4 Elements TM and other casual games, is pleased to announce that its bestselling hidden object title Gardenscapes TM has been nominated as the Most Addictive Game by the Second GameHouse Great Game Awards 2010 along with four other finalists. The winners in all categories will be announced July 19 within the framework of the Experience Music Project in Seattle, WA, USA.
Gardenscapes TM is a mix of three different game genres: hidden object, time management and sim. Players earn cash as they progress through hidden object levels and spend it to buy garden accessories to customize the garden to their taste and compete in the "Best Garden" contest. Gardenscapes TM is available at retail in over 20 countries and has been localized into multiple languages.
“We are extremely happy that Gardenscapes was distinguished by the selection panel of Great Game Awards 2010”, said Igor Bukhman, Playrix’s President, Products.“We are proud of the way this game turned out and the fan base it has built. We wish good luck to every title in the nomination list, and in the meanwhile we’ll keep our fingers crossed.”
Gardenscapes TM is not the only title of the Playrix brand that got distinguished in this year’s round of the Awards. Elementals: The Magic Key TM , a puzzle game developed by Lucky Soft and published by Playrix, is one of the five finalists in the Most Innovative Game category. Last year, Playrix’s match-3 puzzle Around the World in 80 Days won the Great Game Award as Top Match-3.
About Playrix Entertainment
Founded in 2004, Playrix Entertainment has become known as a leading casual games developer and publisher. The team behind such hits as Royal Envoy TM , Fishdom TM , Call of Atlantis TM , 4 Elements TM and Gardenscapes TM is progressively increasing production by creating new compelling games and engaging gaming experiences on a variety of platforms, including social networks and iPhone. For more information please visit www.playrix.com.
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