Icon Games Entertainment Announces Family Games

Spice up any family game night with these great new twists on some of the classics!

London, UK– March 17, 2011 - Icon Games Entertainment, an independent game developer and digital publishing studio best known for creating quality family titles with unique gameplay elements, announced today that its popular casual title Family Games is available now on the Apple® iPhone™ and iPad®. Previously released on Nintendo WiiWare, PlayStation®Mini and PC, Family Games for iOS will have you challenging your friends and family to the ultimate mobile gaming experience with a plethora of classic games that are sure to bring endless hours of fun!

“With Family Games, we created a family-friendly title that is innovative, versatile and enjoyable for gamers of all ages as they are challenged with these updated takes on classic games,” said Richard Hill-Whitall, Head of Development for Icon Games Entertainment.“The reception to Family Games has been tremendous on the previous platforms on which it was released, and we’re confident that it will be replicated on iOS.”

Family Games takes players back with several timeless favorites and gives them a makeover sure to inspire endless hours of fun for gamers of all ages. With different multiplayer modes and game variations to choose from, gamers can challenge their friends and family members to a tournament of skill and luck! From Dots to Hangman, families can now enjoy some of their favorite games from anywhere with their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad…with so many games to choose from, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Family Games Features:

    <*>Eight classic games to choose from, including Battle Fleet, Noughts&Crosses (Tic-Tac-Toe), Matchsticks, Squares (Dots), 4 In-A-Row, Nine Men’s Morris (Mill), Hangman, and Safe Cracker <*>Various game modes and settings so players can customize their very own gaming experience <*>Tournament mode allows for up to four players to participate making this a game the whole family can enjoy together <*>Over 20 gameplay achievements for players to unlock!
Family Games is available now on the iTunes App Store for $1.99 and can be found here http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/family-games/id417601428?mt=8&ls=1. For any additional information about Family Games and Icon Games Entertainment, please visit http://www.icongames.com

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About Icon Games Entertainment

Founded in 2004 in the UK, Icon Games Entertainment is an independent game developer&digital publishing studio creating countless titles with unique gameplay providing endless hours of fun for the whole family! Combining casually-oriented games with educational elements, Icon makes learning fun for gamers of all ages. Developing for a variety of platforms, including Wii, PSP, iPhone and PC, Icon Games Entertainment continues to work towards their goal of creating entertaining family oriented games.

Icon Media Contacts:

Reverb Communications

Kimberly Poggetti

kim@reverbinc.com     

(209)586-1495 x113

Jerry Whitehead III

jerry@reverbinc.com  

(209)586-1495 x111 


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