NEW YORK, NY—September 4, 2008—I-play, a leading multi-platform casual games publisher, today announced that Jewel Quest II for iPhone and iPod touch is available from the Apple App Store. Jewel Quest II is a puzzle adventure game based on iWin’s successful Jewel Quest franchise involving an entertaining search for hidden jewels and lost love.
“Jewel Quest is already one of the most popular casual games ever made,” said Don Ryan, Chief Operating Officer, Oberon Media, I-play’s parent company.“The introduction of Jewel Quest II to millions of iPhone and iPod touch users further solidifies our expertise in developing high-quality content for consumers. It is a great opportunity for us and for gaming fans.”
“Our Jewel Quest franchise is an award-winning, worldwide phenomenon that has achieved more than 60 million downloads," said CJ Wolf, CEO and co-Founder of iWin. "We are excited to partner with I-play to bring such a stellar game to an avid new audience of iPod touch and iPhone gamers.”
The Jewel Quest franchise continues with Jewel Quest II, a puzzle adventure game updated to utilize iPhone’s advanced graphics and innovative Multi-Touch user interface. The game follows Rupert as he picks up a new treasure trail in search of the most cryptic Jewel Board ever. Users guide him through the mystery as he explores Africa in search of jewels and his lost love. With over 50 engrossing puzzles, a deeper, more intriguing storyline and all new iPhone-specific gameplay mechanics, Jewel Quest II will have gamers hooked for hours.
Jewel Quest II is available worldwide for $8.99 from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore
Founded in 2001, iWin is a premier developer, publisher and distributor of casual games for the mass market. iWin distributes its games across multiple platforms and channels worldwide. iWin's leading franchises, such as Jewel Quest II, and licensed brands, like Family Feud, are distributed at retail locations, mobile phones, its online games portal, www.iwin.com, and other major web sites and platforms. iWin.com offers more than 200 single-player and multiplayer casual games, spanning across all genres. For more information, please visit www.iwin.com.
I-play, the publishing division of Oberon Media, Inc., is the world’s leading multi-platform casual games publisher. With powerful franchises and massive distribution across the three most popular entertainment screens-online, mobile, and interactive television-I-play content reaches global consumers, and delivers fun, entertaining, accessible content to casual gamers of all ages. I-play’s PC publishing division, formerly Oberon Games, is based in Seattle and created the hit Dream Day Series, as well as the first casual games for bestselling author James Patterson and legendary mystery author Agatha Christie, including the Causal Connect 2008 Game of the Year, Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile. I-play’s mobile division has delivered some of the biggest selling franchises in the mobile space, including the world’s #1 best-selling racing franchise, The Fast&the Furious, based on the blockbuster movies. I-play’s interactive television group, formerly PixelPlay, creates and distributes games featuring top brands including Centipede™, Missile Command®, Asteroids™, Monopoly®, Scrabble®, Boggle®, and Yahtzee™. I-play is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Seattle, San Mateo, London, and Dunfermline, Scotland.
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