“Diamond Treasure Hunt”: the game for the Queen’s anniversary on the throne

·         The free app is an entertaining and educational experience around the Jubilee celebrations, supported by “The Times” and “The Sunday Times”

·         Players have to collect virtual diamonds distributed over the UK and the other Commonwealth nations

·         The winner can win a £3,500 sapphire ring – provided by Europe’s biggest online jewellery shop “21DIAMONDS”

Cologne , May 25 th 2012 – On the 5 th of June 2012, Her Majesty The Queen will be celebrating her 60th year on the throne. To mark this very special occasion, Buckingham Palace is organizing a number of high-profile events. Nurogames, the German mobile games publisher is proud to add an educational, interactive and thrilling game to the festivities: “Diamond Treasure Hunt”.

The game will be played over a period of 16 days starting on May 25th and ending on June 10th. This great social activity around the Diamond Jubilee of  Queen Elizabeth II will end with a public announcement which will declare the winner.

“Diamond Treasure Hunt”: the game

Throughout the game -available for iOS and Android-, players will be able to collect virtual diamonds distributed over the UK and Commonwealth nations. By finding the diamonds and unlocking them, players can take part in a nation-wide lottery. The minimum quantity of diamonds needed to participate in this lottery is 40 out of 60 available diamonds. The more diamonds the players acquire, the higher their chances to win the grand prize of Diamond Treasure Hunt: a wonderful sapphire ring from “ 21DIAMONDS , valued at more than 3,500 pounds.

Every day four new diamond quests will be released. Each quest is made up of two parts: First, the player has to figure out the location of the diamond by deciphering the clues provided. The next step requires the participant to unlock the gathered treasures by solving other riddles. If the player is near the location and finds the diamond with the augmented-reality feature of his phone, he can pick up the virtual diamond right away – earning extra points.

By spending Clue Points, the amount of which available depends on the difficulty level of the quest, the player can buy additional clues to help him solve the riddles. Genius Points enable the player to shorten the Cooldown (the time he/she has to wait) before having another try to give answers. The title of the player determines how many quests the contestant is able to play at simultaneously.

The game is targeted towards people worldwide, with special focus on the UK and Commonwealth countries. That gives the participants the chance to be part of the Queen's 60th Jubilee Celebrations independent of their location.

The app is supported by “The Times” and “21DIAMONDS”.

Visit http://www.diamondtreasurehunt.net for more details!  

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