MASTERTRONIC RELEASES 4 ELEMENTS FOR THE NINTENDO DS

Mastertronic are extending their partnership with Playrix Entertainment, one of the leading creators of casual games to bring this critically acclaimed Match-3 title to the DS. The 3 rdELAN Awards nominee for Best Casual Game, 4 Elements brings a striking fantasy world to life as a gripping storyline is presented in exquisite animation.

In 4 Elements, the ancient kingdom is in peril! Evil forces have corrupted the four elements and the waters of the altar of life have run dry. It is up to you to unlock the four ancient books of magic, collect 16 mysterious cards and restore the kingdom to life. Using a mix of classic addictive Match-3 gameplay ideas with innovative twists, explosive bonuses and spectacular visual effects, 4 Elements is a joy to play. 

Mastertronic’s Product Director Neil McKenna comments,“We are pleased to work with Playrix Entertainment to introduce such a charming Match-3 game to the DS. 4 Elements is a magical mix of Match-3, hidden object and spot-the-difference. The stunning visual effects and unique storyline makes this a captivating hidden object game with a difference, adding to its unlimited replayability. This is a special gem!”

This Nintendo DS title is out on general release now

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About the Mastertronic Group Limited

Mastertronic is one of the best known electronic entertainment brands in Europe. It pioneered the European console market with its launch of the Sega Master System, invented the value retail sector and built an international development and publishing operation under the Virgin Mastertronic label. The brand was subsequently re-launched as The Mastertronic Group Limited in 2003 by founder Frank Herman, together with Andy Payne and Garry Williams. The Group now leads the European value publishing sector through its retail brands M.A.D. (Mastertronic Added Dimension), Sold Out (the UK's largest-selling budget operation, acquired by the Group in 2004) and PC Gamer Presents , a unique quality-assured brand in association with the leading games magazine publisher Future Publishing. The Group also offers, through its wholly owned subsidiary The Producers Limited (also acquired in 2004), a 'cradle to grave' total turnkey service for physical product, from marketing through packaging and warehousing, to retail and digital distribution. More recently in 2006, Blast Entertainment was launched as part of the group and has rapidly become a leading video game company exclusively aimed at the younger end of the Children’s market. Blast develops new content based on recognised family friendly licenses from films, TV, classic characters and toys and publishes on a variety of formats including PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS and more recently, Nintendo Wii. In 2007 Just Flight , and its sister company Just Trains , the leading worldwide simulation specialists, were acquired by the group. Just Flight was established in 1995, and within three years became the world’s largest publisher of flight simulation software outside of Microsoft, with a reputation for high quality products, published by genuine enthusiasts. With casual gaming becoming more popular in the PC Market, Mastertronic launched Everyone Can Play in 2009, a casual gaming label dedicated to games that can be played by everyone and which combine simple rules and easy access with exciting and addictive gameplay. In the same year, Great Indie Games was launched - a new label created specifically to bring Independently developed games to a wider audience, with the critically acclaimed World Of Goo released as the debut title in July 2009. 

 


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