New Mixes Released and Available for Download Now in Skillz for iPad

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Mobile, iOS, iPad, iPad App, iPad Games, music game, playpen studios, rhythm game

HONG KONG - October 12, 2011

Playpen Studios today announced the release of Deep Crates Volume 1, a set of new playable mixes now available for its hit iPad TM music and rhythm title, Skillz for iPad. All five mixes may now be purchased and downloaded from within the Skillz app as a package for $3.99 or individually for $0.99 each. To see and hear the new tracks in action, visit the official website at

The Deep Crates Volume 1 track pack includes:

• The Bug ft. Ricky Ranking – “Murder We”

• Ty – “Ha Ha”

• Blockhead – “Duke Of Hazzard”

• Maker – “Hold 'em”

• Baron Zen – “Gotta Get Ridda Rick” (James Pants Remix)

Skillz’s rhythm-based DJing gameplay has proven popular with gamers, hitting #1 in the Music Games category in over 20 countries, and as high as #7 in Arcade (UK) and the #1 spot in other countries on the App Store charts. In the game, players select a DJ and strive to achieve superstardom, gaining fans by scratching and tapping their way through original remixes using virtual turntables, a crossfader and sample buttons. With today’s release, Skillz features a total of 34 tracks to play through, across five venues, with six DJs. A Lite version is also available on the App Store and features several songs for gamers to spin for free.

Download Skillz now from the App Store at:

- Full version, including 27 tracks:

- Lite version, including 3 tracks:


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About Playpen Studios

Playpen Studios is a Hong Kong-based independent video game developer founded by Joe Gilbertson and James Wong in 2005. After winning a game design competition hosted by Microsoft, the duo went on to become certified developers for the Xbox platform and performed a multitude of project-based services for Chinese developers and publishers. Their first original project came in 2007, when Playpen revealed Skillz: The DJ Game for PC, which went on to win the “Excellence in Audio” award at the Independent Games Festival China in 2010. Since then, Playpen formally announced the 2011 release of Skillz on the iPad and Android tablets, followed by the PC release. To learn more about Playpen Studios, visit

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