Seattle, WA. – March 13, 2013 – Joe Doucet Studio today launches its popular, physics-based puzzle game, Piece Corps ( www.PieceCorpsUniverse.com) for Kindle and Mac OSx. Piece Corps is now available for download from the Amazon app store and has also been optimized to work on more Apple devices, available to download and play from the Mac App Store starting today. Piece Corps is already available for free in the iTunes App Store and for Google Play.
Piece Corps is now available to in Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese (simplified & traditional) languages. Players have the ability create levels to share with even more friends across the globe and available to nearly every smartphone or tablet device.
"We live in a world where time, location and now language doesn’t have to be a barrier for communication," said Joe Doucet. " Piece Corps embraces the ability for a young player from the US to interact with and play with someone in Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, or China and vice versa, all while being in a fun and safe environment."
New Playable Pack
As a "thank you" to the Piece Corps community, the team behind the game has released a new game pack with more challenging puzzles in order to curb the Evil Scientist's endless pursuit for the "Book of Dreams."
Since the game's launch in December 2012, the development studio has optimized the game to better function for all players, including more intuitive controls and simplified tutorials.
Piece Corps can also be downloaded from the iTunes store and on Google Play for Android compatible devices.
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About Piece Corps
Piece Corps is created by Joe Doucet and Richard Hinzel of Joe Doucet Studio in association with Emmy® award-winning writer Jennifer Yale and award-winning entertainment producer Elsie Choi, and leveraging the Sirqul API’s.
Piece Corps is a physics-based puzzle game, empowering imagination and creativity by supplying the tools for players to create their own levels to be shared within a global Piece Corps community. Players can select one of five unique Piece Corps characters; each possessing three distinctive abilities to solve complex and challenging levels. Mix and match from more than 125 different character combinations to best tackle each puzzling level.
Create Levels. Share with the World.
Piece Corps gives players a chance to be a part of the game. With its level creator every player is encouraged to put his or her creative juices to work by building customized levels to share with the global Piece Corps community. Every level is a playable work of art, which other players can rate and share as their favorite user-generated level.
About Joe Doucet Studio ( www.joedoucet.com)
As a designer, inventor, artist and auteur, Joe Doucet’s work deftly hybridizes function and visual appeal while conveying layers of meaning and message. Doucet believes that design and, more importantly, a designer’s thought process can play a larger role in innovation and problem solving, as well as aesthetics, whether that be for brands, their product portfolios or for a broader social context.
Doucet's work has been exhibited numerous places internationally, including the London Design Museum and the Biennale International Design in Sainte-Etienne, while his awards include a 2010 World Technology Award for Design, a Good Design Award in 2008, was named the first ever AvantGuardian for Design in 2009 by Surface Magazine and holds more than 30 patents for his designs and inventions.