Playdek Announces Memorial Day Weekend Sale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CARLSBAD, CALIF., MAY 23, 2013 – Playdek, an award-winning mobile game publisher and developer, today announced a special Memorial Day Weekend sale on all of its games available on the App Store.  From Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27, 2013, Playdek’s amazing, award-winning apps  and expansion packs for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch will be only .$99.

Following is a rundown of the games and sale prices:

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer : Sale price: $.99

·         Ascension: Return of the Fallen (IAP): Sale price: $.99

·         Ascension: Storm of Souls (IAP): Sale price: $.99

The award-winning Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer, a fast-paced deck-building game, has logged more than three million online plays and has won numerous awards such as 2011 Golden Geek award winner (Best Mobile/Handheld Game), Pocket Gamer Bronze Award 2011, Best Digital Boardgame and others.  

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer and its in-app purchases can be played both online or offline and are designed for one to four players, or six players if combined with other Ascension games . Both in-app purchases can be played as standalone games or combined for more challenging play. Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer is required to play both expansions. Conceived and designed by three Magic: the Gathering tournament champions at Stone Blade Entertainment, Ascension will provide hours of engaging and strategic game play.

Nightfall : Sale price: $.99

·         Nightfall: Martial Law (IAP): Sale Price $.99

Begin with a set of starter Minions then draft cards into your private Archives, play cards into the Chain in order to maximize the effectiveness of your cards and Claim new Minions and Actions to pit against your foes. Attack your opponents every round in an effort to weaken your rivals. Time is limited and only mastering all Phases of the game will leave you standing as the victor at the end of the game.

Penny Arcade the Game: Gamers vs Evil : Sale price: $.99

This digital deck-building card game featuring classic Penny Arcade characters from the popular web comic, lets the player engage as Gabe, Tycho, or one of their dauntless allies in an epic battle against Evil! Your path is beset by foes like Dark Tycho, the infamous and infectious cauldron of disease PAX Pox and other Evils that stand in your way of becoming the Master Gamer! With three modes of play to choose from -- play online with full asynchronous support, play locally against other would be masters, or play against AI opponents -- the descent into madness that is Penny Arcade The Game: Gamers vs. Evil brings rabid rapture to the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Food Fight iOS : Sale price: $.99

In Food Fight iOS, players recruit fighting entrees and side dishes to build a battling meal for the ultimate food fight. Choose delicious and deadly entrees that will devour the competition; enlist Major Weiner and Private Pancake to team up with Mean Burrito; fortify your troops with side dishes and condiments and prepare to do battle; but beware! That sound you hear might be the Dog! And the Dog is always hungry.

Summoner Wars : “Everything Bundle” (IAP): Sale price: $.99

Summoner Wars is a popular fantasy card game where players take on the role of a Summoner. Players cast spells and summon warriors to a battlefield and tactically maneuver them in an effort to defeat their opponent’s summoner. Summoner Wars offers many faction decks for players to choose from, like the precise Phoenix Elves, the hordes of Cave Goblins, or the righteous Vanguards. Each faction offers unique play and requires players to adapt to the special strategies available to that faction.

This special offer is on the “Everything Bundle” in-app purchase, providing seven new factions, reinforcement cards for each faction and a Mercenary pack that can be combined with any factions. Summoner Wars’ built in deck-editor lets you create custom summoner decks to battle against the included AI opponents (four) or against human opponents through pass-and-play or online multiplayer. Summoner Wars the game is a free download.

Fluxx : Sale price: $.99

Playdek and Looney Labs teamed up to bring this amazingly fun card game to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Based on the popular family board game that has sold nearly 1 million copies and has won the Mensa Selected Award, Playdek’s iOS version of Fluxx is a simple, yet engaging game featuring New Rule cards that change the rules of the game and Action cards to create some chaos. Even the object of the game will change during play, as players swap out one Goal card for another.

Fluxx offers online and offline play for up to 4 players, features HD graphics (on supported devices) and utilizes Playdek’s asynchronous online play. Earn Game Center achievements and invite Game Center friends to online games.

Please note that to purchase In-App expansion content you must first have a copy of the base game.

To see images, technical requirements and more information, please visit, www.playdekgames.com.  To purchase Playdek games, go to Apple Store.

About Playdek, Inc.

Located in Carlsbad, CA, Playdek is a premier developer, publisher and platform for the world’s best tabletop gaming. www.playdekgames.com | facebook/playdek | twitter/playdek

About Alderac Entertainment Group

Alderac Entertainment Group has produced award-winning games and game worlds for over 15 years.  Its flagship product, Legend of the Five Rings, features the second longest running CCG in the game industry, role-playing games, and board games.  Alderac also produces the popular boardgames Thunderstone, Nightfall, and Infinite City.   This summer Alderac will release the all-new board game Smash Up, and later this year, the board game line The City-State of Tempest.

About Cryptozoic Entertainment

Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the World of Warcraft® Trading Card Game, Food Fight and The Walking Dead™ Board Game. Following a philosophy and core principle of "Fans First," the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit www.cryptozoic.com for additional product and event information.

About Looney Labs:

Based in College Park, MD, Looney Labs is a game company whose mission is to create fun by developing enjoyable, innovative and attractive parlor games. Looney Labs has developed several popular games including the Fluxx series, IceDice and many others. The Looneys believe that one of the most important things they create is the fun people have while playing their games. For more information, please visit www.looneylabs.com or www.facebook.com/looneylabs.

About Penny Arcade

Since 1998, Penny Arcade ( www.penny-arcade.com) has grown from a simple online comic strip into an industry-leading media company. With over 3.5 million monthly readers, the New York Times–bestselling “Penny Arcade” comic is widely considered one of the most authentic and influential voices in gamer culture and the gaming industry. Penny Arcade created PAX East and PAX Prime—now the first and second largest consumer gaming events in the U.S.—as well as Child’s Play Charity, which has raised nearly $20 million via gamers to benefit children’s hospitals. The Penny Arcade family also includes the PATV webseries network, the online reality show “Penny Arcade: The Series,” “The Trenches” comic, and industry news and commentary site “The Penny Arcade Report.” Penny Arcade is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

About Plaid Hat Games

Plaid Hat Games is a hobby gaming company founded by game designer Colby Dauch. The company’s goal is to make games that players love to play, and to support the communities that form around its games.

About Stone Blade Entertainment

Formally known as Gary Games, Stone Blade Entertainment is a top industry gaming company headquartered in San Diego. Products include the award-winning deck-building board game Ascension, Ascension iOS, and upcoming Digital Collectible Game (DCG), SolForge. For more information about Ascension and SolForge, visit  Ascensiongame.com and SolForgegame.com . Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/StoneBladeEnt or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/stonebladeent .  


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