PlayScreen’s Word Carnivale Dazzles iOS Gamers with Authentic Carnival Setting, Competitive Word Play

BALTIMORE – Dec. 11, 2012 – Fresh from the chart-topping Crickler 2: Daily Word Puzzle , PlayScreen is taking word games one step further with the carnival-themed Word Carnivale —where searching for words is as fun as popping colorful balloons one by one.

In Word Carnivale, players are pitted against their friends in a “best of three” contest to form words within the allotted time – with extra time granted for longer words. Unlike a conventional word-finding game, Word Carnivale replaces boring static blocks with balloons that pop when words are formed, allowing new balloons to float up. The result is a frantic “brain sprint” that sharpens the mind and quickens the pulse thanks to an ever-changing playing board.

iOS gamers can download Word Carnivale for free. The game includes all features from the get-go, much like a premium game. However, since Word Carnivale is ad-supported, a single, non-intrusive ad will appear at the end of each round. Removing all ads is easy with a one-time in-app purchase of $2.99 (current price).


·    Colorful graphics, authentic music, and ambient sound bring the carnival spirit to life

·    Intuitive gameplay that keeps players entertained for hours

·    Friends (or even total strangers) can be challenged to matches through Twitter, Facebook, and Contacts

·    Supports in-game chat and player profiles

·    Twitter and Facebook sharing allows players to brag to impress friends, family or co-workers :)

Word Carnivale isn’t about trying to find obscure words. It’s about speed and the strategy of bringing in new letters and forming new combinations,” says William Volk, Chief Creative Officer, PlayScreen. “We spent a lot of time polishing the game , creating paper prototypes, and going for spur-of-the-moment focus tests with iPad and iPhone owners. I think we have a very good game here – one you’ll have a hard time putting down.”

Word Carnivale is a universal app that takes full advantage of Retina displays. iOS gamers and fans of word games can download Word Carnivale from the App Store.

Minimum requirements

• Network connection (3G/4G or Wi-Fi)

• iOS 4.3

• iPhone 3GS®, iPod touch® (3rd gen), iPad®

About PlayScreen, LLC

From the very first iPhone game, even before the App Store was an app store, PlayScreen, LLC has been committed to creating the best in mobile, casual, and social games. PlayScreen strives to stay ahead of the curve with a single focus: the players. The company consists of gamers and veteran developers who combine strong design and gameplay with the elusive “fun factor.” To learn more about PlayScreen, please visit


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