08.26.2009– The Game Factory, an international publisher of family-friendly and casual video and computer games, and Two Tribes, the Dutch game developer behind Toki Tori and Worms Open Warfare 2, is introducing a new series of WiiWareTM games this fall - Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy.
Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy, a series of challenging puzzle games inspired by the original Rubik’s Cube, will launch this fall with its first installment, RUSH. Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH is a 3D puzzle game with more than 70 challenging levels. Players need to guide Cubes to color coded exit points. Using the Wii Remote’s intuitive controls, players herd the colored cubes along by using Conveyer Belts, Warps, Stop Signs, Directional Signs and Splits.
Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH also includes the original Rubik’s Cube as a bonus. Players can attempt to solve one of the four different size Cubes alone or against a second player, or learn how to solve the classic Rubik’s Cube. The best times from the classic and score mode can be uploaded to the global online-leader boards included in the game.
Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH Highlights:
• Original 3D puzzle solving gameplay
• More than 70 brain-busting levels
• Tailor-made Wii Remote control scheme
• Conveyer Belts, Warps, Stop Signs, Directional Signs, Splits, and more.
• Stylish environments
• Classic Rubik’s Cube in four sizes
• Tutorial on how to solve the original Rubik’s Cube
• Unique score mode
• Online leaderboards
Rubik’s Puzzle Galaxy: RUSH is rated E for Everyone and will be available on the Wii Shop Channel. Price and the official launch date will be announced in the coming weeks.
About the Rubik’s Cube
In 1980, the Rubik’s Cube, was launched on an unsuspecting world with a Hollywood party hosted by the "other" famous Hungarian Zsa Zsa Gabor little did anyone know it would become the world’s biggest-selling puzzle. Today it looks the same, it works the same and it’s still incredibly popular. So iconic did the puzzle become that it earned a place in New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and its own entry in the Oxford English Dictionary; not to mention worldwide sales exceeding 300 million copies. Rubik's Cube has featured in major movies, ad campaigns, generated huge sales of T-shirts and apparel, been used as an iconic image for lottery games and scratch cards and along with the brand's other 3D twisting puzzles still generates a huge amount of public interest, recognition and affection.
About THE GAME FACTORY
The Game Factory, trading as The American Game Factory, Inc. in North America, is an international publisher of family-friendly and casual video and computer games, many based on leading international children’s characters. It is a subsidiary of the K.E. Mathiasen Group A/S, the largest Nordic company within children's licenses and spanning many different product categories such as: Apparel, toys, candy, home furnishing and games. For more corporate and product information, please visit www.gamefactorygames.com.
About TWO TRIBES
Two Tribes B.V. is a privately owned company focusing on the development of games for portable devices and downloadable game services. Since 2000 Two Tribes has been operating from their offices in the center of the Netherlands. Over the years, Two Tribes has created games for a wide range of game devices. They developed games for Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance and countless mobile phones. With the advent of downloadable game services, such as WiiWare and XBox Live Arcade, Two Tribes has entered home-console development as well. For more information, visit www.twotribes.com.
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