Virtual Programming Brings Codeminion’s Casual Hit Saqqarah To iPhone


Virtual Programming Ltd brings Codeminion’s hit casual puzzler Ancient Quest of Saqqarah to iPhone with four separate“temple” apps, each containing 72 levels and a different puzzle mechanic based on the original release. Temples of Saqqarah are available through iTunes at the price of $0.99 each.

May 21, 2009– Virtual Programming Ltd launches an iPhone version of the Codeminion’s successful casual puzzler– Ancient Quest of Saqqarah. The game is separated into four different apps: Temple of Thot, Temple of Isis, Temple of Anubis and the Temple of Bast. Each“temple” features 72 levels of different puzzle mechanic based on the original Saqqarah, and is available through iTunes at the price of $0.99.

„We’re very excited about the iPhone release of our flagship title”– says Konrad Olesiewicz, Codeminion co-owner.„It’s not only an interesting business experiment for us, but also a new design challenge. We were very curious to see how the precision-based and decorative Saqqarah’s levels will translate to lower resolution and the touch interface of the iPhone. I think Virtual Programming did a great job here. The game feels completely natural to play and is just as enjoyable as the original.”

Ancient Quest of Saqqarah is a vast and highly successful casual puzzle game described by the popular casual games review website GameZebo as:“a benchmark against which to score all future competition”. With over 500 levels spread across 7 different puzzle mechanics, lush graphics, rich soundtrack and main character voiced by Michael McMconnohie (Diablo 2, World of Warcraft), Saqqarah is one of the largest and most polished puzzle games of 2008. The game is available through Codeminion’s GameClubCafe portal for both Mac and Pc at the price of $9.99.


About Codeminion:

Codeminion S.C. is an independent game development studio based in Warsaw, Poland. Known for the successful Magic Match fantasy puzzle game, action-packed StoneLoops and the latest hit Ancient Quest of Saqqarah. Preferring quality over quantity, Codeminion focuses on creating clever and highly polished casual games.


About Virtual Programming:

Virtual Programming Ltd are a UK based Mac and iPhone development company, specializing in the delivery of high quality Mac games for a decade.

Having worked with many of the leading PC developers, Virtual Programming has developed exciting technologies to deliver the very best gaming experience on the Mac.


Saqqarah’s official website with more info, screenshots and downloads:

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Virtual Programming official website:


Contact information:

Konrad Olesiewicz

Co-owner and Game Producer



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