/* MIPro_-staging_Asentech_QA */

WORD PUZZLER KRISSX RELEASED ON MAC

13th MAY 2010 LEAMINGTON SPA, UK Blitz 1UP, an initiative run by UK developer Blitz Games Studios, announces the release of KrissX for the Mac, now available on Steam. The Mac version of KrissX, developed by Regolith Games, joins other releases by Blitz on Steam, including; Fluttabyes, Mole Control, Droplitz and Buccaneer. This is the first game released by Blitz Games Studios for Mac, with more to follow soon.

In KrissX, players must help Wordsworth the Owl on his mission to solve jumbled word puzzles by following clues and swapping letters around. With over 3,500 words to unscramble and a variety of game styles including Quests, Time Attack Mode and Timeless Play, there is endless replay value.

Decipher brainteasers and test your trivia knowledge with a host of great features:

• Intuitive and instant pick up and play appeal with uncomplicated controls provides an interactive and fun gaming experience for players of all ages

• 150 vibrant levels to master at your own pace in Quest Mode

• Time Attack mode where your challenge is to beat the clock

• Huge numbers of bonuses to unlock to complete your collection of badges

• The option to challenge family and friends with puzzles of your own creation

• Unique puzzles every time you play - never play the same game twice.

“We’re very supportive of Steam’s move to support Mac games on their platform, and are therefore very excited to have KrissX as one of the launch titles,” says Blitz 1UP’s Business Development Director, Chris Swan.

Adds Regolith Games’ Andrew Docking:“The Mac is a great platform for games and it’s fantastic to see Steam– a world-beating games service– come to Mac. I’m thrilled that we can support it by launching KrissX on the service.”

www.Blitz1UP.com

To buy the game on Mac, go here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/23140

To play KrissX on FB, go here: http://apps.facebook.com/kriss_x

To follow Blitz 1UP on Twitter, go here: www.Twitter.com/Blitz1UP

Media contacts:

For all enquiries outside of the US, contact Elizabeth Miller, Blitz Games Studios’ PR Coordinator at emiller@BlitzGamesStudios.com

For US enquiries only, contact Doug Mealy, Online Marketing and Public Relations, at dmealy@om-pr.com.

About Blitz Games Studios:

Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than 200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), licensable middleware (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy). www.BlitzGamesStudios.com

About Blitz 1UP:

The Blitz 1UP initiative was launched in 2008 as an outlet for small, independent teams to bring their titles– finished and unfinished– to market on XBLA, PSN, PC, WiiWare, iPhone and Flash. The scheme offers tailor-made packages to indie developers including PR, QA and access to its established distribution channels. The initiative provides a wide range of services, from design and production advice through to assistance with finding distribution and publishing partners. www.Blitz1UP.com.

About Regolith Games:

Regolith Games is a small developer dedicated to making games that anyone and everyone can enjoy playing. Regolith was founded in 2007 by Andrew Docking, an experienced game maker with an extensive background of well over 30 titles across a wide range of platforms. www.regolithgames.com.


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.