YoYo Games Launches Simply Minesweeper and Simply Word Search

London, UK – 11 th April 2012 – YoYo Games is pleased to announce that Simply Minesweeper and Simply Word Search, the latest titles in its ‘Simply’ series, are now available as universal apps for both iOS and Android devices. Simply Minesweeper takes the classic puzzle design and wraps it in a unique visual style while adding a host of new features and options for extended play. Simply Word Search reimagines everyone’s favourite puzzle with stunning HD graphics, hand-picked word lists and a brand new way to play. Simply Minesweeper and Simply Word Search are free, ad-supported titles, with players able to remove advertising with a simple in-app purchase.

Simply Minesweeper

Featuring unique visuals, animations and sound effects, Simply Minesweeper is the definitive edition of the minesweeper template and includes finely-detailed HD retina graphics for retina-capable devices. YoYo Games has expanded the basic gameplay with eight levels of difficulty and the ability to create new boards with a Custom Game mode. Usability has been given plenty of consideration, with touch control methods including ‘pinch to zoom’ and ‘swipe to move’ gestures. Rounding off the extended features of Simply Minesweeper is a range of 30 achievements and eight leaderboards, with full Game Center support on iOS devices.

Simply Minesweeper features:

· Eight levels of difficulty from Easy to Nuclear 

· Custom Game - customize the number of mines and tiles to create your own field

· Universal support for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad as well as Android phones and tablets

· Beautifully hand crafted HD graphics 

· Pinch to zoom and swipe to move for larger boards 

· More than 30 achievements to unlock

· Game Center Support for iOS devices

Simply Word Search

With more than forty categories to choose from, various board sizes to play on and two gameplay modes, Simply Word Search provides a feature packed, content rich experience like no other. Along with a ‘standard’ mode of word search puzzles as people know and love them, YoYo Games has introduced a ‘survival’ mode, which adds a unique twist to the classic puzzle. In ‘survival’ mode players must find all the words on the grid before the clock reaches zero, with extra time being awarded for each word found.

Simply Word Search features:

· Beautifully hand crafted HD graphics 

· Universal support for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad as well as Android phones and tablets

· Over 40 categories available for free, including animals, insects, cars and pirates 

· 5 board sizes to choose from on tablet and 3 board sizes to choose from on phone 

· Hand checked family friendly words

· Two game modes: Standard and Survival

· Game Center support for iOS devices

· 34 achievements to unlock

· ‘Easy Highlight’ and ‘Letter Magnifier’ 

Simply Minesweeper and Simply Word Search are available to download now, for free, from the iTunes and Google Play stores.

Simply Minesweeper

ITunes: http://bit.ly/IrMYEB

Google Play: http://bit.ly/Hpniog

Simply Word Search

iTunes: http://bit.ly/HE1d7T

Google Play: http://bit.ly/HGJ1GF

For more information, please contact:

MEDIA

Tony Coles, Peppermint P

Tel: 0207 240 2645

Email: tony.coles@peppermintp.com

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Notes to Editors

About YoYo Games

YoYo Games is a top publisher of mobile, social and web-based games and the creator of GameMaker, the world’s fastest and easiest to use cross-platform games development tool. YoYo Games publishes the best titles created with GameMaker including hits "They Need to be Fed,” “Simply Solitaire HD” and Pocket Gamer’s 2011 Android Game of the Year "Karoshi.” Privately-held YoYo Games was founded in 2007 by games industry visionaries to incubate and showcase the next generation of games development talent and devices. GameMaker has been downloaded over 10 million times, hosts a community of 150 thousand active members and is deployed in more than 5,000 schools and universities worldwide. For more information, visit www.yoyogames.com or follow YoYo Games on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.  


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