Atari Announces Puzzler World for Nintendo DS
October 27, 2009
ATARI ANNOUNCES ‘PUZZLER WORLD’ FOR NINTENDO DS™
Addicting Sequel to Smash Hit ‘Puzzler Collection’ Features More Than 1000 Games from Classic Favorites Like Crossword, Sudoku, and Wordsearch to All-New Games Such As Jigsaw and Equate
Atari Inc., announced today that it will bring one of the world’s foremost puzzle brands, Puzzler, to Nintendo DS™ this holiday season with Puzzler World. The ultimate brain-buster for puzzle lovers of all ages and sequel to smash hit Puzzler Collection, Puzzler World will offer up more than 1000 games developed specifically for the DS by Ideas Pad in close partnership with Puzzler Media - the masterminds behind the Puzzler brand. The title will feature an incredible collection of 14 different puzzle types spanning such popular formats as Wordsearch, Sudoku, Crossword, Fitwork, Link-A-Pix, Codeword, Spot the Difference and Silhouette, as well as bonus games including Hangman and all-new puzzle formats Equate, Jigsaw, and more. Puzzler World will be available across North American retailers on December 8, 2009 for a suggested retail price of $19.99. In addition to the DS release, Puzzler World will also be available for PC download at Atari.com.
“Puzzler World gives everyone from puzzle amateurs looking for a travel companion to puzzle masters a chance to experience the classic, addicting games we all know and love,” said Jim Wilson, CEO, Atari, Inc. “Nintendo DS™ is the perfect system for casual puzzle gaming on the go and the new game formats are sure to become instant favorites.”
With an extensive array of classic games and all-new puzzle formats, Puzzler World will challenge users with endless entertainment and different degrees of difficulty. Players will be able to choose from two distinct game modes, Quickplay or Challenge, making it accessible for beginners and tough enough for even the most advanced puzzle gurus. Problem solvers who dominate Challenge mode will find that there are plenty of bonus games to further meet their brain-busting thirst; these include all-new gaming formats such as Chain Letters and Picture Quiz, as well as additional classic favorites like Hangman and Missing Piece.
In addition, Puzzler World features a handwriting recognition mode which will train the game to recognize the user’s handwriting.
Puzzler World is rated “E” (for everyone) by ESRB.