TransGaming Launches Into iPhone Marketplace with Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

September 29, 2008

TransGaming
Launches Into iPhone Marketplace with Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

TransGaming Inc. announces the
company’s expansion into the development of applications for Apple’s portable
devices commencing with Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords from D3Publisher
for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords has been
honored with numerous awards and accolades including the prestigious Best
Downloadable Game award at the11th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. The
title is a natural fit for Apple’s mobile devices and, coupled with
TransGaming’s industry experience and technology, will impart a user experience
that is being fully customized for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the
Warlords for the iPhone and iPod Touch portable devices builds on an existing
relationship between TransGaming and D3Publisher. “The iPhone and iPod Touch are
natural extensions to TransGaming’s existing Mac business and we are focused on
bringing only the highest quality content to these devices. Puzzle Quest is an
outstanding franchise and we have no doubt this game will have incredible appeal
to a broad range of gamers,” commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of
TransGaming. “We have established a leadership position in bringing top tier
games to Mac and we are now setting our sights on the Apple mobile market
opportunity.”

“It has been a wild and exciting
ride for us at D3Publisher to watch Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords
progress from a unique release on handheld platforms to one of the most beloved
puzzle game franchises of today, raising demand from gamers everywhere to be
able to play it on their platform of choice,” said Yoji Takenaka, President and
Chief Executive Officer of North America and Europe, D3Publisher. “After making
the rounds on consoles, PC and Mac, we are thrilled to have TransGaming bringing
it back to a handheld device, and not just any handheld, but the iPhone—a
platform that D3Publisher looks forward to utilizing to reach a whole new group
of gamers with this title and many more to come.”

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the
Warlords offers players a unique combination of classic RPG elements and fun
puzzle mechanics. Designed specifically to entertain both casual and hardcore
gamers Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords incorporates strategy,
role-playing elements and a persistent storyline in a puzzle board setting that
is sure to deliver an immersive gaming experience.

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the
Warlords is rated “E 10+” (Everyone 10 and older—suggestive themes) for most
platforms by the ESRB and is rated “RP” (Rating Pending) for iPhone. The game
was originally developed by Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd. and published by
D3Publisher, Inc. The game is being customized for iPhone by TransGaming Inc.
and will be available for purchase on the iTunes App Store this fall.