New Hidden Object Puzzler from SpinTop Studio Transports Players to Egypt for Exotic Treasure Hunt
Vancouver, British Columbia– November 5, 2007– SpinTop Games, a division of leading casual game developer and publisher PopCap Games, today announced the immediate availability of Amazing Adventures The Lost Tomb™, a new“hidden object” puzzle game with an Egyptian theme. SpinTop, acquired by PopCap in July of this year, is a leading developer of casual games, with classics such as Mystery P.I.™– The Lottery Ticket, Mahjong EscapeŽ and Mystery Solitaire™ to its credit. Amazing Adventures The Lost Tomb carries a retail price of US$19.95, and a free trial of the deluxe version is available now for download at www.popcap.com and www.spintop-games.com. The game will also be available on other leading game portals, including RealArcade.com, MSN Gaming Zone and Yahoo! Games, in mid-November.
“We set out to create an immersive hidden object game, and decided the Egyptian setting would be perfect for a number of reasons,” stated Duncan Magee, co-director and co-founder of SpinTop.“First, the art and imagery is strikingly beautiful and intriguing; second, there’s so much history to explore in the form of classic objects and edifices, from the Sphinx to the Great Pyramids.”
In Amazing Adventures The Lost Tomb, adventurers undertake a series of missions comprising more than 100 levels and well over 2,000 hidden objects spanning numerous Egyptian locales, structures and settings. Visit the Nile River, a crowded Cairo bazaar, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and archaeological digs and throne rooms, to name a few. Along the way, players are challenged by seven different types of mini-games and puzzle traps including“spot the differences” as they strive to uncover the location of the Lost Tomb and the treasure locked within.
Key features of Amazing Adventures The Lost Tomb include:
Find over 2000 hidden objects throughout more than 100 levels
Explore 22 unique Egyptian locations
Experience classic period art, themed music and stunning sound effects
Circumvent 7 unique mini-game puzzle traps to complete missions
Two main game modes:“Find the Lost Tomb” and“Secret Game”
Play against the clock or in Relaxed Mode with no time limits
Discover interesting facts about Egypt in your journal
PopCap Games ( www.popcap.com) is the leading multi-platform provider of“casual games”— fun, easy-to-learn, captivating computer games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of over 160 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.C. and Dublin. Its games have been downloaded more than 1 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, BejeweledŽ, has sold more than 10 million units across all platforms. Constantly acclaimed by consumers and critics, PopCap’s games are played on the Web, desktop computers, myriad mobile devices (cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, Pocket PCs, iPod and more), popular game consoles (such as Xbox), and in-flight entertainment systems. PopCap is the only casual games developer with leading market share across all major sales channels, including Web portals, retail stores, mobile operators and developers, and game device manufacturers.
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