< Back to Press Releases

Dig, Jump, Climb and More to Save the Adorable Meerkatz

Charming New Puzzle Platformer Game, Meerkatz Challenge, Strikes Ideal Balance Between Cuteness Overload and Puzzling Perfection on Mobile Devices

MUNICH – July 24 , 201 4 – Fans of puzzle platform adventure games have an adorable new title to add to their gaming library with Meerkatz Challenge from Travian Games, GmbH, available for iOS starting today in the App Store worldwide. It’s up to gamers to safely escort an endearing clan of meerkats through various exotic locations in their search for a new home.

Meerkatz Challenge is a puzzle platformer for iOS that features familiar yet challenging gameplay. An adorable mob of meerkats is traveling the world in search of peace and tranquility, and players must help guide the clan safely through each level.

Meerkatz Challenge is designed to have broad appeal for gamers, animal lovers and puzzle fanatics,” said Vera Frisch, Game Director for Meerkatz Challenge, Travian Games. “Not only is Meerkatz Challenge irresistibly adorable, but gamers will enjoy the challenge of strategically saving the mob of meerkats.”

Designed for mobile gamers of all ages, Meerkatz Challenge combines easy-to-play and familiar game mechanics with challenging puzzles, complimented by whimsical music and gorgeous hand-drawn backgrounds. Players can choose to complete each level at their own pace, either by finishing them quickly, or taking their time to earn three stars. The clan of meerkats won’t be wandering around aimlessly, using an array of skills to get around obstacles and avoid enemies.

With more than 50 levels, players will journey through various locations in Africa searching for the perfect home for their winsome wanderers. The meerkats will use special abilities such as gliding, jumping, running and digging to avoid deadly enemies and dangerous obstacles. Travian Games will provide future updates containing new, exotic locations for the meerkats to explore.

Meerkatz Challenge is now available on the iTunes App Store. More information can be found at the official website. Fans can join the Meerkatz Challenge clan at the following:
The full trailer, screenshots and game information can be downloaded here https://app.box.com/s/4bokq4nm0ip4v9mw8h1p

About Travian Games

In the summer of 2004, publication of the first Travian game laid the foundation for the creation of one of the most successful companies in the German games industry. Starting with just four employees, the company has grown dramatically in just a few years and now employs more than 150 people. This makes Munich-based Travian Games GmbH Bavarias’s largest employer in the games industry. Products from the Travian Games portfolio are played in more than 200 countries around the world and translated into up to 42 different languages. Travian Games is aware of its social responsibility as a successful German company and is committed to various ongoing charitable projects. Whether setting up schools in developing countries, donating hardware to domestic charities, or supporting research projects at international universities – Travian Games’ actions clearly demonstrate its social commitment. More information on Travian Games can be found at http://www.traviangames.com/.

Media Contacts:

Johner Riehl/George Roush

Wonacott Communications

jriehl@wonacottpr.com / groush@wonacottpr.com

(310) 477-2871, Ext. 664 / Ext. 675

# # #


Games Press

Games 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