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G5's The Island: Castaway Is FREE On All Platforms This Week

Who: G5 Entertainment, leading casual games publisher

What: From April 1 through April 6, G5 is giving away the top-notch survival simulator, The Island: Castaway® (Full), for iOS, Google Play, Kindle Fire and Mac. And the Nook version of the game also will be available for free later this week. Upon its release, The Island: Castaway has hit all casual game charts and engaged players as well as game critics with its unusual storyline and adventurous gameplay. Now it's free on all platforms for one week!

This action-adventure throws you in the middle of an unknown and mysterious island after an ocean liner sinks in a storm. You will play as Tom Allison, one of the survivors of the crash and the leader of the few to escape the wreckage. Your task will be to help Tom guide the group through the challenges and hopefully to get them home.

Unlike many other simulation games, The Island: Castaway is much more than a sim which involves guiding and caring about the people who got trapped on the island. The adventure features over 200 quests and intriguing and mysterious storyline that will enthrall you from the start. You will begin with simple tasks such as starting a fire and putting up a tent. Then you will learn to fish, catch crabs, hunt and craft weapons on advanced levels of the game. You will also learn to work with and survive among the natives of this wild land and finally uncover a great mystery that lies buried deep in the history of the place.

During the game you will get a chance to collect 15 different trophies. Each can be upgraded from bronze to silver and to gold, giving you a total 45 trophies to earn. Moreover, the island has twelve hidden statues. Finding all of them is crucial for completing the game. Along with its first-rate artwork and intriguing plot, the polished game has any tasks waiting for you.

The game is developed and published by G5 Entertainment under license from SAMPAD® and Awem Games®.

Key Features:

  • 12 Absorbing locations
  • 14 Unique and fascinating characters
  • Over 200 quests to solve
  • Huge, perplexing island to investigate
  • Plot that's full of twists and turns

Game trailers:

The Island: Castaway for iPhone and iPad

The Island: Castaway for Google Play

The Island: Castaway for Kindle Fire

The Island: Castaway for Nook

The Island: Castaway for Mac

Assets:  ftp://ftp.g5e.com/PR/ ;

When:  Starting today, April 1, 2014 through April 6, 2014


iTunes Store:

The Island: Castaway® (Full) for iPhone

The Island: Castaway® HD (Full) for iPad

Google Play:

The Island: Castaway® for Google Play

Amazon Appstore:

The Island: Castaway® (Full) for Kindle Fire

Nook Store:

The Island: Castaway® for Nook

Mac App Store:

The Island: Castaway® (Full) for Mac

For additional information please contact: press@g5e.com

About G5 Entertainment AB (publ)

G5 Entertainment AB is a developer and publisher of high quality downloadable games for iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Windows 8, Kindle Fire, and Nook tablets. G5 develops and publishes games that are family-friendly, easy to learn, and targeted at the widest audience of experienced and novice players. G5 owns a number of popular game franchises like Virtual City, Special Enquiry Detail, Supermarket Mania, Stand O'Food, and Mahjongg Artifacts, and invests in creating new games and bringing established franchises to new gaming platforms. More information about the company can be found at: www.g5e.com/corporate.

Press Contact:

Vera Mayuk, PR manager, vera.mayuk@g5e.com.  

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