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Lightwood Gives the Gift of Twelve Free Christmas Puzzles on Nintendo Switch!

p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 19th December 2017

Staffordshire, UK – Lightwood Games hopes to spread a little Christmas cheer this week with the release of a special holiday-themed playable demo on Nintendo Switch.

A free trial version of Pic-a-Pix Deluxe is available on the Nintendo eShop from Tuesday December 19th, featuring twelve Christmas picture puzzles in various sizes.

All the features of the full game are present in this special version, including co-operative play for up to four players.

Pic-a-Pix are exciting logic puzzles that form whimsical pixel-art pictures when solved. They are sometimes known by other names, like Picross, Nonogram, Paint by Numbers, Griddlers and Hanjie.

Unlike most games in the genre, which are black-and-white only, Pic-a-Pix Deluxe includes colour puzzles that must be solved using a palette of up to 5 different colours. The clues not only indicate lengths, but also the colour in which blocks must be painted.

This game will build upon the success of Pic-a-Pix Colour on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U earlier this year.  The new Deluxe game features 300 brand new puzzles, intuitive touch screen controls and larger puzzle grids than ever before.

It will be available to download on January 4th, 2018 on the Nintendo eShop. Pre-orders are now open.

Pic-a-Pix Deluxe supports English, French, German and Spanish.

For press copies, contact Chris Newman using the details below.

Press kit available: http://www.lightwoodgames.com/presskit_papdlx.php

Fact Sheet:

Demo Release: 19th December 2017

Game Release: 4th January 2018

Product Page: http://www.lightwoodgames.com/picapix_deluxe.php

Price: USD $ 7.99 / GBP £6.99 / EUR €6.99 / CAD $9.99 / AUD $11.99

DLC Extra Packs: USD $1.99 - $3.99

Age Rating: PEGI 3; USK 0; ACB G; ESRB E for Everyone

Languages: English, French, German, Spanish

Press Kit: http://www.lightwoodgames.com/presskit_papdlx.php

Gameplay Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YcakpPuP6g

About Lightwood Games

Lightwood Games is a specialist developer of puzzle games. The company began developing games for iOS in 2010 and the first app released by Lightwood Games - Word Search Party - was launched later that year. It has now been downloaded nearly two million times.

More recently, the company has focused on producing word games and logic puzzles for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and is now delighted to be able to bring their titles to Nintendo Switch.

Lightwood has partnered with Conceptis Ltd, the world’s leading supplier of logic puzzles, to provide puzzle content for a number of titles in addition to Pic-a-Pix Deluxe. Previous collaborations include Sudoku Party and Phil’s Epic Fill-a-Pix Adventure on Nintendo 3DS, and a Link-a-Pix game will follow in 2018.

Lightwood Games is an independent game developer, owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Katherine and Chris Newman.

More games for Nintendo Switch are in the pipeline.

Press Contact

Chris Newman

UK: +44 (0)7976 714632





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