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Pic-a-Pix Color out today in North America with new DLC puzzles available worldwide!


Staffordshire, UK – Lightwood Games is excited to announce that Pic-a-Pix Color is now available on the Nintendo eShop in North America.

  Those already enjoying the game in other regions can now extend their game with more than 100 new puzzles in the latest add-on content packs, which are also released today.

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 Color presents puzzles that must be solved using a palette of up to 5 different colors.  The clues not only indicate lengths, but also the color in which blocks must be painted.

The new rules add a unique twist to the game’s logic and the puzzles produce beautiful, colorful pixel art.  Puzzles are designed by Conceptis Ltd, the world’s leading supplier of logic puzzles.  They are carefully hand-drawn and guaranteed to be uniquely solvable.

The game contains 150 picture puzzles in various sizes, from introductory 5x5 puzzles to challenging 20x20 grids which can be solved using a choice of stylus or button controls.

Additional content is available as DLC, allowing players to increase their puzzle library with new packs in a choice of sizes.  “Small Puzzles 2”, “Mixed Puzzles 2” and “Large Puzzles 2” are released today, bringing the total number of puzzles available in Pic-a-Pix Color to 360.

More DLC puzzle packs are currently being prepared.

For press copies, contact

Chris Newman chris@lightwood.net

Media assets: http://www.lightwoodgames.com/presskit_picapix.php

Trailer (3DS): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf9swDFb6rw

Trailer (Wii U): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od-lkJVFWzM&t=3s

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.

Lightwood Games is an authorised Nintendo developer and is committed to creating games that benefit from the unique features of their consoles.

The company has released several titles for Nintendo 3DS.  The “by POWGI” puzzle collections and the “Epic Word Search” series are designed as take-anywhere word puzzles which can be played quickly during any spare moment.

On Wii U, Word Search by POWGI was enhanced to add a multiplayer mode for either cooperative or competitive play, which led to the development of Word Party as an entirely competitive word game.  Word Puzzles by POWGI was the first independent title to support every single amiibo™ figure.

Lightwood also recently partnered with Conceptis Ltd to produce Sudoku Party, a Sudoku puzzle game with unique co-operative and competitive two-player modes.

More games are in the pipeline and Lightwood is also planning to bring games to other platforms later this year.


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