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London, UK - October 28, 2011 - Leading independent games developer Big Pixel Studios today released a major update to their hit iOS puzzle game, Piyo Blocks 2.

The new Piyo Blocks 2 version 1.7 update includes completely refreshed graphics, adding full high definition support for retina display compatible devices. Along with the graphics enhancements, Piyo Blocks 2 now integrates with OpenFeint’s GameFeed, a new social gaming newsfeed platform. GameFeed allows players to see a stream of in-game updates based on the activity of their friends and other players within the OpenFeint network.

“With GameFeed, players can immediately see when a friend has topped their high score or unlocked a new achievement, and they will be able to challenge them directly,” explains Paul Virapen, Big Pixel Studios Managing Director.

This update also includes a new unlock-able achievement called Turners Melons. David Turners, a fan of Big Pixel Studios, and co-host of the popular gaming podcast Joypod, came up with a unique game within the game which involved collecting as many melons on screen at once in Three-Second mode. His all time record is 16 melons on screen at once, although only 10 are required to unlock the achievement.

Big Pixel Studios are offering the first player to beat David’s record of 16 a free copy of all of their iOS games to date. All you have to do is take a screen shot of your record of 17 or more melons on screen at once, and send it to them via twitter to @BigPixelStudios.

Piyo Blocks 2 is currently on sale in the App Store at the discounted price of $0.99 (?0.69,€0.79) for a limited time only: http://itunes.apple.com/app/piyo-blocks-2/id377664695

About Big Pixel Studios

A UK based leading independent games developer, specialising in original and intuitive games for iOS and the Web. Formed by a small group of industry experts, the team have developed a number of games for high profile clients such as Marvel, Game Duell, Hide&Seek, and Prize.com.

Web: www.bigpixelstudios.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BigPixelStudios

Twitter: @BigPixelStudios??

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