< Back to Press Releases

The Crystal Maze Launches on iPhone&iPod Touch

The Daddy of all TV Game Shows Returns!

Dundee 22 February 2010:

START THE FANS PLEASE!! The iconic Richard OBrien returns with his leopard-print coat, magnetic charisma and hilarious anecdotes to be your guide through the four zones of cult 1990s game show The Crystal Maze.

Developed by BAFTA award-winning studio Dynamo Games, The Crystal Maze captures the show perfectly. With classic mid-zone animations, appearances from Richard O Brien and Mumsie, the official soundtrack this is a fitting tribute to an iconic series.

Better yet, the game also features a free 16-sample soundboard chock-full of your favourite series sound-bites, Richard O Brien quotable and even some of his famous harmonica solos.

TWO MINUTES TEAM!! Relive the classic TV game show as you take on the challenges of the Medieval, Futuristic, Aztec and Industrial zones, full to the brim with devious puzzles and obstacles.

The Crystal maze comes complete with two challenging game modes. The first is TV Show Campaign, which tasks players with the full Crystal Maze challenge with lock-ins, meeting Mumsie, collecting crystals and trying to beat the final test of the Crystal Dome itself.

Challenge Mode lets players take on any completed challenges to compete for the highest score via Open Feint leaderboard connectivity.

With a wide range of free expansion packs in development for future release, The Crystal Maze boasts generous replay value and a high nostalgia factor.


    <*>4 Challenging games from the original zones: Medieval, Futuristic, Aztec and Industrial <*>The final Crystal Dome challenge <*>Richard O'Brien as your enigmatic host <*>Mumsie! <*>TV Show Mode&Challenge Mode <*>The original Crystal Maze Theme tune <*>3D Zone Videos, just like from the TV Show! <*>Add-on game update packs after initial release <*>The game also comes with a FREE Crystal Maze soundboard with 16 classic quotes and sounds from the TV show! <*>OpenFeint technology for online high scores to challenge your friends

Brian McNicoll at Dynamo Games said:, The Crystal Maze is one of those rare institutions that really defines television in the 90s. Working closely with the creators of the show, we have worked hard to really capture the feeling of the series to provide the best in fan service. We look forward to expanding on the game with a strong line up of expansion packs in the near future.

The Crystal Maze is available to download for both iPhone and iPod Touch devices via App Store, priced 1.79. Free expansion packs with new challenges will follow so keep an eye on iTunes for updates.

Direct iTunes link to The Crystal Maze - http://tinyurl.com/yzl9q9y

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