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XIDER Games will be making its first venture into the Nintendo DS format with Luminator DS, a puzzle-strategy game with a modern soundtrack and updated Tetris-style play which will banish your Rubik’s Cube to the attic permanently.

Construction combos are needed as the player aims to turn their building blocks into valuable points. There are 15 different soundtracks to quicken the pulse with music developing from a casual beat to a techno trance as the bricks fall faster. Players can test their structural creativity on 16 different backgrounds at different difficulty levels to make sure that no gamer’s experience is ever the same.

Luminator DS offers the player a constantly evolving challenge with two difficulty levels in‘normal mode’ and three in‘puzzle mode’, plus music to add tension and enhance enjoyment. It is an addictive game that will test, tease and, if the player is good enough, eventually satisfy.

This is the latest addition to XIDER’s rapidly expanding games portfolio already including popular PC games Ankh: Heart of Osiris, the Bone episodes and Bad Mojo.

Publisher: XIDER Games

Developer: VIS

UK Distributor: Pinnacle Software

Official web: www.XIDER-games.com

Release date: Q3 2007


PEGI: 3+

Format: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle Strategy


XIDER is a division of bhv Software GmbH&Co.KG, an international software publisher for over 20 years based in Germany. Throughout 2007, XIDER is launching a number of role-play, adventure, racing, sporting and combat games targeting all age groups. The games are available on PC or Nintendo DS platforms.


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Matt King / Stephen Denton

Media Safari

T: +44(0)1225 731388

E: stephend@mediasafari.co.uk

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