Jon Hare unveils Word Explorer
Tuesday, 16th October 2012 at 3:52 pm
Iconic game designer behind‘Cannon Fodder’ and‘Sensible Soccer’ reveals first original title in 17 years
London, 16 October 2012 - Jon Hare, the legendary British game designer behind smash hit titles‘Sensible Soccer’ and‘Cannon Fodder’ has announced his latest title Word Explorer which will be released across multiple platforms (including iOS, PC and Mac) in early 2013.
Billed as‘The 21st Century crossword’ Word Explorer sees the player traverse over 250 crossword grids stretched across the World, collecting over 2,300 beautiful, full screen photographs of animals, cities and landmarks on the way. The unique anagram system of answering written and picture clues makes the game fast paced and accessible to all crossword enthusiasts at all levels, yet its gradually challenging layers will make it fiendishly difficult to overcome.
“Word Explorer has the blend of depth and simplicity that I’ve tried to make the cornerstone of all my games” says Hare.“I’m incredibly proud that Sensible World of Soccer was voted one of the ten most influential games of all time and I’m putting all of my passion and know-how into Word Explorer to make it the Sensible World of Soccer of word games! Simple controls and endless replayability will offer weeks and months of fun for individual players and the whole family” added Hare.
With over 25,000 clues to solve, 1000s of things to discover, tons of achievements and fast paced Multiplayer League games Word Explorer is quickly shaping up to be every word lover’s delight.
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About Word Explorer:
Word Explorer is being developed by Hare’s Tower Studios in conjunction with Vivid Games, one of the fastest emerging development studios in Europe. Word Explorer looks set to take iOS, PC and Mac owners on the journey of a lifetime in early 2013.
Game Concept and Lead Design: Jon Hare http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Hare
IP ownership, publishing and licensing: Tower Studios www.tower-studios.com
Development Partner: Vivid Games www.vividgames.com
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