D3 Go! AND WIZARDS OF THE COAST TAP MAGIC FOR THE RELEASE OF
MAGIC: THE GATHERING – PUZZLE QUEST ON iOS AND ANDROID
Game Fuses Strategic Trading Card Gameplay with the Original Match-3 RPG™
in a Free-to-Play Mobile Game Coming This Fall
LOS ANGELES – August 25, 2015 – D3 Go! and Wizards of the Coast have partnered to create Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest, a mobile game that blends the hypnotic match-3 puzzle elements of the popular Puzzle Quest franchise with the strategic gameplay and expansive lore of the groundbreaking Magic: The Gathering trading card game (TCG). Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest will be available to download for free on the App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore this fall. Fans will have a chance to be among the first to play Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest in the Annex at PAX Prime 2015 in Seattle on August 28-31.
Players will engage in pitched conflicts with rival Planeswalkers and monsters through intense match-3 puzzle battles, earning levels and amassing a collection of powerful creatures, spells and artifacts along the way.
Developed by Hibernum Creations, Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest adds the extensive universe of the acclaimed TCG to the engrossing gameplay of the Puzzle Quest franchise, as players participate in quests, daily events and tournaments for epic rewards.
“Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest is the ideal marriage of the deep lore and strategic elements of Wizards of the Coasts’ iconic series, along with the gripping match-3 gameplay of one of the most popular puzzle game series in history,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of publishing, D3 Go!. “From the competitive tournaments, to the intense in-game battles, Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest perfectly encapsulates the strongest elements of both franchises to create something compellingly new, yet perfectly intuitive to Magic fans and puzzle gamers alike.”
“Magic: The Gathering is loved by more than 20 million fans,” said Elaine Chase, Sr. Director: Global Brand Strategy & Marketing, Wizards of the Coast. “We’re excited to work with D3 Go! to create a new way for fans to experience Magic, and to introduce our Planeswalkers and the Multiverse to an entirely new audience of players.”
For more information on the upcoming worldwide launch of Magic: The Gathering – Puzzle Quest, please follow us on Twitter @MtGPuzzleQuest or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ MagicPuzzleQuest for further updates and details.
About D3 Go!
D3 Go! is a leading worldwide publisher of original and licensed interactive entertainment video games. D3 Go! is dedicated to creating the best player experience and support on all major gaming platforms and mobile devices. D3 Go! is a brand of D3Publisher of America Inc. and is located in Los Angeles, CA. For more information, please visit www.d3go.com.
About Magic: The Gathering
Magic: The Gathering is the world’s best strategy game with more than 20 million players and fans worldwide. In this innovative card game, players build personalized decks using cards they collected through booster packs and trading with friends. Magic offers a robust gaming experience for its community of passionate fans through face-to-face play events and social gatherings in more than 7,000 hobby game stores around the world, complemented by its Magic Duels and Magic Online digital games. For more information, visit MagicTheGathering.com.
About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards’ players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.
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