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Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PC, PSP
Genre: Puzzle
Publisher: D3 Publisher

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'Puzzle Quest' Expands on Xbox Live Arcade, You Name It Contest

by Rainier on March 17, 2008 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT

D3PA and Infinite Interactive ask the devoted fan base to leave their mark on the Puzzle Quest universe by submitting game title suggestions to starting at noon PDT Monday, March 17 and ending at noon PDT, Friday, March 21. The winning game title and two runners-up will be announced on April 2.

The soon-to-be-named expansion pack will be available for play as an addition to Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords for Xbox Live Arcade for the Xbox 360 in spring 2008.

“Infinite Interactive has delivered much more than the average expansion pack and the incredible amount of content that it will include sets a new precedent for offerings on Xbox Live Arcade,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of product development, D3PA. “As much as ‘Puzzle Quest 1.5’ appropriately describes the new content, we look forward to having our fans name the next iteration in the Puzzle Quest universe.”

The expansion pack will offer fans hours of additional gameplay with four brand new Hero professions: Bard, Rogue, Ranger and Warlock. Players will adventure with new or existing Heroes to explore an expansive new area on the Southern Map containing more than 25 challenging quests, cast more than 50 new spells and collect more than 40 new magical items as they’re immersed into the compelling story of Antharg, the Lord of Plague and brother to the infamous Lord Bane. New monsters, bosses and more will challenge veteran and casual fans alike for hours of compelling entertainment.

For more information about the story and features of the “Puzzle Quest 1.5” expansion pack and naming contest rules and regulations, please visit the official Puzzle Quest website.

Developed by Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd., Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords artfully blends match-three puzzle gameplay with strategy, character-building elements and a persistent storyline. This unique combination of gameplay elements produces an appealing new videogame genre that entices casual and hardcore gamers alike, offering hours of fun-filled gameplay for the whole family. Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords has received numerous accolades acknowledging the excellence of the game. These include the prestigious Best Downloadable Game at the 11th annual Interactive Achievement Awards, a Best Puzzle Game of E3 2007 Award from, and the esteemed iParenting Media Excellent Product Award for 2007.

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords and Puzzle Quest: 1.5, rated “E 10+”, are developed by Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd.

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