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Thursday, January 1, 2009
 
iPod: Crystal Defenders, Chinese Checkers, Trivial Pursuit
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Three new game titles for Apple's iPod multimedia devices have been added to the iTunes store. The offerings this time include Crystal Defenders, Chinese Checkers, and Trivial Pursuit.

Crystal Defenders:

The premise of Crystal Defenders is simple: deploy popular units from Final Fantasy Tactics A2 to fend off encroaching enemy hordes and prevent them from stealing your party's crystals. Players can experience more than 200 stages of action in one of two different game versions: W1 and W2. In W1, players can learn game basics and hone their skills. In W2, players will face bigger, meaner mobs, while the introduction of power crystals opens new doors, allowing for deeper, more detailed strategies. Easy-to-learn controls and up-tempo play make Crystal Defenders accessible at home and on the go.

Features:
Deploy units on the area map to protect crystal reserves from approaching monsters
Make critical decisions about when and where to deploy units - from melee specialists to magic experts
Monsters march until they are defeated or reach an exit, at which time they will steal one or more crystals
A wave is cleared if crystals remain after all monsters have been defeated or have escaped the area
Two game versions (W1, W2) provide challenges across more than 200 unique stages
Featuring units, monsters, and areas found in Final Fantasy Tactics A2; players can revisit the magical world of Ivalice
Chinese Checkers:
Play Chinese Checkers on the go and enjoy the original board game you grew up with. Featuring stunning graphics, easy-to-use Click Wheel controls, and pass-and-play multiplayer with up to five friends. Quickly start a game and choose from a variety of board themes and backgrounds to fit your style. Adjustable difficulty levels make the game accessible for the whole family. Chinese Checkers has never been more fun in this modern version of a classic!

Features:
Adjustable play levels - easy, medium, hard - make Chinese Checkers accessible to the whole family
Enjoy pass-and-play with another friend
Request a hint to improve your play or undo a move you've made
Choose from a variety of detailed Chinese Checkers boards and marbles
See the game come to life with vivid animations and realistic sound effects
Hop marbles quickly and easily with intuitive Click Wheel controls

Trivial Pursuit:
Play for the pursuit of happiness with Trival Pursuit on your iPod. Use simple, Click Wheel controls to choose categories and answers. Challenge yourself with up to 1,000 questions on entertainment, geography, history, and more. Dazzle your sense with rich visuals, animation, and sound effects. Collect wedges and fill your pie piece in Classic mode or play against your iPod in a series of fast-paced levels in Pursuit mode. Use the pass 'n' play feature to play with up to three friends. Start collecting wedges now!

Features:
Use your iPod's Click Wheel to easily choose a category and answer questions
Answer up to 1,000 questions on entertainment, geography, history, and more
Answer questions to collect wedges in Classic mode or answer a series of fast-paced questions in Pursuit mode
Enjoy Classic and Pursuit modes with up to three friends in pass 'n' play mode
Track games, scores, and statistics
Dazzle your senses with rich visuals, animation, and sound effects

Crystal Defenders and Trivial Pursuit cost $4.99 each while Chinese Checkers is available for $0.99. The games are compatible with 3rd and 4th generation iPod nanos, iPod classics, and 5th generation iPods.

iTunes Store: Crystal Defenders
iTunes Store: Chinese Checkers
iTunes Store: Trivial Pursuit


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