SOURCE: Aurora Feint

December 24, 2008 05:00 ET

Aurora Feint™ Announces Two New iPhone Games for $0.99

Aurora Feint II: The Beginning Offers New Gameplay and Real Time Chat, Aurora Feint II: The Tower Puzzles Offers New Match 3 Strategy Puzzles

BURLINGAME, CA--(Marketwire - December 24, 2008) - Aurora Feint Inc., the company that launched Aurora Feint: The Beginning, the single most favorably reviewed free game for the iPhone and iPod Touch with 1 million downloads, today announced two new games for the iPhone.

The new products offer a highly engaging casual puzzle based progression game.

Now available at the Apple AppStore are:

Aurora Feint II: The Beginning, an upgrade to the original game -- for players who want:

--  New and Improved Mining gameplay with stunning new visuals and sound
--  Asynchronous Real Time Chat in the Tavern for sharing tips, strategies
    and experiences with the highly engaged Aurora Feint Community
--  Player Profiles and Walls: Each player gets a Facebook™ style
    profile wall where other players can leave comments and challenges, which
    in turn become events in the Tavern

Aurora Feint II: The Tower Puzzles -- for players who want:

--  More than thirty Match 3 strategy puzzles arranged in increasing
    levels of difficulty taking you to the top floor of the Tower
--  Puzzles which present different numbers of moves to clear the screen
    of all blocks including "Instapop" strategy elements without which the
    final levels cannot be cleared
--  Email-based friend challenges

"For users who loved The Beginning, our message is -- you are going to love these new games. Aurora Feint II: The Beginning is a must have upgrade to the original game, and Tower Puzzles are incredibly challenging at the final levels: enough to engage you for hours over the holidays," said Jason Citron and Danielle Cassley, the 23-year-old entrepreneurs who developed Aurora Feint in 10 weeks flat and launched on July 11 on the AppStore.

Aurora Feint II: The Beginning and The Tower Puzzles are available through New Year's Day for an introductory price of $0.99. The regular price will be $2.99 for Aurora Feint II: The Beginning and $1.99 for Aurora Feint II: The Tower Puzzles.

The original Aurora Feint: The Beginning continues to be available in the AppStore for no charge.

"The goal of the Aurora Feint brand is to offer extremely high, console quality games for every type of user and every price point between 99 cents and $7.99," said Peter Relan, Chairman of Aurora Feint Inc. and serial Internet entrepreneur.

Aurora Feint uses a casual Match 3 puzzle based game dynamic in which the player's character must mine for five types of resources and crystals (a kind of currency). As the game progresses, the player must complete challenges which involve building tools based on blueprints and developing masteries based on magic books. Doing so allows the player's character to progress and gain experience points and level up for more challenging games.

Aurora Feint Inc. also supports a widely used user forum at where users can contribute strategies, tips, new feature requests and also sign up for future beta products and upgrades.

Note: Aurora Feint™ is a trademark of Aurora Feint Inc., Facebook™ is a trademark of Facebook.

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