MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2014) - Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), "The Company," a video, mobile, and computer games publisher, announced today that it has launched a Beta version of its innovative match-3 game Timeless Gems on the Android platform in Canada.
During the Beta period, players will assist the Company and its development team, Telos Entertainment, prepare for the game's worldwide launch on mobile phones and tablets that support the Android platform. Upon closure of the Beta period, it is anticipated that Timeless Gems will be released worldwide on Google Play. Soul and Vibe recently launched Timeless Gems worldwide on Facebook.
In a recent review of Timeless Gems, Game Informer, one of the nation's leading video game circulations, described the game as having, "The charm and gameplay chops to bring in people for whom Candy Crush is starting to grow stale."
"We are very excited about the platform expansion of Timeless Gems to Android phones and tablets. We received strong community support during the Facebook version's recent Beta period, which contributed to a very successful worldwide launch on the Facebook platform. We have decided to launch an Android platform Beta period in Canada due to the strength of the Canadian market when it comes to feedback delivery," said Soul and Vibe's CEO and President Peter Anthony Chiodo. "The Android Beta period we are announcing today will allow us to prepare for Timeless Gems' worldwide launch on the Android platform and the synching of player progression and social connectivity between the two platforms."
The research firm comScore has revealed that as of June 2013, mobile subscribers in Canada reached 23 million, a 6% year-over-year increase, with Google's Android platform taking the highest percentage of market share at 43%. A Gartner forecast anticipated the Android platform would hold a 38% market leadership position of all worldwide device shipments in 2013.
In Timeless Gems, your favorite storybooks come to life in an innovative "match-3" puzzler that's wrapped in a board game. Timeless Gems creates an innovative play experience by combining highly popular match-3 game play with board game elements. This combination lets players experience classic stories like Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in a whole new way. Playing as Alice (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland) and Dorothy (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), you'll meet a colorful cast of heroes and villains. Match gems, power up, and connect and play with your friends on Facebook.
To view the game's official trailer, visit www.timelessgemsgame.com. More information and updates can be found on the official Soul and Vibe website: http://www.soulandvibe.com
Play Timeless Gems here: www.facebook.com/timelessgemsgame
Official Timeless Gems Site: www.timelessgemsgame.com
Soul and Vibe Investor Page: http://ir.soulandvibe.com
About Telos Entertainment Inc.
Telos Entertainment Inc. is a developer of multi-platform gaming products. Telos Specializes in the creation of unique, immersive gaming products for IOS/Android, Facebook and PC/Mac Download. Telos has an extensive Partnership with Companies such as Soul and Vibe, Recurrence, REGW and Slingo inc. Telos creates both original Intellectual properties and works closely with clients such as Zynga, Play Mechanix, GTech, SciGames, A&E and National Geographic. www.telosentertainment.com
About Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc.
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (also Soul & Vibe Interactive Inc. on www.sec.gov) is a publisher of games and games-related content for consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers addressing a $56 billion market projected to grow to $82 billion by 2015. The Company specializes in the creation of original intellectual properties and has extensive experience licensing world-renowned brands from influential companies. Soul and Vibe has a license agreement with General Mills, and game development and publishing agreements for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, Windows 8, Windows Live, and Windows Phone from Microsoft, and the PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation® Vita (PS Vita) from Sony. Through partnerships with technically sophisticated software developers located all over the world, Soul and Vibe transforms unique concepts into engaging, highly accessible, and affordable games and entertainment experiences. www.soulandvibe.com.
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