MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - May 23, 2014) - Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCQB: SOUL), "The Company," a video, mobile, and computer games publisher, announced today that Timeless Gems was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch. The program aired on the History Channel and the Bio Channel on Thursday, May 22, 2014.
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. Since its worldwide launch in the first quarter of this year, Timeless Gems has surpassed 370,000 cumulative downloads across the Facebook, Android, and Apple's iOS platforms and maintains consumable and monetization conversion rates that are above the industry average.
During the program, Andrew Tropeano, the NewsWatch host:
- Called Timeless Gems, "our latest addiction" [at NewsWatch].
- Praised Timeless Gems as unique when compared to other highly popular match-3 puzzle games such as Candy Crush and Bejeweled due to the combination of match-3 play mechanics with board game elements. Timeless Gems is a game within a game.
- Identified Timeless Gems as a match-3 game with a story. The game launched with two classic storybooks, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Downloadable expansion books, such as the newly released Dracula, and other forthcoming books, directly appeal to a diverse gaming audience.
- Noted Timeless Gems' consumable Power Ups and highlighted the unique impact they have on game play.
Please visit the official Timeless Gems Facebook app page to watch the NewsWatch video segment: www.facebook.com/timelessgemsgame.
"We are very grateful to Andrew and the whole NewsWatch team for featuring Timeless Gems on their program," said Soul and Vibe's CEO and President Peter Anthony Chiodo. "The Timeless Gems segment represented our game very well and we are honored to have been selected. Timeless Gems' NewsWatch appearance will introduce the game to new players who might not have heard about the game. The growth of Timeless Gems is exciting. It is a game that demonstrates mass-market appeal. The game has surpassed 370,000 downloads across its Facebook, Apple iOS, and Android versions. Our game play presentation is fresh and we are lucky to have such an amazing user base that finishes one puzzle 'book' and then jumps right into the next one. We're gearing up to reveal our second expansion 'book,' and it is one of my personal favorites."
Timeless Gems is a "match-3" game in the same popular genre as Candy Crush. 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 Dracula, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in a whole new way. Playing as core characters from the classic books in the Timeless Gems library, you'll meet a colorful cast of heroes and villains. Match gems, power up, and connect and play with your friends on Facebook. The game was developed by Telos Entertainment.
To view the official trailer for Timeless Gems, as well as the individual trailers for all "books" currently featured in the Timeless Gems library, visit the official Timeless Gems Facebook app page, www.facebook.com/timelessgemsgame. Additional information and updates can be found on the official Soul and Vibe website: http://www.soulandvibe.com and the game's official website, www.timelessgemsgame.com.
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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 extensive partnerships 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 license agreements with General Mills and Deere & Company, 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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