(August 13, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces “TouchMaster 3,” a puzzle compilation game for Nintendo DS™ and “Game Party 3,” a social party game for the Wii™ system. “TouchMaster” and “Game Party” are multi-million unit selling franchise additions to the company’s casual and family line-up scheduled to launch in fall 2009. “TouchMaster” and “Game Party” are fan favorites, with “Game Party” selling more than three million units worldwide and “TouchMaster” selling more than one million units worldwide. Appealing to players of all ages and abilities, both titles offer casual and family gamers a fresh take on the popular “Game Party” and “TouchMaster” franchises, incorporating new games and puzzles along with an enhanced variety of the franchises’ past fan favorites. “We are very pleased to add the successful ‘Game Party’ and ‘TouchMaster’ franchises to our portfolio in the growing casual games space,” said Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “As we continue our strategy of offering consumers different types of quality casual games, ‘Game Party 3’ and ‘TouchMaster 3’ are great options for players and holiday gift givers with new features and group gameplay.” “Game Party 3” features 19 different game options including eight new party games like Billiards, Bocce Ball, Racquetball, Smack-a-Troll, Miniature Golf and Rootbeer Tapper. It supports up to four players in co-op mode, or up to 16 players in bracket tournament mode. The game also offers “Create a Player” and “Profile” features, allowing gamers to customize the look of their character as well as save high scores to earn tickets that unlock character customization options and unique in-game equipment. In “TouchMaster 3,” up to two players can work through a collection of 20 puzzle, action, card, strategy, and word challenges with new elements such as Badges, Trophies, and Wizard points to give players endless hours of replay. The game features action, card game, strategy and trivia genres in competitive single player, two person multiplayer and download play options. Game options include Triples Plus, Slime Assault, Bumperball and Dice King 2. “Game Party 3” is under development at FarSight Studios and is rated “E” for Everyone (Violent References) by the ESRB. “TouchMaster 3” is under development at Hijinx Studios, LLC and is rated “E” for Everyone (Mild Cartoon Violence, Mild Language) by the ESRB. About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
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