10tons launches Sparkle for iPhone™ and iPod touch®

Tampere, Finland – February 23, 2010 – 10tons Ltd. announced today that Sparkle is now available for iPhone™ and iPod touch®. Already a hit game on Mac and PC, Sparkle is an orb shooting game loaded with atmosphere and mystery.

"We're very happy to bring Sparkle onto iPhone," commented Tero Alatalo, the CEO of 10tons Ltd. "And based on the initial feedback from the iPhone gaming community, people are definitely appreciating the amount of work and polish we've poured onto this game. We already knew we had a hit game in our hands, but it's very encouraging to hear we've succeeded in adapting the game for touch screen devices. I truly think this is one of our very best games -- and perhaps even the most playable, original, and atmospheric orb shooter available for the iPhone."

Sparkle is the new premium action puzzler from the creators of Azkend. The game appeared on the #1 spot on RealArcade.com when it was first launched on desktop. In Sparkle, the player embarks on an extraordinary journey to uncover the secrets of Crowberry Woods. Controlling the Orb Slinger, the player can banish the darkness and reclaim the once beautiful and serene Crowberry Woods. The game has three different game modes: Quest, Challenges, and Survival. In the Quest the goal is to save the Crowberry Woods. In the Challenges the player can learn the mastery of the Orb Slinger. In the third mode, Survival, the player uses the powers of the amulets to survive as long as possible.

One of the main features of the game are amulets. As the player travels through Crowberry Woods there are over 10 powerful Amulets to discover. For example, the player can shoot fiery bolts with the Amulet of Firebolt. There are also some rare amulets like the Amulet of Immortality. In addition to rare amulets, there are secrets. For example, there is something strange about the butterflies in the title screen...

Limited amount of promo codes available for press members via request.

Sparkle is now available from Apple’s App Store on iPhone or iPod touch or at http://itunes.apple.com/app/id354123737. The game is offered at an introductory price of $2.99/2.39€ for a limited time.

For more information visit http://www.10tons.com/Game/sparkle.html. Sparkle is also available for PC and Mac at www.mythpeople.com.

About 10tons:
10tons Ltd is a Finnish game publisher and developer founded in 2003. Their debut title, Crimsonland, has become a cult-classic among fans of top down shooter games. 10tons has released several games for the iPhone and iPod touch. Their latest creations include Rope Raider and Miriel the Magical Merchant. 10tons has also created eight casual games under the MythPeople brand. These include popular titles such as Azkend, Miriel's Enchanted Mystery, and Dragon Portals. To find out more, please visit www.10tons.com.


For more information, download codes and interview requests:
Jaakko Maaniemi, PR Coordinator, 10tons Ltd.

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