Plano, Texas--February 11, 2010 - KingsIsle Entertainment, creators of the award-winning massively multiplayer online game (MMO) Wizard101, announced today the release of its first iPhone application, WizardBlox. The stand-alone WizardBlox application is based on the mini game Sorcery Stones from Wizard101.
WizardBlox is a fast paced spatial puzzle game for the iPhone that challenges players with ever increasing levels. As players advance, they will come across special blocks that create advantages and present new challenges. The game is available through the iTunes store free of charge.
Players of WizardBlox will also have the opportunity to win codes that can be redeemed for in-game items in the massively popular online MMO, Wizard101.
"WizardBlox for iPhone provides Wizard101 fans with a way to stay connected with the game world when they are on the go," said Todd Coleman, creative director of KingsIsle Entertainment. "It's a fun way to spend a few minutes that now provides players an opportunity to earn unique items in Wizard101."
In Wizard101, kids and families enter the magical world of Wizard City as student Wizards setting out to hone their Wizard skills, cast spells and summon powerful creatures to fight the forces of evil. The characters and worlds of Wizard101 are influenced by literature, history and pop culture, giving the game a depth and quality appreciated by families and players of all ages.
Wizard101 can be downloaded at www.Wizard101.com and offers free game play for as long as players choose. Players seeking access to premium areas and items may purchase pre-paid cards in participating stores or purchase a subscription or Crowns online. New worlds, activities, pets and Wizard clothing are periodically added to the game, creating an ever-changing world with new things to see and do.