DALLAS, TX — Dallas-based MumboJumbo, a leading developer and publisher of casual games, will be introducing retail shoppers to two new casual games this month. Discovery! A Seek & Find Adventure and Polar Sports, Volume 1 will be available at retailers nationwide, including Wal-Mart, by September.
Discovery!, which launched earlier this summer as an exclusive with Big Fish Games, challenges players to hunt for more than 1,000 hidden objects through the U.S. and six international hot spots. Players can choose from 20 contestants to play and earn achievement stamps in five different game modes.
Also launching for retail is an all-new compilation of four games from WildTangent Studios, published by MumboJumbo, Polar Sports, Volume 1. The collection includes Polar Bowler, Polar Golfer, Penguins! and Polar Tubing, and it will retail for $19.99. Later this fall, MumboJumbo also will release the popular Polar Bowler for the Nintendo DS(TM). Since launching the original Polar Games for digital download, there have been more than 13 million players worldwide.
“We’re very excited about the titles we’re bringing to Wal-Mart and other national retailers this quarter,” said Mark Cottam, CEO of MumboJumbo. “Discovery! and Polar Sports are both fun titles that casual gamers really enjoy, and we’re confident that they will perform well at retail.”
With a growing casual game market, estimated at 200 million players by the Casual Game Association, casual games are becoming more readily available. Discovery! and Polar Sports will both retail for $19.99. Discovery is rated ‘E’ for Everyone, and Polar Sports is rated ‘E’ for Everyone with a descriptor for comic mischief.