NEVES WINS CHILDREN’S EXCELLENCE AWARD AND ANNOUNCES PRICE DROP
New Price Point to Drive Accessibility for Award-Winning Title
CHICAGO, IL – March 19, 2008 – YUKE’S Company of America, subsidiary of Japanese game publisher YUKE’S Company Limited, announced today that NEVES, published by Atlus for the Nintendo DS, has received the highly coveted “Editor’s Choice Award” from the editors at Children’s Technology Review, a leading professional source of unbiased reviews of interactive technology for children. Additionally, YUKE’S announced that the unique puzzle game will receive a reduction in price to $19.99, effective immediately. NEVES is currently available at select retailers nationwide, including Amazon.com and GameStop.com.
“Receiving this award signifies NEVES’ universal playability and educational convention for all ages,” said Shane Takahashi, CEO of YUKE’s Company of America. “NEVES’ new price point will help to reinforce that our intellectually stimulating title reaches a broader audience of casual and hardcore gamers alike.”
Developed and published by YUKE’S and distributed by Atlus U.S.A., Inc., NEVES is a unique tangram puzzle game that challenges players to think critically as they align seven wooden block pieces and build figures that correspond to a silhouette, which range from a simple item like a sword or key to more complicated images such as birds or airplanes.
Utilizing the touch screen feature of Nintendo DSTM, NEVES offers a challenging but relaxing puzzle experience to a broad audience of gamers. With over 500 different puzzles to choose from and four different modes including puzzle mode, count mode, time mode, and versus mode, players will have countless hours of fun solving puzzles of varying difficulty.
To play the Adobe Flash demo of NEVES, please visit: www.yukes.us/neves/html/about.html?label=demo_st