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Soccer Sudoku 2010 Game Available for iPhone, iPad and Android Platforms

Avanquest Software Launches First in Series of Mobile Apps Just in Time for the FIFA World Cup (June 02, 2010)

LA GARENNE-COLOMBES, FRANCE -- (Marketwire) -- 06/02/10 -- Avanquest Software (PARIS: AVQ), a leading global developer of professional and consumer software, today launched its first mobile game application -- Soccer Sudoku 2010. Available for the iPhone, iPad and Android platforms, this new game combines the logic of the traditional grid-based puzzle with the premier World Cup international soccer championship theme -- just in time for the FIFA World Cup 2010.

To play, users choose one of the 32 national teams and countries that qualified for the World Cup tournament, and then the Sudoku puzzle is customized with that team's name and jersey. Avanquest's Soccer Sudoku game offers excellent soccer graphics and animation and is available in three game modes:

  • Relax mode: play without pressure; stop and resume as you like
  • Arcade mode: complete the puzzle and win the game before the final whistle
  • Challenge mode: compete against online opponents from around the world and influence your team's world ranking.

Moreover, players choose from three levels of difficulty: easy, medium and hard as designed by the unique puzzle generator. Players can also challenge other players around the world each day with a new puzzle and a new chance to be world champion. At the end of the game, players receive results and customized statistics.

"There are over 80 million Sudoku and 15 million soccer players in the United States, while there are over 20 million iPhone users, that we see a great opportunity to address these markets," said Manuel Coelho, Director Edutainment & Games, Avanquest Software. "Moreover, participation of the USA and Mexico soccer teams in the World Cup 2010 means that interest in soccer will rise to new heights. We're excited to develop this first of many mobile applications, which will be available for the most popular mobile device platforms."


Soccer Sudoku 2010 can be purchased for .99 cents for the iPhone and Android platforms and $2.99 for the iPad. There is also a Spanish version available on all three platforms. The Soccer Sudoku 2010 game can be downloaded from the iPhone App Store for the iPhone and iPad, and from the Android Market. On June 3rd, 2010, users can download this new game for free.

Start enjoying the Soccer Sudoku 2010 excitement now, click on the video link.

About Avanquest Software
Avanquest Software (PARIS: AVQ), is a world leader in developing and publishing software for businesses and consumers, in categories ranging from mobility to utilities by way of multimedia. Avanquest Software strives to ensure that all its software can interact, so that the convergence between the PC, Internet services and the intelligent telephone is as complete and secure as possible. The passion that drives our teams, the high technological added value of the software and the solid presence of the Group in North America, Europe and Asia make Avanquest Software one of the top 10 consumer software publishers in the world. Since it was established in 1984, the company has put innovation at the core of its business and invested heavily every year in research and development, supporting its teams of engineers scattered throughout France, the United States, Canada and China, working every day to create the best software today and tomorrow. Avanquest Software has been listed on Euronext since 1996. For any additional information, please visit these sites http://www.avanquest.com or http://group.avanquest.com.

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