GungHo Livens Up Facebook with Colorful Elastic Squishies in Match-3 Puzzle Game
TOKYO – May 29, 2018 – GungHo Online Entertainment has announced that its match-3 Facebook puzzle game Puzzle & Squishies is launching today in North America and other select territories. A free-to-play, multi-platform title, Puzzle & Squishies is available on smartphone and tablet devices through Facebook’s Messenger app and on Facebook Messenger for PC.
In Puzzle & Squishies, players can compete with friends in a one-minute match with scoreboard rankings, gaining points by connecting three or more of the same-colored “Squishy Monsters.” Each monster comes with different skills that may be used to complete puzzles and maximize scores.
“Creating easy, stress-freecontrols that translated as well to mobile devices as on PC was one of our top priorities for Puzzle & Squishies,” said Kazuki Morishita, CEO and President of GungHo Online Entertainment. “With adorable creatures, competitive multiplayer capabilities, and unique skills, we’re focused on delivering a game that is widely accessible and fun for everyone.”
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