PAN Vision and Press Play today announced that Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition will hit the PlayStation Network in Europe on September 28th and in the United States on October 18th. Offering the same award-winning design that took iOS, PC, Mac, and WiiWare™ platforms by storm, Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition will now bring updated HD graphics as well as support for the PlayStation Move™ controller.
Immerse yourself in a world where doodles and drawings come to life in Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition. Help Max platform his way through levels, overcome obstacles, solve puzzles, and defeat enemies – all with the help of a freehand drawing gameplay mechanic. Use the magic marker to outthink and outdraw the hardest of challenges. Success relies on your ability to stretch your imagination – draw almost any object in order to overcome challenges. From bridges and stairs to make-shift shelters and even hot air balloons, nothing is impossible!
Features of Max & the Magic Marker: Gold Edition include:
• 58 inventive and puzzling levels to scribble your way through
• 3 immersive cartoon worlds inspired by children’s drawings
• Dynamic drawing capabilities with realistic physics
• Death traps, monsters, and challenging puzzles
• Unlockable challenges, secrets, and rewards to discover and achieve
• High-definition graphics in 1080p
• Compatible with Sony’s PlayStation Move controller
Acclaimed by critics and consumers alike since first launching, Max & the Magic Marker has received a multitude of awards including “Best Overall Game” from the Unity Wards, and the “Innovative Game Design” award from the EIGA (European Innovative Games Award). It was also winner of the Direct2Drive Vision Award during the 2010 Independent Games Festival, held in San Francisco, California, and was widely hailed by critics as one of the best games of 2010.
The title will also be available outside the PlayStation Network: gamers will be able to download the game for PC and Mac via Press Play’s website as well as Direct2Drive, Impulse and GamersGate at a later date. Max & the Magic Marker remains currently available for purchase through WiiWare™ in the Wii Shop Channel, and downloadable for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices from the App Store.
For more information on Max & the Magic Marker and to try the online demo, please visit: www.maxandthemagicmarker.com. Please also view the EU trailer at httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJxIgv0V7_s and the US trailer at httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWbleVQhsRQ.