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EA Issues Pogo Island for Nintendo DS

Electronic Arts reveals Pogo Island, a unique title featuring the five most popular games from Pogo.com ? Word Whomp, Poppit!, Phlinx, Tri-Peaks Solitaire and Squelchies. Available on March 26, 2007, Pogo Island is exclusive to the Nintendo DS system. Each game is easy to pick-up and hard to put down, allowing even the most casual gamer to enjoy hours of stress-free fun.

Pogo Island offers an easy to learn but challenging to master level of enjoyment that will make hours feel like fleeting minutes. Each of the games - Word Whomp, Poppit!, Phlinx, Tri-Peaks Solitaire and Squelchies - is skinned to a playful island theme that transports you to an island getaway. Above and beyond the five puzzle games is a fun and unique meta-game that sets players on an island-wide adventure mission to reunite with stranded Pogo mascots. Along the way, players will collect tokens which can either be translated into bragging rights amongst peers or transferred to Pogo.com, where players can reap the benefits of being a token guru.

Game descriptions below:
- Word Whomp ? Whomp adorable gophers and spell as many words as you can from a given set of letters before the clock runs out.
- Poppit! ? Just pop and go! Release hidden "prizes" in this puzzle favorite by popping groups of two or more balloons of the same color.
- Phlinx ? Create groups of colored stones, collect ancient power-ups, and make your way to the bonus round in this action puzzle.
- Tri-Peaks Solitaire ? A fun and fast-paced solitaire game where you remove cards to uncover tokens and powerup bonus cards.
- Squelchies ? In this puzzle game, match Squelchies by color to release them from the board.

Pogo Island is being developed by EA Canada in Vancouver, BC under the EA brand. The game is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.



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