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Kwalee is delving into the realm of casual mobile games through a partnership with Story Giant Games

In a significant move signaling its foray into the casual mobile games market, Kwalee has announced a partnership with Story Giant Games to publish "Text Express: Word Adventure." This collaboration not only marks Kwalee's inaugural entry into the casual industry but also underscores its commitment to expanding its game portfolio and delivering engaging experiences to players worldwide.

"Text Express: Word Adventure" offers a unique blend of crossword puzzles and storytelling, with players joining the brave and clever protagonist, Tilly, on a journey aboard her train. As they explore various destinations, unravel mysteries, and shape the narrative through the power of words, players are immersed in an interactive and captivating gaming experience.

The game has garnered recognition for its excellence, receiving accolades such as the Best Mobile Puzzle Game award at the Pocket Gamer Awards 2022 and a nomination for Game of the Year at the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2023. Apple has also featured it as the Game of the Day multiple times, including March 2024.

With the aim of building on this success and scaling "Text Express: Word Adventure" globally, Kwalee plans to leverage its extensive publishing experience and sophisticated user acquisition methodology. John Wright, VP of Mobile Publishing at Kwalee, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, emphasizing Kwalee's commitment to promoting exceptional games and supporting talented developers.

Tj’ièn Twijnstra, Game Director at Story Giant Games, echoed this sentiment, highlighting the excitement of collaborating with Kwalee to bring Tilly's heartwarming journey to players worldwide. As a small and dedicated team of game development veterans, they are thrilled about the opportunity to expand Tilly's adventure and enhance the game for both new and existing fans.

"Text Express: Word Adventure" offers players a relaxing gameplay experience with thousands of crossword levels, daily challenges, and immersive storytelling. Available for free on the App Store and Google Play, the game invites players to embark on a word search adventure filled with wonder and wisdom. With its unique gameplay mechanics and heartfelt narrative, "Text Express: Word Adventure" is poised to captivate players around the globe.

Source: adapted from an article by Baytan Uğur Yem, Author for Mobidictum.

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