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Kwalee ventures into the casual gaming realm with Text Express: Word Adventure

Games publisher and developer Kwalee has forged a partnership with Story Giant Games to take on the role of publishing the popular mobile game Text Express: Word Adventure, which combines crossword puzzles with immersive storytelling.

This collaboration marks Kwalee's foray into the casual mobile gaming sector, expanding its portfolio and advancing its mission to develop games for a global audience. Text Express: Word Adventure offers players stress-free word search gameplay, featuring thousands of crossword levels and daily challenges to enhance vocabulary skills. In the game, players can personalize Tilly's train, explore diverse locations, and influence the storyline through engaging narratives. Leveraging their expertise, Kwalee aims to elevate Text Express through sophisticated user acquisition strategies.

The game's accolades include winning Best Mobile Puzzle Game at the Pocket Gamer Awards 2022 and receiving a Game of the Year nomination at the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2023.

John Wright, Kwalee's VP of mobile publishing, emphasizes that this partnership elevates Text Express's visibility, aligning with the company's dedication to championing developers and promoting exceptional games. He expresses confidence in the game's potential, citing its enjoyable and heartwarming gameplay experience.

Tj’ièn Twijnstra, game director at Story Giant Games, sees the collaboration with Kwalee as a significant opportunity to share Tilly's captivating journey with players worldwide. He describes Text Express as a true gem deserving of global recognition.

In an exclusive interview with Kwalee's publishing manager Sayeed Rahman, we delve deeper into the company's approach to collaborating with developers, market dynamics, and its newfound focus on the MENA region.

Source: adapted from an article by Isa Muhammad, Staff Writer for

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