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New interactive puzzle suite for newspaper websites now available via King Features Syndicate

Sunday, April 12, 2009 Conceptis puzzles on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website via King Features Syndicate

A variety of Conceptis interactive puzzle games, updated 7 days a week, can now be enjoyed online on newspaper websites in the USA and around the world. Distributed by King features Syndicate, the world's premier content provider to newspapers, the games are served as syndicated content from King Features' servers and played on a feature-rich interactive puzzling platform powered by Conceptis.

The new Interactive puzzle suite joins Conceptis Sudoku Interactive available on North-American newspaper websites since 2007. The puzzle suite also complements the Sudoku and Kakuro print media puzzles offered by King Features since 2005 and printed by hundreds of newspapers in millions of copies in the USA and across the world each day. Among the newspapers already providing the new service is Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from which the screenshots in this news are taken.

Pic-a-Pix and Sudoku games on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website

Pic-a-Pix and Sudoku games on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website

Amongst King Features’ best-selling syndicated content

The Conceptis / King Features game suite consists of 11 daily interactive puzzle families and variants including Pic-a-Pix, Sudoku, Kakuro, Battleships, Hashi, CalcuDoku, Mega Sudoku, Diagonal Sudoku, Irregular Sudoku, Multi Sudoku and Sum Sudoku. The game suite, offered to newspaper websites as a package or a la carte, publishes one new puzzle for each family each day in progressive difficulty levels starting from very easy on Mondays to extremely difficult on the following Sundays. Same puzzles may also be syndicated in print format for daily publication in newspapers.

Sudoku variants collection homepage on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website

Sudoku variants collection homepage on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website

Conceptis Sudoku by Dave Green was first offered by King Features Syndicate in November 2005, initially for newspaper printed media followed by interactive gaming. Today these puzzles are featured in hundreds of daily newspapers including The San Francisco Chronicle, Houston Chronicle and Orange County Register, and rank amongst King Features’ best-selling syndicated content. King Features Syndicate is the world's premier distributor of comics, columns, editorial cartoons, puzzles and games to newspapers as well as a worldwide leader in merchandising and licensing.

"We are constantly searching for new puzzles and listening to feedback from our fans to see what makes them fun to solve," said Dave Green, president of Conceptis Ltd. "We believe that those who love Conceptis Sudoku and Conceptis Kakuro will absolutely love the challenge that solving one of our new Conceptis puzzles presents."

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