Directional gem matching game gets updated with new limited moves mode

[] Birmingham, United Kingdom – Indie developer Mike Hince and founder of Codename.Co is pleased to release version 1.3 of his gem matching game – Directional. Directional is available now on iPhone with Game Center support priced at 0.69 / $0.99. This update sees Directional expand to three game modes, adding the new Limited Moves mode to the already loved Classic and Expert timed modes. The update also focuses on challenges, adding 6 new tough achievements and 3 new Leaderboards through Game Center. Each game mode has three mode types, meaning you get nine great modes in one game.

Here’s whats new in v1.3:
* Brand new Limited Moves Mode
* Three Limited Moves modes, 20 Moves, 50 Moves and 100 Moves
* Three new Game Center Leaderboards for Limited Moves Mode
* 6 New Game Center Achievements, some really tough ones
* Brand New Play Screen
* Updated Leaderboard Screen
* Updated Instructions
* Minor Graphic Updates
* iPhone 5 Bug Fixes
* iOS 6 Tweaks

Here are what has been said about the game:

“If you had any sense of direction, you’d have downloaded this game by now.” – AppAdvice iPhone

“…an interesting take on the genre,… bound to be something of a time-occupier” – 148Apps iPhone

“…well worth a look” – The Guardian Apps Rush iPhone

“Great game, really addictive!” – UK Store

“Design is classy, simple and colorful. UI: A+ Function: A+” – US Store

“Fantastic game. Great challenging time killer. Very addictive.” – Australian Store

Classic Mode:
Clear Directional gems by swiping left, right, up or down in order to score points. New blocks form from one direction, leaving you free to relax. There is a time limit so make sure you go as fast as you can. It’s only a matter of time! The clock is ticking.

Expert Mode:
Clear Directional gems in the same way as the classic mode except new blocks form from a random corner of the screen, challenging your every move. The time limit is still in place but you may have to adjust your gameplay and be fast about it! It’s blitz fast, keep an eye on the clock.

Limited Mode:
Clear Directional blocks in your own time, blocks form from random corners of the screen every time you make a move. There is no time limit however you’re restricted to limited moves. Touch and swipe, the design is clean so learn how to get the best multipliers by taking your time and making the best moves, again, very fast.

Both timed game modes have 30 Second, 60 Second and 120 Second versions. Limited moves mode has 20 moves, 50 moves and 100 moves versions.

And Thats Not All:

Social Leaderboards:
Not only can you compete against yourself for your top scores you can also see how you compare against your friends by simply syncing Directional to Game Center. We have made the most out of game centre, so challenge your friends and get stuck in. The news is your friends will love to beat you. There are now 9 great leaderboards to play. A tournament for everyone.

Got a score that you’re really proud of? Tweet it to Twitter or share with your friends on Facebook. News travels fast when you achieve an unbeatable score.

High Resolution Graphics:
Directional has HD Retina display graphics for clear and beautifully clean design, making the most of the iPhones retina graphics.

18 fun Game Center achievements to unlock.

Catchy tunes from our music department, (one man in a small room). We even have new music for this version of Directional from John, our arcade junkie.

As a special magic bonus for previous owners of directional, we are bringing the action for free, all updates will unlock the full game.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 12.1 MB

You will need to have at least a 3rd generation or later iPod touch, iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S or iPhone 5 to play Directional. Please make sure your device is compatible prior to purchasing.

Pricing and Availability:
Directional 1.3 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.Directional 1.3
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Located in Warwick, United Kingdom, Codename.Co is a privately held company established by Mike Hince. Directional was created by designer Mike Hince and released as a Codename.Co game. Copyright (C) 2012 Codename.Co. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

###Mike Hince
Creative Director
United Kingdom
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