D3Publisher of America Releases 1st Game for PSPâ¢ system PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient Now Available!
LOS ANGELES â Jan. 11, 2006 â Gamers all over the world will be testing their intelligence as D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced the release of their first game for the PSPâ¢ (PlayStationÂ®Portable) system, PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient. A 3D puzzle game that tests playerâs problem solving skills, PQ uses the PSP systemâs Infrastructure Mode and allows players to post their PQ score on the worldwide ranking site to see how they rank against other players around the world.
âThis is our first title for PSP and we are confident that it is the perfect game for the platform,â commented Yoji Takenaka, executive vice president and COO for D3PA. âPQ offers players a meaningful reward for completing the game, an actual intelligence score. It will attract PSP users who are looking for a great game at a great price.â
Developed by Nowproduction, Inc. of Osaka, Japan for D3PA, PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient for the PSPâ¢ (PlayStationÂ®Portable) system is available with a MSRP of $29.99. The game uses a measuring system that was created under the guidance of Professor Masuo Koyasu of Kyoto University in Japan that determines players âPractical Intelligence Quotientâ or PQ.
PQ for PSPâ¢ (PlayStationÂ®Portable) features:
Â· 100 3D logic puzzles moving blocks and stairs, avoiding walls and lasers, pulling switches and maneuvering with maps
Â· 13 puzzle types use various obstacles and methods to test a playerâs problem-solving abilities
Â· Scores are based on not only solving the puzzle, but also take into account how fast and how many moves are used
Â· Players can then post their PQ score using the PSP systemâs Infrastructure Mode to receive a worldwide ranking and compare their score with other players
D3Publisher of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of D3Publisher, with headquarters in Tokyo. D3Publisher of Americaâs strategic focus is on licensed and original titles from leading third-party developers that appeal to mass-market consumers or gaming enthusiasts. Based in Los Angeles, D3Publisher of America distributes and publishes software for personal computers and the major console platforms including Game BoyÂ® Advance, Nintendo GameCubeâ¢, Nintendo DSÃ, PlayStationÂ® game console, PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system, PSPâ¢ (PlayStationÂ®Portable) system and the XboxÂ® video game system from Microsoft. For additional information on D3Publisher of America and its products, visit the website at http://www.d3p.us.