New Lumines now available in Oceania, Japan


Worldwide release to follow in September

Lumines: Puzzle & Music launched this week in Oceania and Japan.

The “mobile recreation” of the hit 2004 PSP classic is currently available via the iOS App Store and Google Play for$4.49 in both Australia and New Zealand, while the asking price is¥360 in Japan.

A worldwide release (priced at $2.99 US) is expected sometime in September.

This is the first new Lumines project since Japanese publisher Mobcast acquired the rights to Lumines and Meteos from Q Entertainment last yearand revealed plans to development new games with the series’ creator, formerQ Entertainment boss Tatsuya Mizuguchi (Rez,Space Channel 5,Child of Eden), and his new San Diego, California-based studio Enhance Games.

A second Lumines title, thefree-to-playLumines VS, will launch on mobile later this year.

Lumines: Puzzle & Music [iTunes AU, iTunes NZ, iTunes JP,Google Play]