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  Big Blue Bubble Releases Explosive Update to Mobile Arcade Puzzler Short Fused
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06/14/2018
 


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London, ON  June 13, 2018 — Big Blue Bubble has released a major update to its 8-bit-style mobile puzzle game, Short Fused. The update represents a huge content drop for the title, introducing new gameplay features in addition to power-ups, enemies, and several new characters. Unlocking all of these characters will give completionist players hours of fun as they work towards a finished collection. Players can also enjoy two new power-ups: Speed Up and Detonator. Speed Up temporarily increases player movement speed, while Detonator clears away all enemies and temporarily extends their respawn time. 

Players can use these power-ups to combat two new types of enemies. Coin Thieves are small enemies that roam the map, stealing away coins that are then returned upon its destruction. Flying enemies called “Flyers” will also now appear on the map, homing in on the player as they bypass the platform below. In addition to power-ups and characters, new gameplay features have been introduced to help players avoid these dangerous enemies. Teleporter tiles help the player instantly travel between two points on the map, while special tiles can open or close by activating a trigger tile to block the enemy’s path.

On top of these new gameplay features, Short Fused has received several optimizations to improve the pacing and difficulty of levels.

Short Fused is a free-to-play (F2P) game offering in-game purchases and is available for download worldwide on the App Store and Google Play.

To learn more about Short Fused and download the app, visit: www.bigbluebubble.com/short-fused/ .

About 50000 Leagues:

50000 Leagues is the casual gaming sub-label of 50cc Games, a 21st-century gaming collective focused on delivering IP innovation in mobile games. The founders of 50cc are passionate about gaming and the new experiences they can deliver to the mobile gaming market, carving a niche as leaders in the creation and financing of compelling new gaming IP with some of the biggest names in entertainment. www.50ccgames.com

About Big Blue Bubble:

Big Blue Bubble is an established mobile gaming company with more than a decade of experience creating fun, innovative, and accessible titles. They develop mobile games that inspire creativity and encourage people of all ages to embrace their playful side.

Big Blue Bubble is a pioneer in the mobile gaming industry and has developed more than 100 video game titles since 2004. Having entered the field long before the days of smartphones, they maintain a proven track record of being the first to market with a variety of innovations in technology and game design, including original gameplay mechanics and revolutionary cross-platform game engines. These milestones have solidified Big Blue Bubble as a long-standing industry veteran.

Big Blue Bubble’s commitment to producing fun, engaging games has earned the studio recognition from prestigious organizations around the world, including awards from Deloitte, BAFTA, and IGN for economic growth, people’s choice and editor’s choice, respectively. Big Blue Bubble continues to produce award-winning titles that stand the test of time, including our top-grossing flagship franchise, My Singing Monsters. More information about Big Blue Bubble can be found at: www.bigbluebubble.com .