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20th February 2009

Big Fish Games’ Vancouver Studio Debuts First Game

Big Fish GamesVancouverBig Fish Games™, the world’s leading online destination for games and interactive entertainment, announced today the release of Unwell Mel, an addictive puzzle game and the first title to come out of Big Fish Games’ recently opened Vancouver, B.C. studio. The Vancouver team – including unwellmelltitleartists and developers – allows Big Fish Games to more effectively expand its genre expertise without sacrificing the depth, quality and creativity that is the hallmark of Big Fish Games.

“Like all the games that we concept, develop and release, Unwell Mel is an original in its genre. It’s a creative twist on match-three games,” said Pat Wylie, vice president of Big Fish Games Studios. “I’m excited about our Vancouver team; their talent strengthens Studios, and as we grow the team we can ensure the continued production of great games.”

unwellmelss1“Unwell Mel is a fast-paced, matching game that charges the player with the diagnosis and treatment of the very unfortunate Mel,” commented Jake Birkett, game designer at Big Fish Games Studios. “We’ve paired the game’s match-three mechanic with an assortment of themed power-ups that give the player a variety of fun and creative ways to cure Mel’s aliments.”

Game Play:


The doctor is in, with this madcap Match-3 game! Poor Mel has every ailment in the book, and you`re the only one who can cure him. Use your scanner to figure out what’s got him this time, whether it`s too much junk food, or some zany virus, and get to work. Make matching sets of medicines to dispel Mel`s blues and bring him back to good health. Buy special remedies, like snake-oil, once a week to aid your efforts. Help Mel get well now!

  • Match 3 splendor
  • Fun power ups
  • Great Mini-games

Unwell Mel is available exclusively at Big Fish Games. The trial version can be downloaded for free; the full version is available for $19.99 USD

System Requirements:

OS: Windows XP/Vista
CPU: 800 Mhz
RAM: 256 MB
DirectX: 7.0
Hard Drive: 38 MB

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