Just Jumble® Mobile Game App Launches On the 60th Anniversary of Its Iconic Predecessor Jumble: That Scrambled Word Game®

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Just Jumble, is a fast playing, challenging new variant of the daily Jumble currently syndicated to over 700 newspapers, magazines and websites. The mobile game app brings together generations of word puzzle players.

Tribune Content Agency, LLC and app developer Adveractive announce the launch of Just Jumble, a free iOS and Android app that introduces millions of fans of the iconic daily Jumble brainteaser to a new game twist through their mobile devices. Just Jumble launches today in the Apple App Store for Apple mobile devices and in early May 2014 in stores for Android, Kindle, and Nook devices.

Just Jumble is a fast playing, challenging new variant of the daily Jumble currently syndicated to over 600 newspapers, magazines, and websites. Martin Dell created the original Jumble game 60 years ago and it is still played every day by millions of fans around the world. Daily Jumble players must unscramble a series’ of letters to make words and then use them and the game’s cartoon’s hints to solve for the “punny” cartoon caption. New players and long-time Jumble fans will love tackling Just Jumble’s brain-twisting new gameplay. At launch, the free Just Jumble app will contain more than 230 puzzles as well as bonus games for extra points.

“I can’t think of a more perfect way to celebrate Jumble’s 60th anniversary than to introduce a new app geared to the mobile device and user,” said Steve Tippie, VP of licensing at Tribune Content Agency. “Puzzle masters David Hoyt and Jeff Knurek and Adveractive’s Steve Bullock have worked with Tribune to create a fast, addictive game that’s a blast to play and challenges your brain cells as a bonus.”

Hoyt and Knurek popularly known as the “Most Syndicated Puzzle Author & Illustrator Duo in the World,” appear in cartoon form in Just Jumble to lend players a hand by providing hints and offering encouragement. Players will also enjoy the team’s fun and puzzle-loving personalities scattered throughout the app – they frequently pop up inside some of the humorous, clever cartoon panels drawn by Knurek. Discover more about David and Jeff and Just Jumble at http://www.justjumble.com.

Just Jumble is the third app in the “Just” brands developed and released by Adveractive, Inc. in the last year. The first app in the line was called Just 2 Words, soon followed by a kid’s app named Just 2 Fun. Both apps have been top downloads on iOS and NOOK devices.

About Tribune Content Agency, LLC
Tribune Content Agency, LLC is a division of Tribune Publishing Company that aggregates, produces and distributes editorial and graphics information for print and digital media and businesses’ branded content needs. TCA content partners include Kiplinger publications, Mario Batali, Wolfgang Puck, Rick Steves, Arianna Huffington, and Cheryl Sandberg’s Lean In™ organization. In addition to the Jumble family of games, TCA also manages and licenses iconic comic strip characters, including Annie and Dick Tracy. http://www.tribunecontentagency.com

About Adveractive
Adveractive, Inc. has been a leading developer of digital online games, download games and apps since 1995. Steve Bullock is the founder and President of Adveractive which is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Adveractive created the online versions of the Daily Jumble games played on web sites around the world. http://www.adveractive.com

About David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek are the most syndicated puzzle author and cartoonist duo in the world. Local to Chicago, Hoyt took over as the word puzzle creator for Jumble in 2011. In addition to Jumble, he is the author of USA Today’s Word Roundup, Up & Down Words, Jumble Crosswords, and TV Jumble. Knurek, who lives in Fishers, IN, took over the cartoon duties of Jumble from Henri Arnold in 2008. He is also an award winning toy and game inventor, graphic artist, musician, cartoonist, and puzzle creator. http://www.dlhoyt.com and http://www.brainstorm-designs.com

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