The game is a clone of the arcade game Zuma developed by Taito Corporation. It was released for Nintendo DS on February 16, 2010, and on iOS and Android on July 12, 2011. A 2D version was later made for mobile phones, released in mid-2012. In March 2014, a version with new game modes was released as a free app update for the game's 1.0.1 version on Windows Phone and Windows Store.
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