February 5, 2008 in Gaming (E)
[prMac.com] IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, NY - February 5, 2008 - Freeverse today released Big Bang Board Games 2.5.8, the latest iteration of the popular Mac games suite featuring Chess, Backgammon, Checkers, Reversi, Tic-Tac-Toe, Mancala, and 4-In-A-Row. With new fully 3D game pieces and animations, the best looking board games now look even better. A new video chat mode also allows you to see your opponent's face as you place them in checkmate! This is a free update for existing owners of the game.
Featuring stunning graphics and Freeverse's unique characters, Sol and Luna, who amuse and taunt you while you play, Big Bang Board Games is truly an "out of this world" experience.
What's New (from version 2.3.4):
* New 3D Models of all game pieces and boards
* Play online with streaming video of your opponent
* New Chess Artificial Intelligence
* Fully Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) compatible
* Now fully Universal, with native support of Intel Macs
* Multiple stability and performance improvements
All of the games feature tight integration with Apple's iApps to give users the most Mac-friendly gaming experience possible. These include...
iTunes - Play and manage your iTunes songs within the games.
Mail & Address Book - The games talk to your Mac's email program making it simple to send game turns to friends.
iChat - Your Buddy List appears in the game so its easy to invite a Buddy to a match.
iSight - Share pictures with your buddies from within the game!
GameSmith - Meet other players on the free GameSmith matching service.
Free demos of the games are available for download from the Freeverse website. Big Bang Board Games is $24.95 USD and is available at the Apple Stores and other fine Mac retailers. Visit the Big Bang Board Games website now!
Freeverse strives to develop and publish seamless software, with a particular concentration on the Mac OS and the Xbox 360. Our developed and published titles have been honored with more Apple Design Awards than any other company. Our original characters have appeared in TimeDigital, Wired, and Animation World magazines, as well as television commercials for Blockbuster Video. Headquartered in New York City, Freeverse draws upon the talents of artists, programmers and sound designers from around the globe.