October 29, 2010 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] San Diego, California - Hungry Helga takes redneck fishing to the Vikings in a simple, but fun indie game with beautiful graphics and original music. The little sister to the iPad version, currently featured by Apple as 'New and Noteworthy', Hungry Helga takes on the mobile gaming market in a big way. And to celebrate the release of Hungry Helga, Hungry Helga HD is now on sale for 50% off!
Players assume the role of a beleaguered viking captain who needs to feed fish to his ornery and ever-hungry wife, Helga. Helga needs to continuously eat or she will lose her temper and destroy the player's boat.
Hungry Helga features:
* Stunning visuals and fun animations
* Takes full advantage of retina display
* Original music
* Unique game mechanics
* Offers a challenge to casual and more experienced gamers alike
* Progressive difficulty with faster fish and other obstacles
* A unique superpower in each scene
* Changing scenery and weather
* Local leaderboard (Game Center in the future)
The iPad version of the game is currently being featured by Apple as 'New and Noteworthy' and it has gathered praise from users and critics alike:
"Hungry Helga is a fun and charming game, with a bit of that 'one more go' addictiveness." AppAddict
"The game is simple to play, beautiful to look at and addictive. Gameplay is fluid and smooth and the graphics are top-notch." PadGadget
"Crisp, loud graphics packaged into a slightly insane game scenario guaranteed to immerse your senses." AppVader
"Hungry Helga HD is definitely kid approved and something the whole family could enjoy together." - thegamerwithkids
A sampling of iTunes user reviews also compliment Hungry Helga:
"Finally, a game that is different and a lot of fun."
"The games are pretty short, so it's a good game to play when you have a few minutes to spare. The production values really stand out too. Great art and cool water fx."
"Hungry Helga is a great game. Worth the download! The graphics are simply vibrant and look great."
Finally gamers with iPhones and iPod touches can see what all the fuss is about. To celebrate the release of the iPhone version, the iPad version of the game, Hungry Helga HD, is now on sale for $1.99 (or equivalent amount in other currencies). That's an amazing 50% off the regular price!
Device Requirements for Hungry Helga:
* iPhone 3GS or above and iPod touch 3rd Generation or above
* Armv7 processor
* OpenGLES 2.0
* Requires iOS 3.1 or later
* 20 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Hungry Helga 1.1 has an introductory price of $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Grid Monsters is an indie game development company founded in 2010. Currently a one man operation, Grid Monsters is dedicated to making mobile games that not only look good, but are fun to play. All Material and Software (C) 2010 Grid Monsters / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.