December 21, 2010 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Cologne, Germany - To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the cheeky little witch, the successful game, "Bibi Blocksberg - The Big Witches Broom Race," is now available as an app for iPhone/iPod touch and iPad in the iTunes App Store. This game adds a new chapter to the long success story of the popular animated television series and audio book. German Games Development company, Nurogames, has created iPod/iPhone and iPad versions based on the award-winning Nintendo Wii game.
Bibi Blocksberg is a little witch and star of the animated television series in her name. The popular show has over 100 episodes published in 66 countries and the corresponding audiobook has sold over 43 million copies, won numerous awards and has been made into 2 feature Films. This iPod and iPhone game is based on the Nintendo Wii title, "The Broom Race," that was premiered for Bibi Blocksberg's 30th Anniversary.
The player selects from multiple gaming environments based on the settings and atmosphere of the audiobook series. The Broom Race can be played in two different modes: the time trial and the Cup-run There are six exciting racetrack environments and four characters to choose from. Besides Bibi Blocksberg, the player can also choose Schubia Wanzhaar, Flauipaui and Florian. The fastest players can climb their way to the top of the OpenFeint and Game Center leaderboards!
Additionally, the game features Facebook integration to allow users to post score updates straight from the App to their Facebook wall. In October 2010, "Bibi Blocksberg - The big witches Broom Race" was honored with the German "GIGA-Maus 2010" Award as the best console game of the year (for Nintendo Wii) in the category "Games for children between the age of four and six".
Version 1.0 features:
* Language selection (English, German, French)
* 2 race modes: the time trial and the Cup-run
* 4 characters: Bibi, Schubia Wanzhaar, Flauipaui and Florian
* 6 unique & rapid routes
* Share your Highscore via Facebook or Twitter
* OpenFeint and Game Center integration
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later
* 93.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Bibi Blocksberg - The Broom Race 1.0 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Nurogames GmbH is a young independent Games Development company, founded in early 2006 by practiced experts of the games and media industry. Next to our head office in Cologne we maintain representative offices in Barcelona and Berlin. Copyright (C) 2010 Nurogames GmbH. 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.