December 29, 2010 in Entertainment (E)
[prMac.com] Mountain View, California - Egozoo today is pleased to introduce Egozoo Cards for iOS, their new entertainment app that allows users to record and mix animated, talking greeting cards. The free app includes 4 cards featuring one or more animated, talking animals, with 11 more cards available as an in-app purchase. Users may choose which animal speaks, whether the voice is normal or high-pitched, and if the animals are playing music. There are 6 different cartoon animals, and special cards for Birthdays, I'm Sorry, I Miss You, etc. Once recorded, users can play back the card, and re-record if necessary. Egozoo Cards features in-app connectivity with Facebook, eMail, and YouTube for sharing cards with others.
Imagine a cartoon elephant, seated in lotus position, wearing a Hawaiian shirt, smelling the flower he holds, while levitating by flapping his ears. This is Mr. Joe, "He came from a small town in India. He is lazy, but a very creative guy." He is one of five expertly animated cartoon characters inhabiting the Egozoo universe, and available to deliver a talking, greeting card message. Other animated cartoon characters include: Larry the lamb from Texas, Caesar the hedgehog from Antarctica, Bo the Giraffe also from Antarctica, Tommy the Panda from China who gathered all animals together, and Lisa the Panda from Italy.
The free app includes 4 greeting cards. The Super Star card displays a rock band on-stage, composed of Bo on horns, Larry on electronic percussion, Tommy on vocals, and Mr. Joe on keyboards. Touching any character starts them playing as they sway to the beat. Touching all 4 characters produces the band's full sound, and the user can record a spoken or sung message with an instrumental accompaniment. Pitch of the recorded voice may be normal or "chipmunk"; the same speed but at a higher pitch. The final card, recorded in real time, appears to be a professionally produced animation.
* Funny cartoon animals
* All cards feature talking or singing via a live recording on the iOS device
* All cards have optional music
* All cards are animated
* Users are able to record songs, mix music then share them on Facebook, upload to YouTube or eMail.
* 15 cards are available right now
* Many kinds of songs and music
* Record voice normally, or create "chipmunk" effect
* Retina Display enabled for bright, hi-res design
Each card has its own theme, and characters who appear dressed for the occasion. All characters move, blink, and have facial expressions. Having chosen the character to speak or sing the user's message, their mouth moves along with the words. The remaining free cards include: Merry Christmas, I Miss You (featuring a solo by Tommy), Let's Go to a Party, and Super Star, described previously. Other titles include: Happy Birthday, I Love You, I Love You (solo Lisa), I'm Sorry, I Miss You (Lisa), Let's Go on a Date, Football, TV News, Hip-Hop, Anime, and Good Night. These playful, detailed, expressive animated characters can deliver the user's message or greeting to a single person or the world. Whatever the size of the audience, these animated cards have the power to make people laugh, and wonder how such a complex greeting card was created.
"I started my first business in Ukraine when I was 15, sold it at 19, and moved to Silicon Valley," stated Egozoo CEO, Egor Belenkov. "Egozoo Cards is a new generation of greeting and talking cards for iOS devices. Funny talking animals! Egozoo Cards are currently featured by Apple."
* Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 3rd & 4th generation
* Other devices will be available in the next update.
* iOS 4.1 or later
* 53.1 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Egozoo Cards 1.0 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Entertainment category. The app includes 4 free cards, and an additional 11 cards are available individually or packaged together as an in-app purchase. Review copies are available upon request.
Located in Mountain View, California, Egozoo was founded in the summer of 2010 by Egor Belenkov. Egozoo is a social gaming company developing games for mobile devices including the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and for social networks including Facebook. "We believe in a future that we are making with the help of our customers." Egozoo is a place where good guys are doing amazing stuff. High-quality, best graphics, and fun - that is the way to go. Our mission is to make our players happy. Everyone has a "dreamworld." Every day we think about how to bring our "dreamworld" to life. This is the world we create together. Our players are the best. Join us. All together we are a big family. Thanks to all! Copyright (C) 2010 Egozoo Games. 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.