Math Evolve for iOS - A Math Game for the Next Generation

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[] Westchester, New York - InterAction Education and Zephyr Games today are pleased to introduce Math Evolve: A Math Game For The Next Generation. Math Evolve is an innovative educational app that helps kids practice multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. Math Evolve is the premier app of its kind, providing a fun and engaging way for kids to improve their math fluency, number sense, and mental math skills. Appropriate for ages 6 and up.

* The most fun and engaging math app available for kids
* Combines math practice with gaming, creating a true synergy between learning and play
* Exciting gameplay, beautiful artwork, and unique music
* Parents and teachers gain valuable performance statistics to help students improve
* Hours of content that can be customized for children of all ages

Achieving success in all levels of math starts with having a solid foundation in multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. Reaching a level of comfort with these skills often requires hours of repetitive practice. Traditionally, students have relied upon flashcards and repetitive drills that quickly become boring. Math Evolve was created to give students, parents, and teachers a much more enjoyable alternative.

The writer and creator of the original concept is Adam Coccari, an elementary school teacher and math instructor from California. After teaching fourth and sixth grade for a few years, Adam became passionate about teaching children through games and interactive media. Along with artist Clinton Bopp, he started InterAction Education with the mission of making games that are fun, inspiring, and educational for kids of all ages.

Math Evolve takes educational gaming to the next level, allowing children to practice math skills while embarking on a quest to save the universe. Math Evolve seamlessly blends math practice with a video game to produce an engaging entertaining, and educational experience. The app shines with very high production value and imagination, as beautiful artwork and dazzling special effects bring the game to life. As they progress, players evolve through three unique environments: the microscopic world, the ocean, and outer space. Challenging enemies, epic bosses, and a rich soundtrack make Math Evolve the most complete and immersive math game on the App Store.

In addition to the game (story mode), there is also a flexible "practice mode" for doing math drills without the gaming elements. A player's performance statistics are saved in the app so that parents, teachers, and tutors can help students improve by targeting their practice. These two game modes, flexible difficulty settings, high scores, and achievements, give Math Evolve an unprecedented level of content and replay value.

Project Development, Animation, and GUI Design was done by Teravision Games LLC. Audio Design, and Composition by Roarke Menzies, Sound Effects were done by Steve Horowitz of The Code International, and Art Design by Clinton Bopp. Finally, the game was produced and published by Zephyr Games, Inc., Kenneth Johnson, CEO.


Story Mode:
* An innovative math game complete with cinematic story sequences and rich soundtrack
* 12 unique levels across 3 different environments: Microscopic, Ocean, and Space
* 18 enemies and 6 challenging bosses that will test a player's skills

Practice Mode:
* Highly customizable math practice with no distractions
* The ability to choose the operations, factors, and number ranges a child is practicing

Player History:
* Saves performance statistics for teachers, parents, and tutors that show areas for improvement
* Displays reports on multiplication and division showing exactly which facts a student needs to practice

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
* iOS 4.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 67.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Math Evolve 1.0 is $3.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education and Games categories. Review copies are available upon request.

Zephyr Games is located just outside of New York City. They are focused on creating games and small applications for the handheld, mobile, and casual markets. Founded in 2009 by Kenneth Johnson, Zephyr Games draws upon the talents of numerous independent developers and freelance designers from the global marketplace, and is committed to working with up and coming brands and products to assist them with extending their brands to handheld and mobile gaming. Their mission is to create high quality game offerings for their users over a variety of target platforms, such as the iPhone and Steam. They intend to build games for genres having strong user interest in game mechanics, competitive play, and storyline. Their strength with consumers and within the market space comes from their devotion to building up not just our brands, but also their intellectual properties. Each of their unique properties will be built with multiple releases in mind, building synergies with their existing product lineup and creating a strong user community based around these products. Copyright (C) 2010 Zephyr Games. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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