Alien Buddies Educational App on Sale to Benefit Special Needs Children

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[] Pleasantville, New York - Artgig Apps is pleased to offer their new kids educational app, Alien Buddies, for 50% off starting today, Wednesday 12/21, through Saturday 12/31 (US EST). As part of the Apps For Children With Special Needs (A4CWSN) Worldwide Holiday App Party, Alien Buddies will be only $0.99 (usually $1.99) in support of this worthy cause.

Recently featured in iTunes as a "New and Noteworthy" Education app, Alien Buddies is designed with a variety of games and play modes to suit a range of ages from Preschool to Kindergarten. The games include audio and visual Matching , Dot-to-Dot, and an integrated Stickers activity, where kids can earn over 40 different virtual stickers as rewards for completing the games.

Artgig President, Matthew Kicinski, says, "A4CWSN and the special needs community have been very supportive of the apps we develop under the Artgig Apps brand, and offering Alien Buddies on sale during the holidays is our way of saying thanks. We've had teachers, parents, specialists and kids involved in testing and development so we can guarantee an engaging learning experience for a range of abilities." He adds "In addition to the incredibly cute original characters and animation, users really like the audio and visual matching games. The audio component really sets Alien Buddies apart from other matching apps."

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 18.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, Alien Buddies 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

Artgig Studio is an award winning boutique interactive agency based in Westchester, NY. Artgig's key employees first met while working together at Sunburst Technology, then a division of Houghton Mifflin Interactive, developing and producing award winning educational tools and games for schools and children. In 2002, Matthew Kicinski launched Artgig with Steven Grosmark and Elisabeth Cherry. Since then, Artgig's capabilities and portfolio have expanded to include mainstream websites using open source and proprietary CMS platforms, games, enterprise web tools, mobile applications, our own continuing education LMS platform, and Educational apps available in the App Store-developed under the Artgig Apps brand. Notable Artgig clients include: John F. Kennedy Library, Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Kaplan K12 Learning, Turtle Pond Publications, and other educational publishers and institutions. Other Artgig Apps include children's book app Being Benny, and the popular learn-as-you-laugh vocabulary and creative writing app, Shake-a-Phrase. Copyright (C) 2011 Artgig Studio, LLC. 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.


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