November 24, 2012 in Health and Fitness (F)
[prMac.com] Strasbourg, France - 2013 is approaching, and with it the traditional New Year's resolutions. One of the most common resolutions is to quit smoking. Having the desire to quit smoking is a good starting point, but it's not easy, and every little bit helps. Nowadays, smartphones are in every pocket, so there is nothing more accessible than a mobile app for providing an extra boost of motivation.
Kwit adds a little fun to the task by taking advantage of people's psychological predisposition to engage in gaming. To continue reaching higher levels and unlocking new achievements, users will need strong willpower and resist the urge to smoke.
Kwit uses game design techniques, game thinking and game mechanics to encourage people to quit smoking.
Users reach higher and higher levels and rankings as you try to become the Ultimate Kwitter.
Users have access to useful statistics such as the time passed since they've stopped smoking, the money they've saved and the number of cigarettes they haven't smoked. They can monitor these statistics live.
There are also 60 achievements for them to unlock. When they reach some of them they'll even get info about the benefits of stopping smoking for their body and their life.
Finally, they'll be able to share their progress with their friends on Facebook, Twitter and by email and iMessage/SMS.
* iOS 5.0 or later
* iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, iPod touch (3rd/4th/5th generation), and iPad
* 2.8 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Kwit - quit smoking is a game 2.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category.
Located in Strasbourg, France, freelancers Geoffrey Kretz and Nicolas Lett create apps for both iOS and Android. Copyright (C) 2012 Geoffrey Kretz and Nicolas Lett. 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.