January 14, 2013 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Madrid, Spain - Isygames, an innovative educationally minded mobile applications and game developer, is excited today to announce the launch of Water Cycles 1.0 onto the App Store. Optimized for the iPhone 5 & compatible with all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running on iOS 5.0 or later, this mentally engaging puzzle challenges players to guide fresh water from the mountains to everywhere its needed en route to the ocean without letting it get too contaminated!
Built to entertain gamers while educating them Earth's water cycle and the importance of protecting its integrity, this family friendly game boasts hours' worth of uniquely challenging scenarios to play through, dozens of obstacles to navigate past, as well as a dedicated learning module for students among many other features. Geared to get kids and adults alike thinking about where they get their water, how it moves through both the natural and man-made world, and why its so vital, Water Cycles is currently available for download on the App Store for $1.99 in the Education category.
With over a hundred different puzzles to play through across six different difficulty levels Water Cycles delivers an engaging brain busting educational gaming experience thats rich both in quantity as well as quality. The app even rewards players with new daily bonus stages to keep them engaged in the learning process day in & day out! The game is structured as a grid based puzzle with mountains on the left end & the ocean on the right end.
In between Water Cycles' mountains & oceans there's a wide array of unique obstacles and water-needing resources to be connected at each level. Crop fields, towns, farms, and marshes among many others must be supplied, and all water ration effectively en route to the ocean! Trust us, its not as easy as it sounds. Every level presents different challenges but the end goal is always the same - get as much water to the ocean in as clean a shape as possible! Players are awarded star rankings for each level depending on how efficiently they control the water cycle, with the ultimate goal being to get 5 stars on each level!
Water Cycles' interactive "What is the water cycle?" learning module provides great context for the game for students too. Whether in classrooms or at home, this educational tutorial - and the game as a whole - gives users the power to understand the fundamental concepts behind Earth's water cycle at each of its many phases. Its said that water is life, and with Water Cycles for iOS everyone can get a hands on understanding of why that's so all while having a blast!
English and Spanish
* iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, iPod touch (3rd/4th/5th generation), and iPad
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 14.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Water Cycles 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Founded in Madrid, Spain, Isygames develops game-based educational apps for devices running the iOS operating system. The team - comprising parents, publishers, teachers and video game developers - is headed by Raquel Sanchez Anzola. Every Isygames app is designed for the classroom and the company is committed to creating a wide range of educationally minded entertainment solutions geared toward children of all ages. (C) Isygames, S.C. 2013. 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.