December 18, 2009 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Dallas, Texas - Just in time for the holidays. Bottle Rocket - makers of iPhone apps such as NPR News, HD Radio, Wings Earth, Gas Buddy and Voxie - proudly announce the popular "pick up and play" casual game Prairie Chute for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch. Danger in the Dessert. Drop your dogs to safety using Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch. Since its release on the App Store, Prairie Chute been played over 160,000 times. Players can chart global high scores and collect achievements through the Agon social network.
Prairie Chute features a parachuting prairie dog that you must safely guide (using the iPhone's accelerometer) to the right hole. Its starts off fairly easy, but after a few rounds buzzards, coyotes, land mines and electric fences will try to impede your progress. You can collect floating stars along the way to earn extra lives and unlock over 20 different achievements to earn the "Top Dog" ranking which gives the player a special Elvis skydiving suit!
Selected by Apple as "What's Hot".
"It is hard to describe the comedic value of this game so we recommend trying it out for yourself." - Tim Rattray (Slide to Play : iPhone game review site)
"Prairie Chute is a great example of a casual game done well. A must purchase!!!"
"Tilt controls are spot-on here, and dealing with the various kinds of obstacles requires timing and strategy."
"... I haven't had such a hassle getting my phone back since the release of Bejewelled!"
The app has lots of humor and is fun for the whole family... so pack those chutes and get to the dog droppin' fun today!
* iPhone or iPod touch 2.2.1 or later
Pricing and Availability:
Prairie Chute 1.5 is only $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Bottle Rocket Apps is dedicated to creating high quality iPhone applications and mobile solutions. Known for such Top 100 iPhone apps as NPR News, Voxie, Gas Buddy and the Wings series, Bottle Rocket Apps also develops custom apps for companies. With extensive design and development know-how, Bottle Rocket Apps, based in Dallas, TX is a highly accessible, mobile media company. Copyright (C) 2009 Bottle Rocket Apps. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.