April 27, 2010 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Mexico City, Mexico - Atinco America today is pleased to announce the release of Domino Touch HD 1.1, an update to their classic dominoes game exclusively for the iPad. Featuring detailed, high definition graphics, Domino Touch HD is an iPad-only version of their best-selling Domino Touch for the iPhone and iPod touch. The game supports play against 1 - 3 virtual players whose tiles are hidden. Graphical refinements include animated dealing of tiles, marble tiles with inlaid pips, green felt domino table, and autorotation. Other gameplay refinements are sound effects, automatic scoring at the end of each round, score displays for each player, and game limits of 100, 250 or 500 points.
Popular throughout the world, and especially in Latin America, dominoes is played at the professional level in official tournaments and championship matches. Dominoes is a blocking game, where the goal is to play as many tiles as possible while preventing opponents from playing their tiles. Domino Touch HD was one of the apps available at the launch of the App Store for the iPad, and was completely redesigned from Domino Touch for the new device. The domino table is covered in textured, green felt as used in tournament play, the total value of individual tiles is displayed on mahogany chips with white numbers, and each player has a digital display of their score.
* Completely redesigned from Domino Touch to exploit features of new iPad
* Simulated, tournament domino set and playing table
* 1, 2 or 3 virtual, computer generated opponents
* Games can be played to 100, 250 or 500 points
* All tiles are hidden from other players
* New lines of play generated automatically
* Appropriate for all ages, simple game can teach blocking strategies
* An ideal introduction to board games
Easily learned by players of any age, the game teaches the fundamentals of blocking play used in many more difficult card and board games. The user can choose to play against 1, 2 or 3 virtual (computer generated) opponents. The game provides the ideal opportunity to test new strategies and learn by trial and error.
"Dominoes is one of the simplest board games," stated Marketing Manager Claudia Cordero. "But it requires a good deal of skill to master."
* US English and Spanish
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.2 or later
* 1.4 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Domino Touch HD 1.1 for the iPad is available now for $0.99 (USD) from the App Store in the Games category. Review copies available upon request.
Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, Atinco America SA de CV is a privately held company established in 2004 by Jorge Pascual. Atinco specializes in the constantly growing market for cell phone services, applications, and content. As the first company in Mexico to become a certified iPhone developer, Atinco is recognized as a leading innovator in the cell phone market. Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Atinco America SA de CV. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPad, iPhone, and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.