June 30, 2010 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Omaha, Nebraska - SkyVu Pictures, developer of the best-selling Battle Bears game, today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of their new iPad game, Dragon Checkers. Inspired by the artwork of the StoryBoy book app, All About Dragons, the game is a themed twist on the traditional board game, complete with dragon checker pieces and dragon roars.
* Select from eight dragon characters
* Learn interesting facts about each dragon character
* Play in one-player or two-player mode
* Undo a wrong move
* Roar like a dragon when the player feels a need
"We were inspired to create a themed checkers games because it's such a popular family game. But we wanted to make it more fun for kids so we made it dragon-themed." said Benjamin Vu, CEO of SkyVu Pictures and the creator of the mega-hit Battle Bears iPhone game series.
A property of SkyVu Pictures, StoryBoy's flagship products are a top-selling library for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices. The animated and interactive storybooks are for children ages 1 through 7 years old. More than 20 StoryBoy books are available in the iTunes store and they have been featured on Apple's coveted New & Noteworthy and What's Hot lists. Visit StoryBoy online.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires OS 3.2 or later
* 17.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Dragon Checkers 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available June 30, 2010 worldwide, exclusively through the iTunes App Store, Games category, Board/Family sub-categories. Review copies are available upon request.
Founded in 2007 by brothers Hoa and Benjamin Vu, SkyVu Pictures is an animation concept studio dedicated to producing remarkable entertainment products for mobile devices, film/television and the Internet. The studio's most successful properties include the top-selling Battle Bears iPhone and iPad games, which won two major app awards, and the StoryBoy series of kids' books for the iPhone and iPad that includes several top-selling book and education apps. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, SkyVu operates studios in Singapore and Vietnam. Copyright (C) 2007-2010 SkyVu Pictures. 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.