July 16, 2010 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Porvoo, Finland - TicBits Ltd has announced that ABC's Good Morning America featured iAssociate in their reportage on how to keep your kids' brains sharp during the summer. "This is a totally addictive word association game." said parenting expert Ann Pleshette Murphy. According to Ann Pleshette Murphy games like iAssociate can help kids avoid the so called "Brain drain" that can occur during summer when they go two months without studying.
"We're super pleased with iAssociate being featured on ABC's Good Morning America and by someone as highly respected as Ann Pleshette Murphy. This really shows how much appreciated iAssociate is." said Niklas Wahrman, co-founder and CTO of TicBits Ltd. "Being able to help kids keeping their minds sharp during the summer is awesome. I love how games have become a real tool to help us grow and aren't just viewed as an unhealthy waste of time."
A new update to iAssociate 2 is also on the way, it was submitted to Apple for review earlier this week and should be available shortly. "We've worked hard to ramp up our production of new levels for iAssociate 2. The next update contains four new levels, that are both the biggest and best so far!" said Niklas. "We really feel we hit the ground running with TicBits Ltd. iAssociate 2 became a hit almost instantly and we will keep making it better and add more levels, both free and premium."
iAssociate 2, the successor to the award-winning word association game iAssociate, was released on the App Store on May 21st and has since then already built up a good reputation among it's players. iAssociate 2 is a highly addictive word association game, where players have to figure out which words or phrases are associated to each other. iAssociate 2 has been developed with the requests from the players in mind, offering brand new gameplay elements to further enhance the gameplay experience.
TicBits Ltd, an independent game development studio based in Porvoo, Finland, was founded in 2010 by two cousins, Fredrik and Niklas Wahrman. Before founding TicBits Ltd both Fredrik and Niklas have worked in the game development industry, on games such as Blade of Zorro, Constantine and Superman. In 2010 they decided to join forces and founded TicBits Ltd, with the goal of bringing social and casual games to the market. Copyright (C) 2010 TicBits Ltd. 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.