October 1, 2010 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Bridgewater, New Jersey - Just in time for Halloween! 288 Vroom LLC today is happy to announce 100 Horror Stories, Sounds, And Scares 4.1, a terrifyingly cool update to their top selling iPhone app. In addition to some of the greatest horror and ghost stories of all time, haunting sounds that will creep you out, and terrifying surprises, 100 Horror Stories, Sounds And Scares 4.1 now also includes Pranks! The pranks are seemingly harmless games that will give players a good scare. It's perfect for getting a good laugh while your friends jump out their skin.
iPhoneFootprint said, "100 Horror Stories, Sounds And Scares is the scariest book app on the iPhone ... I must say that it is one of my favorite book applications."
The STORIES are some of the greatest fright fests of all time by some of the greatest authors of all time, including Ghost Stories, Tales Of The Supernatural, Classic Gothic, Vampires, Werewolves, Monsters, and so much more. There is a current total of 100 short stories, novellas, and full-length novels. An entire Halloween library right on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.
The SOUNDS are not your kids' sound effects. The high-quality sounds of thunderstorms, screams, ghostly music, things that go bump in the night will set the perfect mood for a good horror story and Halloween night. There is a current total of over 20 Sounds that can be played while reading or anytime.
100 Horror Stories, Sounds, And Scares also includes 'AUTO-SCARE' which randomly plays sounds and scares at anytime making the app an even creepier experience!! Even if you're not reading, just leave the app on for a scary atmosphere. Happy Halloween from 288 Vroom!!
* Extensive and expanding library of Horror Stories and Sounds
* 100 Full-Length Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories
* Easy to use and great looking, but creepy interface (not for the weak at heart)
* Auto-Scare randomly plays sounds and scares at anytime
* Play over 20 high-quality haunting sounds (not kiddy sound effects) any time or while you read
* A Bunch of Terrifying Animations
* Pranks! Scare your friends with seemingly harmless games
* Adjustable story text size
* 2 scrolling modes - Continuous and Page by Page
* Automatically bookmarks each story as needed
* ALL future updates, including story and sound additions, are included with initial purchase
* PLUS, A few extra surprises, which would be no fun to mention here.
Sample of some of the authors and their stories:
* Ambrose Bierce (An Unfinished Race, The Damned Thing, Present At A Hanging, and more)
* Algernon Blackwood (Sand, The Damned, and more)
* John Kendrick Bangs (The Exorcism That Failed, The Ghost Club, and more)
* Gelett Burgess (The Ghost-Extinguisher)
* Charles Dickens (A Christmas Carol, and more)
* Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The Horror Of The Heights, The Parasite, and more)
* Washington Irving (The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow, The Specter Bridegroom)
* Henry James (The Turn Of The Screw)
* Rudyard Kipling (The Phantom 'Rickshaw)
* Joseph Sheridan LeFanu (Carmilla, The Mysterious Lodger, and more)
* Gaston Leroux (The Phantom Of The Opera)
* Charles Robert Maturin (Melmoth The Wanderer)
* Rose Cecil O'Neil (The Lady And The Ghost)
* Edgar Allan Poe (The Cask Of Amontillado, The Fall Of The House Of Usher, The Murders In The Rue Morgue, The Oblong Box, and more)
* Sir Walter Scott (The Tapestried Chamber)
* Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Frankenstein)
* Robert Louis Stevenson (The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde)
* Bram Stoker (Dracula, Dracula's Guest)
* Mark Twain (A Curious Dream, A Ghost Story)
* H.G. Wells (The Stolen Body, The Valley Of Spiders, and more)
* Oscar Wilde (The Canterville Ghost, The Picture Of Dorian Gray)
* And Many More
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later (4.0 tested)
* 31.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
100 Horror Stories, Sounds, And Scares 4.1 is only $0.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category. Review copies are available upon request. All future updates, including story and sound additions, are included with initial purchase.
Based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, 288 Vroom LLC is a privately held corporation founded in 2009 by Gregg Levine. With over ten years development experience at major pharmaceutical and wireless companies, Gregg's aim is developing unique and useful software for the iPhone platform, complemented by first-class customer support. An aspiring fiction writer, Gregg felt that with his development experience and love of literature, starting the company by creating book apps were a logical first step. As the company grew, so did the variety and sophistication of the apps. Today 288 Vroom has a growing library of popular Book apps and is expanding into other areas like Reference and Game apps. Copyright (C) 2010 288 Vroom LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.