September 24, 2009 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Reston, VA - FlipSide5's latest multi-player board game Checkers is now available in the iTunes App Store. Checkers leverages FlipSide5's multi-player platform with internet, wifi and bluetooth game play available. Game players can push game play invites to their AIM buddies using the iPhone's push notification capabilities. Checkers also includes worldwide leaderboards based on a innovative player rating engine. With two modes of game play and 5 levels of computer player artificial intelligence, Checkers has engaging gameplay for both the casual and serious game player. Checkers is available in both paid and free versions.
Mike Sanford, FlipSide5's President, said: "Checkers is our most socially networked game ever and we believe that with its industry leading game play and network features it is going to develop a strong following in the iPhone and iPod touch communities."
Checkers joins industry leading games such as Touch Hockey and Mancala as the latest title in the most popular casual game lineup on the iPhone platform. With 40 million downloads by over 16 million unique users FlipSide5 is one of the largest developers of applications for the iPhone and iPod touch devices. Every day over 500,000 people play a FlipSide5 game.
* iPhone or iPod Touch 2.1 or later
Pricing and Availability:
Checkers 1.0 is only $1.99 (USD) and available exclusively through Apple's App Store. There is also a free version of Checkers available.
Located in Reston, Virginia, FlipSide5, Inc. is a world-leader in iPhone social-networked gaming. FlipSide5 offers Mancala: FS5, Touch Hockey, Touch4, Tic-Tac-Touch and Checkers FS5. FlipSide5, Inc. began in 2007 to bring the world's best software on the world's best mobile platform by delivering the world's most compelling applications to every single user in the world. Copyright (C) 2007-2009 FlipSide5, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.