Press Releases

September 21, 2011

101 Shark Pets has been named a New and Noteworthy game in the Mac App Store! 101 Shark Pets is the second title in our AquaPets series, which also includes 101 Dolphin Pets, 101 Penguin Pets, 101 Seal Pets and 101 Otter Pets. 101 Shark Pets is available now and features an immersive 3D world, over 101 accessories, unique tricks to teach, pet shows and more. Ever wish you could have your very own pet shark? Now you can! Teach your shark to jump, dress it in fun clothes, take it to the vet, explore underwater and more. Easy controls and entertaining activities make it fun for kids of all ages. You'll never be bored with so many new pets to groom, pamper, care for and love.

Developed by Selectsoft in partnership with Teyon, 101 Shark Pets is one of the first games to bring the virtual pet experience to life on the Mac App Store. Teach your shark to smile, jump, fetch balls and more, and reward your pet with a treat after each trick. Enter your shark into talent shows to unlock upgrades, including toys, food and accessories. Dress up your shark in fun clothes, take it to the vet for checkups, explore underwater, visit the aqua park and more. Zoom in, zoom out, tilt & rotate in real 3D as you explore with your pet and watch your shark, up close and personal.

Highlights:
* Fun Pet Tricks: Teach your shark to smile, jump, spin, waterbolt and more.
* Immersive 3D Virtual World: Zoom, tilt & rotate in 3D as you visit the aqua park, go underwater and more.
* Enter Pet Shows: Show off your shark’s skills and win prizes.
* Over 101 Toys and Upgrades: Unlock new items as you care for your shark. Get cute clothes to dress up your pet.
* Personalized Tint: Make your shark any color you want!
* Plus: Kid-Friendly Controls, Multiple Saved Games, 10+ Pet Profiles and Real 3D Textures

Full press release online at PRMac.

September 21, 2011

We've released Tri-Peaks Twist for iPhone® and iPad®! Tri-Peaks Twist is a fast-paced new solitaire game that combines the classic strategy of tri-peaks solitaire with fun layouts, unexpected power-ups, eye-catching visuals and an exciting levels mode. Tri-Peaks Twist features over 500 maps, 5 types of cards, 5 backgrounds and 3 game modes. Both Tri-Peaks Twist and Tri-Peaks Twist HD are available now on the App Store.

Developed by Selectsoft in partnership with Teyon, Tri-Peaks Twist is a new take on solitaire for the iPhone® and iPad®. Playing is easy: just move cards from the layout by building up or down on the foundation. But you'll need strategy, a sharp eye and a little luck to finish each level, as the hidden cards are revealed one-by-one. Two useful power-ups can help to clear the board: show reveals hidden cards to help strategize for future moves; and twist can remove any face-up card from the layout. In addition to stunning graphics and easy controls, Tri-Peaks Twist also offers 3 modes of play. Play in levels mode to rack up points and reach the leaderboard; random game for a more relaxed approach; or just pick the layout you like the most. No matter how you play, Tri-Peaks Twist is mountains of addictive solitaire fun!

Highlights:
* 501 Unique Levels: Fun layouts include patterns, shapes and pictures
* 3 Game Modes: Levels, Choose Game and Random modes let you rack up points or take a more relaxed approach
* 2 Power-Ups: Plan your strategy with power-ups to get out of sticky situations. Twist lets you remove troublesome face-up cards, while Show gives you a sneak peek of all hidden cards
* 5 Types of Card Faces and Backs: Choose from 5 stunning card backs and 5 different styles of card faces, including low-vision cards
* 5 Stunning Backgrounds: Enjoy beautiful mountain-themed graphics
* Easy Tap Controls: Smooth controls make for addictive, fast gameplay

Full press release online at PRMac.

September 9, 2011

We're releasing the first virtual pet games for the Mac App Store! 101 Dolphin Pets is available now and features an immersive 3D world, over 101 accessories, unique tricks to teach, pet shows and more. Ever wish you could have your very own pet dolphin? Now you can! Teach your dolphin to jump, dress it in fun clothes, take it to the vet, explore underwater and more. Easy controls and entertaining activities make it fun for kids of all ages. You'll never be bored with so many new pets to groom, pamper, care for and love.

Developed by Selectsoft in partnership with Teyon, 101 Dolphin Pets is the first game to bring the virtual pet experience to life on the Mac App Store. Teach your dolphin to smile, jump, fetch balls and more, and reward your pet with a treat after each trick. Enter your dolphin into talent shows to unlock upgrades, including toys, food and accessories. Dress up your dolphin in fun clothes, take it to the vet for checkups, explore underwater, visit the aqua park and more. Zoom in, zoom out, tilt & rotate in real 3D as you explore with your pet and watch your dolphin, up close and personal.

Highlights:
* Fun Pet Tricks: Teach your dolphin to smile, jump, spin, waterbolt and more.
* Immersive 3D Virtual World: Zoom, tilt & rotate in 3D as you visit the aqua park, go underwater and more.
* Enter Pet Shows: Show off your dolphin’s skills and win prizes.
* Over 101 Toys and Upgrades: Unlock new items as you care for your dolphin. Get cute clothes to dress up your pet.
* Personalized Tint: Make your dolphin any color you want!
* Plus: Kid-Friendly Controls, Multiple Saved Games, 10+ Pet Profiles and Real 3D Textures

Full press release online at PRMac.

August 30, 2011

Travel in time to a medieval battlefield—Castle Clout will be available for iPhone® and iPad® on September 8th, 2011! Launch bombs, boulders and more to smash castles and topple foes with Castle Clout for iOS. Enjoy exciting trebuchet action combined with smooth touch controls, a powerful build-and-share level editor, detailed graphics, and fun enemy-squashing sound effects. With over 35 million online plays, Castle Clout was a viral hit before the current wave of artillery games that now includes Crush the Castle and Angry Birds, but has never before been available for iOS. Read more about the Castle Clout story here.

Developed by Selectsoft in partnership with Teyon, Castle Clout for iPhone® and iPad® takes full advantage of touch screen technology by offering both classic tap controls and precision directional aiming. Choose your ammo and angle of attack, and release at the right moment to maximize the damage you inflict. Listen to the agonized cries of your defeated foes while you smash their castles to smithereens!

Highlights:
* Build and Share Levels - Build and share your own level designs! Design amazing structures using different wall materials and defensive objects, then fill your creation with 6 kinds of characters.
* 150 Levels Plus Unlimited Shared Maps - Earn trophies on 150 challenging levels of medieval mayhem. Plus enjoy free access to unlimited community-created shared levels.
* OpenFeint Integration - There are 13 achievements to win and global online leaderboards to record your best plays.
* 2 Control Modes - Choose between classic tap controls and precision directional aiming. Pick the right angle and ammo to inflict maximum damage on your foes.
* Multiple Types Of Enemies And Ammo - Destroy your foes with boulders, bombs, plagues and more! Knock the knight, kill the king, annihilate the archer, jumble the jester and quash the queen. Just don't mess with the monks!
* Get the Full Experience - 6 detailed backgrounds, a battle-ready soundtrack, updated physics and fun sound effects put you in the middle of the action.

Since its original web release in 2008, the Castle Clout series has gained many fans and tens of millions of plays. “I was sure that the Castle Clout game mechanic would translate well to the iPhone,” said Selectsoft VP Edgar Chen. “We made a great effort to improve the polish but keep true to the Castle Clout experience.”

Full press release online at PRMac.

July 28, 2011

We've been working on an iOS version of Castle Clout for over a year now, and are finally set to release to iPhone® and iPad® this fall. Read a little about the history of the game in this press release, entitled "Before Angry Birds, There Was Castle Clout: Hit Game Arrives For iPhone® And iPad®". You can also play the PC version online at CastleClout.com. Enjoy a little medieval mayhem!