Press Releases

December 20, 2012

Selectsoft, a leading developer of family-friendly games, is pleased to announce the release of Grammar Fun 2nd Grade HD, a new educational language arts game for iPad®, Android tablet and Mac. Children can master the basics of English grammar with a variety of fun exercises and games that teach about verbs, nouns, adjectives, tenses and more. With a simple, polished interface and colorful graphics, Grammar Fun is an entertaining way to encourage the development of strong English skills for all ages.

It's important for kids to learn the basic building blocks of language, and with Grammar Fun, they can have a great time doing it. With an engaging, interactive learning environment, even grammar can be fun. Ideas come alive with vibrant pictures and entertaining exercises that reinforce creative learning while covering key concepts. A straightforward drag-and-drop interface with no time limits or scores makes it easy and stress-free for kids of all ages to use. The comprehensive content covers common and proper nouns, action and linking verbs, verb tenses, verb phrases, adjectives, articles and more through over 200 exercises and drills. It's a relaxing way for children to practice and explore critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Grammar Fun is just the latest addition to Selectsoft's many kid-friendly educational app offerings, which include Children's Picture Dictionary, Addition Frenzy, the Math Fun series and more. As a family-oriented developer with a background in both casual games and educational programs, Selectsoft has an ongoing commitment to creating apps that combine learning with fun for all ages.

Full press release online at PRWeb.

December 13, 2012

Family-friendly app developer Selectsoft is pleased to announce the release of Chinese Travel Talk, the latest addition to their series of chart-topping Travel Talk phrasebook apps. Selectsoft's Travel Talk apps offer a fast and fun way to learn a foreign language on your iPhone or iPad. Quickly find over 800 essential words and phrases, play back spoken translations, practice vocabulary with flash cards and more.

Chinese Travel Talk features a simple interface but is packed with useful vocabulary covering 9 practical categories, including Air Travel, Hotel, Food, Transportation, Shopping and Emergency. Travelers can browse through colorful menus of phrases or use the fast search function to look up and play spoken translations, all without having to download additional content.

In addition to the phrasebook features, Chinese Travel Talk also offers a quiz mode and flash card feature so users can actually learn to speak and read Chinese. Users can switch between English and Chinese, slow down the spoken pronunciations, practice with audio and text quizzes and more. These features provide an easy way for users to review vocabulary and work on listening and comprehension skills. Travel Talk apps provide a combination of deep content and easy functionality which makes them perfect for anyone wanting to learn or use a foreign language.

You can always have the perfect phrase at your fingertips with the Travel Talk foreign language apps from Selectsoft. These easy-to-use iPhone and iPad phrasebooks are a great way for travelers and beginners to pick up foreign languages at home or abroad. Travel Talk is part of Selectsoft’s ever-expanding line of educational language apps which includes the popular Play & Learn series for iOS, the top-selling Mac series Speak & Learn and the Flash Card Fun language apps.

Chinese Travel Talk joins the Top 100 iPad and iPhone Travel apps Spanish Travel Talk and French Travel Talk on the App Store in the Travel category. Travel Talk apps are available now for Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian and Chinese, and are Universal iOS apps that can be found worldwide on the App Store.

Full press release online at PRMac.

December 13, 2012

Family-friendly app developer Selectsoft is excited to announce the release of ASL Expressions for iPhone and iPad. Part of Selectsoft's sign language series that includes ASL Word Immersion, ASL Everyday Phrases and the top-selling iOS Education title Learn American Sign Language, ASL Expressions is an easy-to-use video phrasebook filled with over 100 useful ASL words and phrases. ASL Expressions combines video lessons, text and a quiz to quickly teach useful sign language skills. It's a great way for learners to pick up American Sign Language essentials on their iPhone or iPad, with simple controls and speedy navigation.

ASL Expressions features an easy-to-use interface that makes it fast to locate entries. Users can browse through categories covering emergencies, eating out, shopping, meeting people and more, or use the search function to jump to specific phrases and words. From there, just swipe to load each video, then tap to play or pause. A professional sign language interpreter clearly demonstrates each sign with audio and text translations.

In addition to its phrasebook features, ASL Expressions also offers a fun way to master sign language, with lessons, flash cards and review quizzes. Users tap on a main category to go to the lesson screen and explore phrases that are useful in real world situations. After a lesson, users can switch to the flash cards to review vocabulary and work on memorization and comprehension skills with text and video. It's easy to flip between showing the word first and showing the sign first for extra practice. Then users can take a short quiz to see how much they've learned. Plus, while other phrasebook and dictionary apps might require additional downloads to access all their content, ASL Expressions contains everything within the app, making it perfect for use on-the-go.

ASL Expressions is part of Selectsoft's expanding line of top-selling American Sign Language learning apps that includes ASL Word Immersion, ASL Everyday Phrases and the beginner title Learn American Sign Language. ASL Expressions is available now at the special introductory price of $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and can be found worldwide through the App Store in the Education category.

Full press release online at PRMac.

November 29, 2012

Selectsoft, a California-based developer of family-friendly games, announces the upcoming release of Talky Don, an entertaining and hilarious interactive 3D talking dinosaur app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Type in text or speak to Talky Don and hear him talk back in a silly voice. Users can have Don say anything, and record fun videos to share via Facebook, YouTube and email. Talky Don contains one of the most robust text and talk features ever offered by an interactive talking app, plus fun preset phrases and amusing animations. Talky Don is the first app in the Talky Toons series by Selectsoft, featuring even more animated animal friends.

Unlike other talk and mimic apps, Talky Don offers a uniquely strong text recognition feature. Users can type in specific and detailed phrases for Don to speak and hear him repeat the words in a fun voice. Talky Don combines amusing preset phrases and a highly responsive mimicking function with the easy-to-use talk-text feature for hours of entertainment for all ages. Plus, the stunning 3D animations and detailed backgrounds make Talky Don as much fun to look at as to listen to.

Full press release online at PRWeb.

November 15, 2012

Just in time for the holidays, we're pleased to announce the release of our newest hidden object games Hideaways: Foggy Valley HD and Mystery Europe HD for iPad and Android tablets. Players search for over 1000 carefully placed items in detailed indoor and outdoor scenes as part of a hidden object quest. Intricate art and evocative sound effects create an imaginative atmosphere without the need for convoluted storylines and complicated gameplay. Combining visual depth with fast-playing action, it's easy to see why these fun puzzle games have quickly climbed the iPad charts.

Debuting in the Top 15 for iPad trivia games and easily reaching the Top 100 iPad board games, Hideaways: Foggy Valley HD and Mystery Europe HD are part of Selectsoft's line of chart-topping iPad hidden object games that includes Secret Empires of the Ancient World HD, Secret Journeys: Cities of the World HD, City Mysteries HD, Gothic Masquerade HD and Hidden Collection HD. Perfect for iPad and tablet owners that are looking for fun games to play over the holidays, Selectsoft's series of hidden object games offer on-the-go entertainment designed specifically for tablets. These fun pick-up-and-play apps feature an addictive blend of immersive art and classic puzzle gameplay, plus easy-to-use touch interfaces, high-resolution pictures, useful hints and high-score boards.

Along with the classic hidden object puzzles with text description of objects, each game contains additional puzzle variations, such as tile scrambles and object silhouette puzzles. Plus, each of the games has a different concept and look to make it feel distinctive. With Hideaways: Foggy Valley HD, players enjoy rustic vistas and natural landscapes filled with missing items, while Mystery Europe HD features buildings, streets and city landmarks. The carefully created pictures will challenge the observation skills of any player.

Game Features:
• Over 1000 hidden objects
• 2 playing modes, casual and timed
• Easily zoom in and out of scenes
• Easy controls, evocative sound effects and immersive art
• Fun seek and find gameplay
• Includes bonus sliding tile puzzles

As the holidays approach and consumers look for fun apps for new devices, we continue to expand our casual game offerings for iPad® and Android tablets. Hideaways: Foggy Valley HD and Mystery Europe HD are available now through the App Store in the iPad Games category and on Google Play, the NOOK Color™ by Barnes & Noble and on the Amazon Appstore.

Full press release online at PRWeb.

October 31, 2012

California-based family-friendly app developer Selectsoft is excited to announce ASL Word Immersion, their newest language learning app for iOS and Android. Joining Selectsoft's top-selling iOS Education title Learn American Sign Language, ASL Word Immersion is an easy-to-use video phrasebook filled with over 450 useful words and phrases. It's a great way for learners to quickly pick up American Sign Language essentials on their iPhone, iPad or Android phone or tablet.

A universal app for tablets and phones, ASL Word Immersion features a simple interface that makes it easy and quick to browse through entries. Along with a fast search function, users can choose from 18 basic categories: Finger Spelling, Numbers, Colors, Essentials, Calendar, City, Classroom, Doctor, Home, Restaurant, Supermarket, Animals, Body, Clothes, Money, Time, Vehicles and People. Quickly swipe to load each video, then tap to play or pause. Plus, while other phrasebook and dictionary apps might require additional downloads to access all their content, ASL Word Immersion contains everything within the app, making it perfect for use on-the-go.

In addition to the phrasebook and dictionary features, ASL Word Immersion also contains both a quiz and a flash card mode to reinforce learning. Users can review vocabulary and work on memorization and comprehension skills with text and video, and even switch between showing the word first and showing the sign first to better target where they need the most practice.

About ASL Word Immersion
Over 450 common ASL words and phrases at your fingertips! ASL Word Immersion is a fast and fun way to learn signing, covering finger spelling, essentials, people, places and much more. Quickly find and play each video entry, with no need to download additional content. Then use the flash card and quiz settings to see how much you've learned! This video phrasebook is great for learners of all levels, with simple controls and easy navigation.

* Fast, easy-to-use interface makes it simple to find and play specific words and phrases
* Quickly swipe through videos and tap to play
* Practice in flash card mode or test your vocabulary with text or video quizzes
* Play ASL Word Immersion wherever and whenever you are—it's the perfect way to learn on the go!

Full press release online at PRWeb.