Press Releases

April 20, 2012

Following the release of our top 100 iPad® word games Super Word Search! and Bible Word Search! on the App Store, is pleased to announce the release of their new word puzzle game Mini Word Search! for iPhone® and Android phones. Mini Word Search! is a fun on-the-go word search game packed with over 1,000 words and multiple categories. Mini Word Search! offers the choice of 2 playing modes—Timed and Relaxed—for fast-paced action or relaxing gameplay.

Specially designed for the small screens of mobile devices, Mini Word Search! offers a fun “play anywhere” experience that every word game fan can appreciate. Featuring a clean, colorful touch interface, Mini Word Search! mixes entertainment and excitement in a an easy-to-use, portable package. Players can choose between 2 different game modes for more varied gameplay and additional challenge. For a fast-paced game, Timed Mode pits players against a ticking clock. Relaxed Mode, however, creates a more soothing experience by allowing players to enjoy the puzzles at their own pace without the pressures of a timer.

In addition to the choice of game modes, Mini Word Search! features 100+ puzzles, over 1000 words and multiple categories. Players can discover new words and expand their vocabularies in subjects such as Science, Music, Geography and more. Additional features such as a High Scores board and hint button enhance the overall playing experience. With its easy-to-use interface, challenging puzzles and exciting game modes, Mini Word Search! makes educational entertainment both more fun and more mobile.

Mini Word Search! 1.0 for iPhone® is available through the App Store in the Games category. Mini Word Search! is also available on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

Full press release online at PRWeb.

March 20, 2012

We're so excited to announce the release of Children's Picture Dictionary, a fun-filled talking picture dictionary and educational game designed especially for iPad® and iPhone®. Children can expand their vocabulary by browsing through over 1,700 words accompanied by colorful pictures. Kids tap the word to hear it spoken aloud, then tap the picture to hear it used in a sentence. Switching to Game Mode, users can play a word matching game for another fun way to discover new vocabulary. Though a simple concept, the talking dictionary approach is a way to encourage early development of language, reading and listening skills for young children. This universal app is available now for the iPad® and iPhone® on the App Store.

Children's Picture Dictionary features bright art and colorful cartoon characters to create an inviting, child-friendly interface. A large alphabet menu lets users choose their favorite letter to explore, or kids can use the simple search function to jump to a specific entry. Even the youngest children can easily swipe from word to word as they browse through the dictionary. Spoken audio provides the pronunciation for each word, while an example sentence and picture illustrate the meaning. It's a simple and entertaining way to discover new words that's perfect for the earliest learners.

In addition to the word entries, Children's Picture Dictionary also includes a Game Mode that lets users play a fun word matching game. Kids match each picture to the right word using what they've learned from the dictionary. Funny sound effects and friendly popups let the child know if they've guessed correctly or need to try again. With no time limit or scores, it's a relaxing and stress-free way for children to practice and explore their new vocabulary.

Children's Picture Dictionary is the latest in Selectsoft's growing line of educational apps which combine learning with fun games and which includes Super Word Search!, the Play & Learn foreign language series and the upcoming Addition Frenzy. As a family-oriented developer with a background in both casual games and educational programs, Children's Picture Dictionary is part of Selectsoft's continuing commitment to creating entertaining educational apps for all ages.

Pricing and Availability:
Children's Picture Dictionary 1.0 is available 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 PRWeb.

March 19, 2012

We are pleased to announce the release of Bible Word Search!, an entertaining way to use and expand your Bible vocabulary with a fun word search twist. Find over 3100 words hidden in hundreds of puzzles and choose between 4 fun game modes for fast-paced action, relaxing gameplay, and a levels-based challenge. This app is available now for the iPad® on the App Store and Android tablets on Google Play, Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Full press release online at PRMac.

March 8, 2012

We are pleased to announce the release of Gothic Masquerade HD, a fun pick-up-and-play hidden object game for the iPad® and Android tablets. Delve into detailed indoor and outdoor scenes filled with over 1000 carefully placed items, plus enjoy a challenging sliding tile puzzle and spot-the-difference game for each spooky site. This app is available now for the iPad® on the App Store and Android tablets on Google Play.

Designed specifically for tablets, Gothic Masquerade HD is a casual hidden object game that features classic hidden object gameplay and detailed visuals. Evocative scenes create a sense of mystery and suspense as players search for hidden objects in four different spooky locations, including a haunted hotel, ghostly garden and mysterious museum. Four entertaining puzzle variations, including spot-the-difference puzzles, tile scrambles and object silhouette puzzles add to the fun. Gothic Masquerade HD is part of our new line of pick-up-and-play hidden object games for tablets which includes City Mysteries HD. Selectsoft’s upcoming hidden object tablet games seek to capture the fast-growing trend of the ‘casual HOG’ player who want a quick diversion without a complicated storyline.

Gothic Masquerade HD Description:
Are you ready to enter the hidden haunts of the Gothic Masquerade? Shadows stretch through moonlit gardens and menace hangs over empty hallways. Can you find all the missing items before time runs out? Search ghostly rooms, mysterious landscapes and more as you seek and find hidden objects in four different haunted locations! Delve into detailed indoor and outdoor scenes filled with over 1000 carefully placed items, plus enjoy a challenging sliding tile puzzle and spot-the-difference game for each spooky site. As you solve each new scene, you'll unlock more of the supernatural hidden object hunt.

Features:
• Over 1000 hidden objects
• Scenes set in a mysterious museum, haunted hotel, ghostly garden and cryptic castle
• Easy controls
• Evocative sound effects
• Immersive art
• Fun seek and find gameplay
• Includes bonus spot-the-difference and sliding tile puzzles

Pricing and Availability:
Gothic Masquerade HD 1.0 is available at the price of $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and can be found worldwide through the App Store in the Games category and on Google Play.

Full press release online at PRMac.

February 27, 2012

We're offering our fast-paced iPhone(R) card game Tri-Peaks Twist as a free download February 28, 29 and March 1 only. Tri-Peaks Twist features the classic strategy of tri-peaks plus fun layouts, unexpected power-ups, eye-catching visuals and an exciting levels mode. With over 500 maps, 5 types of cards, 5 backgrounds and 3 game modes, Tri-Peaks Twist is mountains of fun! Tri-Peaks Twist is available now on the App Store and will be free for three days beginning February 28.

Developed in partnership with Teyon, Tri-Peaks Twist is a new take on solitaire for the iPhone(R). 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

Pricing and Availability:
Tri-Peaks Twist will be available for free for iPhone(R) February 28, 29 and March 1 only, and is available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. Tri-Peaks Twist is free for a limited time in association with DailyAppDream.com.

Full press release online at PRMac.

February 27, 2012

With big name companies like Big Fish Games, Zynga and Disney/Playdom making hidden object games for social and mobile platforms the hot new trend, family-friendly game developer Selectsoft sees an opportunity for a new line of pick-up-and-play hidden object tablet apps.
Full press release online at PRWeb.