Play Chess in Messages with Checkmate!

We are super excited to announce our newest game, Checkmate!   With Checkmate, you can now play chess against family and friends right within Messages!

Beautiful, minimalistic design, intuitive gameplay and even unique sound effects per piece type all bring an exciting new level of immersion to this classic game.  You can play multiple matches with other people at the same time –  all synchronized via iCloud. Move indicators help beginner players understand where pieces can move to and which opponent pieces can be captured.  To make the game accessible worldwide, Checkmate is localized in 23 languages.

Without further ado, head over to the new App Store for iMessage and get Checkmate!

You can also visit playcheckmate.com for more info.  Stay tuned for a follow-up post talking more about the process of creating this fun game…

Thank you for your support!

Alpha Omega Kids!

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On that note, we’re super pleased to announce that Alpha Omega Kids is available for Mac OS X and now for iPod, iPhone and iPad in the App Store!

Based on the concept that a word can be read as long a the first and last letters are in the right place, Alpha Omega Kids is made for children of all ages.

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There are over 190 challenging puzzles with fun, playful categories and levels are split up between Beginner and Advanced modes.  Beginner levels are suitable for children ages 9 and under, however can be enjoyed by anyone.  Advanced levels are recommended for ages 10 and up, or for those with good spelling skills and who like tougher puzzles 🙂

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Everything’s unlocked and there are zero ads or in-app purchases.  There are even colorful themes such as toy blocks, mint green, lemon-lime, orange, pink, blue and purple!

We’re excited to see children play this and hopefully see it adopted in schools!  Spelling and vocabulary skills must be utilized to decipher words, and players must plan ahead their moves as there are often similar letters in puzzles that must be moved correctly for the puzzle to be solved.

Head over to the App Store and get Alpha Omega Kids! today!

Thank you for your support!