AppGeneration’s puzzle/board game Crazy Formula has achieved the 1 Million users milestone. To celebrate this mythic mark with their fans, AppGeneration is launching 45 additional levels. 18 of the levels have already been released and the others will be launched on a monthly basis. The new version has a new element, The Portal, along with minor tweaks in the UI resolved and access to Crazy Formula’s Facebook page.
Mobile game developer Bertheussen announces Wordfeud 1.2.2, their popular game for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Play against 2.6 million people on a 15 by 15 tile board and gain points for words created and placed. Players can obtain higher points by placing words on the double letter, double word, triple letter and triple word tiles. Players can participate in 30 simultaneous games and have the ability to chat with their opponents tying in custom avatars.
Colorado based Riptide Games today announces iLookGrownUp 1.4.3, the latest in their hit series of iLookApps for iOS devices. The companion app to iPrincess, iLookGrownUp comes bundled with 30 items to decorate photos and dress up anyone as a Policeman, Fireman, Cowboy, Astronaut, Athletes, Rockstars among others. Completed photos can then be uploaded to Facebook, Twitter, sent via email or saved to the photo album for later use.
California based The Playforge announced that Zombie Farm has reached 11 million iOS downloads within weeks of celebrating its one year anniversary on the iTunes App Store. Zombie Farm players have logged over 6,800 years of game time since February, 2010. Its success continues to build in the new year as the number of daily active players reached an all-time high in January. Zombie Farm has a massive, loyal, fan base that truly enjoy checking in with their lovable zombie horde.
Chicago based Zing! Apps today announces that Snake Classic, its first title has crossed 1 million downloads in just under 4 months on the iTunes App Store. Snake Classic aims to be the snake game on every single iOS device. It captures true classic mobile gameplay along with a fresh look designed for next generation mobile devices. The developers have since provided 5 updates to the app to optimize performance and keep the content fresh.
Inkstone Software today announces MegaReader 2.0 for iOS, an update to their best-selling, customizable iOS eBook reader that gives users access to over 1.8 million free books on the Internet. Updated, it is now a universal app, ideal for running native on iPad’s large screen. Featuring in-app connectivity with such book catalogs as Feedbooks, Project Gutenberg, Baen Free Books, Smashwords, and the Internet Archive, both classic and modern books may be downloaded free and stored indefinitely.
From Nov. 1-30, smartphone users downloaded the shopping app ShopSavvy 2.15 million times, including 1.4 million times on iPhone and 750,000 times on Android phones. It was the biggest month for downloads since ShopSavvy’s introduction in November 2008. Growing consumer awareness of barcode scanning as a comparison-shopping tool, and to ShopSavvy’s market-leading position, also have played a key role in the download increase.
Colorado based Riptide Games today announces iLookChristmas 1.4.1 for iPhone and iPod touch devices. iLookChristmas is a free app that lets users add a holiday theme to any of their photos. Users can turn anyone in their pictures into Santa, Elves, Reindeer or snowman in addition to many other items available to make their photos more festive. Completed pictures can then be shared with family via Facebook, Twitter, email or saved to the device photo album for later.
Colorado based Riptide Games today announces iPrincess 1.4 for iPhone and iPod touch devices. iPrincess lets users fill their photos with princesses by selecting from the myriad princess themed items available. Users can mix and match 30 different princess items to add to their photos, including dresses, hair, wands, jewelry and more. Users can purchase image packs from the rest of the iLook App series. Additional packs will be added all the time for nearly limitless fun and enjoyment.
Portland based Inkstone Software today announces MegaReader 1.0, a highly customizable iPhone eBook reading app that gives users the choice of over 1.8 million free books on the internet. The MegaReader app has been designed to tap into book catalogs such as Feedbooks, Project Gutenberg, Baen Free Books, Smashwords, and the Internet Archive, allowing users to discover not only the classics, but also up and coming modern indie authors and publishers.
Cramzy today announces that it has reached 3 million downloads from the Apple AppStore. This huge milestone makes the company the most successful iPhone developer in Bulgaria. End of march this year the company has announced their first million downloads and today, only 5 months later, Cramzy managed to triple their success. The reason is their latest free app – The River Test – a japanese job interview test which is given to applicants for senior management positions.
Independent mobile developer Aki Yokosuna today announces a tremendous unfurling of positive public reception, awareness, and support for the developer’s first commercially available mobile product, having recorded hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales upon release. Yokosuna’s application is a math based app termed myCalc which only supplies its users with the three most fundamental tools needed to solve equations – an empty work space, a tool to write, and plenty of room to think.
The Shakespeare application for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch passed the 1 million mark for number of downloads this week. The free Shakespeare application, a cooperative project between Readdle and PlayShakespeare.com, was in the first wave of applications just after Apple launched the iTunes App Store in August 2008. Over the last year and a half, the Shakespeare application has also gained popularity with professional actors and directors.