PunchBox Studio believes a tutorial will bring Fishing Joy, their free arcade game ranked #1 in China, Singapore, and Hong Kong, into the top 10 in the U.S. App Store. Fishing Joy 1.2 for iPhone and Fishing Joy HD 1.3 for iPad feature some of the most detailed animated graphics of any iOS game, allowing one or two players to clearly view schools of fish as they swim by, beneath the sea, and to catch the fish that will bring the highest price. The updates will debut around 6/17.
DistinctDev, Inc., the Florida-based developers behind one of the top selling mobile games of all time, The Moron Test, today announced they are relocating their studio headquarters to Seattle, Washington. The announcement comes days after the two-year anniversary of the game’s launch. DistinctDev’s relocation is the first step in a plan to grow the three-person shop and explore new play and monetization mechanics for The Moron Test.
iAdventureGame announces West Wing Escape 1.0 for iOS devices. West Wing Escape takes the actual layout of the West Wing and turns it into a graphic comic adventure. Starting out in the Presidential Oval Office, the player must avoid the guards and solve the puzzles while figuring out an escape plan. An all-original adventure designed specifically for touch screen devices, the game implements a graphic novel/comic book presentation style, offering map based movement with simple target selection.
PeakFinder.org has announced the release of PeakFinder USA West 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch users. This app creates gorgeous panoramic views of mountain ranges in the Western United States, including the Sierra Nevada, the Rockies, and the costal ranges. All prominent peaks are labeled for easy identification, and the Digital Binocular feature lets users zoom in to identify less prominent peaks.