Nevosoft today is pleased to announce the release of Annabel, an Egyptian-themed hidden-object 3D adventure game. Annabel begins in modern times, when a young female archaeologist visits a museum in Egypt. She hears a disturbing ancient tale about another “Annabel,” a princess whose lover was sacrificed to the gods by an evil high priest. The nasty priest is keeping Princess Annabel captive and forcing her to marry him so he will become a full-fledged Pharaoh and control Egypt.
Just in time for Sunday’s Oscars telecast on ABC-TV, NYC-based second screen startup Umami will let users of its free “companion TV” app instantly grab and share, via Twitter and Facebook, images from the programs they’re watching. The “freeze frame” feature is one of several Umami has updated since it launched its free continuously synchronous app for the iPad in November. Umami is announcing Dishboard, a new social TV dashboard that visualizes the conversation occurring around a TV show.
DreamZapps today is pleased to announce PikiShooter & PikiShooter HD 1.0 for iOS, is a exciting and challenging physics-based puzzler completed with stunning graphics, intuitive controls and awesome musics. The goal of this game is to shoot the Piki towards into the white bucket in certain amount of shots. PikiShooter & PikiShooter HD is available in the app store under the Games: Puzzle for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch as well.
Durham-based Baked Ham Games today introduces Narratavius Story Engine 1.0, their new interactive fiction app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Narratavius is a free app for playing a variety of original text-based adventure games. Different stories or adventures from any number of independent authors and genres can be downloaded and played. From there, the user can engage in an unlimited variety of quests, very much in the style of a choose-your-own-adventure.
Al’liqu’a Al’leezat! Burst! is a hit! 2012 began with Burst! in the top 10 on multiple iTunes charts across the world. The only unlimited-projectile action puzzler game has entertained hundreds of thousands of players, and is only getting started. The latest release of Burst boasts multiple upgrades including a new map pack, twenty new levels, a new arrow, and three free level-skips for those extra tough levels. Burst! 4.0 is available for download on Friday, February 24, in the iTunes AppStore.