DATE: 17th August 2011
London, UK – “Please Sir, can we have some more?” No, that’s not the sound of a gruel-greedy orphan asking for an extra bowl of slop from a Victorian workhouse owner, but instead the triumphant sound of more than 1000 fans asking for more from Say What You See: The Collection– and getting it.
Say What You See: The Collection™ (described as “...one of the best visual puzzle games available for iOS devices right now" by MSN) asked Facebook fans last week to demonstrate their devotion by ‘liking’ a post 1000 times before Wednesday 17th August.
The Facebook fans rallied to the occasion and achieved the requisite 1000 like by Monday afternoon, two days ahead of schedule. Their reward? An extra piece of DLC for August, in the form of a brand new canvas ‘Chart Smashers’. The reaction on the Facebook page after being told of their success, was nothing less than euphoric: “I don't think I can wait until Thursday!” said fan Monica Magennis, while Alison Wood declared it “best app ever!”. The greatest quote though was by Baz T-boy Williams, who declared: “We don’t do anythin now at work but play swys!“
If you haven't yet played Say What You See: The Collection™, it's a free-to-download game that involves spotting themed pop culture references in beautifully hand-painted scenes (or iCanvases). Each scene featuring 50 puzzles is downloaded separately, so that players only buy the iCanvases for subjects that spark their interest. “Chart Smashers”, painted by artist Aileen Raistrick ( http://www.bigredcrayon.co.uk/), is the 11th iCanvas available.
The Chart Smashers canvas is out 18th August, priced 99¢/59p, available as an in-app-purchase from the FREE Say What You See: The Collection™ app.
Say What You See: The Collection™ comes with 2 free iCanvases featuring 50 puzzles. Additional iCanvases cost 99¢/59p.
Screenshots and artwork can be downloaded directly atwww.swysapp.com < http://www.swysapp.com/>
For further information, please contact:
Jon Hamblin (Big Ideas Corp)
+44 (0) 7812587898
About Big Ideas Digital
Since its inception in 2009, Big Ideas has been working with established brands and IP holders like BP, Warner Bros. and British Military Fitness to help bring their products and identities into the smartphone app arena. Its apps have been raved about by Wired and Mac User, received worldwide media coverage and have been highly rated by many users. Big Ideas aims to create fun, accessible apps that anyone can enjoy.
About Say What You See™
The first Say What You See™ title, Say What You See: Music Fest™ was the #1 puzzle app and #3 paid app in the UK iTunes App Store after just two weeks on sale. The Follow up, Say What You See: The Collection™, has had over 750,000 downloads and reached #1 in the UK app charts. The extremely active Say What You See Facebook fan page has over 15,800 members, and the Twitter page has over 2,000 followers.
Praise for Say What You See™ titles:
“?????” - AppSafari
"9/10" - AppTilt
“For a developer to get it so right on their first try is very impressive indeed.” – Pocket Gamer
“It’s become something of a regular request in our house and looks set to replace bedtime stories for some time.” - Wired.co.uk
“A curiously addictive time-sink.” - Eurogamer
"Make a dive for the Nyquil, ‘cause this app is going viral." - iPhone Appidemic
"I enjoyed the heck out of See What You Say, and I give it my personal recommendation." - Apple Gazette
“Danger! Red alert! Danger! This is one of those games that gets into my brain and won’t let go.” – Invert Y
“A cracking little time waster…” - Mortis, forum