Two NYC-based small-studio games, casual MMO Next Island and iOs photogame Herograph, are collaborating to add two Next Island-t

September 19, 2011 - New York, New York Herograph is a new superhero photogame, challenging players to snap and share photos in response to questions, and then battle for the top spots in each category. Players can unlock superhero-themed powers and badges based on participation.

Herograph has implemented two Next Island challenges, which reveal more of the MMO’s science fiction backstory, while challenging players to take and share hilarious pictures. Two new badges are available to Herograph players who’ve completed the Next Island challenges.

“Next Island’s players respond in hilarious and creative ways to our screenshot competitions,” Meg Stivison, who works on quests and community engagement for the MMO, says of the joint project, “and who doesn’t love superheroes?”

“In Herograph, players complete real life photo challenges and then compete in mobile photographic battles with their friends! With this collaboration between the two studios, players can experience the exciting world of Next Island by taking on real life photo challenges” the Herograph team of super hero lovers explains.

Herograph is available for the iPhone at and Next Island is available for the PC at Both games are free to download and play.

About Next Island:

Next Island is a free-to-download and free-to-play virtual world developed on the Entropia Universe platform. Founded in New York by David Post, Next Island attracts casual online gamers and passionate MMOG players alike with its unique blend of gameplay, story and real cash economy. For more information please go to NextIsland . com, find us on, or follow us on Twitter @nextisland.

About Herograph:

Herograph is a photosharing game that makes real life more exciting. Take on a slew of photographic challenges–from striking your most heroic pose to doing a handstand in public. Then use your “herographs” to battle head-to-head with other players. Win points, collect powers, and stand out among Earth’s mightiest heroes. Herograph was designed in New York City and developed in Columbia, MO. Follow us on twitter @herograph


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