KARLSRUHE, Germany and AMSTERDAM – December 13, 2012 – flaregames GmbH , developer and publisher of hit titles Ocean Tower and Royal Revolt have just released WordOn HD, an innovative, free word game for two players. WordOn HD is now available for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, worldwide. The title was originally developed by UnitedGames in Amsterdam and expanded and refined in conjunction with the flaregames team.
WordOn HD is an addictive new word game. How it works: You play with friends (or random opponents) in one of six languages. In the game you have your own board where you try to make the highest point words. Very simple, but WordOn HD adds a twist to make it tricky, since the letters in the WordOn fields must be used by your opponent in the next round. Anyone who sends a "Q" to an opponent and desperately needs an "E", can see how WordOn HD is a fun and challenging game.
Besides all of the excitement of beating friends and strangers, WordOn HD is also a great learning game: You can select any of the six language versions and expand your vocabulary while playing. An ideal holiday gift, you might say, if it were not already free.
"WordOn HD is a great addition to our mid-core portfolio, because although it is deep and really captivating, it‘s also a very accessible game. One thing that I really like is that it‘s a game that‘s suitable for children and adults, women and men," said Klaas Kersting, CEO of flaregames GmbH.
Official Website: www.wordonHD.com
About WordOn HD!
Play against friends and random opponents
Connect with Facebook to find your friends - or take on random opponents. Since the rounds are not very long, you can easily play several games simultaneously.
Easy to Play
The intuitive interface and thorough tutorial make the game easy to learn and accessible to all players, whether young or old, beginner or expert.
Many extras and features
If you want to tell your opponent a word in between rounds, or talk during the game, the in-game chat makes it all possible. Games you’ve played are stored in your history and the stats are tracked, so you can revisit your games later and see how you did.
Available in six languages
WordOn HD is available in English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and French. Anyone wanting to practice or learn another language can do it while playing the game. It doesn’t replace a formal language course, but it is a great way to practice.
Fair free to play
WordOn HD is available for free in the AppStore and via Google Play. It supports "in-app purchases", where players can maximize their gameplay by purchasing small power-ups and enhancements through micro-transactions. Of course, the game can be played completely without ever having to spend money.
Made with passion ♥
WordOn HD is a game from UnitedGames, a young Dutch development studio. They are working closely with the flaregames team from Karlsruhe to deliver the best game experience possible.
Based in Karlsruhe, flaregames has a highly motivated team of veterans and new talent to create and deploy a new generation of mobile games. The company, founded in 2011, creates games for smartphones and tablets. The pipeline currently has a number of titles for mainstream and mid-core gamers. The games are extensive, deep experiences, that offer long-lasting fun and best of all are free ("free to play").
The founder of the company's Klaas Kersting, previously of Gameforge has a proven track record of success, growing his last company into a global player with 500 employees and over €100 million in annual revenue.
Investors in the startup include renowned international venture capital firms Accel Partners and T-Venture.
More information: www.flaregames.com
UnitedGames is a leading developer of social and mobile games. Their headquarters is in Amsterdam, but their games are played around the world, whether on the web, via social networks or on your smartphone.
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