CLEVELAND, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Handelabra Studio, a Cleveland-based mobile software company, announces the release of its iPhone and iPod Touch application, GAME.minder 2. The software is an upgraded version of the original GAME.minder app, which is a simple utility for following video game release dates. The March 11 launch will coincide with the first day of PAX East, a three-day game festival hosted in Boston, Mass.
Available for download on the App Store March 11, the enhanced edition includes several new features to improve the user experience. Developers have added the ability for users to engage with each other by competing with friends through features such as:
- META.game: Users earn points for setting RE.minders and sharing games with friends.
- Game Center Integration: Users earn Game Center achievements and can compare their points with friends on the leaderboards.
"We are excited to take the application to the next level by allowing our users to interact and compete with each other," Jeremy Handel, owner of Handelabra Studios. "GAME.minder 2 is a reflection of our quest to continuously upgrade our tools while keeping them fun, helpful and simple to use."
GAME.minder has been available for iPhone and iPod Touch users for free since its launch in October 2010. The application quickly gained popularity among the gaming community for its useful game release reminders. The software permits users to select upcoming video games they are most interested in, allowing them to set a RE.minder alerting the user of an upcoming video game release date.
There have been several updates to the original application including advanced display and reporting features. Multiple paid expansion packs are also available for $1.99 each and can be purchased directly in the app. GAME.minder ULTIMATE unlocks all current and future expansion packs and is regularly $5.99, which is also available as an in app purchase. Until March 31, GAME.minder ULTIMATE is available for $2.99.
Handelabra Studio is a mobile software company centered in Cleveland, Ohio with satellites orbiting in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Salt Lake City, Utah. The company currently has four products available for download on the App Store. To learn more about Handelabra Studio and its products, visit http://handelabra.com.
SOURCE Handelabra Studio LLC