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CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 13, 2012 – The most
advanced virtual pet game for mobile devices,
The Beasties: Hello World is now available on iPhone,
iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch devices around the world.
The Beasties: Hello World modernizes virtual pets by
combining caretaking elements with minigames and speech recording
to bring these rambunctious Beasties to life.
Players choose one out of the four available Beasties and place
them in a Beastie habitat. Beasties will show progress by learning
more tricks and being able to say more words. The longer a Beastie
survives, the more it will know!
When you decide to take care of a new Beastie, special codes
will be given to you to share with friends to see who is the best
at raising a Beastie. Add your own personal touches on the handmade
world of the Beasties with extensive customization options that
will make your Beastie one-of-a-kind.
The Beasties: Hello World Features:
Care for your Beastie - A Beastie needs food,
sleep and play. If you neglect a Beastie too long, well,
let’s just say you won’t have a Beastie for very
Learn incredible tricks - The more you play with
your Beastie, the more tricks it will do. Beasties can jump, flip,
twist and dance with a simple swipe. Then be a show-off in Showtime
Teach a Beastie words - All Beasties know
“Beastlish” but the longer it survives, it can start to
replace their language with yours using your devices’
A whimsical world at your fingertips - The
Beasties live in a “handmade” world that you can
customize. Add silly outfits on a Beastie or redecorate their
habitat with wallpaper, stickers and rugs.
The Beasties: Hello World is available now for $0.99 in the
iTunes App Store for a limited time. It was developed by Chicago
game development studios Toy Studio and Robomite, a division of
App Store link -
Gameplay Trailer -
About Toy Studio
Chicago game developer Toy Studio is founded on the idea of
connecting people through games that encourage meaningful social
interaction with friends. Toy Studio designs games on three core
principles: quality, innovation and community. Just as impressive
as the care put into design, is the tech behind the scenes. Toy
Studio also partners with fellow developers of high-quality,
innovative apps to publish new and exciting titles on mobile
About Robomite and Robomodo?
Robomite is the family games division of development studio
Robomodo. Founded in 2008 by longtime industry veterans, Robomodo
is a game development studio focused on producing innovative cross
platform videogames for both console and mobile spaces. Robomite
was formed in 2011 for the development of a Kinect family sports
title as well as a child activity apps for iOS and Android and is
focused on new ways for families to enjoy games together.