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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2013 - Vantaa, Finland - Indie game
developer Black Sushi Studios has released their first iPhone/iPad
game called Hangul Match.
Korean entertainment has become very popular around the world.
Thanks to things such as Korean TV dramas and KPop more and more
people are getting interested in learning the beautiful Korean
language. Traditionally studying the Korean Hangul alphabet has
been quite an ordeal requiring people to play with flash cards.
These cards also offer little help on proper pronunciation. We
solve all these problems with Hangul Match, a game that makes the
learning process very unique, fun and rewarding. No other app has
yet offered all this is one package.
In Hangul Match you pair a Hangul character with its Romanized
translation. You hear the proper native speaker's pronunciation
with each character. This helps you to learn what kind of sound
each character represents. Player is taken through all consonants
and vowels in level-based game modes, teaching new character every
Five challenging game modes:
The Easy Consonants: Play through 58 levels and
unlock all 19 consonants.
The Mighty Vowels: Play through 63 levels and
unlock all 21 vowels.
Classic: Unlocked characters are used to test your
skills, make no mistakes!
Survival: Battle against 30 seconds timer with
your unlocked characters.
Blitz: One minute time limit with all 40 Hangul
characters. How good are you?
- Game Center leaderboards & achievements for all game
- Total of 32 challenging achievements
- iCloud save game support
- About Hangul browser for additional help on pronunciation
- Clear pronunciations by native Korean female
- Optimized for iPhone 5 and iPad retina graphics
- Supports both landscape and portrait orientations
- iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
- Requires iOS 4.3 or later
- 85.1 MB Storage space
- Universal Application
Pricing and Availability:
Hangul Match is 3,59 € / $3,99 USD (or equivalent amount in
other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through
the App Store in the Education category. Review copies are
available on request from Black Sushi Studios.
Purchase and Download:
Black Sushi Studios is a very small indie development company
from Finland. It was founded in August 2012. One of our goals is to
make useful and unique games that help people learn Asian languages
such as Korean and Japanese.