|By Marketwired .||
|July 17, 2014 01:19 PM EDT||
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/14 -- FunPlus, a mobile social games company that puts fun first for players and communities worldwide, today announced the launch of Barn Voyage, a free-to-play, farming simulation that allows gamers to create the farm of their dreams via abundant game features, including specialty machines, premium goods and achievements. Barn Voyage is currently available for iOS, with the Android version coming in August.
Barn Voyage's deep gameplay offers users over 250 quests on 30 fun-filled levels, offering at least a month of active play time. Players can grow crops, collect fruits and nuts, and use over 100 different recipes to make various foods or turn into feed for farm animals ranging from chicken, cows and pigs to goats, sheep and geese. The game encourages use of crafting skills by giving players over 60 unique recipes to make, including the use of "social ingredients" that can be earned or gifted by others. Players can take their creative skills to task in an effort to create the ultimate farm.
"Barn Voyage incorporates the best gameplay of the genre while building in compelling features that the gaming community has been seeking," said Andy Zhong, CEO of FunPlus. "This has been an exciting year for FunPlus, and I couldn't be more proud of our passionate global development teams who are smartly creating games that appeal to a consistently growing worldwide audience."
In Barn Voyage, specialty machines can be used to make yogurt and other premium goods that can be sold to individual townsfolk, or on the global market that features friends and other players around the world. Barn Voyage's unique global market eliminates the need to travel to each person within the game to sell goods.
FunPlus will make Barn Voyage available at launch in 14 different localized international languages, including Arabic, Chinese (traditional and simplified), French, German, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.
Barn Voyage has been designed with intuitive touch controls to provide players with an authentic mobile gaming experience. It is available now for free from the App Store on iOS devices or at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/barn-voyage/id824753376?mt=8.
Barn Voyage will be available for the Android platform in August.
FunPlus is a popular social networking and mobile gaming company that creates fun games and builds communities across multiple online and mobile platforms. The company's signature game, Family Farm, is enjoyed globally by over 4 million players each day. As a leading global game developer, FunPlus has over 200 employees and is headquartered in Beijing, China, with offices in San Francisco, CA, and Vancouver, Canada. More information is available at www.funplus.com.
Dec. 28, 2014 06:00 PM EST Reads: 2,021
Dec. 28, 2014 05:45 PM EST Reads: 1,779
Dec. 28, 2014 05:00 PM EST Reads: 2,285
Dec. 28, 2014 05:00 PM EST Reads: 2,283
Dec. 28, 2014 04:00 PM EST Reads: 2,149
Dec. 28, 2014 03:30 PM EST Reads: 2,598
Dec. 28, 2014 03:00 PM EST Reads: 1,846
Dec. 28, 2014 03:00 PM EST Reads: 2,175
Dec. 28, 2014 02:00 PM EST Reads: 1,844
Dec. 28, 2014 12:30 PM EST Reads: 1,999
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Dec. 28, 2014 12:00 PM EST Reads: 2,938
Dec. 28, 2014 12:00 PM EST Reads: 1,890
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from ha...
Dec. 28, 2014 12:00 PM EST Reads: 2,429
Dec. 28, 2014 12:00 PM EST Reads: 7,203
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective ...
Dec. 28, 2014 11:00 AM EST Reads: 2,056