skobbler takes you on a tour around the world with GeoBrain

January 14, 2011 // 2:51 a.m.

Berlin, Germany, 13th January, 2011 - skobbler, specialist developer of map-based apps and creator of the first free sat nav app for the iPhone, has today announced the launch its first game app. GeoBrain is a fun yet educational game experience that tests and trains geo-knowledge. Literally spin the globe and pinpoint your answers to hundreds of questions to show that you truly know your planet.

Marcus Thielking, co-founder of skobbler commented: “After more than 1,000,000 app customers, we’re very excited to be adding a new genre to our portfolio of map-based applications. Following on from the success of our Navigation and ForeverMap products, we wanted to continue to deliver meaningful map-based products across various categories. With GeoBrain, people can experience just how much fun a map-based app can be.”

GeoBrain is a fun, interactive quiz style game for today’s digital generation with over 600 geography, history and entertainment based questions designed to test and expand your knowledge of the planet. GeoBrain has been designed to engage users with dynamic digital content that is both informative and fun to use. It can be used for personal entertainment, as an after dinner trivia game or a very handy educational tool. The app has three difficulty level settings and three game modes to choose from making it easy to choose a game style that best fits the situation. GeoBrain also boasts direct contextual Wikipedia access which allows users to dig deeper and learn more about each individual quiz subject.

The geo based game app is easy to use and visually stimulating. The on screen globe spins and includes zoom functionality, and high definition globe textures are downloadable from within the game at no extra cost for a more realistic and detailed view of the globe.

Price, availability and compatibility:
To test your knowledge of the world in a fun and interactive way, GeoBrain can be downloaded at an introductory promotion price of 0.59p from itunes.apple.com/us/app/geobrain-by-skobbler/id403515108?mt=8&ls=1

To celebrate the launch of the new GeoBrain app, for a few days only, skobbler will be offering its premium skobbler Navigation product (including speedcams) for just 0.59p.

For further information on recent developments at skobbler, please visit blog.skobbler.com.

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GeoBrain - Key Features:


· Runs on iPhone, iPod, iPad with >iOS 4.0.

· Find the correct location answers for hundreds of questions in the categories of Geography, History, and Entertainment

· Spin and zoom the globe

· Combine fun and trivia/learning (including contextual Wikipedia access for those who want to dig deep)

· Three game modes (standard, distance, arcade) and three difficulty settings

· High definition globe textures downloadable from within the game at no extra cost

About skobbler
Berlin-based skobbler (www.skobbler.co.uk) has been independently developing map-based applications for iOS- and Android-based mobile devices since 2008.

skobbler is a prime player in location-based services developing an array of products that show what’s possible based on OpenStreetMap in all sorts of categories on various mobile device platforms.

Since its UK launch in June 2010, skobbler products have topped both the free and paid navigation category in the UK Apple App Store for four consecutive months, with UK downloads exceeding 300,000 to date.
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