Marmalade publishing together with App Minis’ has brought their "Design This Home" game to BlackBerry 10. The game has done well on iOS and promises to do as well on BlackBerry 10. At first they had some bad slow startup issues but they tell me it has now been resolved. I want to try the game out myself but sadly it is only available for the Z10, Z30, and PlayBook and not my Q10. Design This Home lets you build your own virtual dream house and share it with friends. Features include:
- Over 600 items – the largest home design game in the App World store
- Expertly crafted high-resolution art and animation
- Customize every aspect of your home, from the floors to the walls and everything else!
- Fourteen full-sized rooms to construct and decorate * Choose from six beautiful floor plans!
- Own multiple homes!
- Add your friends as your house residents
- Frequent updates, new items, seasonal decorations, tasks, and more
- Intuitive and easy to play for all ages
- Share your home with your friends over Facebook, Twitter and email
You can check out Design this Home free in BlackBerry World. As an FYI they do have in app payments to buy coins. Announcement below:
5-star rated, top grossing ‘Design This Home’ game comes to BlackBerry with Marmalade Publishing
LONDON UK and SUNNYVALE, CA, USA – 8th October 2013: Marmalade Publishingannounces the release of App Minis’ ‘Design This Home’ onto BlackBerry World after a storming success on the Apple App Store.
Design This Home is the most popular home design game across the globe and has been a top grossing game in 32 countries, bringing in over $6 million in revenue. This game unleashes the creative flair of players, allowing them to build, design and decorate their own homes. With over 7 million users and 250,000 five star ratings; there is no doubting the success of Design This Home.
The game’s creator, App Minis, decided to expand to even more of the mobile market-place. Using Marmalade’s cross-platform SDK, Marmalade Publishing ported Design This Home from iOS to BB10 and published the game onto BlackBerry World. Design This Home has already become #1 in Top Grossing and Top Overall on BlackBerry within days of release and has been featured on BlackBerry World. Plans are also afoot to take the successful game to even more of the many platforms supported by the C++ cross-platform SDK.
Massimo Caporale, Head of Marmalade Publishing: “We’re really excited to bring a game of this calibre to BlackBerry players. Our aim is to publish the games people want to play anywhere, on any screen. Design This Home is just the perfect example of the kind of game players crave on their devices. We are very proud to be making this happen.”
Alex Ahlund, Founder of App Minis: “We have been extremely pleased with our working relationship with Marmalade Publishing. They have made the process of taking Design This Home from iOS to BlackBerry easy. Marmalade has given us a new market to tap into and we are thrilled with the string of enthusiastic reviews as well as our place in the top 10 grossing games on BlackBerry so soon after release.”