Achieved Games LLC Announces Its Mobile Game ICEE Maker and Its Strategic Licensing Agreement With the ICEE Company
HENDERSON, Nev., April 3, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Imagine walking into a convenience store or movie theater and giving your young child unlimited access to the ICEE machine.
Players can mix flavors, create new flavors, decorate the ICEE cups, choose snazzy straws and drink down the frozen ICEE drink they created – and then repeat the process as many times as desired. As a parent, you would probably think twice about allowing this to happen, considering the extensive cleanup of both child and facility likely to be required.
However, a new video game will give children this experience without the fuss and mess. Mobile games creator Achieved Games is planning a May release of ICEE Maker, a freemium maker game on the Apple, Android and Amazon app stores.
“A maker game is a very popular style of entertainment game where kids can make whatever the focus of the game is,” said Brett Russell, founder and CEO of Achieved Games. In ICEE Maker, young game players will choose their drink cups, lids, and straws.
“They can then decorate their cups,” Russell said. “For example, for Valentine’s Day, they can choose cups and lids with hearts. They can also draw, paint and put stickers on the cups.”
Players will be able to pick a flavor, and even layer flavors in the cup using the ICEE machine in the game. They can also create their own flavors, using any color of their choice, and give it a name they choose.
“Then, you have to clean up the machine,” Russell said. “You have to spray it off and clean it up. In the end, you can put a topper on your straw and then drink your ICEE. Basically, you tap on the straw, and it drinks the ICEE on behalf of the player. Then they can refill it and start all over.”
A maker game is a way for youngsters to have control over something that they normally wouldn’t. For example, very young kids who want to cook something probably wouldn’t be allowed to do so in real life.
“But with this maker game, they can play around with an ICEE machine and do whatever they want without any consequences,” Russell said. “It’s for kids usually from ages 2 to 8 or 9 - but anyone can play it. It is fun.”
Players will be able to play for free at the most basic level. If they want to unlock all aspects of the game, their parents can make an in-app purchase for everything available in the game. Of course, kids should have their parents’ permission to make any in-app purchases.
Freemium games are different from purchased games which you pay for first, then download. There is no trial period for a purchased game. Freemium is the ability to play the game without paying anything. But if you want the full experience, you pay a small fee, so it’s almost like a try-before-you-buy transaction.
Russell has worked with The ICEE Company in the past to create games with ICEE branding.
“Every time a kid is playing and enjoying the ICEE maker game, it’s good brand recognition,” he said. “When they go to the movie theater and see the ICEE machine back behind the counter, they’re probably going to think, “Oh, I love ICEE.”
“I have had a long-standing relationship with the ICEE brand,” Russell said. “I’m really looking forward to our release of this collaborative effort.”
The worldwide licensing agent for ICEE agrees.
“Design Plus is proud to partner with Achieved Games and delighted to be working with Brett again,” said Carol Janet, CEO of Design Plus. “It’s a win for both parties, giving The ICEE Company an opportunity to build brand awareness with new fans.”
About Achieved Games
Achieved Games LLC, founded in 2016 and located in Henderson, Nevada. Achieved Games creates engaging mobile content for the whole family, with a focus on relaxing and beautiful puzzle games. With a fun and high-quality portfolio that includes original and licensed properties, we lovingly produce games that entertain, challenge and engage players the world over. In just two years, Achieved Games has established itself as a respected up-and-coming mobile game developer. Achieved Games is seeking mezzanine financing to solidify its growth strategy.
Contact: Brett Russell, President, Achieved Games LLC
Source: Achieved Games LLC
Categories: Video Games