Cool New iPhone & iPad Game 'Little Bird' Uses Apple's Accelerometer & Gyro
Little Bird combines Apple's accelerometer and gyroscope gaming technologies, exotic landscapes, objects and contraptions allowing you to interact with the game in ways that have never been seen before on an iPhone or iPad.
Fredericktown 10/06/2012 09:58 AM GMT (TransWorldNews)
The medical doctor who created the fun loving "Whack-A-Kitty" video that went viral on YouTube when it was viewed by more than 5 million has created a new gaming app for iPhones and iPads that is sure to be a big hit.
Robert Belluso, DO, loves his medical practice but could not resist his creative longings and arcade gaming background and devoted his spare time to developing the Little Bird gaming app. (http://www.littlebirdgame.com)
Little Bird combines current technology, exotic landscapes, objects, and contraptions, allowing the player to interact in novel ways that have not been seen before in an iPhone game. Little Bird brings the simple idea of a real skill arcade game to the next level, offering a fun, challenging, and unique experience.
Unlike games that rely on tapping, sliding or swiping, Little Bird takes advantage of the latest iPhone technology. The user tilts the device to the right or left, using gravity and speed to build momentum to get through each level.
Before long the gamer is rolling, jumping, bouncing, flying through the air, swinging in baskets, riding in carts, and shooting out of cannons while avoiding obstacles, booby traps and enemies to help Little Bird collect coins along the path to safety.
"Little Bird brings the simple idea of a real skill arcade game, from which the concept was born, to the next level," explains Dr. Belluso, "offering a fun, challenging and unique experience that will keep gamers coming back for more. Little Bird is a fun, gravity driven novel game played with challenging physics-based obstacle courses."
Although developed initially for iPhone, Little Bird is a universal app available on all devices that combines accelerometer and gyroscope gaming technologies. It features 20 unique levels with future levels coming and frequent updates.
Little Bird is rated 4+ (suitable for ages 4 and older). Gamers who enjoy Angry Birds, Feed That Dragon, Where's My Water, Hank Hazard, Fruit Ninja, Cut the Rope and Bike Baron will very much feel at home with Little Bird.
Little Bird is available on iTunes for $0.99
• 20 Amazingly FUN levels with more to come!
• Uses Apple's Accelerometer and Gyroscope
• An Astounding 60 Frames Per Second!
• Sharp Crisp Colorful Graphics
• Optimized for Retina Display & the New iPad
• Little Bird uses the latest technology
• Gravity and Speed Are Your Friends!!
• Custom Music and Sound Effects
• You'll Play it Again and Again
• It's Tons'O Fun!
• Facebook and Twitter Integration
• Compete against Friends with Achievements and Leaderboards
Robert Belluso, an osteopathic physician since 2002, experienced first-hand the evolution of video gaming technology from "Pong" to "Super Mario" to online gaming with a dial-up modem and now to post-pc mobile gaming. He created Little Bird to replicate the skills of playing real arcade-style games as no tapping, sliding or swiping motions are used. Belluso graduated in 2002 from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and currently practices family medicine in Fredericktown, PA.