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Chicktionary Coop Hatches on Apple's App Store

Chicktionary Coop™ for iPad, the new version of the popular Chicktionary Classic™ word game has launched, bringing a new turn-based cooperative play mode plus customized chickens to thousands of Chicktionary fans.

DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Blockdot (www.Blockdot.com), the nationally recognized game developer is excited to announce today the launch of Chicktionary Coop for iPad, the new version of the popular Chicktionary Classic word game. Chicktionary Coop is the second generation of the egg-citing word game which has been featured recently in TIME Magazine, MSNBC, Mashable and Tecca as a top educational mobile app for kids.

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Chicktionary Coop is a free tablet word game that allows players to combine brainpower and solve shared puzzles. Players can earn virtual currency in the form of "Gold Eggs" and bring their chicken coop to life by purchasing virtual goods and clothing for the seven famous chickens and their ever-changing seven letters.

"We're thrilled to announce the launch of multiplayer Chicktionary Coop both to our loyal fans and to new users," says John Cain, Blockdot President. "Chicktionary Coop takes our popular Chicktionary game to a whole new level, letting players team up with friends to solve puzzles and have a blast dressing up their chickens."

With more than 250,000 current daily users, Chicktionary Classic is a word game staple for parents, teachers, kids and senior citizens, enjoyed both as a fun learning tool and satisfying pastime. Success stories include school teachers and homeschoolers who use Chicktionary regularly to extend students' language and vocabulary lessons to computers and iPads while senior communities employ the hysterical chickens to engage residents in regular therapy sessions at shared technology stations.

"We're excited for players to connect with Chicktionary in an entirely new way," says Dan Ferguson, VP of Interactive Services and Blockdot co-founder. "Chicktionary is a classic word game with a proven mechanic that users love," said Ferguson.  "We think players will be thrilled with the new turn-based gameplay that allows them to play Chicktionary with their friends and family.  Now players can share the fun."

Chicktionary Coop is available as a free download on the Apple App Store here (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chicktionary-coop-multiplayer/id546024633?ls=1&mt=8) and will be hitting Google Play, Kindle Fire and Nook this holiday season. 

About Blockdot
Since 2001, Blockdot (http://www.blockdot.com) has built hundreds of entertaining experiences and online promotional strategies for the world's most recognizable brands. Blockdot's mobile work has been featured in Apple commercials and has been recognized as an industry leader by the New York Times, TIME Magazine, and Adweek. Blockdot's extensive list of mobile clients includes American Airlines, ConAgra, LEGO, Microsoft, Scholastic, Kraft Foods and Universal Pictures.

Media Contact: Lyn Pollard Blockdot, 214-890-4167, [email protected]

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