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My Town: Pets App is a NAPPA WINNER!

Posted in Press Releases on December 21st, 2017

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My Town: Pets Wins NAPPA Award!

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November 27, 2017 — My Town: Pets, from My Town Games is a winner from NAPPA (National Parenting Publications Awards), it was announced today by Mark Tulchinski, creator and founder of the wildly popular My Town app series.

 

My Town: Pets also received an endorsement from KIDS FIRST!, a program of The Coalition for Quality Children’s Media, a national, nonprofit organization founded in 1991 whose mission is to teach children critical viewing skills and to increase the visibility and availability of quality children’s media.

 

My Town: Pets is the purrrfect addition to the wildly popular My Town Games universe.  The app, available for $2.99 at The App Store and on Google Play, allows children to have fun adopting animals, caring for them, taking them to the vet – everything they would do with real pets – which will present the opportunity to learn animal interaction and responsibility that can carry over into their real lives.  Creativity, empowerment and imagination all in one fun-filled app!

 

An added bonus is connectivity of My Town games and with shared characters and places that can travel from one game to another –all part of the larger My Town family of apps. Pay once & Play forever + receive FREE updates! No ads and no IAP.

 

My Town: Pets Description

My Town: Pets has everything needed to take care of your pet. Play with cats, dogs, birds and hamsters. Imagine adopting your dog, dressing them and discovering all the hidden locations and hot spots. Walk your dog at the park’s litter sand area, just don’t forget to clean up the poop. Wash your animals and if they get hurt take them to the vet. Discover all the locations and invent your own story with each game play.

 

BRAND OVERVIEW

Created by an expert team of designers, engineers, programmers and artists, loved by kids and parents alike and endorsed by teachers and therapists, My Town Games is a safe, digital platform that gives children hours of open-ended play to teach them to interact first with an imaginary world, which can then empower and embolden them to explore their physical world and learn how things work. In the My Town Games world – 104 locations, 50 characters and 5300+ objects and counting – kids ages 4-8 play and interact with a variety of things in places and with people they see, recognize and know in their real, everyday lives – their homes, communities, family, friends and neighbors.

 

There are 22 titles in the series including: Friend’s House, Pets, Haunted House, Museum, Fire Station, Cars, Beauty Contest, Cinema, Grandparents, Preschool, Hotel, Spa Beauty Salon, Dance School, Fashion Show, Wedding, Police Station, School, Stores, Daycare, Beach & Picnic, Hospital and Home.

 

With no rules, no time limits and no restrictions on how to progress through the games – which are so user-friendly natural that no prompts or instructions are needed -  children are free to explore the worlds all on their own.

 

ABOUT MY TOWN GAMES

The My Town Games studio designs digital dollhouse-like games that promote creativity and imaginative interactive play for young children all over the world. Since launching they have built games that have been downloaded 13 million times in 200+ countries.  Loved by children and parents alike, the games introduce environments and experiences for hours of open-ended game play.  The company has offices in Israel, Spain, Romania and the Philippines. Visit www.my-town.com.

 

ABOUT NAPPA

The National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) is one of the longest running and most respected awards programs in the country. With 25 years of experience in the industry, we have been continuously celebrated as the “go-to” source for parents and professionals seeking the best products for their children and families.

 

ABOUT KIDS FIRST!

The KIDS FIRST! Film Critics are a group of national youth reporters, ages 8 to 18, who review all the latest film releases, interview talent and share their opinions about entertainment geared for kids.  their reviews and, coverage reach more than 7 million people every month. KIDS FIRST! is supported by major entertainment industry leaders, teachers, librarians, media professionals, lobbyists, policymakers, child advocates, educators, parents and families nationwide. Support comes from national nonprofit organizations including the National Education Association, REEL Fathers, National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Council of Women’s Organizations, with a cumulative membership of over 17 million. Visit www.kidsfirst.org.

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title: My Town: Pets

Series Title: My Town

Release Date:

Category: Games

Released: Aug 23, 2017

Version: 1.0

Size: 203 MB

Languages: English, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional       Chinese

Children: 4-8

CompatibilityRequires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

App Store - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-town-pets/id1226364302?ls=1&mt=8

Google play - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mytown.pets

Amazon Store - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0751P7J5P/

 

For more information visit www.my-town.com.

Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mytowngames .

Follow My Town on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mytowngames.

Check out My Town: Pets on YouTube: https://youtu.be/AtF8qLy2Iss

 

For More Information Contact:

Andrea Blain • Andrea Blain Public Relations

andrea@andreablainpr.com • 847-933-9884

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