New Release: Mikdao
[MobilePRwire] – The world’s best known Pick-Up-Sticks game “Mikado” finally available for Android phones and tablets. The digital (iOS) version of this family classic stormed the carts and reached No1 Top Rank in various countries (China, Italy, Netherlands, to name a few). On this Friday (2014.11.14) it’ll finally be released for Android! Go get this beauty!
Mikado is THE pick-up sticks game that everybody knows – a family classic.
While it is pretty safe to say that the game has been inspired by ancient Asian oracles, the exact origins of the game are as unknown as its original name.
By what is known the game made it’s way to the United States via Hungary in the 1930s. Depending on language and culture the game is also known as “Zitterwackl”, “Shangai” or “Spellicans”.
Nowadays its most widely known title is the same as the name of the highest scoring (blue) stick: Mikado!
It took a long time, but now LITE Games finally released a digital version of Mikado for Android. This brand new version offers four fun game-modes for every occasion:
– the classic single-player mode for a relaxed and relaxing session of picking up those sticks
– the fast paced Arcade mode demanding a precise, quick eye-finger coordination
– the multi-player mode letting up to 4 players play on the same device
– the bonus game “Pick a Loser” quickly helps to determine who’s buying the next round of drinks
With its extensive settings options Mikado can be modified to suit the preferences of every player and players can compete internationally via Apple’s Game Center.
Intuitive gameplay, super-responsive multi-touch controls, and beautifully rendered 3D graphics make Mikado the perfect game for short breaks and long time-outs.
Mikado supports the following languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Dutch, Portuguese, Turkish, and Russian
LITE Games GmbH was founded in 2014 in Hamburg, Germany and focusses on developing and publishing “casual classics” for the mobile operating systems Apple iOS and Android.
The constantly expanding portfolio of LITE Games currently comprises more than 30 games, the emphasis lies on the adaption of classical game concepts, and contains card games like Rummy, Canasta or Crazy Eights as well as board-, brain- or dice- games.
With more than 20 million downloads and many internationally top ranking apps in the Apple App Store LITE Games is one of the leading providers of mobile casual games.