19 July – the day when the Icecream was free

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1984 was a big year for the world, a BIG year. Steve Jobs’ pet project, the Macintosh was launched despite all that Big Brother could do; Great Britain agreed to return Hong Kong to China; the AIDS virus was isolated by French scientists; and Ronald Reagan, President of the United States, declared July National Ice Cream Month – a holiday that I am happily celebrating half the world away. As part of Ice Cream Month, the third Sunday of this balmy month is a special day marked by near religious observances of one of America’s favourite foods. Nutritious according to the International Dairy Foods Association, ice cream as a food, props up nearly 9% of the American Dairy industry.

Well, Nimblebit, creator of the wildly popular Scoops for the iPhone is joining in festivities, honouring 19 July with an extra scoop. Yes, the very same 3rd Sunday of the month, Scoops will be 3$ shy of its normal price (that means FREE!) and in its own digital way, celebrate the sweet and sloppy food. Be sure to grab it on the 19th as this sale won’t come again!

Nimblebit, Scoops, 2.99$, 3.4 MB
Scoops - Ice Cream Fun For Everyone

Press Release

In 1984 U.S. President Ronald Reagan declared the third Sunday in July to be National Ice Cream Day. Reagan recognized the popularity of ice cream in the United States and stated that this holiday should be observed with “appropriate ceremonies and activities.” NimbleBit is celebrating this tasty and refreshing holiday on Sunday, July 19th by giving away their game “Scoops” (regular price $1.99) for FREE.

“Scoops” is a stacking game for all ages which puts you in control of a towering stack of ice cream scoops! “Scoops” has been featured by Apple in iTunes and retail stores and has been the #1 Kids game since the category’s creation. Join the nearly 200,000 ice cream fans already playing Scoops and stack a cone to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. More information including a video of game play can be found here. Scoops is available on iTunes.

NimbleBit is an independent game developer with over 1.5 million apps downloaded on the App Store. Other popular iPhone games by NimbleBit include “Sky Burger”, “Hanoi”, and “Textropolis”.

More information about NimbleBit and their games can be found found here.

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