FlipSide5 Harnesses iOS 5 for Major Game Updates

Reston, Virginia – FlipSide5 is pleased to announce updates to its enormously popular games Mancala FS5 and Touch Tanks Europe that take full advantage of the great new gaming features available in iOS 5.

Mancala FS5 takes advantage of the new asynchronous turn-based gaming mode now available in iOS 5. Players are able to play up to 15 games simultaneously against their Game Center friends and players.

Touch Tanks Europe, an acclaimed online real-time multi-player game, takes advantage of the AirPlay Mirroring feature in iOS 5. With AirPlay Mirroring, gamers can now watch the battle unfold on their HDTV by streaming content from their iPad 2 or iPhone 4S via Apple TV.

CEO of FlipSide5, Michael Sanford said, “Turn-based, asynchronous gaming fits seamlessly into the digital mobile lifestyle. Mancala FS5 is the largest Mancala mobile community in the world and iOS 5 allows us to extend its social use in a very natural way. We are very excited to offer iOS users an even better user experience today.”

Sanford adds, “Touch Tanks Europe now delivers a true home gaming experience using iOS 5 and Apple TV. The game play is a best-of-breed experience where users control the action from their iPad 2 or iPhone 4S, and the battlefield unfolds for all to see on their HDTV.”

The Mancala FS5 ($2.99, free version) and Touch Tanks Europe (free) Apps are available from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, or at www.itunes.com/appstore.

Located in Reston, Virginia FlipSide5 was founded in 2007 to deliver the world’s best software for the world’s best mobile platform, iOS. Flipside5 games have been downloaded over 50 million times from the App Store to date. FlipSide5’s promise is easy: “Simple. Fun. Wow.”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 19 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Mancala: FS5 (v5.2.0) is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Touch Tanks 2: Europe (v2.3.0) is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

Mancala: FS5 (v5.2.0)
Purchase and Download (Mancala FS5)
Touch Tanks 2: Europe (v2.3.0)
App Icon (Mancala FS5)
App Icon (Touch Tanks Europe)

FlipSide5, Inc. is a world-leader in iPhone social-networked gaming. FlipSide5 offers Mancala: FS5, Touch Hockey, Touch4 and Tic-Tac-Touch. FlipSide5, Inc. began in 2007 to bring the world’s best software on the world’s best mobile platform by delivering the world’s most compelling applications to every single user in the world. Copyright (C) 2011 FlipSide5, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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