Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia (August 31st, 2006) — Ohana Games,
(http://www.ohanagames.com/), a new casual games company announced
the immediate availability of a new and exciting casual game, “Music
Challenge”. Test your music knowledge with friends & family in an
exciting game show called “Music Challenge”, integrates with Apple’s
iTunes, plus a funky show host named Gina. “Music Challenge” is also
the first game to take advantage of Apple’s remote control that now
comes as standard on nearly every Macintosh that they sell.
Join Gina on the beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai. Prepare for her
to stretch your knowledge of your own music collection. Answering
quickly & correctly earns maximum points. Get all the questions right
and double your points! It becomes more taxing in the later rounds as
you’re given less time, but the points you could earn here make it
Your Music, Your Game; Music Challenge seamlessly integrates with
Apple’s iTunes to access your music. Also features an option for
choosing custom folders which enable Music Challenge to use music
from other media players including iPods. Music Challenge is able to
automatically pause and resume iTunes if you were listening to music
before playing Music Challenge.
Play With Your Friends; Challenge your friends to see who knows the
most about music, up to 4 people can play against each other, let the
game decide who is king of the music.
Album Art; Our favorite question is the album art question, where you
have to answer by selecting the correct album art. We recommend using
Album Cover Finder from (http://www.albumcoverfinder.com/) to get
The First Game to Use the Apple Remote; Which makes it a perfect game
for parties. Next time you have a party, hook the computer up to the
TV & sound system, then party with Gina.
Music Challenge was created using Real Software’s REALBasic
(http://www.realbasic.com/), this has enabled Ohana Games to create
their games for both the Macintosh and Windows software platforms. It
also uses Audio Meta Data Suite to read the meta data direct from
MP3s and other Audio files, and Apple Remote Interface to interact
with the Apple Remote control. Both are available from
About Ohana Games
Ohana Games is a relatively new company to the casual gaming market,
we are bringing our strong experience of the IT industry and merging
it with fresh ideas for new and exciting video games. We strongly
believe that games do not have to be violent to be fun, and this is a
point that we are proving in our games.