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‘Tink’s Blocks’ app allows players to
collect exclusive Bin Bot avatars
‘Meet the Bin Weevils’ app is the indispensable
guide to Bin Weevils
th January 2013: BinWeevils.com, the UK’s
number one digital social world for kids, has announced the release
of two new iOS apps. The apps will add to the growing digital
footprint of the popular BAFTA-winning kids’ brand, which has
over 17 million registered users in the UK alone.
Tink’s Blocks is an engaging
race-against-the-clock app game inspired by the successful online
game on BinWeevils.com, which has already had over 3 million
gameplays this year.
Hosted by popular Bin Weevils character Tink, Tink’s
Blocks is an exciting 12-level game, where players have to clear
blocks from their screen while playing against the clock. An
additional challenge after each level requires players to group
blocks together using as few moves as possible to earn extra
Players are rewarded with mulch (virtual currency) and XP
(experience points) on completion of each level, redeemable on
BinWeevils.com. They can also collect up to three exclusive Bin
Bots – collectible mini avatars – which to date have
only been available within the digital social world.
To further enhance the synergy between the online and app games,
players can upload their Tinks Blocks scores to an online
leaderboard on BinWeevils.com, seeing how they rank against their
Bin Buddies and within the wider Bin Weevils universe.
Meet the Bin Weevils app is the indispensable
guide to Bin Weevils for all fans of the popular digital social
world. Featuring 12 families and over 80 characters, fans can find
out all about their favourite Bin Weevil characters, including all
members of their family, their funniest moment, their three
favourite pictures and who their favourite Bin Buddies are.
Debuting on Meet the Bin Weevils is a never-before-seen 7
minutes animated episode guest starring popular character Fling, as
well as 12 other animated shorts. With a host of custom-made
hilarious new info about all their favourite Bin Weevil characters,
Meet the Bin Weevils is set to delight the brand’s
ever-increasing fan base.
Pricing and availability:
Tinks Blocks is available worldwide in the App Store and is
priced at £1.49
Meet the Bin Weevils is available worldwide in the App Store and
is priced at 69p.
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
Requires iPhone iOS 3.1.3 or later
Meet the Bin Weevils
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