Character Chowdown - Learn how to read Japanese
By NIS America
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Character Chowdown is an educational puzzle game designed to teach players how to read Japanese characters. Troublemaking Nommons will challenge players by making characters players have a difficult time recalling appear more often to reinforce what they are practicing. Designed to be played on the go, Character Chowdown is ready to satiate anyone eager to learn a new language.
Deliciously easy - Players can learn hiragana, katakana, and hundreds of kanji characters in a fun, quick, casual way.
Progressive performance - A sophisticated system recognizes which characters players mastered and which ones they need to work on.
Additional heroes - Heroes and villains from the Disgaea series will make guest appearances in future downloadable content.
Fill up on achievements - Game Center achievements will be awarded for events such as learning all of the characters in a language pack and flicking monsters off the screen.
Say “Hi!” with postcards - Players can create and send digital postcards by decorating Nommons with accessories unlocked by completing language packs. Custom postcards can be shared through a user’s Facebook profile.
Play while playing your favorite songs - We know you have awesome music on your iPod, iPad or iPhone and you can stream music right into Character Chowdown. Start a song using the Music app and switch to Character Chowdown to hear your tunes while playing!
Start learning for free - Katakana, a Japanese language set commonly used for foreign words, will be released for free.
What's New in Version 2.1
- Disgaea characters are now playable in Character Chowdown! Upgrade and you unlock Raspberyl for free. Disgaea mode also introduces Catsaber and Eryngi as enemies plus adds in Disgaea backgrounds.
- Prinny, Laharl, Flonne, and Mao are also available as in app purchases.
- Players can also learn more kanji with three new kanji packs.
- The controls have been updated so you can tap on the player to eat a character.
- A scoring system has been added to the game.
- New space backgrounds have been added
- New widescreen support for iPhone 5 and 5th generation iPods
A train to nowhere
Update fixed all the size issues, so now the game is solid. However, there isn't really any goal or progression. You basically just rack up a score till you get bored. A leveling system for each character would be a neat way of feeling some sort of accomplishment, or maybe some sort of shop that has pictures or weapons for the Disgaea characters to unlock (with in-game currency). Without something to work for I feel like I am just digging a big hole in the ground, then filling it back up whenever I exit the game
Also, why is Wi and We in the Katakana level???? They're just about as useful as Roman Numerals.
I like it kinda strange but Its working
I will buy anything NIS. If any NIS games came to IOS I will buy regardless of cost. This game teaches you Japanese while getting score points.
Thank you so much for fixing the iPhone 5 problem. This game is so much fun!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jul 23, 2013
- Version: 2.1
- Size: 35.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: NIS America, Inc.
- © 2012 Nippon Ichi Software, Inc., 2012 NIS America, Inc., 2012 YummyYummyTummy Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Top In-App Purchases
- Hiragana Pack$0.99
- Kanji Pack 1$0.99
- Kanji Pack 2$0.99
- Kanji Pack 3$0.99
- Kanji Pack 4$0.99
- Kanji Pack 5$0.99
- Kanji Pack 7$0.99