App update: meet the newest character in Infinite Arcade


According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 is the year of the rooster, a year of new beginnings and success for those who are patient and work hard. To celebrate, we added a new character to The Infinite Arcade

Make and play your own video games featuring the rooster in Infinite Arcade. Or visit the Hall of Games to see him — we're thinking of calling him Sir Racha or The Friar... do you have any ideas? — in action in the new Tinybop-created game, Fowl Play.

Common Sense Education named Infinite Arcade one of the best apps for learning in 2016. Their earlier review of the also gives a nice explanation of what the app’s like and how it can be used for learning:

Kids can be game engineers. But, more than a game, this app is a powerful learning tool because students define problems, develop possible solutions, test their game, and then come back to make improvements.

Read more here.

Also note, kids *can* share their games! Tap the share icon to the upper left of any game and a link with be copied and saved. Paste the link in an email or text to share with anyone. Questions? Email anytime!