Mobile games have the potential to offer much more than reflex-based challenges, quick thrills and casual kicks. They can also encourage creativity, help you relax and offer learning opportunities for kids. Not convinced? Check out Love Colors: Coloring Book for a perfect example of this.
Developed by Vixa Games, Love Colors is a relaxing pixel art simulation for iOS and Android devices. It’s a digital paint-by-numbers experience the whole family can enjoy, available as a free download from the app stores, and here are five reasons why you should give it a try.
Tonnes of free contentNot only is Love Colors free to download through the App Store and Google Play, it comes jam-packed with content. The are more than 100 handcrafted pixel art pictures to colour in at launch, with themes including fruits, animals, people, cities and many more. Furthermore, Vixa Games has promised to update the game regularly and add new pictures and themes over time. At the end of July, a sports collection will be added and there will be others to follow.
Daily puzzles to playAlthough Love Colors is designed with relaxation and education in mind, that isn’t to say there are no challenges involved. For those who enjoy problem-solving, there are daily puzzles to tackle, and they involve completing a mysterious picture that’s part of a larger canvas. Players will gradually uncover the secret painting by working through these segments and earn awards on completion.
Paint your way around the worldFor added variety, the game includes a World Trip mode in which players must colour in pictures depicting ionic scenes from countries around the globe. You’ll be rewarded with coins for completing these canvases and they can be used to buy tickets to travel to other countries for your art fix. Players get to embark on a virtual world trip, without spending a penny of real-life money.