Yorthwood is a card battler that teaches you a new language via the Lingo Legend app, coming to iOS on March 15th

Yorthwood is a card battler that teaches you a new language via the Lingo Legend app, coming to iOS on March 15th
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Hyperthought Games has announced Lingo Legend, its language learning app that lets users play games and learn new languages at the same time. Along with the launch of Lingo Legend, the first game on the platform will be Yorthwood, a card-battling RPG that lets you beat monsters and learn words at the same time.

Coming to iOS on March 15th, Yorthwood will be the first of many games planned for the Lingo Legend app. Since games will be utilised as teaching platforms, the idea is to keep learners motivated enough to continue their educational pursuits while having fun at the same time.

In Yorthwood, players will be able to build their decks and battle fearsome monsters in a colourful world. Each card will have its own unique abilities - as such, players must be able to answer language challenges in order to play their drawn cards against their enemies. Players will also be able to craft different weapons, engage in a deep storyline and customise their camp.

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Learning a language is like a marathon, and people burn out because they don’t have a strategy for staying motivated over the long haul. Unlike other language apps that tack on gamification, Lingo Legend puts gaming first. It’s a low-pressure environment for learners to genuinely have fun while applying their skills,” says Hannah Wright, Co-Founder of Hyperthought Games.

Lingo Legend will soon expand its roster of games in the next few months, with monthly challenges and leaderboards to keep learners interested. For now, you can visit the official website to stay updated on all the latest developments, or have a look at the embedded trailer above to get a feel of the game. You can join the community of followers over on the official Twitter page to stay updated on all the latest developments as well.

Are you on the lookout for similar titles that will put your skills to the test on your mobile device? Why not take a gander at our list of the top 12 best educational kids games for Android phones and tablets?

Catherine Dellosa
Catherine Dellosa
Catherine plays video games for a living and writes because she’s in love with words. Her Young Adult contemporary novel, For The Win: The Not-So-Epic Quest Of A Non-Playable Character, is her third book published by Penguin Random House SEA - a poignant love letter to gamer geeks, mythological creatures, teenage heartbreak, and everything in between. She one day hopes to soar the skies as a superhero, but for now, she strongly believes in saving lives through her works in fiction. Check out her books at bit.ly/catherinedellosabooks, or follow her on FB/IG/Twitter at @thenoobwife.