Interview with Knowledge Adventure (Developers of Math Blaster HyperBlast 2 HD)

We loved reviewing Math Blaster HyperBlast 2 HD, and thought it would be nice to give our readers a chance to learn more about the developers behind the game. If you haven’t read our review, check it out here: Math Blaster Hyperblast 2 HD. Look at the bottom of the review for a chance to win a copy. We’re currently giving away one copy of the game provided to us by the developers through Rafflecopter. The contest ends in five days.

The questions below were answered by Gary Mahan, one of the developers involved in creating the game.

 

How did Knowledge Adventure Begin?

Knowledge Adventure was started in the late 80’s by Bill Gross.  After a few years, Knowledge Adventure merged with Davidson & Associates in the late 90’s and later became part of Vivendi.  For over 20 years, Knowledge Adventure has been designing, producing and distributing quality educational games for the consumer and schools market.

What’s your favorite thing about iOS development?  

Being creative and getting to come up with new ideas for mobile games, and the fact that the technology is constantly evolving so there are always new ways to do things.

What apps do you currently have available in the App Store?

o        JumpStart Jetpack

o        JumpStart Roller Squash

o        B-Force Blaster

o        HyperBlast

o        HyperBlast 2

o        Monster Mutt Rescue

o        JS My ABC Book

o        JS Preschool Magic of Learning

o        JS Punk Punk Blitz

o        Space Zapper

What types of apps do you plan to develop in the future?

Lots of educational apps with some very big partnerships that will be announced soon.

What attracted you to the Education genre of apps?

It is cutting edge between learning and game play. Have fun while you learn, what could be better?

What is the hardest obstacle you face as a developer?

Keeping up with technology and we always have time and resource crunches so you have to balance between making the perfect app and getting it out on time.

Do you have any advice for anyone wanting to create an app?

It is super competitive out there, but that doesn’t mean you can’t succeed.  Learn as much as you can about all aspects of game dev and the business of it, and then go for it!

 

We are so glad that Knowledge Adventure took time out of their day to answer our questions. Have any comments, suggestions or questions for them? Head over to their Customer Care section on their website.

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