Mobile Games Startup, PlayArt Labs, Brings Its Art Appreciation iPad Game, Artistico, To The iPhone

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http://techcrunch.com – Israeli indie mobile games studio, PlayArt Labs, has its eye on the educational gaming space, with a special focus on tapping into cultural learning. The studio launched an iPad game called Artistico earlier this year, which combines aesthetic interest in fine art with a pattern-matching game mechanic — allowing gamers to appreciate the lines, forms and colours of art masterpieces and learn a few factoids about the history of art as they piece together each of the works, and progress through the different art history periods of the game. Artistico has garnered 10,000+ downloads since l (IT news)