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The English Minnits game, developed by Sigma Software, reaches the Indian market

In June 2014, Sigma Software and Sigma Technology delivered the English Minnits game to Universal Learning Games AB — a Swedish company, that specializes in developing, producing and marketing games intended for learning. In spring 2015, the game was presented in Indian schools, with the remote support of Sigma Software engineers.

A fascinating web-based adventure game The Minnits is a complimentary teaching material, which can be easily implemented in educational process and follows the syllabus. The game includes colorful scenes and funny NPC characters that the main character can talk to and perform requests for, combat scenes where the main character confronts adversaries, and a magnificent Minnits slot machine to train in English listening comprehension. The game has web version as well as is available on iOS and Android devices.

This spring, the game was presented at 20 schools in New Delhi and Indore — the second largest city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. India is currently paying great attention to learning English at schools. Thus, this product would be a good option for students to achieve their curriculum goals. The Indian teachers and schoolchildren loved the game and now students from India use the product every day. In the nearest future, the Customer plans on releasing the full product portfolio on the Indian school market.

”The presentation was made thanks to prompt and highly-professional support of Sigma engineers, who have actually developed a new desktop version of the game within just few hours. The game development team in Ukraine continues to deliver on a level exceeding our expectations, and with a flexibility that is necessary for a company like ours,” shares Jonas Liden, CEO at Universal Learning Games AB. ”Therefore, we are happy to continue cooperation. Currently Sigma works with the upcoming product, as well as building new features and add-ons for reading comprehension and dyslexia training. Two more projects are expected to start later this year”.

”Our vast experience in games development and strong design expertise allow us to create great products, which exceed customer expectations. The English Minnits is among them. Last year the game was considered one of the best products in the “Best learning application” nomination at the Bett Awards. Now it is becoming global to help children all over the world learn English. We are glad to see our collaboration with Universal Learning Games expand and looking forward to developing new exciting products,” adds Sergo Kanchaveli, Head of Gaming Department at Sigma Software.

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