Discovery Communications and Nancy Glass Productions have partnered up with Toronto, Canada-based app developer Game Pill to launch the Tanked Aquarium Game App, which is based on the Animal Planet series Tanked.
The app, now available for US$0.99 on iOS devices, follows the antics of two brothers-in-law as they run the largest aquarium manufacturing company in the US. Tanked Aquarium Game App allows players to become the owners of a virtual fish tank and have the opportunity to choose their favorite fish, decorate the tank and keep their fish swimming and happy. Mini-games can be shared via Facebook, SMS texts and email. The app also includes an in-game currency to extend the experience with tank upgrades.
The app joins a growing roster of digital offerings from Animal Planet, which launched a series of educational apps earlier this year in collaboration with Cupcake Digitial.