August 20, 2013 11:30 ET

NARR8 Launches on iPhone(C) to Bring Huge Stories to the Small Screen

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2013) - NARR8 continues its expansion into the mobile market with the release of its free-to-download, free-to-use digital comic application on Apple's iPhone.

An application that blurs the boundary between books and television, NARR8 is a creative content channel that delivers one-of-a-kind content in the form of motion comics and interactive nonfiction series in a slew of different genres. With its release on Apple iPhone©, NARR8 will offer a redesigned interface to improve readability on the small screen. The app offers a huge variety of original content that springs to life with a tap of the touchscreen with fluid animations, full music soundtracks, HD effects, and interactive features.

"When we first launched NARR8 on IOS devices, we hit the #1 position for Entertainment Apps on iPad in the US and Russia, and the #6 position for free iPad Apps. It was then that we knew the launch of iPhones would offer potential for even greater success. We love creating unique and incredible content for our readers, and we're ecstatic that we can now bring NARR8 to an even larger audience on iPhone," said NARR8 President and Founder Alexandr Vashchenko.

NARR8 has experienced considerable success since its launch in November 2012, having not only hit the top charts in the US and Russia, but also having expanded to Spanish- and Korean-speaking markets, going on to hit the #1 position in 10 Spanish-speaking countries including Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, and Venezuela.

The iPhone© version of NARR8 will launch fully compatible with all the app's available content so far, including their newly launched four new educational nonfiction series: Alma Mater, Micro, Biographics and Eureka, to their mobile platform. As well as their first 2 kids series, Panda's & Boom and Qumi-Qumi, both interactive content, as well as fun and educational content and a new motion comic Prime Blood & Agency. This is all part of NARR8's expansion to provide diverse types of content for our readers

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NARR8 is free to download through the Amazon Appstore, Apple App Store and on Google Play.

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About NARR8

Digital Publisher NARR8 was founded in October of 2011 and launched in November of 2012 by Alexandr Vashchenko, formerly of and Astrum Online, with initial funding of $4 Million (U.S.) through IMI.VC Venture Company, a Moscow-based investment firm led by Internet entrepreneur, Game Insight board member, and former and Astrum Online visionary Igor Matsanyuk. Headquartered in Moscow, Russia with satellite operations in San Francisco, NARR8 currently has over 180 employees encompassing key business functions, and features creative staff which includes veteran artists, game developers, and content creators throughout ten internally owned and operated studios.

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