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Piano Genius is the piano version of Guitar Hero and has players pushing the correct keys in sync with falling dots to create lovely sounding music.

What's New

• New start screen with Facebook button for easy login
• Fixes on bugs and crashes reported in the previous version

App Description

"I had no piano skills prior to playing this game, but I am now able to jump on an actual piano and play segments of the same songs."
-Andrew Stevens, 148Apps

"Piano Genius applies a bit of game logic to incentivize playing well, but the real reward is an understanding of one of the most important instruments around."
-AJ Dellinger, Digital Trends

Piano Genius is a revolutionary new piano game for the iPad and iPhone. Play your favorite songs and sound like an expert with the most realistic Piano game app available. Piano Genius features one of the largest song catalogs of any Piano app with over 400 songs from Mozart to Coldplay.

Track your progress, compete with others, share scores with your friends, while learning actual piano skills. Piano Genius’ intelligent accompaniment shows you when and where to play notes and chords while automatically playing the rest making you feel like a piano rock star – no experience required.

Full support for iPad 3 Retina display, iPad Mini, and iPhone 5!

New songs are added every week with free songs and weekly contest rewards.

Current songs include:
*Modern Hits* - Coldplay, Shakira, Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Greenday.. and more!

*All Time Classics* - Jingle Bell Rock, The Entertainer, Greensleeves, Chopsticks and more!

*Rock* - Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Eagles and more!

*Classical* - Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Shubert, Chopin, Tchaikovsky and more!

Piano Genius' unique intelligent accompaniment allows you to feel the thrill of virtuoso piano play without years of practice. Falling dots show you which keys to hit in which order, dynamically playing the rest of the notes for you. The keyboard automatically scrolls to place you in position for the next note.

On easy song modes you can quickly jump in and sound great the first time you play. Hit enough notes in a row and you’re on a hot streak – literally – with the keyboard catching fire. On hard mode you are playing nearly every note in the song on a REAL keyboard. To top the score charts you will need to master timing, duration and anticipate bonus notes shown on the notation view.

Unlock free songs, and in app features by earning achievements and hitting objectives. Multiple levels of song difficulty (easy, medium and hard) provide hours of challenge and replay. Earn achievement badges that you can share on Facebook or Twitter directly from the app.

Compare your song performance with the rest of the Piano Genius community. Leaderboards for every song let you see where you stand. Earn free credits through weekly tournaments and challenge your friends to match your achievements and scores through game center.

Awesome retro virtual Piano with MIDI connection capability to PLAY FREESTYLE with digital concert Piano sound, scrollable full octave keyboard, and notation feedback to show which keys correspond with notes.

*New upgrades added every month

• Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PianoGenius
• Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/PianoGenius
• Google+ - https://plus.google.com/s/PianoGenius

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

June 19, 2014 New version 1.3
March 07, 2014 New version 1.2.10
January 29, 2014 New version 1.2.9
December 11, 2013 New version 1.2.7
November 15, 2013 New version 1.2.6
September 26, 2013 New version 1.2.5
February 01, 2013 Initial Release

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