ngmoco's We Rule for iPhone hits Canadian App Store


Once again, a new ngmoco's game has hit the Canadian App Store first -- this time it's kingdom-builder We Rule [Free with in-app purchases - iTunes link]. Hey, there's no Hulu or Google Voice in Canada, so fair's fair!

Like all recent ngmoco games, We Rule leverages the social gaming element via their Plus+ network, and has in-app purchases for "Mojo" which basically speed up things like growing crops and building homes, so you can pay if you don't want to wait. In this case, Mojo can run from $0.99 to for 1 to $49.00 for 800. You don't have to buy it, you just have to be patient if you don't.

It seems like you do have to log in to play, however, which is handy since you can keep one game going over multiple devices (like your iPhone and iPod touch, as long as they're logged in to the same Plus+ account), but if you don't care about that and just want to launch and play on your own, it's a step you can't skip.

No doubt ngmoco is doing what they do best here, taking a popular category of game and making it their own -- and making it excellent for the iPhone OS platform. If you're a fan of these types of farming, kingdom building games, you'll likely be a big fan of We Rule.

Again, Canadian only for now, though @ngmoco is giving away codes to allow early US access on Twitter. If you download it -- or score a code -- let us know what you think!

Ton'o pictures and a video... after the break!

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Mitchell says:

Should be for all app stores

JROMO says:

If it isn't 4 the USA & China the rest of the world would have nothing the rest of the world are lazy.. USA&CHINA The Only places on earth that provide the world stuff so WTF...USA China USA China...

Rob says:

Its not on all app stores yet as they always test these things in canada as it has good demopgrahics for them, so they dont get thousands of bad reviews

Wow says:

What a smart way to make money - pay and you can beat you friends! Don't need skills anymore!!

Smalls says:

The idea of it was taken from Farmville.

Canadian guy says:

Hey, I downloaded it and can't stop playing. The badge notifications hen crops and buildings are done is fantastic, and yes it was clearly based on Farmville, however it feels like Harvest moon fused with Sim City.
And you are correct, it was tested in Canada, its on the site for the app. Get it when its out, you will love it!

Piotrso says:

A great game! Similar to Farmville, but with that special touch that makes it fun. It's visually very appealing, and will surely soon be one of the most downloaded games!

Antoine says:

Can someone tell me how to use mojo? I'm clicking at the top right corner where there is how many gold and mojo you have then it takes me to the mojo store... Help please :)

Torontoballers says:

Great game.
I'm level 9 just starting my 3rd day.
Please dd me and click on my buildings to do orders.
They're always open. I need more friends :(
Add me: Torontoballers

Torontoballers says:

@ Antoine... Mojo is used when you're making a building or a house and you want to speed it up.
You click on the construction and it says "use mojo".
If you have any, you can use it to skip the build time.

jonabelan says:

can someone help me!!!! they are saying me (plant wheat and use mojo) but i dont know how!!!please help me

nhan thanh says:

add me, nhan72nn
thanks, have fun!!!!
let's build the kingdom....^_^

WhtsUPDocK says:

You can use mojo on crops to you click on the crops theirs mojo and a number beside it like 2 that means if you use mojo it takes 2 mojo

mike says:

it kepts on puting me back one level(ex: im on level 9 it will put me back to level 8)

mike says:

add me playstationrock

utelme says:

Yo! hey guys I was playing today but now the game says the server is down. This game is dependent on the server connection so no playing offline.

Gspotje says:

Great game, Add me Gspotje

candise says:

need more friends - I always have "idle" stores. candise1967 also add mellisis (he has a graveyard -cool idea). I've done the math and peas are the yop crop money earners....that is if you can go every 30 mins. to harvest. Servers going down made me not be able to deliver many orders today - sad. Sorry to those I let down....wasn't my fault.

MiRod407 says:

I need to hire somebody ASAP thanks! my ID is MiRod407

Luke skywalker says:

Feel free to add me and buy from my shops! Almost done! My account is lukewer

jadatmagja says:

Nice game!
ADD ME: jadatmagja
More then 40 shops open, ALWAYS A SPOT OPEN!

IWP says:

Super Game!
Feel free to add me : IWP

Rendawg90 says:

Need friends.
Add me: rendawg90

doobiedoo73 says:

coooooooool! I'm so addicted already!
Add me!

sbudave says:

Give me an add if you need friends.

fastforwardgirl says:

add me if you need friends :)

Jason Martinez says:

Does any one no how to pas the lvl 8 objective?(Hire a Friend)

Emerys says:

Hello !
Please add me ;)
Plus id: Emerys

Angelique says:

Add me if you need more friends - txmom69

Terri says:

Fun and addictive game! Please add me, my username is Tmkintx3

Heartless says:

Can anyone help me with the "HIRE A FRIEND OBJECTIVE" pleaaaase i neeed a good explanation i cant understand how

cessong says:

Add me up please! cessong is my game name. Thanks much!

cessong says:

cessong <--- add me please.

Dntx says:

Can someone explain on how to use Mojo for Level 2 please?feel free to add me (: dntx

cessong says:

Dntx: after u plant a seed, click on it again and a window will open up asking if u want to use mojos. keep trying.

Chrissy says:

add me nibblets16 lots of open stores,

Tyler Smith says:

Please add me, I need lots of friends!
Thanks :]

shane hopkins says:

Add lymaniii
I've got a bunch of shops sitting without customers! come get money. :-)

rodpeach7 says:

add me please ID : rodpeach7

colin2222 says:

Add me:

Hallowstar11 says:

add me if u want lol Hallwstar11

amy says:

I build the some shop, got open bussiness sign , but friends can not placed any order? anyone got same problems???

Zamorix says:

We Rule plus+ : Add me Zamorix

Jwhite says:

How do u do the hire a friend objective

alex says:

add me, level 15, i have lots of shops too!!
though when i add friends, their castle doesn't shop up on my world map. i've added friends, but they never shop up on the world map so that means i have to keep searching them. help please.



katie says:

add me please got lots of open shops
or it might be katie loves pandas
also add

katie says:

Please add dcottuli - thanks :)

AceHardcastle says:

Plus+ AceHardcastle
Add meh!

Netyoker says:

Added all above! Please add me: netyoker

Lacey says:

Fun game! Add: laceylulz
Thanks :)

nathskiii says:

awesome game
add me: nathskiii

Jen says:

Add me please

Wol says:

Sweet Post
If your looking for another friend you can add me :)

newbalewb says:

Having fun so far - add me: newbalewb

Jimie808 says:

Don't know what to do with the hire a friend objective either.
Can anyone give a quick tip? Thanks!

tylerxp says:

Add me. Tons of shops!

Davekid101 says:

Hey guys, hire a friend objective just means to go to someone else's world and place an order in an open shop by clicking on a spare open sign!!! Please add me and come say hello!! Davekid101

Maria says:

Add me - MissHula

Uncle sam says:

Hey all add me

Temi says:

Just wondering, before i waste my money, is there any point in buying the fountain, silo, or water tower???
btw my username is temichi add me!

JuJu says:

Add me pls!)))))
My name : JuJuTh3best

sebco says:

please ad me ==> sebco

stephybun says:

add me please - stephybun

Wendy says:

Add me pls - joyousjeans

Eversky says:

Please somebody help me with the hire a friend task! I can't figure it out, and I have two friends that are open! Step by step maybe?

Sakuruta says:

Add me please! Sakuruta
thank you!

Bay says:

Add me! Adding more shops all the time!

btmonty says:

I have friends, but I do not see any open signs when I go into their kingdom, how can I hire someone???

Bri says:

add me: bmlk
Can't wait to hire you as well :D:D

Cody says:

add me: Cotsley1
Thank u ill help as well

Fisher8605 says:

Please add me: fisher8605
Thank you

Temi says:

We rule secret when u open we rule on the first page showing u and your friends kingdoms double click the screen and clouds suck it up and it turns blank! Double click again to go back

Temi says:

Don't forget to add me I get new stores all the time!
Name: Temichi

Fisher8605 says:

I have many businesses open. If you visit me, I'll be sure to visit you.

xrawrxx says:

add me as well. lots of shops. name: xrawrxx

csandner says:

I added several people who said they had shops open and only 1 of them worked for me. Davekid101 yours did not work, no open sign showed up on yours. Fisher8605 was the finally the one that worked. How do I make sure my business have an Open sign?

ihrtrokstar says:

add me im level 9 so still kinda new ihrtrokstar

Lorena says:

add me: Lorenabarroncas

qqpee says:

New to visiting peoples kingdoms. I've clicked on some peoples open businesses, are mine automatically open to others? Or do I need to do something special? Thanks! Add me :)

teenybop2 says:

Hey everyone, I have open shops! Add me: Teenybop2

Cby87Cby87 says:

Add me open shops and need friends to fill

GilboBaggins says:

qqpee - when you add friends, they can see your open shops, try it. Add me and lets trade. I will trade with all that add me.

Fisher8605 says:

Is anyone having this issue? When a building says we're open but it will not take your order. Any suggestions out there....please?

Estellehood says:

Hey, how to do the HIDE A FRIEND objective? How to have bussiness?
Sorry for the language faults, but I'm not English...

cris2910 says:

Lets have fun!! Add me too: cris2910

cris2910 says:

Please add me too!!! cris2910
Love to shop!!!

nikos-king says:

Add me: nikos-king
Level 18 and lots of shops open

angelinna says:

add me pls! angelinna

moraldo says:

Add me too - we can help each other :)
nick: moraldo
Let's enjoy this game :)

prettyRBK says:

Was getting bored after level 18, but with the new additions they've pulled me back. I've been playing this for about 2 months now and never had to buy anything. Very cool.
Plus+: prettyRBK

Zagraj says:

Many free dragons

piroko says:

Please add me!

Qami says:

Add me too, please. My login is Qami.
Thank you

Zagraj says:

many free dragons
level 30
add me

badmonkey001 says:

Please add me my user badmonkey001 am at rank 30 my shop is open all the time i need customers

elizabeth says:

add me please, i need to hire ppls. thanks.
my id : elizabethssc

Jasvin says:

add me = jasvinbindra
ive got a barn,bakery, windmill, wizards tower, pond, lumber mill, school, tailor, mining camp and a butcher.
all these businesses are available for work! add me if you want loadss of money!

Jamie says:

Add me please! Slaughter4652 Thanks! 

brunoinny says:

Add me : "brunoinny" level 24 !

Jamie says:

Need more people! Add me please! Slaughter4652. 

Greystone321 says:

Add me...Level 33 with many businesses.. Greystone321

rezareza says:

level 34 with many shop :-)

Weltallv2 says:

Great fun, please add 'Weltallv2' help expand our kingdoms ;)

Mas says:

I'm called Mas-San.
Been playing for a week now and I like the game so far! I am level 14 almost 15 and I have a few nice open shops for people to see. Come take a visit!

Ischenko Anna says:

Add me Freestyledlove 52 level