Digital Game Apps Position for Top Market Share - Company's Featured iOS App Cracks Apple's Top 50 for Best New Games
CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Gaming companies make mobile game advancements to meet customer demand as quest for top market share heats up: Tapinator, Inc. (OTC: TAPM), Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), Glu Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) and King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING)
Tapinator, Inc. (OTC Pink: TAPM) is pleased to announce that its newly launched, pixel-style game, "Balance of the Shaolin," has been featured as a "Best New Game" on Apple's iOS platform. The game has reached the top 50 overall charts and is now the #45 top application on iPad. Within the top 50, "Balance of the Shaolin" joins numerous category leaders, including King's puzzle games "Candy Crush Saga" and "Bubble Witch 2 Saga," Supercell's simulation games "Clash of Clans" and "Hay Day," Glu's role playing game "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," and Wargaming's action game "World of Tanks Blitz."
With the success of "Flappy Bird," Tapinator believes that a new gaming category is emerging: Rapid, Simple Games (RSG). This new category is characterized by simple, easy to learn, yet hard to master gameplay, that can be played in very quick segments of under 30 seconds. The Company believes that it is well positioned to become a market leader for RSG game.
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"Balance of the Shaolin" is Tapinator's first title within this quickly evolving category. Tapinator CEO, Ilya Nikolayev, stated, "It is very exciting to see that our first initiative and launch into this new category has resulted in 'Balance of the Shaolin' being selected as a Best New Game by Apple. We see substantial opportunity to build the Shaolin into a valuable brand name."
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. The company operates through EA Games, EA SPORTS, Maxis, PopCap, and All Play segments. It provides action-adventure, casual, family, fantasy, first-person shooter, horror, science fiction, role-playing, racing, simulation, sports, and strategy games under the Battlefield, Mass Effect, Need for Speed, Dragon Age, The Sims, Bejeweled, and Plants v. Zombies, as well as EA SPORTS, Battlefield 4, FIFA Street, Maxis, Madden NFL, Medal of Honor, and Star Wars brand names. On Tuesday, EA closed down 2.41% on over 2.3 million shares traded.
Glu Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, recently announced the availability of Hercules: The Official Game on the App Store and Google Play. In partnership with MGM Interactive Inc. (MGM), a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., Glu has developed the official free-to-play mobile game in conjunction with the new "Hercules" feature film scheduled for U.S. theatrical release from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures on July 25, 2014. "Hercules: The Official Game is Glu`s second title to market as part of our ongoing relationship with MGM," said Niccolo de Masi, Glu CEO. "We believe the game captures the spirit of Greek mythology, while delivering console-quality graphics and intense gameplay."
Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) develops, markets, and operates online social games as live services played on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States and internationally. The company offers online social games primarily under the FarmVille, Words With Friends, and Zynga Poker franchises. Its games are accessible on Facebook and Zynga.com. On Tuesday, ZNGA closed down 3.49% on over 12.7 million shares traded.
King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world and creator of global sensations Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga, presents this exciting challenge to players as it launches its popular Facebook title Pyramid Solitaire Saga on mobile. King's first ever card-based cross-platform game is free-to-play and available to download now on iOS and Google Android devices. The exhilarating card-based gaming adventure sends players on an epic journey to explore the lost relics of the ancient Egyptian world. They must conquer an array of card matching, arranging and collecting quests to help unravel the mysteries and magic of the bygone culture and find the hidden treasure. The treasure hunting storyline behind Pyramid Solitaire Saga offers rich and exotic graphics that immerse players in the wonders of ancient Egyptian culture, with 140 captivating levels that are not to be missed.
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