SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of 3D Social Mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices, was today named a "Top Developer" at Google I/O 2011. Google is also naming Glu's hit Social Mobile game, Gun Bros, as an "Editor's Choice." Gun Bros has led Glu's success on Android™, with more than 3 million downloads on Android devices in the first three months of its release.
"We are honored to be named a Top Developer, as well as to receive the prestigious Editor's Choice award for Gun Bros," said Niccolo de Masi, Chief Executive Officer at Glu. "Our dedication to the Android platform, innovation in design and game play is evidenced through the popularity of our 3D Social Mobile games. We appreciate Google's recognition of these accomplishments."
Recognition as a Top Developer and Editor's Choice at Google I/O demonstrate the strength of Glu's development relationship with Google. At the Google Honeycomb launch in February 2011, Gun Bros was a featured gaming demo. In addition, Glu was the publisher for three of the six initial titles containing In-App Purchasing functionality featured at the February launch event.
Glu will be showcasing its latest hit game, Contract Killer, at Google I/O, where attendees will have the opportunity to play the first-person shooter game for the first time on Android devices. Contract Killer will be available from Android Market™ on Friday, May 13, 2011.
Google I/O brings together thousands of developers for deep technical discussions focused on next generation web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open web technologies such as Android, Google Chrome, Google APIs, Google Web Toolkit, App Engine, and more.
About Glu Mobile
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of 3D Social Mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu's unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers all over the world - supporting iOS, Android, Palm, Windows Phone 7 devices and beyond. Glu is focused on bringing the best in social, freemium, cross-platform mobile gaming experiences to the mass market. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco and has major offices in Brazil, China, Russia and the UK. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP and also partners with leading entertainment brands including Activision, Atari, Caesar's and Fox. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile devices wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at or become a Glu fan on Facebook.
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