SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced that its leading social mobile game, Gun Bros, has surpassed 2.8 million downloads. Less than two months after its original release date, Gun Bros is rapidly approaching 3 million downloads – averaging more than 175,000 daily active users.
"The social aspect of Gun Bros paired with its availability on numerous devices continues to fuel the growing popularity of this title," said Giancarlo Mori, chief creative officer at Glu. "The success of Gun Bros shows that consumers have embraced social mobile gaming and desire games that connect them with friends."
Gun Bros, one of Glu's first social mobile games, gives the nearly 3 million consumers who have downloaded the game the option of easily adding friends (or Bros) to their missions. Players get a mix of action, story and comedy during adventures full of adrenaline and a large variety of over-the-top guns.
Glu is constantly improving the Gun Bros experience, including a recently released update for Gun Bros on the App Store. Fans of Gun Bros will be excited to find the following:
Holiday Specials – Santa has visited the Gun Bros armory. Bros can get 3 free War Bucks just for updating to v1.2. In addition to the current artillery, the Gun Bros store is featuring holiday themed items such as Santa, elf and Frosty the Snowman hats and suits, as well sweet new armor and gun options!
New Planet Haven – Players can now expand their horizons & take the fight to the T.O.O.L. army in the newest Gun Bros post-apocalyptic planet, Haven. Along the way, players now have the ability to earn War Bucks for FREE!
Bigger, Better Toys – The Gun Bros arsenal has been expanded again with bigger guns, stronger armor and power-ups – T.O.O.L doesn't stand a chance!
Gun Bros is available worldwide for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
About Glu Mobile
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading global publisher of social 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 www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile.
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