HILVERSUM, THE NETHERLANDS, 1st December 2010— SPIL GAMES, the worldwide leader in online gaming websites, announces a 15% increase in its UK sites’ traffic, as the earliest widespread snowfall since 1993 prevents many people from leaving their homes.
The growth comes as reports indicate more than 800 schools have closed and travel continues to be disrupted with flight cancellations, train delays and road closures.
Game genres that showed the greatest increase would suggest more women played games in the period monitored, with children’s games also seeing a significant boost.
- <*>Unique visitors to SPIL Games sites that include www.games.co.uk, www.agame.com and www.girlsgogames.co.uk, rose by 15%*> <*>Puzzle, Mahjong, Board&Card and Quizzes&Action games showed the greatest increase*> <*>Make Up, Dress Up (boosted by Rhianna Dress Up) and Time Management titles also popular*>
*For the period Monday 29th November 2010
About SPIL GAMES
Based in the Netherlands, SPIL GAMES owns and operates a global family of websites dedicated to online games. With 39 localized online game destinations in 19 languages, SPIL GAMES is ranked as a Top 50 most visited online property in the world (according to comScore Media Metrix) and attracts 130 million unique visitors to its websites each month. A deep understanding of the online gaming market enables SPIL GAMES to produce localized and targeted websites such as games.co.uk (for families), agame.co.uk (for teens), and GirlsGoGames.co.uk (for girls). In its current portfolio, SPIL GAMES has a collection of more than 4,000 online games, which have been developed both in-house and through partnerships with top-tier game developers and studios. For more information, please visit www.spilgames.com.
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