Casual Connect Announces Indie Prize Showcase Champions

HAMBURG, Germany – 14 February 2013 – The Casual Games Association, hosts to Casual Connect Europe, today announced the champions of this year’s Indie Showcase competition. “ The Silent Age” developed by House on Fire, “Nihilumbra” developed by Beautifun Games, “Huebrix” developed by Yellow Monkey Studios, “Freeze” developed by Frozen Gun Games, and “Haunt the House” developed by The Super Flash Bros are the five Indie Prize winning games at Casual Connect Indie Show and Tell, a showcase and postmortems of the very best games from indie developers in all of Europe.

Awarded by Jussi Laakkonen, founder and CEO of Applifier, at last night’s Indie Prize ceremony at the exclusive IndiMix gathering, each developer will receive 1,000 installs for their game.

“The Indie Showcase at Casual Connect is full of innovative and fun games, the selection process was heated for our panel of judges,” said Jussi, “We are thrilled to get the winners in front of players with free video advertising and help all participating indie games receive the visibility they deserve with Everyplay replay sharing.”

For information about the showcase games, please visit: http://europe.casualconnect.org/indie.html

About Applifier

Applifier helps game developers to grow their games on iOS, Android and Facebook through a suite of services. Everyplay enables players to share game replays and get games discovered through word of mouth. Impact video ads promotes games with opt-in trailers with virtual item rewards. Applifier’s cross-promotion network allows games grow by promoting each other. Applifier is based in Helsinki, Finland and San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.applifier.com 

About Casual Connect

Launched in 2006, Casual Connect is hosted by the Casual Games Association, bringing together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the casual gaming field to further the industry with the best learning and networking opportunities for casual games professionals. In addition to Casual Connect Europe 2013, the CGA will host Casual Connect Asia in May 2013, Casual Connect San Francisco in July-August 2013,and Casual Connect Kyiv in October 2013.

About the Casual Games Association

The Casual Games Association is an international trade organization dedicated to promoting casual games and providing educational resources for the game development community. The association hosts annual conferences in San Francisco, Kyiv, Europe and Asia; publishes a trade magazine; and issues research reports on the casual games industry. For more information about the association, visit http://www.casualgamesassociation.org.

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