DistinctDev, Creators of‘The Moron Test’, Head West

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Seattle, WA -- April 25th, 2011 -- DistinctDev, Inc., the Florida-based developers behind one of the top selling mobile games of all time, The Moron Test, today announced they are relocating their studio headquarters to Seattle, Washington. The announcement comes days after the two-year anniversary of the game's launch.

"The choice to relocate to Seattle was an easy one for us,” explained DistinctDev CEO Berkeley Malagon.“We considered San Francisco, but if you’re a small gaming startup looking to grow your team, you just can’t beat Seattle’s blend of a world-class gaming talent pool, affordable office spaces, and amazing tax structure.”

"Seattle has a long history of successful game companies, both big and small,” says Grant Goodale, long-time Seattle resident and CEO of Massively Fun, the games studio behind the massively-multiplayer online word game  wordsquared.com.“Indie game companies here benefit from the wealth of experience in the community. Nowhere else can small game companies get this much access to decades' worth of knowledge and expertise."

DistinctDev’s relocation is the first step in a plan to grow the three-person shop and explore new play and monetization mechanics for The Moron Test. The game has been downloaded over 14 million times across all of the major smartphone platforms, and versions for iPads, Macs, PCs, and netbooks are coming soon.

“The three of us have been able to accomplish quite a bit, but we see that it’s time to find great people to join the DistinctDev family,” adds Berkeley.“We’re confident our move to Seattle will give us access to the cream of the gaming crop.”

In the short term, DistinctDev looks to fill positions in game design and game art. Interested candidates should email info@distinctdev.com for more information.

The iOS version of The Moron Test is available for $0.99 on the iTunes App

Store at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-moron-test/id312343159?mt=8

The Android version of The Moron Test is available for $0.99 on the Android

Market at: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.distinctdev.tmt

Screenshots:

http://img.appular.com/The_Moron_Test/The_Moron_Test_3.jpg

http://img.appular.com/The_Moron_Test/The_Moron_Test_4.jpg

http://img.appular.com/The_Moron_Test/The_Moron_Test_5.jpg

For more information, please visit:

http://www.distinctdev.com

http:/ www.themorontest.com

About DistinctDev, Inc.

DistinctDev, Inc. is an energetic games company focusing on casual games.

Its flagship title is The Moron Test, the leading mobile brain teaser and

among the top selling games across multiple platforms. DistinctDev, Inc. was

founded in 2004 by Steven Malagon and Mike Monaco, and was joined by

Berkeley Malagon in 2008. For more information about DistinctDev, please

visit http://www.distinctdev.com or connect with them on Twitter and Facebook:

@distinctdev, @themorontest, http://www.facebook.com/themorontest  

Contact:

press@distinctdev.com

646.578.5254


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