15th March 2012: Tribal City Interactive (Galway, Ireland) and Mad Toro Studios (Los Angeles, California) are proud to announce that our latest joint development, Flip the Switch, was awarded Best Casual Game at the first ever ‘Oscars’ for Ireland’s fast growing computer games industry, at Games Fleadh 2012 .

Speaking after the awards ceremony, Alan Duggan, CEO and Founder of Tribal City Interactive said: “We are delighted to win this award. We really love all the other games in the category, so to be chosen as best casual game against such strong competition is fantastic recognition.” Other nominees included Bejeweled by Popcap Games, Mad Blocker by Open Emotion Studios and Bubble Dreams by Super Fun Play. “We worked hard on the polish and balance of Flip the Switch. It’s wonderful to see that effort pay off with our players.”

“We are honored to be the recipient of such a prestigious award”, said Stan Liu, Founder/President of Mad Toro Studios. “We poured our hearts into the design of the game and it’s unique game mechanics. We tuned the gameplay based on the invaluable feedback of our players and complemented the distinctive art style with whimsical original music. Winning the Best Casual Game award tells us that we are on the right track and we will continue to surprise our fans with fun and addictive updates in the future.”

Flip the Switch has 140 levels of ridiculously fun and addictive gameplay; a unique, never been seen before character swinging game mechanic; state-of -the-art in-game physics; 7 amazing worlds and endless replayability. We feel it is only fair to warn our players that once you start playing Flip the Switch, you may not want to put it down for a while. Flip the Switch is available now on the Apple App Store.


About Tribal City Interactive

Tribal City Interactive is an Independent Game Developer based in Galway, Ireland. We love what we do. We love games and we love developing them. Founded by a group of highly skilled and passionate veterans of the Games Industry, our team has previously worked with industry leaders such as Disney, Warner Brothers, and Glu Mobile and brought successful titles to mobile, iOS and Android platforms.

About Mad Toro Studios

Mad Toro Studios – A division of Mad Toro LLC based in Los Angeles, California, was founded by a small group of highly experienced artists, designers, programmers and more importantly, gamers who love games. We specialize in creating games that are fun, addictive, highly polished and have lasting appeal. The Mad Toro Studios team was also the key talents behind such successful titles as Action Bowling and Sheep Launcher on the iOS, Android and Symbian platforms.

For further information, please contact:

Stan Liu Tel: +1 626 759 1989 Email: stan@madtoro.com

Alan Duggan Tel: +353 (0) 91 789 760 Email: alan@tribalcity.com

Web: http://www.tribalcity.com  

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