Press Release – for immediate release
Giebelstadt, 26th of November 2012
Giebelstadt/Germany, 26 th of November 2012. Award-winning independent mobile games publisher HandyGames™ has won 1st Prize in SAMSUNG's Smart App Challenge. The 1st Prize recognizes class-leading app download numbers on SAMSUNG devices and comes with a 100,000 cash award.
The game that won the prize is the FREE version of Guns'n'Glory WW2, successor to the immensely popular Western-themed defence-action game Guns'n'Glory. Since its release in September 2011 Guns'n'Glory WW2 has garnered more than 5 million downloads and currently has an average user rating of 4.7 on Google Play.
" We're ecstatic that we did so well in SAMSUNG's Smart App Challenge and SAMSUNG's very strong position in the mobile market makes winning this prize enormously important to us ", comments Christopher Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames™. "The fact that the number of downloads was a major factor in winning this prizes bodes well the upcoming third game in the Guns’n’Glory franchise ".
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HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers and publishers of mobile games for iOS and Android. The company has an international distribution network and has developed numerous international bestsellers, including Guns’n’Glory, Townsmen, Clouds & Sheep, and Super Dynamite Fishing. HandyGames™ is based in Giebelstadt, Germany, and was founded in 2000 by Markus Kassulke, Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein. To learn more about HandyGames™, visit www.handy-games.com.