RGH GAMES Wins ‘Best App Ever’ Award for Trashers

Trashers, which is a game for the iPhone and iPad, wins the award for ‘Best Kids Game in 2011’ in an awards programme considered the Oscars for the App world.

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January 30, 2012. RGH Games (a division of Rubicon Group Holding) has announced that Trashers, a game which invites kids of all ages to board a garbage truck and clean the streets whilst fighting trash monsters, has won its category in the ‘Best App Ever Awards 2011’. Now in its fourth year, organisers received over 1.5 million votes from the public who chose from 7,243 applications, making the awards the largest of its kind.

Trashers, which was only released in December 2011, underwent two rounds of public voting, beating the popular Catch that Bird and Lego® Creationary to the coveted title. It was announced at Macworld Expo in San Francisco by the organisers, 148Apps, which is a leading web-zine that reviews the latest iOS applications to hit the charts.

Winning the award is the latest in a long line of testimonials for RGH Games. The iPhone App Review said the game is “inventive, beautifully drawn and absolutely engaging.” Meanwhile AppDictions.com  said “RGH Games has created this unique storyline with plenty of replay value. It features terrific illustrations, graphics and sound, complete with a rumbling garbage truck and belching trash monsters.”

Trashers launched two months after the introduction of the critically acclaimed Dragon Eggs game, and is a perfect example of the production values that RGH is famed for, as John Zuur Platten, Director of Digital Media at RGH explains:

“RGH has roots in responsible entertainment, always ensuring that its imaginations are engaging and entertaining as they are educative.  So in this particular game, players join garbage men Gus and Nico, as well as their feathered friend Skiff, to collect all the trash of a city and defeat Doctor O and his minions. In doing so, the game promotes eco-living by asking players to build up strength by removing trash from the dirty streets, left by Doctor O, and earning valuable bonuses by recycling.”

CEO of RGH, Randa Ayoubi said: “The ‘Best App Ever Awards’ are special because they celebrate the best apps by gathering the opinions of actual gamers, rather than quantifying the best selling apps on the various download charts. So we are very happy and proud to have this endorsement from the public – testament to the high quality and engaging production values that RGH Games continually creates.”

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Features of the Trashers game include:

  • Good, clean fun - Players fight the filth by racing to collect as much trash as they can
  • Explore different worlds - Drive the garbage truck through 3 dirty worlds and 9 levels
  • Fight trash monsters - Defeat Doctor O and her evil minions who want to trash the town
  • Earn trophies - Complete each level within the time goals to earn trophies and show off wins on GameCenter

Device requirements:

*  iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad

*  Requires iOS 4.0 or later

*  65.8 MB

Pricing and availability:

Trashers is currently available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category for $.99.

Website Links

Trashers                                    http://www.trashersgame.com

Purchase and download                        http://itunes.apple.com/app/id466077510           

Video                                       http://youtu.be/Lp_juo3CkCU

Screenshots                              http://www.trashersgame.com/home/screenshots/

RGH Games                              http://www.rghgames.com

About RGH

Rubicon Group Holding (RGH) is a diversified entertainment company devoted to the creation of incomparable entertainment experiences and interactive educational content across all media channels. 

RGH has a team of over 300 employees in four locations: Amman (Jordan), Los Angeles (United States), Manila (Philippines) and Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Together, RGH’s world class team collaborates to provide a unique perspective into the realization of compelling digital content and immersive entertainment.

Combining award winning creative and cutting-edge technology, RGH has an established reputation for innovation in four distinct business segments: Productions, Themed Entertainment, Games and Education.

www.rubiconholding.com | www.rghentertainment.com | www.rghgames.com | www.rghthemedentertainment.com | www.rgheducation.com

Copyright © 2011 RGH Games LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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