For Immediate Release
San Mateo, CA -- December 17, 2010 -- Independent games developer, The Playforge, unveils a new Christmas update in celebration of this joyous season and Zombie Farm’s monumental success. This week, Apple announced Zombie Farm as the only freemium game in their 2010 Rewind: Top 10 Grossing Apps list. The Playforge is wrapping up an incredible year with a sleigh-full of limited edition holiday-inspired crops and decorative items, as well as a powerful new boss for its zombie-harvesting fans to discover.
Zombie Farm offers unique gameplay that blends elements from the traditional farming genre, with graveloads of playful zombie battles to create a product that continues to yield skyrocketing growth. Since its initial launch earlier this year, the game has now been downloaded more than 7.3 million times and the player base has expanded to over two million monthly active users. In addition, The Playforge reveals that Zombie Farm fans have clocked in more than 46 million hours of gameplay with a completed a total of 62 million brain-raiding invasions! To celebrate, The Playforge has released an all-new alien adversary for players to pit their horde of lovable living dead against.
In this exciting new Christmas update, Zombie Farmers can garnish their freshly snow-covered farms with festive new ornaments that include Santa’s magical sleigh, Christmas trees, candles, light-adorned fences, and even giant-sized candy canes. Zombie Farmers can create their own winter-wonderland and harvest a garden of beautiful holly berries to make their farms glisten with Christmas merriment! In addition to the new decor items, The Playforge has even got Ol’ McDonnell donning the Santa outfit with a treasure chest full of special loot!
“Making it into Apple’s Top 10 Grossing list this year is a colossal milestone for us. It’s inspiring, as we continue our commitment to constantly innovating with fun, highly functional and sometimes pretty ridiculous content for our players,” says Vince McDonnell, creator of Zombie Farm.“Where else can you harvest a friendly zombie, cultivate quirky vegetable mutations, then square off against pirates, lawyers, and now, even aliens?”
Zombie Farm is available for free on the iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPod touch at:
For more information please visit: http://www.zombiefarmgame.com
About The Playforge:
Founded in 2009, The Playforge is an industry-leading mobile games development house specializing in fun-filled, original applications for kids ages 5 to 100. Its hit title, Zombie Farm, has garnered over 7.3 million downloads and averages 2 million active users per month. The app has held its position in the top free as well as top-grossing apps on the iTunes App Store since its launch in February 2010. While exuding a playful sense of humor, The Playforge specializes in creating highly engaging titles with fun and innovative social emphases. For more information about The Playforge, please visit www.theplayforge.com or friend and follow them on Facebook and Twitter: @theplayforge, bit.ly/ZombieFarmFacebook