WHAT:  Word Derby, an asynchronous multiplayer word game set in a carnival style horse race is leading the pack as users took over two million turns within a week of the game’s  launch. Other highlights from Word Derby’s first week include:

  • Being featured in the “New and Noteworthy” section on the front of the App Store
  • Becoming the third ranked paid word app, ahead of Zynga’s Scramble with Friends and Draw Something
  • Climbing the charts and breaking through the top 100 paid apps 
Word Derby was developed by Mention Mobile and published by Chillingo, the leading independent mobile games publisher and a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA). The asynchronous game tests word finding skills, while players compete and ride towards the finish line on a traditional derby horse, flashy unicorn, candy cane piñata or fire breathing dragon among many others.

WHEN:  Thursday December 6, 2012   


WEB: Mention Mobile  http:// www.mentionmobile.com

            Chillingo  http://www.chillingo.com/games/word-derby/

APP STORE:  Paid: http://itunes.apple.com/app/id522338634

                         Free: http://itunes.apple.com/app/id524978675

CONTACT:   Konnect Public Relations

                                    Shelby Fox     


                                    (213) 988-8344 

About Mention Mobile 

Founded in 2010, Mention Mobile is an innovative development company that specializes in integrated social gaming apps for use on mobile devices. Mention Mobile’s creative vision combines interest in social networks with casual gaming to create interactive and entertaining apps. Apps range from trivia to arcade-style games, word games and more. For more information please visit www.mentionmobile.com.

About Chillingo

Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading games publisher on iOS with numerous award-winning hits around the world including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Contre Jour, and Anomaly Warzone Earth. The company also publishes games for Android, Windows Phone 7, Steam, and other digital platforms. For more information about the company and its games, please visit www.chillingo.com  

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