First Winners Announced in World's Richest Casual Game Developers Competition

- Fizzy.com has announced the first winners in its $100,000 developers competition

- Flash game developers share first quarter prizes of $7,000

SYDNEY, Australia - 6 May 2010

(Links to games follow below)

3RD Sense, which operates the successful play platform Fizzy.com, has announced the winners in the first quarter of its‘Biggest Game of 2010 Competition'. The competition, which runs for the duration of 2010, is offering a total of $100,000 worth of prizes for the casual Flash games that generate the highest revenues on Fizzy.com.

Extreme Earth Fighter grossed the highest revenue on Fizzy.com in the first quarter of 2010 (January - March), winning its developer, Saikat, $US5,000. It just out-performed the second place getter, Sonic Speed Spotter, from Difference Games who received $US1,500. In third place was Witch in 60 Seconds from Icegamer, winning $US500.

‘The Biggest Game of 2010 is proving to be highly competitive amongst our developers,' said Colin Cardwell, CEO of 3RD sense.‘The first quarter has seen over 250 new developers join the Fizzy.com Game Developer Network and we've had over 285 new games submitted since the competition began.

The Biggest Game of 2010 Competition is believed to be the richest casual game developer competition ever held. The game that generates the highest revenues throughout the whole of 2010 will win $US50,000. The second place getter will win $US15,000 and third $US5,000. Quarterly prize winners will share in $7000 worth of prizes.

‘We're aiming to give Flash game developers a platform to publish and profit from their online Flash games,' said Cardwell.‘In addition to the competition, we offer a 50% revenue share to developers, one of the most generous revenue shares available.'

Saikat, the first place winning developer, on being congratulated on his win said,‘Fizzy.com's developer program is great for Flash Game developers. The ecpm offered by Fizzy is outstanding, the Fizzy API is very easy to implement and support is very good.'

The Fizzy.com Biggest Game of 2010 Competition continues throughout 2010. Quarterly winners will be announced throughout the year and the overall winner announced early in 2011.

LINKS

Images/game screenshots are available for download here:

More information about the Biggest Game of 2010 Competition is available here: http://www.fizzy.com/competition/gdn

The winning games can be played here:

Extreme Earth Fighter: http://www.fizzy.com/games/extreme_earth_fighter

Sonic Speed Spotter: http://www.fizzy.com/games/sonic_speed_spotter

Witch in 60 Seconds: http://www.fizzy.com/games/witch_in_60_seconds_enhanced

CONTACT

To arrange an interview and/or for additional quotes please contact Suzie Cardwell, +61 2 8923 1200, suzie@3rdsense.com

ABOUT 3RD SENSE:

3RD Sense creates casual games for its Fizzy.com website which is aimed at consumers, advertisers and game developers. The success of the site is reflected in the numbers with over 1 million visitors and 35 million ads served each month, plus a growing member base of over 404,000. Advertisers and game developers are drawn to Fizzy.com because of the large and growing audience, their high levels of engagement with the site and their wide demographic range. All 3RD Sense casual games are available on Fizzy.com and some demo versions are also distributed to a network of over 1000 additional gaming sites.

For corporate information, please visit www.3rdsense.com

For games that are more fun for everyone, please visit www.fizzy.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

Suzie Cardwell

3RD sense

+61 2 8923 1200

suzie@3rdsense.com


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