Flashman Announces the Acquisition of StickWars™ and Library of Mobile Game IPs

San Francisco, Calif. – March 27, 2012.  Flashman™, an entertainment services firm dedicated to building value and long term growth for their clients, announced today they have entered into an agreement with Pinger™ (makers of award-winning communications applications) to acquire their portfolio of mobile game IPs  including: Stickwars ™, Dragon Dash ™, Fat-a-pault ™, Slimeball ™.

StickWars , is the original award winning castle defense game franchise on iOS and has been downloaded over 10 million times by fanatical mobile game fans, since the title’s launch in 2009. Dragon Dash , a family friendly dragon racing game, allows players to become Dart, a young dragon who takes to the skies to face-off against an ancient enemy. Fat-a-pault and Slimeball , are addictive casual games that have been entertaining millions of game players, since their respective launches on the iOS platform. The game portfolio currently has been downloaded a total of 13 million times.

“The Pinger portfolio of games represents an impressive library of mobile entertainment based intellectual properties,” said Brad Young, CEO of Flashman, “one that is in-line with Flashman’s strategy as an entertainment services firm embedded within the mobile game space. It allows us to add a tremendous value to our clients through cross promotion and more importantly gives us the opportunity to build upon established hit franchises and to continually entertain, engage and grow the existing community of dedicated fans.”

“We’re thrilled to have Flashman take over our suite of game products,”  said Joe Sipher, Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Pinger.  “Flashman’s gaming prowess makes it a perfect home for our game titles so we can focus our company on the huge opportunity in free mobile communications.”

Flashman will actively re-launch the Pinger portfolio of games in Q1 2012 with updates, fixes, and new content to create a foundation for a cross-promotional mobile games network for existing and future client titles. With a network of millions of mobile game consumers to cross promote existing and future client titles to, Flashman will continue to deliver on its mission to build value and long term success for their clients. 

Flashman will be increasing its game network’s size with future titles on both iOS and Android platforms in the coming months.

About Flashman:

Flashman is an entertainment services firm that specializes in building value and long term growth for our clients.  Our team is made up of passionate game industry veterans that take pride in delivering our turnkey suite of services with a personal and collaborative approach. We bring decades of expertise in investment, corporate strategy, game design, monetization strategy, brand management, PR/marketing, business development, finance, and product development to our clients and brand partners, having delivered 100+ games to market on console, mobile & digital download platforms.  Find out more on how Flashman can help you by visiting us at www.flashmanstudios.com and emailing us at sales@flashmanstudios.com.  

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