SAN FRANCISCO - May 13, 2010– IUGO Mobile Entertainment today announced that it had integrated OpenFeint online gaming into its successful game, Daisy Mae’s Alien Buffet and promoted it through OpenFeint’s Free Game of the Day program. OpenFeint is the leading social gaming network for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with more than 22 million users and 1,800 games live in the App Store.
"As a company, IUGO has been watching the social platform space for quite some time," states IUGO's Director of BD Sarah Thomson. "We've been impressed with OpenFeint's quick rise to dominance and substantial user base. Our engineers have also found OpenFeint to be a breeze to work with. We believe the pairing of Open Feint with one of IUGO's quality titles such as Daisy Mae’s Alien Buffet is sure to bring us both success!"
OpenFeint featured Daisy Mae’s Alien Buffet as the Free Game of the Day on Saturday, May 8, 2010. During this promotion, over 125,000 players were able to download the game for free for inside the OpenFeint Game Spotlight app.
"We’re proud to bring IUGO’s first OpenFeint enabled title to our player community,” said Eros Resmini, VP of Marketing and Developer Relations at OpenFeint.“Daisy Mae really is a great game with fantastic online gaming features and we’re excited to be able to offer it for free as part of our Free Game of the Day promotion.”
Daisy Mae’s Alien Buffet is live now in the App Store and can be downloaded by clicking here.< http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/daisy-maes-alien-buffet/id354783213?mt=8>
About Aurora Feint, Inc.
Aurora Feint, Inc.'s software development kit, OpenFeint, allows game publishers to implement services which enable mobile social gaming. With over 22 million registered users and a presence in over 1,800 games, OpenFeint is the first and largest social gaming platform for the iPhone. Aurora Feint is backed by DeNA Inc.
About IUGO Mobile Entertainment
Founded in late 2003 in Vancouver, BC, IUGO Mobile Entertainment is a progressive, independent studio specializing in the design, development and deployment of compelling mobile games. IUGO develops premier mobile entertainment for all platforms including; iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, BREW and more, with a focus on smartphones.
IUGO has earned a solid reputation for delivering recognized AAA titles through innovating on original games for major global publishers, technology giants and other mobile-related corporations. For over 6 years IUGO has blasted out award-winning titles such as Tiger Woods 2007and Stephen Spielberg's Boom Blox for Mobile.
In May 2008, IUGO began development on its own IP. Critically acclaimed games such as the Toy Bot Diaries series, Zombie Attack! and Implode! have earned the independent studio a reputation for being a top mobile games developer .