PlayJam brings Slingo to Smart TV

Adobe Max, LA – 3 October 2011 – PlayJam has partnered with one of the most successful casual games developers Slingo, to exclusively deliver an exciting combination of Bingo and Slots to Smart TV via their global gaming platform.

The tenth stickiest brand on the internet with over 3 billion downloads to date, Slingo is the latest games developer to join PlayJam’s extensive TV network, following Relentess Software, developers behind Sony’s BAFTA award-winning game franchise Buzz!™ and the world’s largest puzzle provider Puzzler Media. PlayJam and its content partners are capitalising on Adobe AIR 3’s groundbreaking technology that majorly enhances the range and quality of games on Flash-enabled connected TVs. Significantly driving revenue potential, Adobe’s 3D flash software makes smart TV a compelling games medium, set to rival both online and mobile platforms.

PlayJam is the world’s largest TV network, delivering a mix of in-house and leading brand titles to millions of connected TV devices from leading manufacturers including Samsung, LG, Sony and Panasonic. PlayJam provides consumers worldwide with easy access to an extensive library of casual and social games at the touch of a button on the remote control.

Playjam’s network is a social engagement and monetization platform that drives increased revenue and customer loyalty through core features such cross-network tournaments, leader-boards, real-time mass participation events, virtual currencies and recommendations. PlayJam has launched a beta SDK to provide game developers with a simple one-stop route to global games distribution via TV.

Says PlayJam's Commercial Director, Anthony Johnson, "We are delighted to welcome an award-winning games developer such as Slingo to the PlayJam Network. We look forward to working with Slingo’s team to bring their much-loved titles into millions of homes worldwide via Smart TV”

Partnering with PlayJam, we’re able to maximise distribution of our most popular titles via connected TV, the next major platform for games,” says Eric Lamendola, General Manager at Slingo. “We’re very excited that our titles will now be the focus of entertainment in the home, played out on its biggest screen”.

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About PlayJam

PlayJam is the leading social games network for TV. With hundreds of games, millions of players and operating across all major TV brands PlayJam has created a global footprint for its content and services for an ever-growing population of PlayJammers.

PlayJam provides games developers with a global TV distribution network, spanning all major TV vendors and up to 100 territories and an advanced social tool set that enables them to create deeper, stickier games so that audiences want to play again and again.

PlayJam has 11 years experience in monetizing games on TV. We have developed over 500 of our own games and delivered around 6 billion game downloads. Our efforts are focused on forging long-term distribution agreements with TV manufacturers and developing the tools, infrastructure and services required to monetize TV content, allowing developers to concentrate on creating amazing games.

We’re now well on our way to creating the biggest ever games network; come and join us at http://www.playjam.com

About Slingo, Inc.

Established in 1996, Slingo, Inc. was one of the first casual games companies and is currently one of the leading cross-media gaming companies worldwide.  It currently develops and licenses the intellectual property for the Slingo® brand of games, to include casual and social games; casino slot machines and table games; lottery tickets, TV programming and more.  The Slingo brand reaches over 55 million people through casino slots, online, retail, mobile and other platforms, and its website has over 4 million registered users.  People can play free games, as well as join the social networking community and enter sweepstakes for a chance to win cash prizes by visiting http://www.slingo.com.

 


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