FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Dundee, Tayside, 31st January 2013.
Binary Pumpkin are pleased to announce that the highly rated Pumpkin Bingo is now available on the Apple App Store.
With over 23,000 downloads on the Google Play Store for Android devices, and over 1,300 ratings averaging 4.4 out of 5, Binary Pumpkin responded to the numerous requests for an Apple version of the game by releasing onto the Apple App Store on Friday 25th January 2013.
Co-Founder of Binary Pumpkin and the sole programmer on Pumpkin Bingo Bruce McNeish reflects, “We are hoping that we get the same response from our Apple customers as we did from our Android customers. A lot of people love the game which can be seen with the extremely high ratings they are giving us.”
Lol Scragg, the other co-founder of the company adds. “We have worked on games for all demographics through our careers, but this is the first I have worked on that has such a strong female following. The Android players are 85% female according to our data and they are very keen to drop us an email and tell us how much they are enjoying the game. It is that sort of feedback that makes you smile every day!”
Available now for all iOS devices as well as Android, Pumpkin Bingo will also be released via the Amazon App Store and versions for Nook, Kindle, Google TV and PlayStation Mobile are also in the works.
The founders of Binary Pumpkin are always available for interview or comment on any digital entertainment issue, and do tend to be quite vocal and outspoken. A full press-pack for Pumpkin Bingo is also available from http://www.binarypumpkin.com/press/
Pumpkin Bingo is a free download from the Apple App Store via https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/pumpkin-bingo/id561689066?mt=8 and the Google Play store via https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.binarypumpkin.bingo
Company website: www.binarypumpkin.com
Press area: www.binarypumpkin.com/press
Pumpkin Bingo; the game you can play against your mum!
Binary Pumpkin are a fresh start-up based in Dundee. Founded in 2011 by Bruce McNeish and Lol Scragg who between them have over 30 years games industry experience, the company is now developing it’s own products as well as offering it expertise to others. The company currently has a staff of 10.
It’s first project, Pumpkin Bingo is currently available on Android and iOS with other platforms due early 2013, and further projects to follow.
Prior to Binary Pumpkin, Bruce and Lol were co-founders of Cohort Studios who developed console titles primarily for Sony Europe. The company employed over 50 people at it’s height and for a short time was the largest independent games developer in Scotland. After Cohort reduced headcount in 2011, Bruce and Lol exited the company and took positions building a games team for the Dundee company Waracle, where they created and managed a small team of recent graduates to deliver three social projects in under one year.
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