Redwood City, Calif. - February 10, 2011
Gourmet Ranch dishes out some of the most engaging aspects of social games, with a combined farming and baking game where players grow organic crops and raise animals in their virtual backyard. Players can then prepare and serve meals to share with their friends, earning cash to expand and decorate their ranch in a mountain wilderness environment. Gourmet Ranch also encourages players to lend a helping hand to friends in order to boost the value of their properties. The game currently has half a million monthly active users. To play Gourmet Ranch, visit apps.facebook.com/gourmetranch.
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For more information about RockYou, visit www.rockyou.com.
RockYou is a leading social entertainment company with over 200MM monthly unique visitors and 15BB monthly global impressions. The company developed the social game classic Zoo World, with 50MM installs to date, and is committed to the development of high quality titles for the social space. RockYou's ad network empowers brands and game developers to reach and monetize audiences through innovative social advertising solutions, including Deal of the Day, video products and in-game brand integrations. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Redwood City, California, RockYou is funded by Sequoia Capital, Partech International, Lightspeed Venture Partners, DCM, SK Telecom Ventures and Softbank.
About Playdemic, a RockYou Studio
Playdemic, a RockYou studio, is a social games developer based in Manchester, England, focused on creating games for the Facebook audience. Acquired by RockYou in January 2011, the studio is wholly owned and independently operated with its own culture and product vision. The management team has extensive experience in the traditional games industry, having held senior positions at major publishers including Ubisoft, THQ and Eidos. The studio’s first title, Gourmet Ranch, is playable on Facebook.
Eddiemae Jukes / Molly Gerth, TriplePoint