Storm8 Expands Mobile Social Casino Footprint with Bingo! on iOS

REDWOOD CITY, Calif - Dec. 20, 2012 -  Mobile social gaming leader, Storm8, today announced the launch of Bingo!, the latest free-to-play social casino game from its Shark Party brand.  Bingo!’s  launch comes as Storm8’s mobile gaming network is growing at a record pace, recently surpassing 400 million game downloads.The new title highlights Storm8’s continued expansion into popular genres, including the booming online social casino gaming space, which is expected to hit $2.4 billion in revenue by 2015.

“We’ve seen Storm8's network of mobile gamers grow at the fastest rate in our company’s history,” said Perry Tam, Storm8 CEO. “We believe that Bingo!’s launch and our continued game diversification will only accelerate this growth even further.”

Bingo! arrives just a month after Storm8 launched Jewel Mania, another example of the company’s continued expansion across the most popular mobile game genres: social casino, social casual, social arcade and MMORPG, each with its own brand within Storm8. Storm8’s first social casino title, Slots, has consistently remained on the top 100 grossing apps list in the App Store since its launch in the spring.

Available today on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, Bingo!  elevates the gaming experience for mobile social casino fans yearning for high-quality, arcade-like gameplay. Explosive multi-level boosts, power-ups and achievements build on the game’s competitive experience as friends race against time and each other to earn the most rewards and bingos. Bingo! also offers the ability to connect to Facebook to make the gameplay even more social.

For more information, visit www.storm8.com or download Bingo!  for FREE on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bingo!/id546871573?ls=1&mt=8.


About Storm8 Inc.

Founded in 2009, Storm8, Inc. is the leading developer of social games for iOS and Android, with more than 400 million total downloads to date. Storm8 is also home to three innovative brands TeamLava, Shark Party and FireMocha. Under these brands, Storm8 has amassed a network of over 100 million devices worldwide and continues to create engaging mobile social games that span genres – from casual arcade hit Bubble Mania, to social casual games like Pet Shop Story, Restaurant Story, Bakery Story and Dragon Story, to MMORPGs like World War, iMobsters and Vampires Live, and social casino games like Slots. Storm8 is headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information, please visit www.storm8.com.

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Storm8, TeamLava, Shark Party, FireMocha and the Storm8 network games are trademarks of Storm8 and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.  


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