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Mochi Media

October 25, 2010 00:00 ET

Mochi Media Announces Winners of 'Made For Mobile' Contest

Developer Contest Creates Games for Flash Player 10.1 on Android Mobile Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 25, 2010) -  Today, Mochi Media announced the winners of the 'Made for Mobile' contest, which challenged game developers to create games to run in Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 for Android. Out of more than 100 submissions, the winners of the 'Made for Mobile' contest are (in order):

  • 1st place: Assembler 2 by Bryce Summer, winning $7,000 and Adobe CS5: Master Suite
  • 2nd place: TiltMatch by Jan Rigerl, winning $4,000 and Adobe CS5: Master Suite
  • 3rd place: Billy's Hill by Uncle Handsalt, winning $2,000 and Adobe CS5: Master Suite
  • Honorable Mention: Pigs on Ice by Gorjan Agacevic, winning $1,000
  • Honorable Mention: Pipe It by SHAJBY, winning $1,000

Representatives from Mochi Media and Adobe, as well as several veteran gaming journalists, evaluated the submissions and judged them based on aesthetics, usability, performance, creativity, and coding quality. The winning game developers will receive prizes and their games will be displayed on Mochi Media's mobile-optimized site MochiGames, with games playable at http://m.mochigames.com.

"We were very impressed with the quality and inventiveness of the contest submissions," said Jameson Hsu, CEO of Mochi Media. "There is a very bright future for Flash games on mobile devices. We haven't even begun to see the full potential here."

The "Made for Mobile" Contest followed the release of Adobe Flash Player 10.1, which allows games built using Flash technology to be played on the Android mobile platform. This contest served to showcase the innovative new gaming options that are available to Android mobile phone users.

"Flash Player 10.1 allows developers to unleash their creativity as they seek to build games that can now be played across screens including smartphones, tablets and other devices," said Jennifer Taylor, senior director, Product Management, Flash Platform at Adobe. "The 'Made for Mobile' contest was a wonderful opportunity for developers to showcase both their technical skill and their imaginative abilities using all the new features of this release."

About Mochi Media
Mochi Media is the world's largest browser-based games network, with more than 140 million monthly active users and 15,000 games on nearly 40,000 publisher websites. Mochi Media's game development products and services enable developers to track usage analytics, distribute their games to thousands of websites, and monetize global gameplays via micro-transactions and in-game advertising. The company is headquartered in downtown San Francisco and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME).

Adobe and Flash are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Aly Brady or Corey Lewis
    LaunchSquad
    415-625-8555
    mochimedia (at) launchsquad (dot) com