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August 01, 2012 13:00 ET

Storm8 Sets New Download Record With Massively Pop-ular Arcade Game, Bubble Mania

Storm8 DAUs Soar as iOS Bubble Shooter Achieves 1M Downloads in 3 Days

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) - Storm8, the mobile social gaming leader, announced today that Bubble Mania, its new free-to-play, social bubble shooter game for iPad, iPhone and iPod is the fastest-growing game in the company's history, helping push Storm8's daily-active-user (DAU) numbers to new highs. 

Bubble Mania is the first arcade title from Storm8 and its TeamLava brand. It quickly proved a huge success, reaching 1 million downloads in 3 days. Storm8's record-setting achievement with Bubble Mania comes as the company announced that it has surpassed 6 million DAUs across its catalog of 31 free-to-play games. And earlier this year, Storm8 announced that its games had been downloaded more than 300 million times and that its private network had grown to include more than 100 million mobile devices, or one out of every five iOS and Android devices.

"Bubble Mania is the first arcade title in Storm8's history, and our team knocked it out of the park," said Perry Tam, CEO of Storm8. "They created a classic arcade game that was not just casual and social, but packed with vivid, detailed graphics and exciting gameplay. Bubble Mania is a blast solo, and even more fun with friends. We've seen the proof in the incredible response we've had from users across our network. Bubble Mania appeals to a wide a range of players, and is a good example of why more and more people are playing Storm8 games every day. We never stand still. We're constantly working to reach new audiences with enjoyable new experiences for every taste."

Bubble Mania introduces an adorable cat on a quest to save her kittens, captured by the evil bubble wizard. Players battle through 60 colorful levels, encountering new obstacles and power-ups along the way. They can also earn additional points by mastering the bank shot, and by creating big pops and drops. Using Facebook Connect, Bubble Mania allows players to compete with friends by publishing new high-scores and achievements on their newsfeeds.

Available for iOS, Bubble Mania is packed with fun features such as:

  • 60+ levels of challenging puzzles
  • FREE updates with new puzzles and powers!
  • Power up with Rainbow and Bomb Bubbles
  • Master tricky obstacles like the explosive Lightning Bubble!
  • Two different control methods, designed for better gameplay

Bubble Mania is available today on the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, or at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bubble-mania/id534342529?mt=8

About Storm8, Inc.
Storm8, Inc. is the leading developer of social games for iPhone and Android, with more than 300 million total installs to date. It offers games under its own brand as well as the brand of TeamLava, an innovative studio brand owned by Storm8. Storm8's network of highly successful games includes Pet Shop Story, World War, Vampires Live, Bakery Story, Restaurant Story, and Zoo Story. Storm8, Inc. is located in Redwood City, California. For more information, please visit www.storm8.com and www.teamlava.com.

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