RED BANK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apps Genius Corp (OTCBB: APGS), a creator of celebrity social games and mobile applications, today announces a strategic partnership agreement with Weekend Game Studio, the video game development branch of Plain Concepts. Weekend Game Studio is the creator of Bye Bye Brain, an action zombie fighting game, which has quickly exceeded 250,000, downloads for Window’s Phone. The two companies have partnered to develop an action based iPhone and Facebook game for Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and his family.
Additionally, Apps Genius is exhibiting during Yeti Zen’s April 24th Event at Temple located at 540 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA. Some of the world’s top developers will be attending this event and Apps Genius will be accepting applications for the World’s Greatest Apps Developers Contest. Tickets to the event are available for sale at http://sfgdw-april2012.eventbrite.com/.
“Our partnership strategy with Weekend Game Studio allows us to leverage their existing game development infrastructure and platforms to expedite the development and release of “The Situation’s” next action game,” stated Adam Kotkin, CEO of Apps Genius Corp.
“Partnering with Apps Genius Corp and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s team is a great opportunity to participate in the development of such a popular brand, as well as showcase our expertise working for different gaming platforms. We know that millions of fans of The Situation and his family are awaiting the opportunity of playing with them, and we’re sure they’ll have a lot of fun.”
About Apps Genius Corp
Apps Genius Corp (www.appsgenius.com) develops markets, publishes and distributes social games and software applications that consumers can use on a variety of platforms. The platforms include social networks, wireless devices such as cellular phones and smartphones including the Apple iPhone™ and standalone websites. Our Entertainment Division focuses on leveraging the fan base of existing social media and entertainment brands to market apps and games developed. To date, we have released several applications including 'Bed Bug Alert,' an informational tool for the Apple iPhone™, 'My Mad Millions,' a game application for Facebook™, 'Slap a Friend,' a game application for the Apple iPhone™, 'Bruisers,' a game application for Facebook™, and 'Crazy Dream' Application for Facebook™. Apps Genius Corp's goal is to develop and publish new titles on a recurring basis that are based on the same property and gaming platform. Examples of this franchise approach are 'My Mad Millions' and 'Rock The House,' currently under development, which both utilize the same underlying platform. A core focus of our Social Gaming and Mobile Application development is to allow users and players to reach across different networks into a virtual application or gaming environment such as Facebook, MySpace, iPhone and Android and be able to play games and use applications from all users no matter what environment they are using the application in.
About Weekend Game Studio and Plain Concepts
Weekend Game Studio (www.weekendgamestudio.com) is an American and Spanish Video Game Development Company specialized in Microsoft technologies that have launched very successful and innovative games like Bye Bye Brain (http://www.facebook.com/byebyebrain) and The Cure (www.thecuregame.com).
Plain Concepts (www.plainconcepts.com) is a Microsoft Preferred Gold Partner that provides integral boutique development services to major international companies. It has locations in United States and Spain, and counts with several Microsoft Valuable Professionals on diverse technologies.
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