Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced the immediate availability of its top Android titles for the new Nexus 7, including Deer Hunter Reloaded, Frontline Commando, Samurai vs. Zombies Defense, and Lil’ Kingdom. Powered by Google Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, the Nexus 7 offers Android fans an impressive mobile gaming experience.
“The Nexus 7 and Android Jelly Bean offer mobile gamers a uniquely powerful tablet experience across Glu’s broad portfolio of Android titles,” said Niccolo de Masi, Glu President and CEO. “We expect the combined quality and affordability of the Nexus 7 to accelerate global adoption of Android and continue expanding the Glu gamer audience on Google Play.”
Glu Mobile is onsite this week at Google I/O 2012 in the Developer Sandbox on Thursday, June 28th from 11:30am – 6:30pm. Glu is supporting Google I/O as an outstanding example of a developer successfully integrating Google’s Android APK Expansion File technology, as well as Subscriptions on Google Play. Both technologies contribute to Glu’s growing installed base on Android.
“We welcome the opportunity to support the growing Android community through our participation at Google I/O,” said de Masi. “Google’s Android APK Expansion File technology and recent launch of Subscriptions on Google Play are examples of Google’s commitment to providing developers tools to help drive revenue growth.”
Glu’s Android Benchmarks
APK Expansion File Technology:
- Glu was the first developer to integrate Google’s APK Expansion File Technology. Implementation has eliminated all hosting costs for new Android titles and increased Glu’s conversation rate from app download to gameplay.
Subscriptions on Google Play:
- Glu was the first developer to leverage Subscriptions on Google Play through the launch of the Glu VIP Club. The monthly membership program offers Glu gamers significant bonus value and the ability to use Glu’s universal currency across their favorite Glu games on Android.
Top Grossing Titles on Google Play:
- Glu currently boasts 10 titles on Google Play’s Top 200, Top Grossing list. *As of June 21, 2012
IAP on Android
- Glu released the first game utilizing IAP on Android in March 2011.
Visit with Glu at Google I/O
Glu Mobile is present in the Developer Sandbox at Google I/O on June 28th, discussing commerce and development for Google Play and the Chrome Web Store. Visit Glu’s kiosk to see demos of the APK Expansion File and Subscriptions technologies in Glu’s top titles: Deer Hunter Reloaded and Frontline Commando. To schedule meeting times, please contact Jason Enriquez at PR@glu.com.
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as GUN BROS, DEER HUNTER, BLOOD & GLORY, and SAMURAI VS. ZOMBIES DEFENSE on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone, Google Chrome, and MAC OS. Glu’s unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with major offices outside Seattle, and overseas in Brazil, Canada, China, and Russia. Consumers can find high-quality entertainment created exclusively for their mobile devices wherever they see the ‘g’ character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile.
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