May 14, 2014
PLAYSTUDIOS Maintains Momentum with Launches of Two New Feature Rich Games – “The Misadventures of Sheerluck Hound” for Facebook and “Around the World in 80 Plays” for Mobile
Burlingame, CA and Las Vegas, NV – May 14, 2014 – PLAYSTUDIOS, a game development company focusing on free-to-play casino games, today announced that its myVEGAS mobile app achieved the most popular download ranking in the Casino Games category, for both phone and tablet devices, across all three major app stores–iTunes for iOS, Google Play for Android, and Amazon for Kindle Fire. Additionally, PLAYSTUDIOS is launching two new feature-rich games – one for Facebook and one for Mobile. As with all of the other myVEGAS Games, loyal players can get valuable, real world rewards from some of the hottest spots in Las Vegas, like Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Wolfgang Puck, Cirque du Soleil, and House of Blues.
“We are thrilled to see our myVEGAS app hit and hold the top download spot in the major three app stores, simultaneously. It’s a great validation of our efforts as we continually strive to provide our players with the most unique and entertaining casino-style experiences available – whether they are enjoying our games on their favorite mobile device, or on Facebook,” said Andrew Pascal, founder, president and chief executive officer of PLAYSTUDIOS. “We expect to build on this great momentum,” he continued, “with the release of our new games, Sheerluck Hound for Facebook and Around the World in 80 Plays for mobile. These new titles demonstrate our evolution as a game studio. They have wonderful depth of play and great visual style. They just might be our best work yet.”
In The Misadventures of Sheerluck Hound, join Sheerluck and his trusty companion, Doctor Wheaton, as they search high and low through Old Town London in hot purrrrrrr-suit of the villainous Professor Meowiarti – Sheerluck’s nemesis. Play the game and make your way through London’s furry underbelly to solve the mystery. Spin the reels, search for hidden objects, and take notes along the way. You’ll need them to help Sheerluck and Wheaton collar the canine criminals and crack the case wide open!
Around the World earns the distinction of being PLAYSTUDIOS first mobile game to feature a hidden object bonus. Now, myVEGAS mobile players can experience a depth of play previously reserved for the company’s popular web games. Around the World in 80 Plays is a traditional reel slot game, inspired by the works of Jules Verne. During the course of the game, players visit five exotic locations, search for hidden objects, win chips, and accumulate achievements. A sizable prize awaits those who can make it around the world and back in just 80 spins!
myVEGAS is free to download and play. It is the only casino app that gives players a chance to get real world rewards from an exclusive collection of travel, leisure, and entertainment brands. These rewards include complimentary hotels stays, meals, shows, nightclub access, and more. For additional myVEGAS Rewards Program information, please visit here.
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PLAYSTUDIOS is a developer of engaging casual games for mobile and social platforms. Founded by a team of experienced gaming and technology entrepreneurs, PLAYSTUDIOS’ free-to-play myVEGAS apps combine the best elements of popular social games with established gambling mechanics. Players enjoy an ever-growing collection of slot and table games and the opportunity to earn an unprecedented selection of valuable, real-world rewards from leading hospitality, entertainment, and leisure brands. Current myVEGAS reward partners include MGM Resorts International, Station Casinos, Wolfgang Puck, Cirque du Soleil, Royal Caribbean International , House of Blues, and Allegiant Air. For more information, visit the company’s website.
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