SAN FRANCISCO – March 6, 2012 – SweetLabs, makers of Pokki, and Digital Chocolate today released the popular Galaxy Life game as a free desktop download for the first time at www.pokki.com. With Galaxy Life now just a click away, gamers can build armies, form colonies and interact in constant connectivity with friends and rivals using Pokki.
“Giving consumers multiple ways of accessing our content is critical to our success, and we’re excited to expand the reach of our titles through our partnership with Pokki,” said Jason Loia, COO of Digital Chocolate. “Letting players access Galaxy Life directly from their desktop gives us strategic distribution advantages, and we’re confident that Pokki will provide added convenience and accessibility for our gamers while helping us increase engagement and retention.”
“Galaxy Life is a beautiful and highly creative game, making it a perfect fit for the high-quality, full-screen social gaming experience Pokki offers directly on the desktop,” said Chester Ng, Co-Founder and CMO of SweetLabs. “Pokki lets game developers broaden their distribution beyond the web and social networks, and provides users with immediate, one-click access to their favorite games.”
To download the Galaxy Life Pokki app today, visit www.pokki.com.
SweetLabs was founded in 2008 to empower developers to reach new users and monetize great applications. The company’s first product was the OpenCandy advertising network, which powers user-friendly software recommendations during the download and installation process. In June 2011, SweetLabs launched Pokki, an application platform that brings the modern “app” experience to the desktop, enabling developers to create engaging, connected desktop applications using standard web languages like HTML5. SweetLabs is based in San Diego and funded by Intel Capital, Google Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. Visit www.sweetlabs.com for more information.
About Digital Chocolate
Digital Chocolate has rapidly emerged as a leader in cross-platform social games. Best known for Zombie Lane, Army Attack, Millionaire City, and MMA Pro Fighter, Digital Chocolate has been the fastest-growing maker of Facebook social games with virtual goods in 2010 and led all software companies in App Store downloads in 2009. Focused on original brands and technology for a wide variety of platforms, the company has made over 100 different award-winning games and works with 200 leading web and mobile channel partners in 80 countries. Digital Chocolate has operations in San Mateo, Seattle, Helsinki, Barcelona, St. Petersburg, Bangalore, and Mexicali.
Dustin Blackwell, TriplePoint
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