|[January 04, 2013]
Big Fish and Wikipad Announce Partnership to Install Big Fish Unlimited, a Casual Game Streaming Service, on Wikipad Tablets
SEATTLE --(Business Wire)--
Fish, the most trusted global leader in casual games, announced
today that it will be a Wikipad
launch partner and the only casual cloud gaming service on the device at
launch. The Wikipad tablet runs Android (News - Alert) 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and offers an
attachable dual-analog controller. The Big Fish partnership will allow
Wikipad customers to instantly play hundreds of Big Fish's high-quality
casual games anytime, anywhere.
Big Fish Unlimited lets Wikipad customers play Big Fish games instantly via interactive streaming video. (Photo: Business Wire)
Big Fish Unlimited is a streaming service that features a growing
catalog of games - 150 today with new games added every week - from
every casual genre, including Hidden Object, Puzzle Adventure, Match 3,
Time Management, and more. Because games are streamed, progress is saved
in the cloud, allowing players to easily pick up their game session on
any supported device.
"With the best library of high-quality casual games, Big Fish
Unlimited is a marquee service on the Wikipad," said Fraser Townley,
President, Sales, for Wikipad. "It is currently the only casual game
streaming service in the market. We are looking forward to bringing its
continuously growing catalog of games to Wikipad customers."
"Wikipad is moving the industry forward with its innovative hardware,"
said Will O'Brien, Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Gaming
for Big Fish. "We are delighted to be a launch partner of this unique
device and excited to introduce Big Fish Unlimited to a new,
vibrant gaming audience."
Subscription access to the Big Fish Unlimited premium catalog is
available for a $7.99 monthly fee. Big Fish Unlimited also offers
free access to a rotating catalog of games supported by advertising. The
streaming service is currently available on PC browsers and Android
tablets via Google (News - Alert) Play. Big Fish plans to add support for Mac,
smartphones, connected TVs and other platforms in the coming year.
More information about Big Fish Unlimited is available at http://bigfishunlimited.com.
About Big Fish
Founded in 2002, Big
Fish is the most trusted global leader in casual games, and is
dedicated to bringing engaging entertainment to everyone, anywhere, on
any device. Through its proprietary, data-driven platform, millions of
consumers seeking engaging entertainment easily discover and play PC and
mobile games created by Big Fish's network of more than 500 development
partners and its in-house Big Fish Games Studios. The company has
distributed more than 2 billion games from a growing catalog of 3,000+
unique PC games and 250+ unique mobile games, and also offers a
universal cloud gaming service, Big Fish Unlimited. Big Fish's
games are playable on a wide variety of devices across 10 languages and
by players from 150 countries. The company is headquartered in Seattle,
WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA (News - Alert); Cork, Ireland; Vancouver,
Canada; and Luxembourg.
Wikipad Inc. is a leading developer and designer of video game console
tablets and devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Wikipad
Inc. is uniquely positioned as pioneers and innovators in the mobile
entertainment world. Wikipad is leading the way with its accessible and
comfortable consumer devices focused on video game content while
enabling traditional functions such as productivity, web, education,
media and music content.
For more information on Wikipad, please visit: www.Wikipad.com.
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