January 29, 2015
Mobile start-up seriously launches Best Fiends mobile game in the amazon appstore and announces 1 million daily active players
Marks Expansion of Best Fiends to New Platforms with iOS, Android and Now Amazon Appstore
SANTA MONICA, Calif., and HELSINKI, Finland – January 29, 2015 – Seriously, a mobile entertainment start-up, today announced the global launch of its hugely popular Best FiendsTMmobile game in the Amazon Appstore. Seriously’s debut title introducing the story of Best Fiendsand their journey to defeat the Slugs of Mount Boom is now available for download in the Amazon Appstore for Android and is also available on Fire tablets and Fire Phone. Seriously also announcedBest Fiends has reached the milestone of 1 million daily active players.
“The Best Fiends mobile game is an addictive and fun puzzle adventure that we think our customers will enjoy playing,” said Steve Rabuchin, Vice President, Amazon Appstore. “We are always looking to bring new and exciting content to our customers and we are thrilled that fan favorite, Best Fiends, is now available in the Amazon Appstore.”
Best Fiends has proven to be hugely popular with iOS and Android users. Since launch, Best Fiends has been downloaded more than 7 million times. Each day, more than 400,000 hours are played worldwide.
“We’re pleased to bring our hit game Best Fiends to the Amazon Appstore and see this as just the beginning of an ongoing relationship as we work to build the Best Fiends brand into a global entertainment franchise,” said Andrew Stalbow, CEO, Seriously. “We are excited to introduce Amazon customers to the world of Minutia and its population of cute, courageous and increasingly fiendish inhabitants.”
Best Fiends features some of the most fun and challenging game levels in an addictive mobile puzzle adventure. The second title in the Best Fiends trilogy will be released in 2015. DownloadBest Fiends for iOS, Android and Amazon devices at download.bestfiends.com.
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Seriously is a mobile-first entertainment start-up focused on building mobile games that are designed to be developed into global entertainment properties. The company’s world-class creative team is passionate about great storytelling, unique characters, dramatic conflict, unlikely heroes and building brands that can make a difference.
The company is backed by Upfront Ventures, the premier early-stage venture firm based in Los Angeles, Sunstone Capital, a leading European venture fund, and Daher Capital, a Beirut-based family investment office. Seriously has offices in Santa Monica, California, where business development and marketing are based, and in Helsinki, Finland, where the studio is located.
Jennifer Stephens Acree