FlowPlay's Social Casino, Vegas World, Named Best Social Gaming App at 2014 International Gaming App Awards
FlowPlay Recognized Alongside Big Fish Games, Playtech, and PokerStars for Innovation in Mobile Technology Within the Online Casino Industry
SEATTLE, Dec. 15, 2014 -- FlowPlay, a leader in virtual world games and technology, today announced that its social casino game, Vegas World, has been named the Best Social Gaming App of the Year at the 2014 International Gaming App Awards. Vegas World was recognized at a ceremony in Londonon December 8 as part of Clever Duck Media's inaugural International Gaming App Awards – celebrating free-to-play, social games, and traditional games in the iGaming and online casino industry.
From the most aesthetically-pleasing designs to the highest innovations in technology, the App Awards showcase the very best work in the industry, with particular emphasis on how games are connecting with consumers, and driving their business forward. Vegas World's full suite of casual casino games, customizable avatars, virtual goods, and multiplayer functionality differentiated the app among other finalists in the social gaming category including Big Fish Games and Plumbee.
"Clever Duck Media has been celebrating excellence in iGaming for several years through their International Gaming Awards and we're proud to have been selected in their first-ever mobile focused awards," said Derrick Morton, CEO of FlowPlay. "We competed alongside some of the biggest names and best technologies in the industry and this award serves as further validation as to the innovative social casino experience we're providing our Vegas World players."
Vegas World was also recognized in August as a 2014 Tabby Awards User's Choice winner in the 'iPad Game: Cards, Casino and Dice' category. Honoring outstanding consumer tablet apps and games – judges of the Tabby Awards, including officials from the Entertainment Consumers Association, reviewed more than 200 submissions before selecting finalists. User's Choice winners were then determined by app users and gamers who cast nearly 100,000 votes, selecting their favorite apps among the panel-selected finalists in each category.
In addition to Vegas World's tablet and mobile apps, FlowPlay also offers an online experience, which can be played at www.VegasWorld.com.
Consumers can also experience the Vegas World by downloading the tablet app:
FlowPlay, a developer of virtual environment and game technologies, make immersive worlds and massive multiplayer games possible with no software required beyond a basic browser. FlowPlay's first consumer product, ourWorld, is enjoyed and played by over 30 million players and is one of the most popular teen virtual worlds. Vegas World, the first social casino MMORPG developed by FlowPlay, was recently launched. The company was founded in 2006 and primarily funded by Intel Capital and the creators of Skype.