Xona Games & Turbulenz Win $50,000 Tizen App Challenge

Sunday, February 23, 2014
By: Matthew Doucette

Xona Games and our friends at Turbulenz just won $50,000 in the Tizen App Challenge!

Xona Games and Turbulenz win $50,000 in the Tizen App Challenge.

We placed in the "Top 10 Rated HTML5 Apps", which were eligible for a prize of $50,000 USD each. The winning developers with winning HMTL5 apps are the following, in no particular order:

  1. Sage Fusion 2, Kidalang
  2. Zombie Shatter, Song Wang
  3. Tasty Tadpoles, Mark White
  4. POiSE: Space Adventure, IK Studio
  5. SCOOP!, 42SHIFT
  6. Weathy, LoopthyTS Developer Team
  7. Dragon Blocks, cator GmbH
  8. Score Rush, Xona Games / Turbulenz
  9. Kiba & Kumba: High Jump, Kaisergames/Spielmeister
  10. Wall Tactics, GinHD

And here's a video recap of all the winners:

Tizen App Challenge Winner Highlight Reel. See Score Rush at 2:37.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Here is the official press release of all winners on Tizen Association.



Turbulenz develops an HTML5 platform when our HTML5 version of Score Rush is developed on. You can play Score Rush for free here: Single Player or Multiplayer.


Prize Winnings:

Note that $50,000 USD was $55,570.00 CAD on time of announcment. See more of our cash contest wins and more of our awards.


That is all!



About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $190,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.