Sunday, February 23, 2014
By: Matthew Doucette
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:
- Sage Fusion 2, Kidalang
- Zombie Shatter, Song Wang
- Tasty Tadpoles, Mark White
- POiSE: Space Adventure, IK Studio
- SCOOP!, 42SHIFT
- Weathy, LoopthyTS Developer Team
- Dragon Blocks, cator GmbH
- Score Rush, Xona Games / Turbulenz
- Kiba & Kumba: High Jump, Kaisergames/Spielmeister
- 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.
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.