San Francisco Developer Bunker Mode Releases First iOS Social Sports Betting App That Challenges Fans to Stand Up For Their Teams
SAN FRANCISCO— November 1, 2012— Bunker Mode, a developer of gaming apps for the mobile market, today announced the launch of High Limit Sports, a new sports betting app that delivers the thrill of placing bets without the risk of losing real money. The app is available now for iOS and coming soon on Android.
“Our goal with High Limit Sports was to turn sports betting into a game, removing the complexity of the sports book experience and replacing it with entertaining features that reward people for playing often,” said Greg Dirrenberger, head of Bunker Mode’s studio and co-founder.“We’ve created a mobile game that connects fans with their favorite team in an even deeper way, while providing a great second screen experience for tracking live sporting events.”
“Sports betting, simplified,” describes the gameplay of High Limit Sports, where betting has been streamlined to take players right to the action, removing the confusion, intimidation and technical nature of the sports book experience. The app is designed to be fun and playable for people who join in on office“March Madness” brackets, as well as those who know their“Overs” from their“Unders.”
High Limit Sports takes the action and excitement of sports betting into the free-to-play casual mobile world, adding a unique social spin and compelling features where players can compete for virtual currency that can be used to unlock in-game options and items to level-up within the game. High Limit Sports is launching with support for the NBA, NFL, CFL and NCAA football. More sports will be added on a regular basis, such as NCAA basketball.
Bunker Mode, developers of High Limit Sports, is composed of veterans from the mobile, social and video game industries. Studio head Greg Dirrenberger led the charge on mobile game development at Crowdstar, working on the company’s incredibly popular mobile titles like Top Girl and Social Girl before leaving to co-found Bunker Mode. The entire development team at Bunker Mode has years of experience creating games for various platforms, from Facebook to mobile, web to console, acquiring, maintaining and monetizing millions of players in the process.
About Bunker Mode
Founded in San Francisco in January 2012, Bunker Mode is working to become a leader in worldwide mobile sports gaming. Combining a passion for sports with extensive social and mobile technical knowledge, the company was built on the foundation of opening gaming experiences to everyone. Team Bunker is led by industry veterans Greg Dirrenberger, Jason Bredice and Matt Pangborn, along with a team which thrives on success and the dedication to creating quality games in the social and mobile gaming marketplace.