San Mateo, Calif.- October 27, 2009; Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announce the launch of Diner Dash: Flo on the Go? for mobile handsets worldwide. Diner Dash: Flo on the Go marks the sixth mobile title Glu has developed and published through its multi-year, worldwide partnership with PlayFirst™, Inc., a leading publisher of casual games and creator of the Diner Dash series. In the newest mobile release, Flo trades in her apron for a passport to paradise. Thrills, spills, and a surprise restaurant await in the third episode of the original smash hit franchise.
Since the first Diner Dash mobile release in 2006, the series has achieved consistent top-rated hits, winning multiple awards including a Silver and Gold Award from PocketGamer and two IGN Editors’ Choice Awards.
“Flo on the Go is a perfect combination of addictive new features and classic game play that contributed to the success of the previous Dash titles, making this game more exciting than ever.” said Alex Galvagni, senior vice president of global product development&CTO, Glu.“Players get another helping of fun on their mobile with new and exciting ways to enhance gameplay, including character customization and serving customers in multiple locations around the world.”
“We’re excited to work with Glu who have consistently delivered award winning Dash titles to mobile” said Rich Roberts, vice president of sales and business development, PlayFirst.“Diner Dash is one of the most popular hits in casual gaming and we’re looking forward to offering our users another one of their favorite PlayFirst games on-the-go.”
◊ Character Customization - Change Flo’s style with an all-new closet full of fun accessories. Plus, two new types of customers to seat and serve: preoccupied Love Birds in need of speedy service and photogenic Tourists willing to tip big for the perfect snapshot
◊ Game Modes - Both story and endless shift capabilities with 25 levels of gameplay
◊ Multiple Locations - Dash around five new unique vacation locations, including a cruise ship, luxury train and space ship
◊ Connectivity to PC game - Players will receive a free game at PlayFirst’s website after completing certain levels in the mobile game
Diner Dash: Flo on the Go is now available on all major carriers worldwide. For more information, go to www.glu.com. For live updates, follow Glu on Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile, or become a Glu Mobile fan on Facebook.
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Glu (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Bonsai Blast, Brain Genius, Glyder, Stranded, Super K.O. Boxing! and titles based on major brands from partners including Activision, Atari, Fox Mobile Entertainment, Harrah's, Hasbro, Konami, Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA, Sony and Warner Bros. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Russia and Spain. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com.
About PlayFirst, Inc.
PlayFirst is an innovative entertainment company dedicated to making games appealing to everyone. By creating engaging story worlds that capture the imagination and bringing them to life across popular platforms worldwide, including PC, Mac, mobile, handheld, and console, PlayFirst teams make quality gaming experiences available everywhere consumers want to play. The company's portfolio includes world-renowned titles, such as Diner Dash?, Wedding Dash?, Chocolatier?, and Dream Chronicles?. PlayFirst games are available in major retailers and on more than 500 sites in 20 languages. For more information, visit www.playfirst.com. PlayFirst, Chocolatier, Diner Dash, Dream Chronicles, Wedding Dash, and related titles, logos, and characters are trademarks or registered trademarks of PlayFirst, Inc.
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