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‘Funpark Friends’ recognised as best Scottish game of 2011

DUNDEE, UK - 28/10/2011 - Tagplay Ltd.

Funpark Friends, the latest social mobile game by Tag Games and published on their Tagplay label, ran away winner of the‘Games Award’ last night at the Heraldscotland.com Digital Business Awards 2011. The award, which aims to showcase the best in Scottish video games, helps cement the studio’s position as one of the leading mobile games development studios in Europe.

Paul Farley CEO of Tag Games commented:

“The social mobile games sector is rapidly expanding and Tag is proud to be at the forefront, not just in Scotland, but on a global basis. This award is recognition of excellence in that sector then and has been achieved with our very first social mobile game! It’s an amazing achievement for the team at Tag and for Channel 4 and Creative Scotland, both of whom have provided vital support in bringing this game to market.”

Funpark Friends is Tag’s first foray into social mobile gaming and allows players to build and run their very own theme parks on their mobile devices. Sociability is a key aspect of the game as players are encouraged not only to interact with each other’s parks but to work together in groups to build the‘fame’ of their parks and be more successful within the game as a result.

Currently available on Apple’s iPhone and iPod, Funpark Friends is dues to be launched in HD on iPad shortly and support for Android devices is expected by the end of the year.

Simon Adams, Product Evangelist for Tagplay and its titles, commented:

“This fantastic recognition for Funpark Friends and Tagplay is wonderful. This award ultimately recognises the first step in a long road to becoming a recognised international leader in social mobile gaming, but everyone at Tagplay is excited for the journey ahead.”


For game assets and additional information, please contact simon.adams@tagplay.com.

About Tagplay

Tagplay is the new self-publishing arm of the successful Dundee, Scotland based Tag Games. Responsible for the hugely successful and critically acclaimed Car Jack Streets™ and Astro Ranch™ titles, Tag Games and its new Tagplay arm operate under the virtues of absolute transparency, exceptional game quality and extensive social innovation. With the Tagplay’s first title Funpark Friends™ due October 1 st 2011 and a sequel to Car Jack Streets™ due? Q1 2012, the next twelve months will be an incredibly exciting time for Tagplay as it seeks to establish itself as a key-player in social mobile gaming.?

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