The Moai platform is all about helping developers create better mobile games, faster – and with all the creativity and energy pouring into this space, Moai has the potential to make a major impact on the industry, said Todd Hooper, CEO of Zipline Games.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011
Today, Zipline Games, creator of the Moai mobile game development platform, announced that it was named as one of the finalists for VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2011 “Who’s Got Game” competition. Chosen by GamesBeat’s panel of industry experts as one of the hottest companies in the games space, Zipline will be competing for the coveted Tesla award on July 13, 2011, in San Francisco.
- The Moai platform differentiates itself through its cloud-based game services and rapid development of iOS and Android titles, all built in the industry standard Lua scripting language.
- As a finalist, Zipline Games will present Moai to over 500 influencers, investors, and press as they compete for the top spot. Many previous winners of the Startup Competition have gone on to become mobile juggernauts, including AdMob, Loopt and Touchnote.
- VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2011 conference will be held on July 12-13 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The contest will take place on the afternoon of the 13th and the awards will be presented at the end of the day to the GamesBeat and MobileBeat audiences.
“The Moai platform is all about helping developers create better mobile games, faster – and with all the creativity and energy pouring into this space, Moai has the potential to make a major impact on the industry. We’re honored to be chosen as a finalist, and have a good show in store for the audience on July 13,” said Todd Hooper, CEO of Zipline Games.
About Zipline Games
Zipline Games is a Seattle based mobile games company and the creator of the Moai game development platform. Zipline was founded by game industry veterans experienced with the challenges of mobile games development, with the vision of making development faster and easier so developers can focus on creating innovative games with great game-play. Zipline’s investors include Founders Co-Op, Benaroya Capital and Groundspeak.