Candystand.com Goes Mobile with Blackbeard's Assault

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Candystand.com, a leader in online gaming and branded entertainment, announced today the release of Blackbeard's Assault, its first mobile game developed exclusively for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Blackbeard's Assault will be available on iTunes and marks Candystand.com's first entry into the mobile market.

"Over the past several months, consumers are increasingly turning to their mobile devices to play games while out of the office or while traveling," said Scott Tannen, President of Funtank. "Candystand.com has always been known for delivering the best branded games on the web. With our new capability, brands can now turn to us to reach consumers in mobile."

Blackbeard's Assault is just the first among Candystand.com's line-up of mobile games projected for release. The popular online gaming and branded entertainment site is offering brands the opportunity to deliver deep brand engagement via mobile devices, such as iPhone and iPod Touch. With emerging sales for mobile marketing and Apple applications averaging one million a day since the launch of the application store, Candystand.com will continue to inundate the mobile market with the highest quality online gaming and mobile applications.

"I've been blown away by the Candystand.com audience's response to Blackbeard's Assault," said Jim Warhurst, developer of the game. "I'm glad that fans of the game will have the opportunity to play it on their iPhone and I look forward to continuing to produce both mobile and web games for Candystand.com." Warhurst is an up-and-coming game developer, who partnered with Candystand.com to release Blackbeard's Assault in an effort to raise awareness and promote the game with the web's foremost publisher of online gaming and branded entertainment. To purchase Blackbeard's Assault mobile game or to play online at Candystand.com, please visit http://iphone.candystand.com.

Since 1997, Candystand.com has been a digital marketing pioneer, delivering powerful strategic branding solutions for advertisers that drive meaningful engagement for consumers. Known for its award-winning branded gaming content, Candystand.com has featured some of the most popular sports, arcade, card, puzzle and multiplayer games online. The site began accepting 3rd party advertising in September.

About Candystand.com

Since 1997, Candystand.com has been the world's leading online branded gaming and entertainment site, garnering nearly 10-million user visits per month and averaging 13-minutes per visit. The site's strength in branding has proven itself as one of the most powerful digital branding initiatives that help brands connect with their consumers. With an ever-expanding portfolio of hundreds of flash and shockwave games, Candystand.com features some of the most popular award-winning branded sports, arcade, card, puzzle and multiplayer games, most of which are exclusive to the site.

To experience Candystand.com, please visit http://www.candystand.com/