Takashi Iyoda wins $25,000 USD prize with Dungeon Tiles, a strategic puzzle game built with Corona SDK
AUSTIN, Texas & PALO ALTO, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 3, 2016 — Corona Labs by Perk.com Inc. (TSX: PER) (“the Company”), a leader in 2D mobile game and app development, today announces that Takashi Iyoda, a game developer who used Corona SDK to build his tvOS app, has won the $25,000 Grand Prize in AppLovin’s Apple TV App Challenge.
Takashi Iyoda used Corona SDK to develop Dungeon Tiles, and was selected as the winner of the contest portion of the App Challenge. Participants were required to submit an unpublished, original (not a port) tvOS app in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize.
“Dungeon Tiles is a strategic puzzle game with minimalism and RPG elements in which players swipe the touch surface to collect swords, dragons, lives, and gold,” says Takashi Iyoda. “With Corona SDK, I was able to rapidly develop Dungeon Tiles.”
Roj Niyogi, CEO of Corona Labs, says “We are excited to see a member of our global developer community win a high-profile event like the AppLovin Apple TV App Challenge. In contests like these, speed is critical, and we strive to offer developers the best tools available to develop games and apps 10x faster. We are proud to add Dungeon Tiles to the long list of top-tier games built with Corona SDK.”
Dungeon Tiles is set to launch on Apple TV this June. If you want to read more about Iyoda’s big win, check out the summary of this year’s event here.
About Corona Labs
Corona Labs is the leader in 2D game and app development and is reinventing how the world builds apps and games for mobile, connected TV, and desktop platforms. Corona’s flagship product, Corona SDK, is the world’s most advanced development platform, empowering developers to build apps faster for iOS, Android, tvOS, OS X, and Windows – all with a single code base. Experienced by more than 300,000 developers around the globe and with hundreds more signing up daily, apps built with the Corona Labs platform enjoy a combined total of over 1.6 billion user sessions each month.
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As a leading mobile rewards platform, Perk brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering consumers rewards such as Perk Points and other digital goods. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to Perk Plastik, a re-loadable branded debit card. Perk works with brands and publishers to reach consumers through truly engaging and innovative formats using rewards as a way to achieve maximum engagement of their brands and products.
Perk currently owns and operates mobile applications and websites that allow members to earn rewards such as Perk Points and digital goods. In addition to offering rewards to members through its own mobile applications and websites, Perk launched its Perk Rewards Platform, powered by Corona Labs, which allows mobile and desktop publishers to utilize rewards to engage and entice users through the publisher’s own applications and websites. Additional information about Perk.com Inc. can be found at the Company’s corporate website: http://www.ir.perk.com.
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