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WildTangent adding games to Sony smartphones and tablets

For those that have Sony smartphones and tablets, playing WildTangent games just got easier. Redmond-based WildTangent is expanding its partnership with Sony Mobile Communications to allow owners of Sony’s new flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z, to have access to the WildTangent mobile games service via the Sony Select discovery gaming app. “Sony knows gamers better than anyone… Read More

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WildTangent makes mobile gaming debut with Polar Bowler

WildTangent is going mobile. The Redmond-based company today officially announced its first mobile game, Polar Bowler 1st Frame. It’s the mobile version of the classic PC game that debuted in 2004 and features a polar bear wearing sunglasses with a Hawaiian shirt soaring through an icy bowling alley. WildTangent, ranked 16th in our GeekWire 200 Startup List, released the free… Read More

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Who said insurance is boring? Sims-like game wins fans for American Family

Whether it’s talking geckos or magic jingles that produce hot tubs, you’ve probably seen countless annoying and funny insurance company advertisements both on TV and the Internet. But via online gaming? It seems like a bit of stretch, yet one particular “advergame” has enjoyed some success. American Family Insurance teamed with Redmond-based WildTangent and Mindshare Entertainment to create iAMFAM,… Read More

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WildTangent opens new Seattle office, plans to hire more than 20 engineers for ‘secret’ project

We’ve seen a number of Silicon Valley technology companies pick Seattle for new development offices, highlighted most recently by Facebook’s open house yesterday at its new office near South Lake Union. (See video and photos of the new office here). But it’s not just tech titans from the Bay Area that are choosing Seattle. In fact,… Read More

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WildTangent, T-Mobile plan free Android mobile game service

WildTangent today announced that it plans to unveil a new gaming service in partnership with T-Mobile later this summer that will allow customers of the carrier who own Android-powered devices to play a variety of games. Players will have the choice to play games for free with advertisements embedded or purchase the titles outright. In… Read More