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Battleship, Hasbro’s iconic board game, now made available to 1.3 billion users of Facebook Messenger

AMSTERDAM, November 16, 2017 – Today, CoolGames released Hasbro’s Battleship for Instant Games, the new games platform of Facebook Messenger. More than 1.3 billion Messenger users can now challenge each…

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Snake wins Best Use of New Technology Award 2017!

PR Week has awarded One Green Bean & HMD Global /Nokia for its wildly successful relaunch of Nokia Snake on Facebook Messenger, in the category of “Best Use of New…

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CoolGames’ Head of Studio on his lifelong career in games

Amsterdam, October 11th, 2017. Ard Bonewald, CoolGames’ Head of Studio, was interviewed for PocketGamer.biz about his life-long career in the games industry. He started his journey as a Game Designer…

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Snake resurfaces on Instant Games

AMSTERDAM, February 27, 2017 – Snake, the iconic game from Nokia, has now resurfaced on Instant Games by Facebook. Snake for Instant Games was developed by CoolGames on behalf of…

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CoolGames releases ‘LINE: PPAP The Game’

AMSTERDAM/TOKYO, December 20, 2016 – CoolGames today released ‘LINE: PPAP The Game’ for the LINE messenger platform. The game is based on the YouTube super hit “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” of Pikotaro, a…

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Jewel Academy arrives for Xmas to Instant Games by Facebook

AMSTERDAM, December 16, 2016 – Jewel Academy, one of the world’s most popular HTML5 match-3 games, has now also arrived on the new Instant Games service by Facebook. This Winter Edition…

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CoolGames joins launch of Instant Games by Facebook

AMSTERDAM, November 29, 2016 – CoolGames, one of the pioneers of HTML5 games, today took part in the launch of Instant Games for Messenger, rolled out internationally by Facebook. CoolGames…

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CoolGames Brings Tetris® To Browsers With HTML5

AMSTERDAM, May 19, 2016 – CoolGames, the world’s leading HTML5 games publisher, today announced that it has released Tetris® Twist, a new take on one of the most addictive and…

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BoosterMedia becomes CoolGames and joins forces with Tingly Games

AMSTERDAM, February 23, 2016 – At Casual Connect Europe 2016, BoosterMedia revealed its new name: the #1 HTML5 games publisher will further grow its activities as CoolGames. It was also…

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CyberAgent and BoosterMedia team up to bring casual games to Ameba

Amsterdam, Tokyo – December 22 2014: Today, CyberAgent and BoosterMedia launched two specially developed casual games for the popular Ameba platform: Flappy Haripit and Pigg Bubble. In the side-scrolling game…

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BoosterMedia acquires Hallpass Media games websites from SGN

Growth in HTML5 games fuels BoosterMedia’s games distribution strategy Amsterdam, September 8, 2014 – Award-winning HTML5 games publisher BoosterMedia has acquired the Hallpass Media web game network from Los Angeles-based, independent…

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BoosterMedia brings HTML5 games to the Japanese market with Yahoo! JAPAN

Amsterdam/Tokyo, July 2, 2014 – Yahoo! JAPAN and BoosterMedia have struck a deal to bring ‘Western-style’ HTML5 games to the Japanese market. The new cross-platform games can be played instantly on…

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League11: over 2000 of the world’s best football players in one HTML5 game

Amsterdam – April 23, 2014: Today BoosterMedia introduces League11, a new football management game fully based on HTML5. The goal of the game is to build and manage your team…

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BoosterMedia wins Mobile Entertainment Awards 2013

London – November 15: Yes, we’ve won! BoosterMedia is the 2013 “Best Social Games Service Provider” – named as the winner at the Mobile Entertainment Awards ceremony in London. Other…

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BoosterMedia raises $5m as investors see vast growth potential in HTML5 games

The world’s leading HTML5 games company is backed to pursue its vision of mobile games distribution across easy-to-access web portals and native app stores AMSTERDAM, September 11nd, 2013 – BoosterMedia’s…

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New Tokyo office to expand partnerships in Japanese market

BoosterMedia recently opened an office in Tokyo, as a first step to increase the company’s international footprint outside the Amsterdam head-office. From the new location, main business focus will be…

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BoosterMedia to bring ‘MobaSoccer’ success-game into Europe

BoosterMedia has entered into a partnership with Mobcast Global Inc. to bring their highly successful MobaSoccer football game to the European and Brazilian markets. MobaSoccer, originally launched as ‘Mobasaka’ in…

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BoosterMedia “Best Social Games Service Provider” finalist in ME Awards 2013

Mobile Entertainment, the leading publication for the mobile entertainment industry, announced the nomination for BoosterMedia as finalist in the category “Best Social Games Service Prodivder”. Among the other finalists are companies like…

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BoosterMedia launches DoctorHTML5games.com, the primary resource for HTML5 game development

Amsterdam (The Netherlands) – May 16, 2013 – BoosterMedia, the leading HTML5 games distribution network, has introduced DoctorHTML5games.com: an initiative to stimulate the further development of the HTML5 gaming ecosystem. The new…

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White-paper on the HTML5 gaming ecosystem

AMSTERDAM, January 9 – BoosterMedia has just released a new publication on the state of the HTML5 games market: “HTML5, a developing games ecosystem”. The report provides practical tips and…

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BoosterMedia wishes you a Happy New Year!

The year 2013 will be a turning point for the HTML5 mobile games industry. Where 2012 has seen the real establishing of a HTML5 mobile games ecosystem, this year will…

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BoosterMedia publication: essential facts you need to know about HTML5 mobile gaming

Amsterdam, November 16 2012 – Many mobile game companies still choose native iOS or Android as their first route to market. Only to find out that it’s very challenging to…

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BoosterMedia to join the best HTML5 game developers in Warsaw

The company will share its best practices and experience from around the world with the top HTML5 game developers present at onGameStart 2012. Amsterdam, September 14 2012 – BoosterMedia’s License Manager…

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BoosterMedia is attending ChinaJoy 2012

This year BoosterMedia will be attending ChinaJoy 2012 in Shanghai, at its 10th anniversary. BoosterMedia is exploring new business opportunities and look to establish partnerships across several areas of the…

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Meet BoosterMedia at Gamescom 2012

BoosterMedia the HTML5 cloud-gaming company will attend the Gamescom in Cologne from August 15th – 18th. We will actively explore new business opportunities and look to establish beneficial partnerships across…

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Bebo chooses BoosterMedia’s cloud-gaming platform

Bebo, the social network that ‘connects users to everyone and everything they care about’, has chosen BoosterMedia to power its new mobile games channel. Utilizing BoosterMedia’s mobile cloud-gaming platform Connected…

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BoosterMedia heads to GDC – San Francisco

BoosterMedia will attend the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco from March 7th – 9th. We will actively explore new business opportunities and look to establish beneficial partnerships across…

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BoosterMedia Will Attend Mobile World Congress

BoosterMedia will attend the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. We are interested in meeting OEMs, MNOs, media and gaming brands and social networks to discuss our customized mobile gaming solutions….

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BoosterMedia Secures €1.75M Funding Round from Truffle Capital and Solid Ventures

The new investment will help further expand BoosterMedia’s HTML5 mobile games distribution network internationally. UTRECHT (Netherlands) and HAMBURG (Germany) – February 8, 2012 – BoosterMedia (www.boostermedia.dev), the leading mobile browser games…

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BoosterMedia and Absolutist Announce Partnership

Absolutist has chosen BoosterMedia to provide Wellgames.com, its online gaming website, with a customized mobile gaming destination. With the cooperation, Absolutist joins the growing roster of partners that entrust BoosterMedia…

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Admeen expands its partnership with BoosterMedia

BoosterMedia and Admeen have strengthened their partnership and will launch mobile gaming portals for Admeen’s gaming websites 1001spielen.de, giochixl.it, 1001pelit.com and 1001hry.cz, in Germany, Italy, Finland and Czech Republic markets,…

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BoosterMedia Heads to Casual Connect – Hamburg

BoosterMedia will kick off 2012 by attending and sponsoring the Casual Connect conference in Hamburg, Germany for the third consecutive year. During the conference, BoosterMedia will showcase its innovative mobile…

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BoosterMedia Goes Brazil With Atrativa Latin America

Utrecht, November 21, 2011 – BoosterMedia has partnered with Atrativa Latin America to bring the company’s Brazilian gaming brand to a mobile audience. A subsidiary of GameHouse – a worldwide…

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BoosterMedia sets sights on South America, expands with Click Jogos

Actively pursuing opportunities in developing markets, BoosterMedia has announced a partnership with popular Brazilian web gaming site, ClickJogos.com.br. The cooperation brings together two significant leaders: BoosterMedia in mobile browser-based games…

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Spil Games partners with BoosterMedia to launch feature phone game portals

Utrecht, November 8th, 2011 – Spil Games, the largest network of casual gaming websites, has entered into a partnership with BoosterMedia to strengthen its mobile offering in multiple countries. Utilizing…

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BoosterMedia bolsters presence in France and The Netherlands with Admeen

Utrecht/Zwolle – November 4, 2011 – BoosterMedia and Admeen have announced a partnership to launch mobile gaming portals for Admeen’s gaming brands Jeuxdelajungle.fr and Elkspel.nl, catering to the French and…

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Nimbuzz partners with BoosterMedia to introduce casual games to 60 million users

Rotterdam/Utrecht – October 18, 2011 – Today Nimbuzz announced an important milestone that brings the company one step closer towards becoming the world’s leading mobile entertainment platform. The free video…

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BoosterMedia keynote presentation at Casual Connect Kiev

Utrecht, October 14, 2011 – BoosterMedia’s CEO Laurens Rutten will present during the Social Mobile and Mobile Trends day of Casual Connect Kiev 2011. In his keynote presentation “Browser-based Mobile…

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YoudaGames partners with BoosterMedia and launches mobile website

Hilversum/Utrecht, October 13, 2011 – Casual game publisher Youdagames has released a mobile version of the Youdagames website, which allows their millions of online players to play all kinds of…

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One million game downloads, and counting…

BoosterMedia recently surpassed one million downloads of its mobile games in the Nokia OVI and Samsung Bada app-stores. The downloads include successful casual game titles such as Mahjong Master, Bubble…

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Fettspielen goes mobile

Rumble Media launches mobile site for its online game portal Fettspielen.de. Karlsruhe/Germany (08.15.2011) – Rumble Media partners with Boostermedia to launch a new mobile version for its online gaming website…

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BoosterMedia joins Dutch Pavilion at Gamescom 2011

BoosterMedia will pack its bags this August and head to Gamescom in Cologne. As a showcase company in the Dutch Pavilion, BoosterMedia will demo its mobile social gaming solutions and…

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Zylom goes mobile, partners with BoosterMedia

Zylom, the European gaming brand of RealGames, has recently announced the launch of a large-scale mobile gaming portal. Powered by BoosterMedia, the mobile destination features an extensive selection of casual…

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Keesing Games activates Zigiz brand on mobile

Keesing Games, the Netherlands-based gaming company and part of Telegraaf Media Groep, has recently launched a mobile portal for its Zigiz gaming brand. The portal is powered by BoosterMedia and…

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Prizee.com adds mobile destination

Prizee.com, a leading French casual gaming website where users can exchange credits for real prizes, has recently launched a mobile destination. The game portal features a broad selection of browser-based…

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Introducing Connected GamePlay at Casual Connect

Once again BoosterMedia returns to sponsor Casual Connect Europe. This year, BoosterMedia will showcase its browser-based mobile gaming solutions and sneak peek its upcoming cross-platform social gaming capabilities from its…

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MediaTrust taps into mobile gaming audience

BoosterMedia and MediaTrust have launched a mobile portal for spielen.de, MediaTrust’s online destination for German casual gamers.Supporting the majority of handsets, the mobile destination offers a wide variety of free…

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BoosterMedia secures investment round

Urecht October 27 – BoosterMedia today announced that is has secured a new round of investment for an undisclosed amount. Truffle Capital and Solid Ventures are the primary participants in…

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BoosterMedia powers MSN’s Mobile Gaming channel

BoosterMedia and MSN.nl, Microsoft’s leading online destination in The Netherlands, have now released a dedicated mobile games channel. Powered by BoosterMedia’s gaming solutions, the games section of m.msn.nl offers a…

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Finns go mobile with Pelikone’s gaming destination

Pelikone.fi, Finland’s number one gaming destination, is now complemented with a mobile optimized games site. A selection of free to play and easy to understand casual games is offered to…

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RTL Spelsalon launched on mobile

In cooperation with RTL Netherlands, BoosterMedia has introduced a mobile version of Spelsalon.nl, a Dutch casual gaming website mainly site targeted at women. Spelsalon mobile features a selection of free…

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BoosterMedia at Festival of Games 2010

BoosterMedia will demonstrate its mobile casual gaming solutions at the Festival of Games 2010. The Festival of Games, blending with media and entertainment, big brands and ICT, is one of…

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