[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
Dundee, Tayside, 12th February 2013.
Binary Pumpkin are helping forgetful Valentines this February by
releasing a Valentine's themed version of their highly rated game
Pumpkin Bingo. Valentines Bingo builds upon the addictive gameplay
of Pumpkin Bingo and ties it all up within a romantic package.
It's 'mother' project Pumpkin Bingo has now received just under
50,000 downloads on the Google Play store and Apple App Store and
has received nearly 2,000 ratings in total, averaging 4.4 out of
Co-Founder of Binary Pumpkin and ultimate romantic programmer on
Valentine Bingo Bruce McNeish reflects, “Pumpkin Bingo
players are 85% female according to our data, so we thought we
would provide a get-out clause for all those who forget Valentine's
day and suffer the consequences. We are offering Valentines Bingo
as a free alternative to service station flowers and cheap cards
and with an Infinite Plays in app purchase, it is definitely the
gift that keeps giving!”
Lol Scragg, the other similarly romantic co-founder of the
company adds without any hint of shame;
“Roses are Red,
Violets are Blue,
if you've forgotten Valentines Day,
Valentines Bingo is for you…”
Valentines Bingo is available for Android devices
Pumpkin Bingo is available now for all iOS devices as well as
Android, Pumpkin Bingo will also be released imminently via the
Amazon App Store and Nook Store whilst versions for Google TV and
PlayStation Mobile are also in the works.
The founders of Binary Pumpkin are always available for
interview or comment on any digital entertainment issue, and do
tend to be quite vocal and outspoken. A full press-pack for Pumpkin
Bingo is also available from
Valentines Bingo is a free download from the Google Play Store
Pumpkin Bingo is available on the Google Play store via
http://goo.gl/ws7OX and on iOS via
Pumpkin Bingo; the game you can play against your mum!
Valentines Bingo; the game that can get you out of trouble for
forgetting Valentines Day
Binary Pumpkin are a fresh start-up based in Dundee. Founded in
2011 by Bruce McNeish and Lol Scragg who between them have over 30
years games industry experience, the company is now developing
it’s own products as well as offering it expertise to others.
The company currently has a staff of 10.
It’s first project, Pumpkin Bingo is currently available
on Android and iOS with other platforms due early 2013, and further
projects to follow.
Prior to Binary Pumpkin, Bruce and Lol were co-founders of
Cohort Studios who developed console titles primarily for Sony
Europe. The company employed over 50 people at it’s height
and for a short time was the largest independent games developer in
Scotland. After Cohort reduced headcount in 2011, Bruce and Lol
exited the company and took positions building a games team for the
Dundee company Waracle, where they created and managed a small team
of recent graduates to deliver three social projects in under one
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