Apps Genius Joins with Wizard World for Celebrity Gaming Division

August 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Gaming

Press Release:

Apps Genius Corp Announces Joint Distribution Agreement With Wizard World, Inc. and Also Announces the Launch of Its Celebrity Entertainment Division

Expands Market for Future Distribution of Apps and Games

Apps Genius logoRED BANK, NJ, Aug 30, 2011 — Apps Genius Corp ( www.appsgenius.com ), developer and publisher of social games and mobile apps, today announces a distribution agreement with Wizard World, Inc. (pinksheets:WIZD), producer of Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America and the launch of its celebrity gaming division that will build mobile and social applications around celebrity branded personas.

“We are excited to launch our Celebrity Entertainment division and our through our agreement with Comic Con we will be able to reach a large existing market of loyal consumers for our games and social applications. Our new celebrity gaming division will allow celebrities that have large followings on Facebook and twitter to have a new way to monetize and expand their personal brand,” stated Adam Kotkin, CEO of Apps Genius Corporation.

“Celebrity interaction has been an increasingly significant part of the Wizard World experience, both in our Comic Con events and on the Wizard World Digital platform,” said Gareb Shamus, Wizard World CEO. “This partnership with Apps Genius is a great way to bring our fans closer to the talent.”

For more information, visit www.appsgenius.com

About Apps Genius:

Apps Genius Corp. ( www.appsgenius.com ) develops markets, publishes and distributes social games and software applications that consumers can use on a variety of platforms. The platforms include social networks, wireless devices such as cellular phones and smart phones including the Apple iPhone(TM) and standalone websites. To date, we have released several applications including ‘Bed Bug Alert,’ an informational tool for the Apple iPhone(TM), ‘My Mad Millions,’ a game application for Facebook(TM), ‘Slap a Friend,’ a game application for the Apple iPhone(TM), ‘Bruisers,’ a game application for Facebook(TM), ‘Angry Turds,’ a game application for Apple iPhone(TM), and ‘Crazy Dream’ Application for Facebook(TM). Apps Genius Corp’s goal is to develop and publish new titles on a recurring basis that are based on the same property and gaming platform. Examples of this franchise approach are ‘My Mad Millions’ and ‘Rock The House,’ currently under development, which both utilize the same underlying platform. A core focus of our Social Gaming and Mobile Application development is to allow users and players to reach across different networks into a virtual application or gaming environment such as Facebook, MySpace, iPhone and Android and be able to play games and use applications from all users no matter what environment they are using the application in.

About Wizard World, Inc.:

Wizard World, Inc. produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premiers, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests. Wizard World, Inc. also produces Wizard World Digital, an online publication covering new and upcoming products and talents in the pop culture world, is distributed on a weekly basis to online and iPad users worldwide.