Hundreds of Thousands of New Players Get Hairy Balls, the Devilishly ‘Hard’ Puzzler from REDTRIBE


Melbourne, Australia – October 15, 2012 – REDTRIBE, Australia’s fastest growing video game development studio, is pleased to announce today that their mobile puzzle game Hairy Balls is on track for 1,000,000 downloads and growing fast. In addition, Hairy Balls is one of the fastest growing free puzzle games and all-around free game and App on the App Store. Available for the iPad and iPhone, players around the world are getting their hands hairy with the fun and playful Hairy Balls, now on the App Store and can be downloaded and played for free.

“We are thrilled that so many people have discovered the joys of Hairy Balls,” said Chris Mosely, CEO, REDTRIBE. “We set out to create a clever puzzle game with a sense of humor, and are glad people have responded so well.”

Some Hairy Balls stats!

  • With over 9,500 review ratings, Hairy Balls stands proud with an average 4.5 out of 5
  • Over 1.5 million games of Hairy Balls is played everyday
  • Number 2 free puzzle game on iPad; number 4 on iPhone
  • Number 3 free family game on iPad; number 4 on iPhone
  • Number 13 free game overall on iPad
  • Number 16 free game overall on iPhone

An addictive and challenging puzzle game, Hairy Balls dares players to strategically maneuver their balls to chomp like-colored mushrooms in increasingly difficult puzzle challenges. This easy-to-learn, pick-up-and-play game is surprisingly deep, and dares even the most experienced puzzle gamers to move each bushy ball in the right order to progress. Reports from those already addicted to the game state they can’t get Hairy Balls off the brain.

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REDTRIBE is Australia’s fastest growing game development studio. Started by Chris Mosely, the studio brings together some of the biggest names in game development from around the world creating Australia´s most experienced and talented team. The studio is a developer of AAA quality games focusing on the highest production values and entertainment experiences. REDTRIBE provides:

A stable of veteran engineers and artists having worked in the games industry for numerous years on multi-million dollar titles across all skus.

State-of-the-art proprietary technology on the PS3, Xbox360, Wii, iPad, iPhone and Android. REDTRIBE´s core technology makes use of the full features of the platform down to the metal. REDTRIBE´s technology focuses on simplicity, empowering the creative team and enabling rapid prototyping. The technology focuses on tools that streamline the art pipeline. By getting results faster, more time can be spent tweaking the game and developing content.

A seasoned and highly regarded management team with more than 20 years of experience in the computer game industry and experienced in every aspect of development including design, production, resource management, marketing and finance.

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