SGN (www.sgn.com), the worldwide developer of cross-platform casual games, is proud to announce that its wildly popular, match-3 puzzle game Cookie Jam has been recognized as Facebook’s “Game of the Year” for 2014.
Taking the top spot on Facebook’s annual list of best new games, Cookie Jam has become one of the most successful games of the year. Cookie Jam is a top 10 grossing app in over 20 countries in the Apple App store, as well as a top 100 game in over 100 countries. As the game has grown, SGN has officially become the world’s second-largest mobile puzzle games developer after King Digital.
“SGN has always been committed to making games that people love. Now, we are happy to announce that we have over 500 million downloads of our games and have been awarded one of the most prestigious awards for games in the industry,” said Josh Yguado, President and COO of SGN. “The team has worked hard to make Cookie Jam one of the most fun and beautiful casual games in the world, and this type of growth and recognition shows us that our hard work was really worthwhile.”
Cookie Jam’s rich characters, beautifully designed worlds, challenging levels and a wide variety of special pieces and power-ups have evolved the classic match-3 style gameplay into a fully engaging experience. Cookie Jam also leverages deep social media integration to drive competition and interaction between friends as they achieve high scores, pass each other by level and achieve higher in-game rankings for their performance.
“This award serves and an inspiration for us to continue making some the best casual games in the industry. We’re excited to show the world that we have many more amazing games ahead of us,” said Chris DeWolfe, CEO of SGN.
Facebook’s annual gaming awards includes Game of the Year as well as other categories for Best New Games, Best Mobile Games, Staff Favorites, and Hall of Fame Games.
Cookie Jam is available for free on Facebook: https://apps.facebook.com/cookiejam/