Moshi Monsters Surpasses 15 Million Players

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MEDIA RELEASE PR38883


Moshi Monsters Surpasses 15 Million Players


LONDON, Mar. 25 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    - Mind Candy Reveals Game's Ongoing Explosive Growth; More Than Two 

Million New Players Joining Every Month


    Mind Candy, the UK-based developer of the children's

free-to-play social online game Moshi Monsters, has announced it has exceeded


which launched its subscription service just over a year ago, allows children

to adopt their own free pet monster to play mini-games, customise their

homes, explore the in-game world, and solve educational puzzles.


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    "The ongoing global growth and success of the game has amazed

us," said Michael Acton Smith, CEO of Mind Candy. "Moshi Monsters has been

adding over 150k new players a day and is now one of the fastest growing

children's games in the world."


    To celebrate the landmark announcement, Mind Candy will be

staging a "15 Million Monster Party" at the London Aquarium. Hundreds of the

game's most loyal community members will be attending this private glittering

"green carpet" Moshi Monsters spectacle to celebrate this incredible

achievement.


    Moshi Monsters offers a unique combination of adoptable

virtual pets, social gameplay and fun educational puzzles that appeal to both

children and parents. Within the game, players choose from one of six

monsters to customise and nurture. Once players customise their pet, they

then navigate the magical world by solving puzzles that test a variety of

skills including basic math, spatial awareness, logic and vocabulary. As

players solve puzzles, their pet monsters earn Rox, the in-game currency that

can be used to purchase accessories to customise their virtual homes.


    Moshi Monsters is free-to-play and provides wholesome fun for parents and

children of all ages. To create a free Moshi Monster and enter a world of fun

and puzzles, visit http://www.moshimonsters.com


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    ABOUT MIND CANDY


    Mind Candy is one of the world's fastest growing social online gaming

companies and the global developer, operator and publisher of Moshi Monsters.

The company was founded in 2004 by Michael Smith, a UK-based entrepreneur who

previously founded Firebox.com.


    ABOUT MOSHI MONSTERS


    Moshi Monsters is the world of adoptable monsters, combining adorable

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virtual pets with social online gameplay and educational puzzles for

children. The puzzles test a variety of skills including basic maths, spatial

awareness, logic, counting, anagrams and vocabulary. More than 15 million

monsters have been created to date and over two million new players joining

each month making Moshi Monsters one of the world's fastest growing

children's sites. To date, more than 120 million educational puzzles have

been played and over one million virtual items are sold each day! For more

information on Moshi Monsters visit http://www.moshimonsters.com


    MIND CANDY ARE HIRING


    Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you looking to join a rapidly

growing, entrepreneurially spirited, forward thinking creative company? Mind

Candy have many exciting vacancies available right now! Fuelled by the

phenomenal growth of Moshi Monsters, Mind Candy are seeking candidates across

a number of key business and game development areas. For a full list of

current vacancies visit http://www.mindcandy.com/recruitment/ for more

details on the range of exciting jobs currently available.

    

    PRESS INFORMATION


    Edward Relf

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Mind Candy

    ed@mindcandy.com


    SOURCE: Mind Candy



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