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Word Derby Ponies Up Fun New Word App That Sends Gamers Off To The Races

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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mention Mobile, a company offering innovative social gaming apps, together with Chillingo, the leading independent games publisher and a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced today the release of Word Derby, a multiplayer, turn-based and addictive word game. Challenge friends to a good old-fashioned horse race where vocabulary is the best advantage. With up to four players, word creation sends you into the home stretch with power-ups and bonuses making the game as unpredictable as a day at the track.

Getting the odds in your favor is as easy as making out the best word from allotted letters in this turn-based game. Crossing the finish line first on your choice of a plethora of characters including a traditional derby horse, flashy unicorn, candy cane pinata or fire breathing dragon is a combination of knowledge and a little bit of luck. The first player to 200 points wins the derby trophy and bragging rights to display on Facebook. Just like a day at the races, players can place wagers on their riders using the game's in app currency.

"We are extremely excited to introduce Word Derby, which is our biggest title since our investment from Mark Cuban," said Ryan Ozonian, founder and President of Mention Mobile. "With many word game fans tired of what was currently available in the App Store, we think the multiplayer horse race found in Word Derby is the perfect way to challenge yourself and your friends. The ability to play with a group of up to three friends along with the entertaining theme in which to watch the competition unfold is truly unique and will definitely excite players."

" Word Derby is destined to be the next word game obsession," explains Ed Rumley, COO of Chillingo. "This indie game creatively blends word building in a naturally competitive social derby environment and is bound to bring endless hours of non-stop entertainment for fans around the world."

Word Derby is currently available for iPhone and iPad in the Apple App Store and is the suitable for all ages. To download Word Derby, please visit http://itunes.apple.com/app/id522338634 for the paid version or http://itunes.apple.com/app/id524978675 for the free version. For more information please visit www.mentionmobile.com.

About Mention Mobile

Founded in 2010, Mention Mobile is an innovative development company that specializes in integrated social gaming apps for use on mobile devices. Mention Mobile's creative vision combines interest in social networks with casual gaming to create interactive and entertaining apps. Apps range from trivia to arcade-style games, word games and more. For more information please visit www.mentionmobile.com.

About Chillingo

Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading games publisher on iOS with numerous award-winning hits around the world including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Contre Jour, and Anomaly Warzone Earth. The company also publishes games for Android, Windows Phone 7, Steam, and other digital platforms. For more information about the company and its games, please visit  www.chillingo.com.

SOURCE Mention Mobile

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