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  1 million downloads for Icy Tower 2 - One download every second!
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11/23/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

So far, a million people across our beautiful planet has downloaded Icy Tower 2 and experienced Harold the Homeboy’s perpetual struggle to reach the top. That’s 1.15 downloads per second folks!

CEO Magnus alm says “ Reaching the 1 million milestone this fast proves our capability to compete with the best. This is hands down the biggest achievement yet for our small studio.

Check out the entertaining “Ten days after release” infographic for more facts about the success.

http://bit.ly/it2-infographic_large (717x8198)

http://bit.ly/it2-infographic_small (375x4288)

Highlights include:

-- 185 000 daily active users.

-- 9 752 930 games played so far.

-- 40 710 468 250 coins spent so far - a figure which incidentally is the same as the entire GDP (US$) of Costa Rica.

-- Total gaming time: 22 years.

-- Total height jumped by Harold the Homeboy: 2 213 438 650 meter (or 3 times to the moon and back).

-- 2 481 025 fans on Facebook.

-- #1 Adventure Game in 11 countries!

You can download ICY TOWER 2 for free from the Apple App Store at http://bit.ly/IcyTower2

The Icy Tower 2 trailer can be seen at:  http://youtu.be/SaxAMW0qi98

About Icy Tower

Icy Tower is an simple but elegant game that you can play over and over again. Help Harold the Homeboy reach the top of Icy Tower by jumping as high as possible without falling down. Originally released in 2001 the Icy Tower series is now available for PC, Mac, Java mobile devices, Facebook and iOS. More than 40 million people across the globe have so far played it.

About Free Lunch Design

Headquartered in Gothenburg Sweden, Free Lunch Design is a leading developer of internationally acclaimed games for multiple platforms. The company has produced more than 70 games for PC/Mac and iOS/Android, including the hits Icy Tower and the Dark Nebula series, played by over 45 million people all over the world. Free Lunch Design aims to keep innovate and develop games that will stick like glue in your hands, no matter what platform or genre.