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As more people stay indoors, classic offline sports are greatly missed. If you’re looking for fun, fair competition in Football, without breaking the furniture – try 2 Minute Football from RMW Media Integration. Play as a star quarterback and score as many touchdowns as possible in two minutes. Consecutive completions and faster times will get you better scores!
Download 2 Minute Football here!
As we all spend more time indoors, mobile games have been a great way to stay connected through entertainment. Try the new Coin Craze by Human Soft. Match colorful potions to earn coins! Coins can be used to get more points, or even to increase the value of future coins. Utilize strategic bonuses like lightning and cascades at the right time to score some serious points!
Download Coin Craze here!
Looking to connect and compete with a real opponent, and put your word skills to the test?! Check out Wordie from FreshGames LLC. Wordie is a thrilling word game featuring action-packed, three-minute rounds. Score awesome streaks by stringing together the words on each board. Use bonus multiplier tiles to your advantage and activate streak modes for even bigger bonuses.
Download the game here!
Staying indoors has been a great opportunity to complete new puzzles and traditional card games – one of our favorites is Hearts. However, historically Hearts can be slow, long, and difficult. In Big Run Studios new hit game, Big Hearts, the classic card game is reinvented for a fun, competitive experience. Play three short rounds of Hearts with easy-to-learn tap and swipe controls, earning higher scores the faster you go! This game features beautiful graphics with lots of fun and fast gameplay.
Download Big Hearts here!
As we continue to social distance ourselves, it’s important that we stay connected. Our team has been competing head-to-head in 2048 Super Solitaire by Boston Trudeau Studios. Merge cards of the same value together and acquire the ultimate Twenty48 card! There’s all sorts of bonuses to unlock, dozens of themes to try, and a ton of awesome power ups like Wild Cards and Bomb Cards to play around with.
Check out the game here!
All of us are spending a lot more time indoors and looking for new entertainment. Try the new Skillz game Tap N Merge by MONSTER PLANET. Tap N Merge is a deceptively simple game with deep and complex strategies for everyone to enjoy! Tap to move and merge the matching blocks in order to score points as quickly as possible. Be careful though – failing to merge the right blocks will generate new ones!
Download the game here!
More than 6,000 blood drives and 200,000 blood donations nationwide have been canceled due to the coronavirus, resulting in a critical shortage in blood supplies.
Skillz is teaming with the American Red Cross to ensure a safe and reliable blood supply during the ongoing coronavirus emergency.
Find a game at games.skillz.com and help us support critical relief services from the American Red Cross: equipping and training volunteers to collect vital blood products, and investing in further blood drive campaigns.
Skillz is also asking our registered players to sign up and donate at their nearest American Red Cross Blood Donation Center. Sign up today!
Skillz is transforming the way modern charities and nonprofits engage with its donors, enabling anyone with a mobile device to donate to great causes by playing games.
Play Games. Give Blood. Save Lives.
- Open Bubble Shooter Tournaments*, Cube Cube*, Dominoes Gold, Strike! Bowling*, Solitaire Cube, Block Blitz*, Solitaire Tour, Bubble Shooter Arena*, 21 Blitz, Spider Solitaire Cube, Pro Pool – Ultimate 8 Ball*, Bubble Shooter League*, Jewel Blitz*, Diamond Strike*, Bubble Cube 2*, Blackout Blitz, or Big Run Solitaire.
- In select games, watch a short video to unlock your FREE ENTRY.*
- Enter the “Red Cross COVID19 G4G” event.
- You can enter in as many of the listed games as you wish.
Skillz, Inc. is hosting charitable tournaments on the Skillz Platform March 28 – 29, 2020 to benefit the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross will receive at least 25% of all entry fees for these designated tournaments.
The American Red Cross name and emblem are used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, opinion or political position. The American Red Cross logo is a registered trademark owned by The American National Red Cross. For more information about the American Red Cross, please visit redcross.org.
Over the next few weeks, many of us may be spending more time indoors than originally planned. Here at Skillz, we’ve moved to a distributed workforce in a thoughtful manner, equipping our employees with the tools and support needed to continue their work seamlessly.
However, this also means more time to explore awesome new games after work hours! We’ve included a list of some games that you might like to try out:
1. Big Hearts by Big Run Studios
Play three short rounds of Hearts with easy-to-learn tap and swipe controls, earning higher scores the faster you go! This game features beautiful graphics with lots of fun and fast gameplay.
2. CandyPrize by funkitron
Swipe and string together colorful pieces of candy in order to score points! You’ll have to think fast – you only have five minutes to put together the right moves and combinations. If you win with moves left over, you’ll get some sweet bonus points to add to your total.
3. Twenty48 Solitaire by Boston Trudeau Studios
Merge cards of the same value together and acquire the ultimate Twenty48 card! There’s all sorts of bonuses to unlock, dozens of themes to try, and a ton of awesome power ups like Wild Cards and Bomb Cards to play around with.
4. Bubble Cube 2 by Tether Studios
A fast and fun bubble shooter – match the colors and pop the bubbles to clear the board! A polished puzzle game that’s easy to pick up and enjoy, with smooth controls designed for competitive play.
5. Tap N Merge Tournament by MONSTER PLANET
A deceptively simple game with deep and complex strategies that everyone can enjoy! Tap to move and merge the matching blocks in order to score points as quickly as possible. Be careful though – failing to merge the right blocks will generate new ones!
6. Wordie by FreshGames
A thrilling word game featuring action-packed, three-minute rounds. Score awesome streaks by stringing together the words on each board. Use bonus multiplier tiles to your advantage and activate streak modes for even bigger bonuses.
7. Coin Craze by Human Soft
Match colorful potions to earn coins! Coins can be used to get more points, or even to increase the value of future coins. Utilize strategic bonuses like lightning and cascades at the right time to score some serious points!
8. Dragon Blast Tournament by Sharkbite Games Explore gorgeous 3D environments while solving colorful puzzles along the way! Cool characters and special effects await, along with fluid gameplay that’ll keep you coming back for more.
9. Farm Rivals by A Proper Job Games
A farming-themed block puzzler that’ll get you thinking! Work to place block-shaped pieces onto a huge variety of boards in order to score points by filling rows. Make sure to clear obstacles before harvesting!
10. 2 Minute Football by RMW Media Integration
Play as a star quarterback and score as many touchdowns as possible in two minutes. Consecutive completions and faster times will get you better scores!
To discover even more Skillz-enabled games, check out games.skillz.com!
Seven of the Top 10 Players Are Women
Skillz, the leading mobile games platform that connects players around the world in fair, fun, and meaningful competition, today announced the top mobile esports athletes of the decade, who earned a total of $33 million in prizes. Seven of the top winners are women, including the #1-ranked HestiaX, who ranks sixth on the list of the world’s top-earning esports players across the entire industry. The top champions are:
Top Mobile Esports Athletes of the Decade
“The growth of esports prizes and prestige reflects a newdigital age where billions of people are playing mobile games,” said Andrew Paradise, CEO and founder of Skillz. “The top 10 mobile esports athletes of 2019 have tripled their earnings, winning $24 million compared to the $8 million of 2018’s top players – a testament to the growth of Skillz and esports as a whole.”
Top Mobile Esports Athletes of 2019
“I never imagined that I’d become one of the top mobile gamers in the world,” says Jennifer ‘HestiaX’ Tu, a Harvard University senior. “Skillz lets me flex my video game talent and take it to the highest level, competing against millions worldwide.”
Esports prizes have also increased across the board, increasing by 32 percent from 2018-2019. Esports athletes such as Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf, the 2019 “Fortnite” World Cup champion, earned $3 million this year in a single tournament – winning more prize money than Tiger Woods did at the 2019 Masters.
The top Skillz competitors are ranked based on total tournament prizes won by each player, excluding any entry fees paid to enter those tournaments. For more information on Skillz-enabled games and implementing mobile esports competitions, visit www.skillz.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skillz is the leading mobile games platform that connects players around the world in fair, fun and meaningful competition. The Skillz marketplace helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for 30 million mobile players worldwide and distributes over $60 million in prizes each month. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capitalists, media companies, and professional sports leagues and franchises. Skillz has earned recognition as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, CNBC’s Disruptor 50, Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups, and the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the Inc. 5000.
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