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3 Years of Drag Racing

3 Years of Drag Racing Glory

In 2011 a handful of talented people from Tallinn, Estonia self-funded a start up that launched Drag Racing to an overwhelming response. It quickly went on to be named one of the 10 best games of 2011 by the NY Times newspaper, became the #1 Most downloaded racing app on Google Play and #1 Racing Game for iPhone and iPad in the App store. In 2012 Drag Racing Bike Edition followed up, again capturing the #1 Racing title on Google Play. Creative Mobile was named ‘Startup of the year in Estonia’ as well as a Google Play Top Developer. According to Co-founder Vladimir Funtikov,   “Drag Racing inspired a new genre by blending simple gameplay and the spirit of hardcore racing. We are now taking it one step further and I’m really excited to see what we can achieve.”   Today the Creative Mobile team has grown to just under 100 members and Drag Racing holds the honor of being one of the 10 most downloaded games on Google Play with over 100M players. The Drag Racing series has expanded to include Drag Racing 4×4 and the latest release Nitro Nation Online. Games forming the Drag Racing franchise have been downloaded to more than 150 million devices worldwide, with no end in sight!   Creative Mobile will be marking the occasion with a number of contests and giveaways: From April 11th to the 13th there will be a TRIPLE CASH weekend on Drag Racing! The Nitro Nation Drag Racing Meme Contest Simply create your own original Drag Racing or Nitro Nation related meme using one of our sample images or using a meme generator. Post your original meme to our Facebook ‘Meme Contest’ tab or to our @N2O_Game twitter. We will announce our weekly winners each Wednesday April 16th, 23rd and 30th. Winners will receive a Nitro Nation promo pack and an entry into our Grand Prize draw for a HERO3 White GoPro Camera, the winner will be announced on May 1st. The Best of Drag Racing Forums Awards will open nomination threads starting on April 10th and run until April 15th in the following categories: • DRF Awards: Best Drag Racing Player (The best player inside of the game) • DRF Awards: Best Drag Racing Tuner (The most helpful or generous Tuner) • DRF Awards: Best Drag Racing Forum Member(The most helpful or entertaining DRF member) Any member of the forum is eligible to be nominated, the nominees will then be put to a vote by the community.Voting polls will start on the 16th and run until the 30th, Winners will receive a Drag Racing promo pack and an entry into our Grand Prize draw for a HERO3 White GoPro Camera, the winner will be announced on May 1st. ...

Editor’s Pick award for Windows Phone 8

Editor’s Pick award for Windows Phone 8!

  We are proud to announce that Drag Racing for Windows Phone 8 has received the Editor’s Pick Award with a score of 9,5 out of 10! “If you haven’t tried Drag Racing, it’s an addictive, entertaining Windows Phone 8 game. It’s well suited for both short gaming sessions or longer marathon gaming sessions. Drag Racing is a free, ad-supported game that you can find here in the Windows Phone Store.” – WindowsCentral.com Download here: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-gb/store/app/drag-racing/5d1ce78d-7d18-4b52-aa7e-7b6c6cf4603f ...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all players!

Here’s wishing you all the joys of the season. Wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! And have fun by playing our special Christmas updates.   ...

Pocket Gamer Mobile Mixer

Tallinn plays host to the next Pocket Gamer Mobile Mixer

Pocketgamer.biz is heading out to the picturesque city of Tallinn in Estonia for their next industry event. Rocking out with Creative Mobile on 19 September “”If you’re yet to attend a Pocket Gamer Mobile Mixer, then quite simply put, it’s your chance to meet with peers from the industry. It’s a meeting of the minds, featuring established, award-winning studios, and the hottest, freshest talent. When not shmoozing with a complimentary drink in hand, there are fascinating talks and interactive debates to be heard. In Tallinn we’re honoured to be joined by Vladimir Funtikov (co-founder of Creative Mobile), and Oscar Clark (evangelist at Everyplay), among others. So don’t hang around, visit our Eventbrite page now ...

Gamescom 2013

Gamescom 2013 – Games, cars and a lot about Nitro Nation

We did it! We attended our first Gamescom as an exhibitor! It was a total success and we were happy to hear so much positive feedback about our upcoming title Nitro Nation. We are looking forward for the beta release of Nitro Nation this month and maybe even for another Gamescom 2014? Never say never! ...

Drag Racing American Car Week

American Car Week – Win unique US Cars

The new “American Car Week” update is now live on Google Play! Compete in three tournaments and mess with the best to win one of three limited, iconic US special edition cars. The tournament is characterized by a new racing concept – up to 10 players are participating live at each stage – and taking place exclusively on the week of 10th – 17th July. Now take a seat in our new US road legends! ...

Drag Racing 2 years

Celebrating 2 years Drag Racing

We’re celebrating 2 years of Drag Racing! Are you just as crazy about cars like we are? Check out our 2nd Birthday Photo competition: Submit a picture of your car here (http://woobox.com/q8febo) and win amazing prizes! The Drag Racing Facebook community submits and votes the Top-5 and we pick the winner! ...

Drag Racing 100 million players

Drag Racing, 100 million players, and the next big thing

Check out this great article about the past and the future of the Drag Racing franchise and the company behind it: “The original game gathered a huge following – something we didn’t expect and don’t see often on mobile – and one of our primary goals for the next game is to give the community a game where they can have even more fun with their cars. We even went as far as including a dedicated vehicle physics engine that would be overkill for many console and PC racing games, with geeky stuff like real clutch and differential simulation, dynamic tire modeling, and so on, to make sure we have a solid foundation. The visual quality of the game is also a huge leap forward from the original Drag Racing…” full story on PocketGamer.biz ...

Drag Racing: Bike Edition

Drag Racing: Bike Edition rivals Zynga Poker

This week’s U.S. revenue charts see Zynga Poker and Drag Racing: Bike Edition leading today’s rankings, as Rage of Bahamut and Defender II also report top earnings. These charts allow end users to see who is making the most money on Google Play that day. It differs significantly from the Top Paid Games chart, which is ranked by sales, and therefore is dominated by lower-priced titles that sell more copies.       Data comes courtesy of Google’s public sales information. All titles in Google Play’s “Games” category are considered in chart rankings. This week’s top-grossing Android titles are: 1. Zynga Poker (Zynga – Free) 2. Drag Racing: Bike Edition (Creative Mobile – Free) 3. Live Holdem Poker Pro (Dragonplay – Free) 4. Rage of Bahamut (Mobage – Free) 5. Draw Something (Zynga – $0.99) 6. Defender II (DroidHen – Free) 7. Temple Run (Imangi – Free) 8. Tap Fish (Gameview Studios – Free) 9. Slot City: Slot Machines (Dragonplay – Free) 10. Tiny Village (TinyCo – Free) Read the whole article here… http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/168794/TopGrossing_Android_games_Drag_Racing_Bike_Edition_rivals_Zynga_Poker.php ...