Tap Resort, TinyCo’s reportedly exceeded 20 million game downloads. The game developer recently closed an $18 million funding round led by Andreesen Horowitz, an investor that’s also participated in BlueStacks’ Series A round. Offering marketing and business support is an important aspect of developer growth for the Android market in particular, as the platform could always use some innovation to compete with Apple.
One company that’s leveraging Android tablets for innovative games and marketing is Friskies, the cat food maker. They’ve launched an interactive game for your cat, and if you already get a kick out of watching your kitty play, then you’ll be equally entertained watching your pet swipe away at your tablet. With three games in its Games for Cats catalog, your cat can hunt for fish or catch a flood of treats, all developed to appeal to your cats’ behavioral senses. Did you ever think you’d see the day?