Slide To Play Introduces GameFinder iPhone App

GameFinder 1.0.1 has been released, adding support for all you 3.1.2 users! Check it out at Slidetoplay.com/Gamefinder and let us know what you think!

GameFinder 1.1 has been released, bringing with it some welcome new changes. Search function has been added (just hit the magnifying glass at the top of New Reviews) and we’ve added sorting by price, date, and score to Genres. Plus, some minor stuff like review updates and bug fixes. You can download it here.

If you haven’t tried GameFinder yet, we think it’s the best way to stay on top of new game releases from the App Store and buy games based on our recommendations. There’s even a “Today’s Free Games” list which gives you all the latest full games you can download for free.

If you’re already using GameFinder, please re-rate our app on the App Store, and thanks for reading!

After writing nearly 800 iPhone app reviews, today Slide To Play joins the world of iPhone developers with our very own app for finding the best iPhone and iPod Touch games. We are proud to introduce GameFinder.

GameFinder is a free app that lets you view all recent Slide To Play reviews and videos for the games we cover. You’ll also get exclusive lists like Best Zombies Games and 99-Cent Games, with buy links for all games.

GameFinder also breaks down the world of iPhone gaming into specific categories, so you can see our coverage of twin-stick shooters or football games. Plus, you can visit a full mobile version of Slide To Play from within the app itself. To download the app, just visit Slidetoplay.com/Gamefinder.

Thanks to all of our readers for helping Slide To Play become one of the best resources for iPhone and iPod Touch gaming news, reviews, and videos. This app is for you.

Here’s our full press release, followed by a video of the app in action.

Slide To Play Releases GameFinder iPhone App

GameFinder allows iPhone and iPod Touch gamers to discover the best games in the iTunes App Store

San Francisco, CA – Slide To Play (www.slidetoplay.com), a leading Web site covering games for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch, has released GameFinder (www.slidetoplay.com/gamefinder), a free app now available on the App Store. Due to the overwhelming success of the iPhone and iPod Touch, there are more than 150,000 apps in the App Store, of which more than 30,000 are games. GameFinder is designed to help iPhone and iPod Touch owners find their new favorite games in a variety of ways.

With GameFinder, gamers can check out games that were recently reviewed on SlideToPlay.com, explore games by genre, or browse through exclusively programmed lists, such as STP Games of the Month, zombie-themed games, or great games under a dollar. GameFinder also treats gamers to price discount tracking, as well as a robust set of multimedia features. They can view screenshots for each game with GameFinder’s image browser, watch the latest game trailers, and see hands-on preview and review videos for the biggest releases.

“GameFinder is a ‘Must Have’ app for anyone who is serious about finding good iPhone games quickly and at the lowest prices,” said Andrew Podolsky, Editor in Chief of Slide To Play. “This app takes the wealth of available information about App Store games and breaks it down into easy-to-use categories like New Slide To Play Reviews, New Slide To Play Videos, Editors’ Lists, and specific genres like Match-3 puzzles or dual-stick shooters. Plus, a full mobile version of Slide To Play with all our latest news, previews, and features is just a tap away through GameFinder.”

“After publishing nearly 800 iPhone game reviews over the past 18 months, we’re thrilled to release our own App Store offering,” said Steve Palley, Founder and General Manager of Slide To Play. “GameFinder boils down all of Slide To Play’s highly regarded coverage into an easy-to-use, perfectly free app. Whether you’re a new iPhone or iTouch gamer or you have been playing as long as we have, GameFinder will help you pick out games you’re sure to love.”

About Slide To Play

Slide To Play is a premiere Web source for iPhone game reviews, previews, news, features, and media. The site was founded by veterans of GameSpot and Yahoo! in September 2008, and aims to set the gold standard for professionalism and quality of content in this emerging space.

For more information about Slide To Play, visit the site’s About Page. (http://www.slidetoplay.com/about.html)

Contact:

Slide to Play

Adam Buchen, Marketing Coordinator

press@slidetoplay.com

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