Chris DeWolfe, Founder of MySpace, and Current CEO of Jam City, Speaks about the Future of Mobile Gaming
by: Jam City / New Product Announcement
Cookie Jam Blast, a free-to-play, match-3 puzzle mobile game is available now* for iOS and Android devices. *5/24/2017
- Jam City Announces Hit Mobile Game “Cookie Jam”
- Passes 100M Downloads as, “Cookie Jam Blast” Launch
- Marks Company’s First Original IP Franchise
(5/24/2017) – Jam City, Los Angeles-based mobile game developer and publisher, today announced the launch of Cookie Jam Blast, the first iteration to its global hit Cookie Jam, which has been downloaded by more than 100 million players worldwide and played more than 12 billion times since its launch in 2013.
“Cookie Jam has been Jam City’s most successful game to-date and the first game we have extended into a franchise brand,” said Chris DeWolfe, CEO and Co-Founder of Jam City. “We believe the Cookie Jam franchise is both an iconic brand and has the potential to be a multibillion dollar business for Jam City. We could not be more excited about the future of Cookie Jam and Cookie Jam Blast.”
Entertainment and gaming have become increasingly intertwined fueling a growing new space for innovation. Global mobile game revenues are higher than worldwide Global Box Office receipts, with game revenues at $40 billion annually.
About Chris DeWolfe, Chief Executive Officer, Jam City
Chris DeWolfe is co-founder and CEO of Jam City, a Los Angeles-based mobile gaming platform he launched in 2010. As co-founder and former CEO of MySpace, Chris popularized social networking and revolutionized the music industry. The site, formed in 2004, became the most visited in the U.S. by 2006 with 90 million members. By the time he left the company in 2009, MySpace had more than 130 million monthly active users around the world. An advisor at USC’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and a board member of Woven Digital, he lives in Los Angeles with his family and actively participates in animal rescue operations.