|Rosetta Stone Announces 2nd Annual Game Jam Winners|
Jan 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Rosetta Stone Inc.:
What:Rosetta Stone (NYSE:RST), a leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, announced today the winner of the 2nd Annual Rosetta Stone Game Jam. Eleven teams and 32 total developers coded and competed January 7-9, 2011 in Harrisonburg, VA. Their challenge was to incorporate the conceptsof "ink," "exploration" and "layers" to create a game in 36 hours or less.
Who: Teams of up to three members participated in an effort to demonstrate their game development skills at Rosetta Stone.
First prize team members won a 27 inch iMac computer and Rosetta Stone Version 4 TOTALe in the language of their choice, while each member of the second prize teams won a MacBook Air(R) computer, and Version 4 TOTALe as well. The following teams won first and second prizes in the professional and student categories:
First prize was awarded to the Dino Nuggets for creating an octopus collaboration game. Members included Lisa Takehana, Justin Lewis and Gavin Keese, who met while attending the University of Southern California.
Second prize was awarded to last year's Game Jam champions, the Baltimore Eulers. Jack Cooke, William Miller and David McDonough developed an exploratory puzzle game.
First prize went to a 3D territory game developed by KSDA. The team - Alan Ronn, Maxwell Koo and Bryan Shultz - traveled from Carnegie Mellon University to participate in the Game Jam.
Second prize was awarded to Cornflower Blue, which was made up of University of Virginia students Daniel Epstein, Andrew Gaubatz and Nicholas Loffredo. The team created a doodle pad competition game.
For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/RosettaStoneCareers or to view photos from Game Jam, visit http://www.facebook.com/#!/album.php?aid=319089&id=53817472811.
About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. is changing the way the world learns languages. Rosetta Stone provides interactive solutions that are acclaimed for the power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone. Available in more than 30 languages, Rosetta Stone language-learning solutions are used by schools, organizations and millions of individuals in over 150 countries throughout the world. The company was founded in 1992 on the core beliefs that learning a language should be natural and instinctive and that interactive technology can replicate and activate the immersion method powerfully for learners of any age. The company is based in Arlington, Va. For more information, visit RosettaStone.com.
"Rosetta Stone" and "TOTALe" are registered trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. "iMac" and "MacBook Air" are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All other company names or, trademarks not property of Rosetta Stone Ltd. are the property of their respective owners.
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