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As far as social gaming networks go, OpenFeint's really been a huge hit - according to the company, OpenFeint-enabled games have been downloaded over eight million times in their first 60 days. Additionally, the network has seen some 1.6 million Android devices visiting from 176 different countries. As impressive as that is, interest in OpenFeint isn't dying - far from it, as today marks the launch of eight OpenFeint-enabled games, some new and some getting OpenFeint capabilities:

Of course, we'll have to wait for reviewers to get their hands on the new games to assess their quality, but if past OpenFeint-enabled games are any indication, these are fun times ahead of us!

Full press release below.

OpenFeint Launches 8 Top Games On Android For Thanksgiving, Races Past 100 Live Games Mark In Just Two Months
Passes 8 Million Game Downloads Across 176 Countries

Burlingame, Calif. - November 23, 2010 - Today, to give thanks to the Android community for their warm reception of Feint, OpenFeint is announcing the release of 8 new games, including top hits from iOS, Jet Car Stunts, Frogger, Bomberman Dojo, Must. Eat. Birds, and Solipskier. OpenFeint’s game catalog for Android has quickly grown to over 100 games, generating 8 million downloads since launch.

“This is one of the most impressive set of games we’ve helped bring to the Android community,” says Jason Citron, CEO of OpenFeint. “These games have generated millions of downloads on iOS, so we’re excited to see Android players gobble them up.”

OpenFeint is also giving a peek at some other Android stats they’ve gathered since launching on the platform this September.

Growing on Android:

OpenFeint is reporting impressive growth numbers on Android since expanding from iOS. Seeing global success, OpenFeint has users in 176 countries on over 143 different devices. OpenFeint is most popular in North America, Asia and Europe, but has seen downloads across 6 continents.  OpenFeint’s wide availability on Android has resulted in 8 million game downloads across the 1.6 million Android devices seen on the network.

“We love the reception OpenFeint is getting from the Android community,” says Eros Resmini, VP of Marketing and Developer Relations at OpenFeint. “And we're just getting started; we have over 300 games in development for Android.”

OpenFeint Games Coming to Android:

OpenFeint is launching 8 new games in this release, with hit titles from leading developers like Konami Digital Entertainment and Hudson.

·       Jet Car Stunts (True Axis) – Coming Soon!
·       MUST.EAT.BIRDS (Mediatonic)
·       Solipskier (Mikengreg)
·       Frogger (Konami Digital Entertainment)
·       Bomberman Dojo (Hudson)
·       aTilt 3D Labyrinth FridgeCat Software – Coming Soon!
·       Word Mix (Greenrift Software LLC)
·       Kilgamore Castle (Hyperbees Ltd)

About OpenFeint:

OpenFeint is the largest mobile social gaming ecosystem for iOS and Android with over 50 million registered users and a presence in over 3,800 games. OpenFeint is backed by Intel Capital, The9 and DeNA Inc. Developers interested in more information about OpenFeint and its leading mobile social gaming technology should visit http://www.openfeint.com/developers.

Jaroslav Stekl
Jaroslav Stekl is a tech enthusiast whose favorite gadgets almost always happen to be the latest Android devices. When he's not writing for Android Police, he's probably hiking, camping, or canoeing. He is also an aspiring coffee aficionado and an avid moviegoer.