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New Elf Bowling iPhone Game Is Instant Hit - Top 50 Sports Overnight

Dec 13, 2010 - North Carolina based Catharsis Labs today announces Santa Strike 1.0, new Elf Bowling style arcade game for iOS devices. An instant hit, Santa Strike has reached the top 50 and top 75 in the Apple sports and arcade categories respectively. This is an impressive start for a game that had very little PR or major marketing push going into its release. There are nearly 50,000 games in the Apple app store, with 900 being added this month alone.


In Bum Economy; Former Soldier Turns to iPhone Game Market

Dec 11, 2010 - After fulfilling his service obligation, former Army Sergeant Nathan Hangen chose to seize the opportunity of entrepreneurship rather than wait for opportunity to choose him. The 32 year old Ohio native believes that because of the success of app store hits, even indie developers have a chance to strike it rich. His new game studio, aptly named "Catharsis," has revived the 1999 viral sensation elf bowling game that won the hearts of parents and children all over the world.