Brainbow reaches 1m players with educational game 6 Numbers

Thursday, June 13, 2013

London-based mobile games startup Brainbow has more than 1m people playing its 6 Numbers game, eight weeks after it launched for iOS.

The maths-based puzzle game is essentially a mobile reworking of the numbers round in TV show Countdown, tasking players with reaching a target total by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing six other numbers. Brainbow says that in the UK, people are typically playing 6 Numbers for 22-31 minutes a day.

At a time when lucrative mobile games like Candy Crush Saga, Clash of Clans and Puzzle & Dragons are hogging the headlines, the growth of 6 Numbers is distinctly under the industry's radar, but Brainbow has bigger ambitions.

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