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Fun Nugget Releases Beanie Ballz Bounce, New iPhone Game From Ty Inc

(January 17, 2012)

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/12 -- Fun Nugget (, the family friendly gaming company, in partnership with Ty Inc, the makers of the Beanie Babies®, today announced their first mobile game, Beanie Ballz Bounce, for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch is now available for download in the Apple App Store for free.

Beanie Ballz Bounce features characters from Ty's Beanie Ballz and Monstaz plush toy lines. In this fun mobile game, players tilt their device back and forth to help Beanie Ballz bounce from platform to platform, collecting hearts, earning points and avoiding Monstaz.

"We wanted to extend the play experience of Ty's Beanie Ballz and Monstaz toys to mobile and this first game is a great way to do that," said Chris Johnson, Ty's CTO.

"Beanie Ballz Bounce is a fun, addicting game -- a mix between Doodle Jump and Angry Birds with silly characters who've got a lot of personality," said David Logan, Marketing Manager at Fun Nugget, the developers of the game.

Key Features:

  • Multiple levels: disappearing platforms, Ty hearts, bonuses and original music.
  • Cute digital characters: Help Avalanche, Bandit, and Gumdrop (the Ballz) avoid Lola, Trixie, and Zelda (the Monstaz).
  • Challenge the leader and beat high scores using OpenFeint.
  • Easy access to the Ty store to purchase dolls with free shipping.

Beanie Ballz Bounce is available for free download from the Apple App Store at and is playable on an iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

Future updates include Facebook and Twitter connections, achievements and more levels. New iPhone and Android apps will launch in 2012 featuring other Beanies.

About Ty Inc

Ty Inc is the world's leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of children's toys and collectibles. In addition to the Beanie Babies®, Beanie Boos and Ballz, the Oakbrook, IL based company produces Beanies for Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, Moshi Monsters and Hello Kitty. In the digital realm Ty Inc has launched virtual worlds, online games and its first mobile iPhone game. Visit

About Fun Nugget

Fun Nugget is a game development company that runs, a free online game portal featuring hundreds of original, licensed and branded games, with characters like Smokey Bear, Ty Beanie Babies® and Secret Builders. Fun Nugget also produces mobile and Facebook games and apps including Timeline Video Maker

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