month archive

Rocketeers in a meeting

App Launch: Pants! Is now available on the iTunes App Store

Thruster, a division of Bottle Rocket, has recently released Pants! an epic mobile game about dressing naked dudes falling out of the sky before they hit the pavement. The player must use three clotheslines to drag shirts, pants and socks under quickly dropping guys in their birthday suits (don’t worry, everything has been blurred for your protection) .  Complete a full outfit, and he lives.  Failing to... read more

Congrats to our partner, Baker Hughes, on the launch of Bit-tacular!

Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. Baker Hughes teamed up with Bottle Rocket's Thruster division to roll out Bit-tacular, an exciting match-3 style game where users crush rocks and attempt to earn a high score. Throughout the game, players earn power-ups by making matches of 4 or more, creating drill bits and... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Susan G. Komen® North Texas Plano Race for the Cure

This month, Rocketeers are supporting the Susan G. Komen® North Texas Plano Race for the Cure.  Susan G. Komen® North Texas is dedicated to combating breast cancer.  They donate 75 percent of net funds raised to vital local breast health services, and invest the remaining 25 percent in national research to find the cures.  The organization empowers North Texas Residents with information about the... read more

Hallmark Channel Everywhere is live on the App Store and Google Play!

A big congrats to our partner, Hallmark Channel on the launch of their new TV Everywhere app. Available on iOS and Android, Hallmark Channel Everywhere provides viewers with authenticated access to a rich array of the network’s original content. Content available on the app includes full-length episodes of Hallmark Channel’s primetime scripted series, including Cedar Cove and Signed, Sealed, Delivered, and... read more

Is Broadcast Advertising a Billion Dollar Market on Mobile?

Recently, Scott Maddux, who leads our AWE division, moderated a panel at The NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters) in Las Vegas titled “Is Broadcast Advertising a Billion Dollar Market on Mobile?”  He was joined by Sean Gilligan from Flurry, James Rothwell from FreeWheel 
and David Siemer from 
Siemer and Associates, LLC. Using research on media consumption across all devices, the panel... read more


In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Jeneanne Rae confirms what we have believed all along… that ‘Design Can Drive Exceptional Returns for Shareholders’. In other words, user experience (UEX) is one of the most important drivers of return on investment (ROI). She calls out the tug of war battle of the past between those who believed design impacts value and those who didn’t understand design in... read more

Rocketeer Charity: The Meals On Wheels Association of America

This month, Rocketeers are supporting The Meals On Wheels Association of America.  Meals on Wheels is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs positioned in all 50 US States. There are over 5,000 local Senior Nutrition Programs in the US that provide over one million meals to seniors every day. Some programs serve meals... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: Matt Johnson attends Game Developers Conference

Matt Johnson, who leads Bottle Rocket’s Thruster team, recently attended the Game Developers Conference (GDC), which is the world’s largest, and longest-running professionals-only game industry event.  The conference featured over 400 sessions of game development topics taught by leading industry experts. In addition, the GDC expo showcased the most relevant game development tools, platforms and... read more

App Launch: BET NOW is currently available on the App store and Google Play

Congrats to our partner BET Networks, on the launch of their first ever brand app BET NOW.  Fans can download the new app for free on iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices. BET NOW is currently available on the App store or on Google Play. “With BET NOW, users are one download away from consuming some of their favorite BET shows on their tablets and phones” said Brandon Lucas, Vice President... read more