|Acquired by||Publishers Clearing House|
|Category||Games, Video and Entertainment|
|Description||Branded games and entertainment|
Funtank, LLC publishes and distributes online gaming and entertainment products. It also owns and operates an online gaming portal for flash and shockwave games. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in New York, New York.
|Tags||free-online-games, portal, advergames, branded-entertainment, casual-games, flash, flash-games, shockwave, shockwave-games, virtools, free-games, mobile-games, sports-games, multiplayer-games|
Candystand.com is a free online games portal owned by Funtank LLC and based in New York City, NY. Launched in 1997 by Nabisco, Inc., it was the first major advergame portal available on the world wide web. In August 2008, Candystand.com was acquired by Funtank from the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.
Today, Candystand.com is regarded for having a catalog of over 100+ high-quality and exclusive flash and shockwave games. Some of its most popular games include Candystand Billiards, Monster Trucks Unleashed, Vector Tower Defense (Vector TD), Slipstream (game) and Fancy Pants Adventure 2.
In February 2007, Candystand.com became one of the first free game portals to offer an interface for the Wii at Wii.Candystand.com. In November 2008, Candystand.com launched it’s first iPhone application, Blackbeard’s Assault, which is based on the popular flash game of the same title.