SPYR's Pocket Starships to be Demoed at Facebook's GDC Booth

DENVER, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SPYR, INC. (OTCQB: SPYR), a holding company with wholly owned subsidiaries in both the mobile game & app development and publishing industry, today announced that its flagship game, Pocket Starships, will be available to demo at the Facebook booth (Booth 802 in the South Hall) at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco.

SPYR recently announced that Pocket Starships was one of the initial games playable on Facebook's new Gameroom platform.  Facebook will be actively promoting Gameroom at its GDC booth this year and, as part of that promotion, Facebook asked SPYR to present a live demo of Pocket Starships at the conference.  As part of the live demo, conference attendees will be able to play Pocket Starships on Gameroom at the Facebook booth.

Mike Turner, SPYR's Vice President of Strategic Partnerships states: "We are very excited that Facebook is giving us the opportunity to show GDC attendees how Pocket Starships plays, live on the Gameroom platform.  We think gamers around the world will appreciate being able to play their favorite games from on their home PC, at full screen and optimized for resolution and performance."

The demo will take place at Facebook's booth on March 1, 2017, from noon to 2pm PT. GDC is being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California through March 3, 2017.

About SPYR

SPYR, INC. is a holding company that through its wholly owned subsidiary SPYR APPS, LLC, is engaged in mobile application and game publishing and development.  SPYR, INC. also owns and operates an "American Diner" theme restaurant located in the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania called "Eat at Joe's®" through its other wholly-owned subsidiary, E.A.J.: PHL Airport Inc.  The Company is currently exploring opportunities for additional acquisitions in these and other verticals, including mobile application and game development, in order to expand its holdings, to drive and increase revenue and to generate profits and build value for shareholders.

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