- Partnerships Showcase GREE's Commitment to Growing the Global Mobile Gaming Market -
San Francisco, CA — November 29, 2012— GREE, a leading mobile social gaming content and platform provider, today announced partnerships with four international game developers: Brainz, Sun Dried Games, Pangalore, and Vast Studios. The partnerships will leverage GREE’s extensive free-to-play knowledge and platform technology to deliver high-quality game titles to the world.
"Supporting developers has always been a personal passion and I’m excited about the diversity and creativity these four new partners will bring to the market," says Jim Ying, VP of Developer Relations and Publishing, GREE International, Inc. "We’re ready to guide these developers towards success by sharing our best practices and tools, and we’re excited about the impact each of them will have on our growing mobile games space.”
Developer partners are able take advantage of GREE’s free-to-play and social mobile know-how, in addition to new technologies, through GREE Platform. GREE is focused on helping developers achieve global success by offering them the resources and expertise they need to access a robust global market.
“We really value and appreciate GREE’s continued commitment to helping the international game developer community,” says Alejandro Gonzalez, CEO of Brainz. “Being a small studio in Colombia with limited resources, we often find it difficult to compete at an international level. We share the same strong vision GREE has, to bring unique and innovative content to users around the world, and are confident they are the best partner to help us achieve this.”
Brainz is a next-generation entertainment company focusing on developing original, story-driven IPs through mobile games with superb production values. Its first title, Vampire Season-Monster Defense was released in the summer of 2012 to critical acclaim globally, and will also be available on GREE Platform. Brainz is part of ZIO, one of Latin America’s top 3D animation and digital media studios with staff of 60+ in Bogota, Colombia. The company has received US$2.1M in angel and VC funding. www.brainz.co
Sun Dried Games
Sun Dried Games is an indie game studio with a goal to deliver rich and fun experiences to mobile platforms. Sun Dried Games loves the idea that everyone is a gamer these days and players no longer need dedicated hardware to enjoy the best content. The company’s aim is to explore character-based gaming genres and make them work in the mobile space. Sun Dried’s game, Good Robot Bad Robot, will be launching on GREE Platform before the end of the year.
Combining the high tech expertise of South Korea and Silicon Valley, Pangalore is dedicated to creating beautiful, fun, and engaging games such as the hit social RPG Knightly Adventure that can be played anywhere, anytime. Pangalore develops titles for multiple platforms through an internationally connected team driven by the rapid evolution of technology and gaming trends.
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Vast Studios is one of the premier casual content developers in North America. Utilizing its own proprietary technology, Vast Studios’ games are available on a number of platforms including PC, Mac, and mobile, and have over 7 million downloads to date.
GREE continues to build a leading mobile social gaming ecosystem for users around the world by developing robust content alongside established global partners. Working with developer partners of every scale and size, GREE creates and supports innovative content for users around the world.For more information about GREE, visit www.gree-corp.com.
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