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CyberAgent Releases 'Coin Pusher Mafia' for iOS Platforms in Japan and the U.S.


San Francisco, Aug 19, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - CyberAgent America, Inc., subsidiary of CyberAgent, Inc. (TOKYO:4751), has released 'Coin Pusher Mafia' on iOS devices. 'Coin Pusher Mafia' is currently available on Apple Inc.'s 'App Store' in English and Japanese. 'Coin Pusher Mafia' is a coin pusher game with the theme of mafia wars.

With dropping coins into the slot and dialing, users can defeat enemies, or gain new items. As overcoming another mafia with the new items that users collect, the players are able to fight a formidable opponent supported by the other players. Users try to increase their team members in order to beat Mafia boss.

The game utilizes CyberAgent's proprietary 'GAMEWAVE' social gaming platform for smartphones, which will allow users to login using Facebook Connect or mixi Connect to interact with other players in the game.

'Coin Pusher Mafia' is a smartphone application that is ideally suited to our 'GAMEWAVE' social gaming platform for smartphones," says Shinichi Saijo, President&CEO, CyberAgent America, Inc. "With a greater focus on user interconnectivity, we aim to provide users with an unparalleled social gaming experience."

'GAMEWAVE' is set to target global markets, with an initial focus on the U.S. All iOS game applications developed by the CyberAgent Group that target overseas markets will feature 'GAMEWAVE' functionality in the future.

"The release of 'Coin Pusher Mafia' on our 'GAMEWAVE' platform represents a major step forward in our aim to further the growth potential of our social gaming business in overseas markets." says Shinichi Saijo, President&CEO, CyberAgent America, Inc. "We will continually release smartphone applications that will fully utilize 'GAMEWAVE' functionality, while also offering our full support to third-party developers in developing billing strategies, social functionality and marketing support for games that use the 'GAMEWAVE' platform."

CyberAgent currently develops smartphone applications and distributes its social gaming platform for smartphones, 'GAMEWAVE,' along with PC-based social game content, such as 'Ameba Pico,' in overseas markets through its U.S. subsidiary, CyberAgent America, Inc. The company plans to expand its overseas business operations, releasing eight smartphone applications for overseas markets by December 2011.

About Coin Pusher Mafia

Availability: App Store

URL: http://itunes.apple.com/en/app/coin-pusher-mafia/id453870173?mt=8

Website: http://gamewv.com/games/coin-pusher-mafia

Price: Free

Languages: English/Japanese

Support: cpm@gamewv.com"> support-cpm@gamewv.com

About CyberAgent, Inc.

CyberAgent, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1998, the company has provided many kinds of businesses in Japan including being the largest social game provider, running the #1 blog based communication service (Ameba), the #1 internet Ad agency, and the #1 corporate venture capital. CyberAgent maintains operations in the U.S., China, Vietnam, Japan with corporate headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan. For additional information on the company and its offerings, please visit www.cyberagent.info or contact pub@cyberagent.co.jp

About CyberAgent America, Inc.

Established in February of 2008, CyberAgent America is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of apps for smartphone and social media. We have published FreeAppKing, which has 2M users since its launch on April 18 2011, and Ameba Pico, which has 3.5M users, leveraged by CyberAgent's synergies and properties between the companies within the CyberAgent group. CyberAgent America is a wholly owned subsidiary of CyberAgent, Inc. For additional information on the company and its offerings, please visit www.cyberagentamerica.com or contact bd@cyberagentamerica.com

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