Amazing iOS Indie Success Story Continues to Grow by Mutating to Android via Miniclip’s X-Port Genie Technology
Neuchatel , Switzerland– JULY 31, 2012– Miniclip today announced that it entered into an agreement with Ndemic Creations to exclusively bring the thriving and critically acclaimed iOS game, Plague Inc., to Android devices this month. Since its launch on iOS, Plague Inc. has rapidly developed a strong, enthusiastic following. Miniclip is supporting the game’s success with its mobile distribution resources and proprietary X-Port Genie technology, which dramatically accelerates the porting time from iOS games to the Android platform.
" Plague Inc. has been one of the biggest mobile indie successes of 2012. It is an extraordinary game that fits in perfectly with our current diverse library of mobile games, and through our technology, we can continue Plague Inc.’s phenomenal iOS success by quickly bringing it to Android in just a few weeks when it normally takes months," said Sergio Varanda, head of Miniclip Mobile Division.“Ndemic’s decision to partner with Miniclip to bring its game to Android demonstrates the amazing value that Miniclip can bring to indie game developers who wish to quickly and cost effectively distribute their iOS games on Android.“
“Miniclip’s technology and industry expertise made them the right partner to bring Plague Inc. to Android,” said James Vaughan, founder and CEO of Ndemic Creations.“ Plague Inc. captivated iOS players earlier this year, performing beyond expectations, and we now expect big results for the game on Android.”
The Android version of Plague Inc. will deliver the same high quality, strategic gameplay that is available in the iPhone and iPad versions as players are asked to design and master the most lethal and effective plague possible to bring an end to humankind.
Miniclip’s powerful and revolutionary X-Port Genie technology allows the Android version of Plague Inc. to be updated simultaneously along with the iOS version using a single code base which streamlines the update process for developers and benefits players with faster access to all the same content updates in development.
Plague Inc. is Ndemic Creations’ first game and will be Miniclip’s 16 th Android title and 44 th overall mobile game released since the launch of the company’s successful Mobile Division in August 2010.
Plague Inc. will be available on Android devices through the Android Market.
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Plague Inc. is rated 9+ for infrequent / mild horror/fear themes and realistic violence.
About Plague Inc.
Plague Inc. is a mobile game that is a unique mix of high strategy and realistic simulation. Patient Zero’ has just been infected and players must create a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself.?A smash hit from a first time indie developer with over 10 million games played, Plague Inc. evolves the strategy genre and pushes mobile gaming to new levels. Only the strongest can survive!
About Ndemic Creations LTD
Ndemic Creations is an independent, one-man studio devoted to making truly strategic, quality games for mobile. Its first game is global hit, Plague Inc., a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation for mobile gamers. Ndemic Creations is based in London and was founded by James Vaughan in 2012. For more information, visit www.ndemiccreations.com .
Miniclip is the online, mobile and social games company that attracts more than 70 million unique game players every month and is the Internet's largest online games website. The company develops, publishes and distributes more than 800 online and mobile games. Players from all over the world spend on average 45 minutes playing games on the website per each visit. Founded in 2001, Miniclip is privately owned and privately funded with its headquarters in Switzerland and offices in six countries. Miniclip is the only company to ever win the prestigious Webby People's Voice Award, the "Oscars of the Internet" for the Internet's Best Game Site for three consecutive years. For more information, visit www.miniclip.com.
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