Proceeds from the Strategy Game to Benefit Emergency Response Organization
Hilversum, the Netherlands– October 24, 2008– SPIL GAMES today announced that The Red Cross Game: Emergency Response Unit is now available online. Released by the Dutch publisher Youdagames and sponsored by SPIL GAMES, The Red Cross Game: Emergency Response Unit is a strategy title where players manage relief efforts and race against the clock to try to help those in need. Created to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the Dutch Red Cross, the game was developed by I Sioux Game Productions with the cooperation of Red Cross specialists to provide a highly realistic simulation of relief efforts. The game will be sold for $19.95 and proceeds from the game will be donated to the world-renowned emergency response organization.
“The Red Cross Game: Emergency Response Unit gives people a glimpse into the wide range of challenging missions carried out by the Red Cross every day,” said Peter Driessen, CEO of SPIL GAMES.“It not only gives people a chance to learn about heroic work done by Red Cross workers, but also directly supports this valiant organization.”
In The Red Cross Game: Emergency Response Unit, players manage a Red Cross base camp. While deployed to numerous disaster zones to build a base camp, players assess critical situations and make tough decisions on how to allocate resources in order to save lives. Players distribute supplies, treat the sick, set up temporary shelters for the homeless, clean up debris from disasters, coordinate with local authorities, and fly rescue missions using airplanes and helicopters. Players can try out two full missions for free at www.redcrossgame.com. The premium version includes all 11 missions and provides hours of challenging gameplay.
As a primary distribution partner, SPIL GAMES launched The Red Cross Game: Emergency Response Unit across all 45 of their gaming portals including the following: www.gamesgames.com, www.agame.com, www.girlsgogames.com, www.games.co.uk, www.mygames.co.uk, www.girlsgogames.co.uk, www.spel.nl, www.spelletjes.nl, and www.girlsgogames.nl.
For additional information, please visit www.redcrossgame.com.
About SPIL GAMES
Based in The Netherlands, SPIL GAMES is the world’s ultimate online game destination, providing online games through more than 45 game portals localized in 19 languages worldwide. A deep understanding of the online game market, including both casual and MMO games, enables SPIL GAMES to produce localized portals dedicated to free-to-play, casual games, and launch sites such as gamesgames.com and girlsgogames.com. SPIL GAMES has over 2,000 games in its current portfolio, which have been developed through partnerships with top-notch game developers and studios, as well as SPIL GAMES in-house studio.
Attracting over 100 million unique visitors in more than 200 countries to its game portals worldwide, SPIL GAMES has quickly established itself as a leader in the casual gaming market. For more information, please visit: www.spilgames.com.
About Youdagames/I Sioux Game Productions
I Sioux Media Productions, based in The Netherlands, has been developing games, since 2002. To have a clear focus on producing games only, I Sioux Game Productions, was grounded as a full-fledged division of I Sioux Media Productions in 2007. The publishing of the games is done by Youdagames. Youdagames focuses on the production of high quality casual games and is becoming more and more successful in publishing casual games.
At this moment you can find the most successful games, e.g. Governor of Poker, in the top rankings of the well known casual games platforms. A lot of these games have already been played by millions of people around the world.
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