DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.&SAN FRANCISCO--Bigpoint,?a worldwide leader in online games, has signed an exclusive advertising?agreement with Intergi?Entertainment, the premier global gaming site representation?company, to manage all aspects of online advertising in North America.
With over 200 million registered users worldwide, Bigpoint.com is home?to more than 60 games, including popular titles such as Battlestar?Galactica Online, DarkOrbit?and FARMERAMA.?In April 2010, Bigpoint opened its first U.S. office in San Francisco to?produce games specifically for American audiences. As part of Bigpoint’s?push into the U.S., the company has tapped market-leader Intergi?Entertainment for online advertising services across all its properties?in North America.
“The United States is the largest games market in the Western world, and?we are committed to developing a very large and successful presence?here,” said Bigpoint?CEO, Heiko Hubertz.“Just as we are developing games specifically?for America, the overall experience, including advertising, has to be?similarly appropriate and top notch. Intergi is the only partner that?can deliver both the premier advertisers and user experience we are?looking for.”
The top digital outlet for reaching video game and entertainment?enthusiasts online, Intergi represents many of the world’s top game?publishers. As a result, leading advertisers choose Intergi to reach?this large and desirable consumer audience. In fact, Inc. Magazine?recently ranked Intergi at #113 in its annual Inc. 500 ranking of the?nation’s fastest growing private companies citing three year revenue?growth of 2,383 percent.
“Bigpoint is one of the most successful gaming portals in the world,”?said Jayson Dubin, CEO of Intergi Entertainment.“We are thrilled to be?an integral part of Bigpoint’s strategy to grow its business in the U.S.?and look forward to bringing new gaming opportunities and audiences to?our advertising partners.”
About Intergi Entertainment
Ranked by comScore as a top digital outlet for reaching video game and?entertainment enthusiasts online, Intergi Entertainment offers?advertisers unparalleled access to millions of online gaming enthusiasts?powering the multi-billion dollar gaming industry. Recently listed in?the prestigious Inc. 500 list of America's fastest-growing private?companies, Intergi helps connect advertisers and brand managers with the?coveted male (18-34) and female (25-54) consumer engaged in online?gaming. Intergi creates customized, site specific and channel-wide?opportunities designed to help each advertiser deploy tailored,?integrated advertising campaigns, including banner ads, takeovers and?in-game opportunities, across entertainment and specialized gaming?categories. For more information, visit http://www.intergi.com.
Bigpoint is an online-game developer, publisher and content provider for more?than 1000 global distribution partners. Bigpoint’s free-to-play games?are played by over 200 million registered users in over 30 languages.?The company’s diversified portfolio includes high quality games for?browser, mobile and social platforms. More than 800 employees from over?35 different nations work at the company headquarters in Hamburg,?Germany or at other locations in Berlin, San Francisco, S?o Paulo and?Malta. Bigpoint’s many distinctions in the industry include the Mashable?Best Online Game Award for“Farmerama,” the“Fastest Growing Larger?Company,” and“Uniqueness of Offering” prizes at the 2010 Media Momentum?Awards, as well as the MTV Skyscraper Award for extraordinary?achievement in game development. For more information or press material,?please visit the press area at www.bigpoint.net.?