Leading Free-To-Play European MMO Publisher To Bring Online, Multiplayer Action RPG With Strategic Gameplay To International Territories
Austin, Texas, June 25, 2010 - UTV True Games, an international? publisher of multi-player online games, today announced it has signed a partnership with gamigo a leading free-to-play European MMO publisher to bring Mytheon, an online multiplayer action RPG with strategic gameplay, to Europe. gamigo will exclusively publish, distribute and operate UTV True Games' Mytheon ( http://www.MytheonGame.com.), across European territories.
"With gamigo holding such a strong position in the European MMO marketplace, we know this is the perfect publisher to bring Mytheon to a whole new realm of players," said Jeff Lujan, Founder and Chairman at UTV True Games. "We are excited about our new relationship, and we hope gamers in Europe will welcome the title that has been highly
anticipated in the U.S. for months."
Mytheon is an online, multiplayer Action/RPG with strategic game play where players experience classic mythology come to life and challenge legendary gods to define their own fate. Players, or "Stonecasters," are powerful humans imbued with the ability to cast spells, summon minions, and erect structures that aid them in battle. An assortment of classes is available that approach combat differently and offer a
range of unique, cinematic abilities.
"Mytheon is a unique gameplay experience that is set to deliver one of the most compelling online entertainment experiences," said Patrick Streppel, Board Member at gamigo. "Now with this new partnership in place, we know we will be able to make Mytheon an international success."
For additional details on Mytheon and to sign up for the open beta test please visit: http://www.MytheonGame.com
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About gamigo AG
gamigo AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, was founded in 2001 and has grown to become one of the leading publishers of free-to-play MMOGs in Europe. Since 2010, gamigo also publishes its games globally. Gamigo currently has a team of 100 employees working at its Hamburg headquarters, with a New York City presence in
planning. The key to success is the emphasis on publishing
high-quality games supervised by first-rate community management. The portfolio includes games across the entire gaming spectrum - from Facebook games to elaborate MMORPGs.
About UTV True Games
Based in Austin, Texas, UTV True Games is an international multi-player online game developer and publisher founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. UTV True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. UTV True
Games released its first game, Warrior Epic, ( www.warriorepic.com) in 2009 and this summer will launch Mytheon, its premier online, multi-player Action RPG with strategic gameplay elements set in an online mythology-based universe.
They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph ( www.MytheonGame.com ), to create games exclusively for online play. The company has multiple titles in development at its wholly-owned development studios based in Austin, Texas where it is developing Faxion Online ( www.faxiononline.com) and Beijing, China.
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in UTV True Games.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Limited is India's leading global integrated media house with business interests in Television, Movies, Broadcasting, Games Content and New Media. UTV India&its subsidiaries (UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mumbai UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. It has subsidiaries with offices across India, UK, USA and Japan. The Walt Disney Company holds a strategic stake in UTV.