Magmic Games, In-Fusio Announce Partnership To Expand BlackBerry Content
Thursday, 11th October 2007 at 2:09 pm
GOLDEN TEET GOLF MOBILE EDGE NOW AVAILABLE TO BLACKBERRY USERS
OTTAWA, October 11, 2007 -- Magmic Games and IN-FUSIO have announced a partnership that will make IN-FUSIO's portfolio of mobile game titles available directly from carriers supporting Blackberry devices and Bplay, Magmic's BlackBerry entertainment direct-to-consumer portal. Under the terms of the agreement, Magmic acquires the exclusive rights to develop and market interactive mobile games for use on BlackBerry devices from IN-FUSIO's game catalog.
Concurrently with this announcement, Magmic launches Golden TeeT Golf Mobile Edge, the mobile version of the most successful coin-operated franchise in U.S. history. Designed to closely mimic the arcade game experience, Golden TeeT Golf Mobile Edge features four courses adapted from the coin-op game; single or two-player modes; quick-play Putting Edge and Driving Edge games and customizable golfers and replays, among other features.
Golden TeeT Golf Mobile Edge also features connectivity to Golden Tee's coin-op network, allowing players to check statistics, review contest histories and locate Golden TeeT machines in local areas. This represents the first time a mobile game has integrated with an established coin-operated network.
Golden TeeT Golf Mobile Edge is uniquely suited to BlackBerry devices. For instance, the BlackBerry Curve and Pearl devices feature a trackball that the mobile game employs extensively, further reproducing the arcade experience.
"We are delighted to partner with IN-FUSIO on Golden TeeT and future game titles," said Nicholas Reichenbach, vice president of publishing for Magmic. "Golden TeeT is an extremely popular and valuable gaming franchise, and we are pleased to make it available to the BlackBerry community."
"We are pleased to work with Magmic in helping us bring our Golden Tee Mobile game to the Blackberry handset," said Dana Witt, Business Development Manager, IN-FUSIO. "The partnership with Magmic expands our market for our popular mobile games and provides to Golf players an additional way to enjoy our Golden Tee mobile game".
As the BlackBerry grows as one of the top gaming handsets, Magmic Games and their products have been at the forefront of the BlackBerry entertainment market, offering the best games, ringtones, themes, and lifestyle applications. IN-FUSIO titles will join Magmic's growing roster of premium content from mobile publishers.
About Magmic Games
Magmic Games is a world leading developer and publisher of mobile entertainment with over 80 titles in action, sports, casino, puzzle retro and multiplayer genres across a variety of smart phone and mobile platforms. Magmic publishes a full range of content, from original IP to partnering with top entertainment publishers including THQ Wireless, Glu Mobile, Hands-On Mobile, PopCap Games and Konami www.magmic.com
Owned and operated by Magmic Games, Bplay is a leading entertainment portal offers a robust suite of content that includes games, music, graphics, themes and lifestyle applications, tailored expressly for the BlackBerry audience. The product offers a whitelabel solution for carriers to direct customers to a branded Web store front and an on-deck icon for easy downloading of content. For more information on Bplay visit www.bplay.com.
IN-FUSIO division is a leading international mobile entertainment company, publishing games and applications for cell phones worldwide. IN-FUSIO applications are enjoyed and available through more than 300 carriers and portals worldwide. IN-FUSIO's portfolio includes licensed applications based on Microsoft's Age of Empires® 2, Midtown Madness® 3 and Zoo Tycoon® 2, Twentieth Century Fox's Die Hard, Canal Studio Image's The TerminatorT, Tour de France, Golden TeeT, and original titles such as the award winning Shado Fighter and the famous Wallbreaker sold on more than 27 millions handsets. For more information, please visit www.in-fusio.com.
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