SEGA BOLSTERS CROSS-PLATFORM, FREE-TO-PLAY GAMING STRATEGY WITH GOGOGIC PARTNERSHIP
Thursday, 17th January 2013 at 3:35 pm
First Collaboration Is Build and Battle Game, Godsrule: War of Mortals
LONDON&SAN FRANCISCO– January, 2013– SEGA® Europe, Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced their partnership with Gogogic ehf. to develop Godsrule: War of Mortals™, a free-to-play, cross-platform build and battle game planned for an early 2013 launch. SEGA is already a pioneer in the console and mobile interactive entertainment space and, with this partnership, seeks to solidify its position as a leader in the free-to-play and cross-platform gaming space.
“We choose our partners carefully and Gogogic has a demonstrated ability in creating top-flight games that resonate with their players,” said Chris Olson, Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA of America. “We look forward to building new worlds with them.”
Based in Reykjavík, Iceland, Gogogic is a leading developer of multiplayer games for browsers and mobile devices. Their games span multiple platforms which include the iOS hit, Tiny Places and the ground-breaking MMO, Vikings of Thule.
Godsrule is currently in Closed Beta for browser and iPad. Players can register at http://www.playgodsrule.com and receive free premium currency for a limited time.
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including Windows PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe’s Web site is located at www.sega.com
About SEGA® of America, Inc .:
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including Windows PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA of America’s Web site is located at www.sega.com
Gogogic was founded in 2006 and has ever since focused on innovative multiplayer games for browsers and mobile devices. It has received multiple awards and nominations over the years for quality, innovation and achievement. Gogogic was one of the very first companies to ship a true MMO on Facebook and a pure multiplayer game on iOS. The Gogogic team has worked together on multiple midcore titles in the past. Their experience and deep understanding of midcore games make them an exciting partner to work with. Gogogic’s Web site is located at Gogogic.com
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