Former's games to appear on Russian version of latter.
MySpace, the world's premier lifestyle portal, and Alawar Entertainment, the leading publisher and distributor of casual games in Eastern Europe, are launching an Alawar games section on MySpace Russia ( www.Myspace.com).
Founded in 2003, MySpace quickly gained popularity as the social networking site that connects people, content and culture from around the world. MySpace Russia launched in June of 2008 and has attracted millions of users, who enjoy connecting, sharing and showcase their talents and everything that is important to them. An Alawar games section will add even more possibilities for a fun and exciting MySpace experience for Russian users.
Roman Polyak, business development director at Alawar, said, "Alawar works with foreign infotainment Web portals to offer superior licensed content to millions of people worldwide. The launch of an Alawar games section on MySpace Russia is a major step forward in promoting interactive entertainment on the Russian Internet. We're thrilled Russian users of this social networking site will be able to interact, unlock their talents and relax without having to leave their favorite site."
"MySpace gives users the chance to interact with a global community of creative and like-minded people, allowing them to express themselves and share their interests." said Alexander Turkot, CEO of MySpace Russia. "The Alawar games section on MySpace Russia will be a logical extension in our quest to create this community of outstanding and talented people that can take advantage of the opportunities for self-fulfillment and entertainment we provide."
The Alawar section on MySpace Russia is available from February, 5 and will offer a selection of more than 300 casual games from the company's portfolio.
About Alawar Entertainment
Alawar Entertainment has specialized in the development, publication and distribution of casual games since 1999. The company has published more than 200 titles, won fans all over the world and is the biggest provider of casual games in Eastern Europe. Today, Alawar works with more than 30 developers, providing a full range of services that includes producing, distributing and marketing games. Alawar also distributes its own releases via its broad network of websites. The company's offerings can also be found on numerous download portals, including RealNetworks, Big Fish, Yahoo! Games, AOL, iWIN and others. In addition to distributing games online, Alawar works with CD publishers in more than 20 countries. In 2006, the company significantly increased its presence in Eastern Europe, claiming 85 percent of the casual games market.
MySpace, a unit of Fox Interactive Media Inc., is the premier lifestyle portal for connecting with friends, discovering popular culture, and making a positive impact on the world. MySpace has created a connected global community by integrating web profiles, blogs, instant messaging, e-mail, music streaming, music videos, photo galleries, classified listings, events, groups, college communities, and member forums. MySpace's international network includes more than 30 localized community sites in the United States, Brazil, Canada, Latin America, Mexico, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, India, Japan, and New Zealand. Fox Interactive Media is a division of News Corp. (NYSE:NWS - News, NWS.A - News; ASX:NWS - News, NWSLV - News). Among the top 2000 domains comScore Media Metrix, October 2008. For more information on comScore Networks, please go to www.comscore.com.
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