EUGENE EVANS JOINS MYTHIC ENTERTAINMENT AS VP OF MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FAIRFAX, VA - OCTOBER 28, 2004 - Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the massively-multiplayer online role-playing game, "Dark Age of Camelot," today announced that Eugene Evans has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. A veteran of the computer, online and console gaming industry with more than twenty years of experience, Evans has been consulting on marketing and distribution with Mythic since before the successful launch of "Dark Age of Camelot" in 2001. In his new role, Evans will oversee all aspects of marketing including advertising, PR and merchandising, and management of Mythic's relationships with domestic and international distributors and licensors including Vivendi Universal Games in the U.S and France Telecom GOA in Europe.
"I have enjoyed working with Mythic over the last few years and I'm thrilled to now become an integral part of their great team," said Eugene Evans, VP, Marketing and Business Development, Mythic Entertainment. "Mythic is a world-class game developer and I look forward to helping to steer our further expansion in the coming years."
"We are pleased to have Eugene on board as a key part of our executive team," said Mark Jacobs, president and CEO of Mythic Entertainment. "He joins us as we develop new strategic partnerships, expand the worldwide reach of 'Dark Age of Camelot' and plan for the launch of our next MMORPG, 'Imperator.'"
Most recently, Evans served as the President of Infinite Ventures, an independent production and consulting company he founded in 1997. In this position, he managed the development, licensing and publishing of a line of award-winning games on DVD Video, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Game Boy, Pocket PC and PalmOS. Evans has worked for small start-up developers, large video game publishers and media companies in both Europe and North America, from Imagine Software in the 80's in the U.K. to Viacom New Media in the 90's in the U.S.
About Mythic Entertainment
Mythic Entertainment is one of the most successful developers and publishers of massively multiplayer online role-playing games in the world. Credited with 15 online games, including the award winning "Dark Age of Camelot®," Mythic's success is based in proprietary technology, superior game design and exemplary customer service delivered by a talented staff of more than 150 people. "Dark Age of Camelot®" is played by more than 250,000 subscribers in almost every country in the world, and has been translated into four languages.
In March 2003, TA Associates completed a $32 million investment in Mythic, the largest ever granted to any independent game developer. Mythic has been recognized for their business achievements by the Inc. 500, Deloitte Fast 500, and as a 2004 finalist in the Dell Small Business Awards. In addition to "Dark Age of Camelot®" expansions, Mythic is currently developing "ImperatorTM," a next-generation Sci-fi MMORPG, scheduled for release in winter of 2005. More information about Mythic Entertainment is available at www.mythicentertainment.com .