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Billed as "Ning for games" and claimed to allow anyone to build Flash games.


COPENHAGEN, Denmark – March 18, 2009 – Nonoba – creator of Flash gaming’s first Multiplayer and Payment APIs – today introduced GameRise that enables anyone from enthusiasts to professionals to develop and manage customized gaming sites with any or all of the great community features is known for.

GameRise gives casual game developers and Nonoba’s partners customizable gaming sites with full control of the catalog of games, appearance, advertising, and language – up to 26 including Chinese, Hebrew and Indonesian – as well as the ability to manage chat rooms, forum discussions, and mail templates for user feeds about what’s happening in the community.

“Think of it as Ning for gaming sites,” said Nonoba Co-founder Oliver Pedersen.

How GameRise works

Developers can sign up at A site is instantly created and available for editing once approved. From there, the owner can modify their new site however they see fit.

Combined with Nonoba’s Game Server, free hosting services, user-friendly Software Development Kits (SDK), and real-tme transactions-based API for payment processing, Nonoba Site Manager positions the company as a powerful catalyst for innovative Flash game development.

Thirty Flash developers have been testing Site Manager since February. Examples of their work can be seen at:,,

Since Nonoba made its global debut less than a year ago the community now has 4,000 games to choose from. And, armed with Nonoba’s Multiplayer API, Flash developers are now quickly pumping out some of the industry’s most innovative games played by hundreds of thousands of people every day.

Nonoba introduced the Flash development community’s first multiplayer API in May 2008 and first payment API in July. Today, games powered by Nonoba’s API are played on more than 10,000 sites worldwide including Kongregate, and Addicting Games.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Nonoba was founded in 2008. The management team is comprised of seasoned executives from Skype, Joost, and Lycos Europe. Nonoba closed a series A round of funding with Mangrove Capital Partners in June 2008.

About Nonoba

Nonoba is a game-playing community on the Internet where people chat, relax, socialize, and have fun playing more than 4,000 innovative single and multiplayer games. The Nonoba gaming community is connected to Nonoba’s community of Flash game developers – enthusiasts to professionals – who want kick-ass development tools, access to the first free and open hosted multiplayer and payment APIs that work anywhere on the Web, analytics, a forum to talk with other developers, and a highly trafficked place for people to play their games and get player feedback. Today, Nonoba games are played on more than 10,000 Websites worldwide. Get your game on at

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