SAN FRANCISCO - September 10, 2008
Gameforge Productions Inc., a developer and publisher of browser-based multiplayer games, today released the teaser trailer for Ikariam, the massively multiplayer strategy game. The trailer offers a quick glance into the world of Ikariam and delves into the glory of empire-building online.
Ikariam is a multiplayer game set in the ancient islands of the Mediterranean that focuses on trade, warfare, and city-building. Players can manage resources and trade valuables with gamers from around the globe as they turn a small patch of coastal land into a full-fledged kingdom spanning dozens of islands.
Free-to-play and completely browser-based, Ikariam requires no client downloads and can be played at the pace of the players’ choosing. Registration details and additional information can be found at www.ikariam.com/.
Gameforge is the largest independent supplier of browser- and client-based MMOGs (massively multiplayer online games) worldwide. More than 60 million players in over 40 countries have already registered for Gameforge games, and more than 11 million people actively play the company’s online titles. Gameforge offers a large catalog of releases such as Ikariam, OGame, Legend Online, WarpFire, Gladiatus, BiteFight, and many more.
Klaas Kersting and Alexander Roesner established Gameforge in December 2003. The investment firm Accel Partners purchased a stake in the company in August 2007. Gameforge opened their US office in San Francisco in spring of 2008. Lars Koschin, CEO and President, oversees the operations of the US office. More information about Gameforge is available at www.gameforge.com.
Rannie Yoo, TriplePoint