Indiagames and Exit Games partner for World Cyber Games Mobile
Hamburg and Mumbai, India - 13th September, 2005
Indiagames, the leading Mobile entertainment developer, which completed the World Cyber Games (WCG) brand license agreement with International Cyber Marketing (ICM) and will host the World Cyber Games Competition for mobile phones, today announced its partnership with the leading mobile multiplayer service provider Exit Games. Exit Games will supply their multiplayer platform Neutron 2.5 on an exclusive basis to manage the tournaments of the global game festival.
The kick off to the international tournaments will be made by South Africa's leading mobile content player Exact Mobile, who will launch the South African Preliminaries of the World Cyber Games Mobile Tournament.
The four official Games for the Mobile Tournament are Midtown Madness 3, Bruce Lee, Goolie, Chopper Rescue. Players in South Africa will be engaged first on an online championship followed by a ground event in which the national champions for South Africa will be selected. These national champions will be then flown to Singapore in November for the Grand Finals where they will compete with other participants from across the world in order to crown the ultimate winners.
Vishal Gondal, the CEO of Indiagames says "We are very happy to associate with Exit Games to power the first ever World Cyber Games Mobile Championship. Their Neutron solution is truly state of the art and perfect for our requirements".
Harald Behnke, CEO of Exit Games, adds: "It is a terrific challenge for us to provide our multiplayer technology for a global event like the World Cyber Games mobile. We are very excited to see the great results that leading developers create with Neutron",
ICM is the global organizer of WCG, which is the world's largest computer and video game festival including game competition, conference and exhibition. First held in Korea in 2000, WCG has been constantly striving for globalization all the way up to WCG 2004 in San Francisco last year, which marks the first-held event outside of Korea.
ICM will maintain the 'host city' concept which has first been introduced for the game competitions and WCG Grand Finals are expected to be held in foreign cities in the future. This year's event, WCG 2005, will be held in Singapore in mid-November.
About Indiagames Ltd.
Indiagames Ltd. is one of the leading global mobile content publishers. Indiagames is engaged in publishing and
developing games across various platforms like Internet, PC, broadband, mobile phones, PDAs, handheld gaming
devices and consoles. Indiagames products are published across leading platforms like Java TM, BREW TM, I-Mode TM,
Flash Lite TM and Symbian TM. Indiagames has its distribution partnerships across the globe with major mobile
operators across the world. Indiagames develops games across various wireless platforms like BREW, J2ME, and IMode
Indiagames' key investors includes TOM Online Inc. (Nasdaq: TOMO; HK GEM stock code: 8282) which is a leading
wireless Internet company in China providing value-added multimedia products and services, Macromedia, Inc.
(Nasdaq: MACR), and Cisco Systems, Inc.
About Exit Games
Exit Games is a leading service provider for connected mobile entertainment software. Its core product Exit Games Neutron is a managed multiplayer platform, connecting mobile users all over the world. The open-standard solution is based on the OMA Games Services industry standard, co-developed by Exit Games. Clients of Exit Games include leading developers, publishers and mobile communications companies like Com2uS, Kuju Wireless, Vodafone, T-Mobile, Orange, Sony Ericsson and Siemens. Exit Games was founded in 2003 on venture capital funding and maintains branches in Hamburg, Germany and San Francisco, CA /USA. About International Cyber Marketing Inc. (ICM Inc.)
ICM Inc. (CEO: Hank Jeong) is the game marketing company which takes full charge of organizing and managing WCG events. With five-year experience of organizing WCG, it has built worldwide business network in about 70 countries around the globe. Furthermore, ICM has been creating business opportunities relating to WCG, and constantly reshaping business models through this global network. As such, ICM also takes charge of global business development and its execution by utilizing World Cyber Games.
About the World Cyber Games (WCG)
The World Cyber Games (Co-Chairmen Chung, Dong-chea & Yun, Jong-yong, www.worldcybergames.com) is a global game cultural festival that was founded in 2000 to promote global harmony through cyber games. The event started in 2000, and has been running annually ever since (this will be the fifth official year). With the slogan "Beyond the Game," the World Cyber Games has truly developed into a global game phenomenon with arguably the largest prize amount at stake. The World Cyber Games prides itself on leading the "Digital Entertainment Culture." The 2005 Games in Singapore will be held in mid November.
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