FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Louisville, CO: December 12th, 2006: NetDevil, an independent game company and leading developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), today announced it has signed Kohnke Communications, the leading interactive entertainment public relations agency, for assistance with its corporate and product public relations initiatives. Moving forward, Kohnke will handle media relations, corporate communications, as well as provide industry consultation and strategy to NetDevil.
"Kohnke Communications' deep gaming background, coupled with their impressive body of knowledge working on some of the most successful MMOs, made them an easy choice to help us streamline our public relations efforts and communicate NetDevil's successes as we enter our next phase of growth," said Scott Brown, president of NetDevil. "The Kohnke team has a long history of delivering impressive results, and we look forward to embarking on a truly successful partnership."
"NetDevil has an experienced team of talented developers and a true passion for immersive, MMO games, which makes the future for the company look very promising," said Rich Kain, general manager of Kohnke Communications. "We feel strongly that NetDevil and its games will cleary stand out from others in the industry, and we look forward to being a successful part of the company's growth, expansion, and increasing visibility in the coming year."
According to a recent report by Parks Associates, North America's online game market will grow to $4.4 billion by 2010, a fourfold increase from $1.1 billion in 2005. Also, according to Bruce Woodcock, analyst behind MMO tracking website Mmogchart.com, there are currently 13 million players around the world who pay monthly fees or pay for individual sessions, and that is predicted to climb to 20 million globally by 2009.
NetDevil is a leading independent game development company that specializes in the development and construction of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs). Founded in 1997, under the inspiration of Jumpgate TM , the world's first massively multiplayer space simulator, the company carries on a commitment to creating interactive, virtual worlds in unique and elaborate settings. Led by a development team of talented and experienced industry veterans, NetDevil has grown to over 50+ employees with plans to hire and retain top industry talent for work on its large scale projects in development. All NetDevil employees share a common vision to bring the mysteries of new and exciting worlds to life as immersive online universes. NetDevil is a privately held company, with headquarters in Louisville, CO.
About Kohnke Communications LLC
Kohnke Communications is the premier public relations agency for interactive entertainment companies. Founded in 2002, by video game industry veteran Erica Kohnke Kain, Kohnke Communications has become the PR agency of choice for publishers and developers of all sizes. The agency has been trusted in launching and providing PR support for some of the industry's biggest brands. Through Kohnke Communications' growing global presence, the agency is uniquely positioned to provide PR support for interactive entertainment products worldwide.
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