San Francisco, California, September 21, 2010– CyberAgent America Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Tokyo based CyberAgent and creator, innovator and distributor of social experiences that engage millions of people across the world, today announced a partnership with Mochi Media, bringing Ameba Pico to MochiGames as the primary avatar system for the online games network. MochiGames.com is a consumer web destination showcasing games on Mochi Media's network.
Ameba Pico offers the ability for people to express themselves through designing their own room and avatar character– inspired by styles and fashions popular from Japan. Ameba Pico will be brought onto Mochi Media’s online games network as a Premium Game, and there will be special functionality that will allow MochiGames Ameba Pico players to seamlessly link their Pico, or virtual avatar, into their MochiGames profile.
“With Ameba Pico’s extensive Pico, or avatar, designs and self expression options, we want to bring a deeper experience to Mochi Games players across the globe”, said Toshimichi Namba, CEO of CyberAgent America, Inc.“Our goal is to become the worldwide standard for virtual avatars and communities, where people can meet online virtually any time and any place, and this partnership will enhance greatly enhance our growth and reach.”
Come express yourself with the free-to-play virtual world service, Ameba Pico, on the web and meet Pico’s from around the globe! http://pico.ameba.net
Play Pico on MochiGames.com and create an avatar that you can use across the platform! http://www.mochigames.com/games/pico
About CyberAgent America
CyberAgent America is a leading developer of social games and online entertainment communities. As a fully owned subsidiary of Tokyo based CyberAgent, CyberAgent America utilizes extensive networks and over 11 years of experience in the Japanese internet industry to bring Japanese internet services into popular social media destinations online, helping users worldwide connect online and create real experiences. By taking advantage of synergies between the companies within the CyberAgent group, CyberAgent America leads the way for Japanese internet services’ international expansion. For more information, please visit http://www.cyberagentamerica.com/. ;
About Mochi Media
Mochi Media is the world's largest online games network, with more than 140 million monthly active users and 15,000 games on nearly 40,000 publisher websites. Mochi Media's game development products and services enable developers to track usage analytics, distribute their games to thousands of websites, and monetize global gameplays via micro-transactions and in-game advertising. The company is headquartered in downtown San Francisco and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME). http://www.mochimedia.com/ ;