New York, NY (September 1, 2011)- gamigo, a leading publisher of massively multiplayer online games, today announced that it has partnered with Raptr, the leading social network for gamers, to bundle the Raptr client with the popular Sci-Fi Space Combat MMO, Black Prophecy, which launched just last month. In celebration of the partnership, gamigo will host a special promotion where players can win $2000 in prizes. To download Black Prophecy on the PC, learn more about the promotion and download the Raptr client, players can visit BlackProphecy.com
The Raptr client helps gamers get more out of the games they love by providing a host of in-game features such as multi-IM client chat, gameplay activity tracking, screenshot capturing, and friend activity tracking. Gamers can then share their gameplay activity, or even discover the latest Black Prophecy news on Raptr's social network at Raptr.com.
"Raptr is the place for gamers to connect, communicate and keep informed. We couldn't be happier that it is now integrated with Black Prophecy," said Dilek Ilboga, Vice President of Business Development at gamigo. "Working together with Raptr, we're creating new ways to personalize the Black Prophecy gaming experience, and we look forward to the growing community response and interaction."
Black Prophecy is the hugely popular sci-fi online combat MMO that takes players on a fast-paced journey through a mysterious universe. In addition to a compelling back story , Black Prophecy features the latest graphics technology, real-time combat, exciting PvP combat and open world sectors. Players will discover numerous community features, challenging tactics systems, award and medal systems and a complex crafting system.
The promotion is going onnow and will end September 16, 2011. Twenty winners willeventually be selected to take home a CAG Pack (worth $50 USD) thatincludes a 1x 30 Day Character Card, 10x XP Bonus, 5x Concentration Boost, and 1xSynaptic Impairment Protection II. Four grand prize winners willalso receive a top of the line gaming joystick with a total of over $2000 in gearand in-game items given away. Players can enter for a chance to win the prizes byfollowing Black Prophecy's page on Raptr and leaving a comment on anyof the posted stories. Players can also leave a comment on any of the posted storieseach day, for multiple entries.
"Raptr is excited to welcome Black Prophecy fans into the vibrant, fast-growing Raptr community," said John Lee, VP of Marketing, Raptr. "The Raptr client will help fans get even more out of Black Prophecy by introducing in-game features that will connect them with friends and keep track of their gaming activity."
For more information about Black Prophecy and the Raptr bundle, visit: http://blackprophecy.com
gamigo AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, was founded in 2001 and has grown to become one of the leading publishers of free-to-play MMOGs in Europe. Since 2010, gamigo also publishes its games globally. A team of 100 employees works in the company headquarters in Hamburg and its branch office in New York City. The key to success is the emphasis on publishing high-quality games supervised by first-rate community management. The portfolio includes games from all ends of the gaming spectrum - from Facebook games and browser-based games to elaborate MMORPGs.
Created by a world-class team led by CEO and founder Dennis Fong (co-founder of Xfire, Lithium, and Gamers.com), the award-winning Raptr service provides gamers with a central location to connect with both friends and the games they play. More than nine million people already use Raptr to track their games and to discover gaming news personalized by their gameplay activity. Since 2007, Raptr has raised more than $27 million in funding from investors Accel Partners, Founder's Fund, DAG Ventures, and Tenaya Capital.
For more information about Raptr, please visit http://raptr.com.