LONDON - XX, 2012 –Idea Fabrik (Boerse Berlin GB00B61CVK31, TI4.BE) has announced integration with Awesomium for its cloud hosted online game development platform, HeroCloud. Awesomium is a key new partner for the HeroCloud platform and will allow for seamless integration of critical in-game systems.
HeroCloud offers game developers on tight budgets low cost access to the HeroEngine as part of an all-in-one solution for building, operating and monetizing 3D online games. HeroEngine is the technology solution used by triple-A game studios making MMO’s and other online games. More than 7,000 game projects are already using the technologies, including BioWare, the creators of ‘Star Wars: The Old Republic.’
“An integral part of the HeroCloud is the ability for game developers to monetize their game any way they want – through micro transactions and subscriptions.” said Cooper Buckingham, Director of Business Development for Idea Fabrik. “Awesomium’s Web-UI bridge will provide us with the ability to seamlessly integrate all in-game billing solutions for games being developed on the HeroCloud so our HeroCloud developers can monetize their games the moment they go live.”
Awesomium will also make it easy for HeroCloud developers to create immersive UI, game play and other web content. “We see a major tectonic shift towards using HTML5 to build application front-ends. Our powerful framework provides effortless integration of custom web-content with any native application. Awesomium is built atop industry-leading WebKit and is actively used by over 30,000 developers at more than 500 companies.” says Adam Simmons, CEO of Khrona, the company behind Awesomium.
About Idea Fabrik:
Idea Fabrik is an industry leading online games company. The company licenses its HeroEngine game development technology platform worldwide for online games. Idea Fabrik also provides the HeroCloud managed service, offering independent developers low-cost access to the HeroEngine technology.
Khrona is a San Francisco-based software-tools company. The company licenses its Awesomium Web-UI bridge for use in hundreds of companies worldwide including Funcom, Sony, Ubisoft, Autodesk, Microsoft, and LEGO.