OTTAWA, November 7, 2007 - Magmic Games, today announced an agreement with Vivendi Games Mobile, a division of Vivendi Games, to bring several popular Vivendi Games Mobile titles to smartphone gaming on BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices. Magmic attains the worldwide rights to publish select Vivendi Games Mobile titles for BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices including CaesarTM,Crash® Tag Team Racing,Leisure Suit Larry®: Love for Sail,Shock BlocksT, Surviving HollywoodT andThe Legend of SpyroT. The smartphone titles will be available through Magmic's distribution partners as well as through Magmic.com and its direct-to-consumer BlackBerry portal, Bplay.com.
"We are very pleased to add Vivendi Games Mobile as a valued partner and to have the opportunity to bring these outstanding games to BlackBerry and Windows Mobile platforms," said Nicholas Reichenbach, vice president of Publishing for Magmic. "I am confident this broad user base of ardent smartphone gamers will appreciate the playability and quality of all these amazing titles."
"We are excited to bring Vivendi Games Mobile's most popular titles to BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices," said Paul Maglione, president of Vivendi Games Mobile. "Working closely with Magmic Games, more mobile users around the world will be able to play some of our most successful games."
Magmic plans on releasing several Vivendi Games Mobile titles for both BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices late in the fourth quarter, 2007.
About Magmic Games
Magmic Games is a world leading developer and publisher of mobile entertainment with over 80 titles in action, sports, casino, puzzle retro and multiplayer genres across a variety of mobile platforms. Magmic publishes a full range of content, from original IP to partnering with top entertainment publishers including Glu Mobile, Hands-On Mobile, Konami, PopCap Games, THQ Wireless and Vivendi Games Mobile. Magmic houses some of the biggest titles in the game industry such as Brain-Up, Texas Hold'em King, Phase 10, Frogger®, Monopoly® Tycoon, Call of Duty®, Chuzzle, Miner 2049er, Breeders' Cup World Championships and World Poker Tour®.
Owned and operated by Magmic Games, Bplay is a leading entertainment portal that offers a robust suite of content that includes games, music, graphics, themes and lifestyle applications, tailored expressly for the BlackBerry audience. The product offers a white-label solution for carriers to direct customers to a branded Web store front and an on-deck icon for easy downloading of content. For more information on Bplay, visit www.bplay.com.
About Vivendi Games Mobile
Vivendi Games Mobile ( http://www.vgmobile.com), a division of Vivendi Games, creates and publishes quality titles for the mobile games market. The division runs a global business, with its headquarters, operations and an internal development team in Paris, a US-based team in Los Angeles and its Centerscore studio in San Mateo, California. Thecompany publishes games based on original IP, popular entertainment licenses and classic Sierra Entertainment IP, which are distributed by more than 90 operators and dozens of Web portals in 60 countries around the world.
Debra Benson / Megan Kellett
mPRm Public Relations for Magmic