HILVERSUM, the Netherlands - Jan. 27, 2009
SPIL GAMES, the world’s ultimate online game destination, today announced that two original titles from its internal development studio that are featured on www.agame.com (one of its 50 casual game portals) have been nominated for the first-ever FHM Web Games Awards in the Racing Games category. The two original titles, Raccoon Racing and Uphill Rush were nominated for the award by members of the FHM community. In addition, agame.com, sponsored the development of a platform game title, Castle Run, which has also been nominated for the FHM Web Games Awards. Voting is open to the public through January 31, 2009. To vote for Raccoon Racing, Uphill Rush, and Castle Run, visit http://www.fhm.com/online-games/web-games-awards-2009-shortlist.
“We here at SPIL GAMES are dedicated to providing high-quality, entertaining games for worldwide audiences to enjoy, and thank the FHM community for nominating our games for this award,” said Peter Hofstede, Game Director of SPIL GAMES.
On SPIL GAMES’ worldwide network of online game portals, audiences enjoy thousands of free-to-play casual games in a wide variety of genres including puzzle, adventure, strategy, racing, and sports games. 100 million children, tweens, teens, and adults visit over 50 of the game portals each month to engage in entertaining games. SPIL GAMES continually publishes new content created by its internal development studio, as well as by other development studios.
“In addition to developing original titles within our in-house studio, we’re also focused on partnering with top-tier developers to publish their casual games on our global network of online game portals,” adds Hofstede.
Final winners for the FHM Web Games Awards 09 will be announced in February of 2009. For more information about the awards, visit www.fhm.com/gameawards.
About SPIL GAMES
Based in The Netherlands, SPIL GAMES is the world’s ultimate online game destination, providing online games through more than 50 game portals localized in 20 languages worldwide. Each SPIL GAMES portal is targeted to a specific segment, including Family, Tweens, and Girls. A deep understanding of the online casual game market enables SPIL GAMES to produce localized portals dedicated to free-to-play, casual games and launch sites such as gamesgames.com (Family), agame.com (Tweens), and girlsgogames.com (Girls). SPIL GAMES has over 4,000 games in its current portfolio, which have been developed through partnerships with top-notch game developers and studios.
Attracting 100 million unique visitors to its game portals worldwide, SPIL GAMES has quickly established itself as a leader in the casual gaming market. For more information, please visit: www.spilgames.com.
Eddiemae Jukes, North America, TriplePoint
Christopher Clarke, UK, Freeform Communications
Jim Kruijer, The Netherlands, SPIL GAMES
Martin Fischbacher, Germany and France, TriplePoint Germany
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