AUSSIE GAMES DEVELOPER, IGNITION STUDIOS, BREAKS INTO ASIAN MARKET

MELBOURNE, Australia, 08 th December, 2011 - Local indie developers, Ignition Studios, have teamed up with Taiwanese publishers, B+ Studio, and Microsoft to release their debut game 'Monkey Mini Golf' on Windows Mobile 7 devices in Asia. Microsoft Taiwan showcased the title at their free Windows Phone seminar for the launch of Windows Mobile 7 in Asia on November 30th and will continue to do so in December and January.

Shannon Gilleland Director from Ignition Studios said, " The Asian market is difficult to get into and there's a lot of focus from well established games studios on trying to get their games published there”. "To break into the Asian market within the first year of developing is a huge success for us", said Shannon

Ignition Studios teamed up with B+ Studio, a Taiwanese game developer turned publisher in early September. Ignition has been working closely with their development team to create a special version of their game for the Asian marketplace. A lot of the time was spent on translating the game into Japanese and Mandarin for the Asian markets.

For more information about Ignition Studios and Monkey Mini Golf, please visit http://www.ignitionstudios.com.au

For press assets, game logos and screenshots, visit: www.ignitionstudios.com.au/press_pack.zip

About Ignition Studios

Shannon Gilleland and Luke DiLodovico started the independent game studio in Melbourne early April 2011. Having graduated from Qantm College they decided to follow their passion developing games and applications for the mobile entertainment industry.  After the success of picking up two publishers following the release of their first title Monkey Mini Golf, the studio continues to focus on creating their own games, but also works in conjunction with other companies in creating digital entertainment.

“In what may be the best-looking title that is not an Xbox Live game, Ignition Studios is bringing their Monkey Mini Golf game exclusively to Windows Phone 7." WMPower User

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