LISBON, Portugal - May 20, 2009
GAMEINVEST, Portugal’s leading video game developer, today announced a new partnership with RealGames™, the casual games business unit of RealNetworks®, Inc. Under this partnership, GAMEINVEST will begin creating an original casual game title to be produced and published by RealGames in Europe, Latin America and the United States.
GAMEINVEST’s skilled team will begin by developing new IP and leading production of the casual game title, utilizing RealGames’ publishing expertise and broad distribution network to reach consumers around the globe.
“Collaborating with RealGames’ team of veteran producers will enable us to explore new ideas and successfully bring those new ideas to fruition,” said Mariana Cardoso, General Manager of GAMINVEST.“And working with RealNetworks will provide the means through which our new content will reach new audiences– truly a milestone for GAMEINVEST and our fans.”
In 2008, GAMEINVEST launched the following casual game titles: Toy Shop Tycoon for the Nintendo DS™, Hospital Hustle for the PC and Enigma 7 for the PC. Expected to release this June, GAMEINVEST’s next casual game title called Hysteria Hospital: Emergency Ward will be released for the Nintendo DS™, Wii™ and PC. For more information about GAMEINVEST, please visit www.gameinvest.net.
Based in Portugal, GAMEINVEST is a developer dedicated to creating interactive entertainment for everyone. Founded on the principle that games have popular reach across all age groups, GAMEINVEST is focused on producing original titles that engage wide-spread international markets and all types of players. GAMEINVEST is a forward-looking company poised to expand the audience and acceptance of the interactive entertainment medium as both an art form, and a leisure activity. With several games in production for a variety of market segments, the company is pioneering new ways for games to become mainstream entertainment for all. For more information, please visit: www.gameinvest.net.
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Kate Pietrelli, TriplePoint