I, GLADIATOR CONQUERS WORLD WITH SAMSUNG APPS

There is an international army of Android fans - and they’re all wearing sandals, as I, Gladiator , launched last month for Android, has leapt straight to the top of the Samsung Apps global chart.

I, Gladiator is the the epic fighting game that sees the player battle beasts and fell foes in a stunning arena backdrop, cheered on by Romans and gods.

Developer Steel Monkeys released the game exclusively on Samsung Apps through 100% Indie, the initiative that aims to fuel the mobile games independent community.

The game has transferred beautifully onto the new format and 100% Indie has pushed the game as one of its Indie Heroes at E3 in the US and Develop in the UK.

Denis Rybalko, PR manager at Steel Monkeys, commented, “The support and promotion from 100% Indie is fantastic and it truly is a unique service. Releasing I, Gladiator for Samsung Apps with them has been a great experience.”

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For further information, please contact:

Carmen (Pearson) Lawrence, Director, Chillingo PR, Carmen@chillingo.com

Ruth Wilson, rw@ruthwilsonpr.co.uk +447881 022 833

Editor’s notes:

The 100% Indie initiative is a collaboration between Chillingo, the leading indie mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.  The partnership fuels the mobile games developer community and provide unparalleled revenue opportunities*.  Spearheaded by Chillingo founders, Chris Byatte and Joe Wee, 100% Indie aims to inspire, foster and support indie developers around the world.

Any developers interested in joining 100% Indie should visit www.100PercentIndie.com and submit their games for consideration to Samsung’s mobile apps marketplace, Samsung Apps. The 100% Indie team will review all games to ensure they meet Samsung Apps standards, and once approved, guide developers through the process of bringing their games to market. The portal includes resourceful tools, inspiring articles and information to encourage and motivate developers to create incredible games.

* Developers will receive 100% revenue until September 3, 2013, 90% revenue share from September 4, 2013 – March 3, 2014, 80% revenue share from March 4, 2014 – March 3, 2015, and after March 4, 2015 on Samsung Apps, developers will receive 70% revenue share. Revenue share will be net of any applicable payment gateway and/or carrier charges.

About Chillingo

Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading games publisher on iOS with numerous award-winning hits around the world including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope and Anomaly Warzone Earth. The company also publishes games for Android, Windows Phone 7, Steam, and other digital platforms. For more information about the company and its games, please visit  www.chillingo.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

 


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