Jagex Launches FunOrb Brazil

UK, Cambridge, 20th November, 2008– Jagex Ltd, the UK's largest independent games developer, today released a Brazilian version of FunOrb, Jagex's hugely popular browser games portal.

"Launching FunOrb Brazil is a vital part of our localisation strategy, which has already seen FunOrb translated into German and French, and we are extremely pleased to offer gamers in Brazil the chance to enjoy the full FunOrb experience in their own language" said Geoff Iddison, Jagex CEO.

FunOrb is an engaging website that offers an array of online browser games, which have greater depth of play than traditional casual games. FunOrb has been designed with time-pressed gamers in mind by blending quality entertainment with social functionality, offering players of all levels a complete social gaming experience.

FunOrb encompasses a broad range of game genres, including classic shooters, puzzlers, 3D platformers and strategy games. FunOrb offers a mix of single and multiplayer games, complete with virtual 'lobbies' enabling users to playagainst thousands of other FunOrb players around the world.

FunOrb games are available to play by visiting www.funorb.com.br.

Graphics and screenshots are available at: http://www.jagex.com.

About Jagex Ltd

Jagex Ltd is an independent games developer and publisher based in Cambridge, England, with over 400 employees. With proprietary graphics compression, game engine and network communication technologies; Jagex creates online games which are enjoyed by millions of players around the world.

Press Contact:

Adam Tuckwell

Jagex Ltd

Head of Corporate Communications

+44 (0)870 756 3014

press@jagex.com

 


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