Dublin, Ireland, 12 August 2009– Two of the leading free-to-play games publishers, Jolt Online Gaming and playnik.com, today announced a strategic partnership which will see cross-publishing of their respective games in Europe and North America.
Based in Dublin, Ireland, Jolt is the publisher of Legends of Zork, Utopia Kingdoms and the forthcoming Playboy Manager. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, playnik.com publishes some of the fastest growing games in Germany including Desert Blitz, Mission Cobra and Castle Fight.
”Legends of Zork™ is a great game and as with Jolt’s other titles, we believe strongly in its potential in Europe. Our partnership gives us great speed and shortens the evolution curve for both companies”, said Robert Johnsson, CEO of playnik.com.
“We are delighted to announce this partnership with playnik.com. It’s an excellent opportunity to bring our games to Germany and also to add some great new games to our portfolio for North America and the UK. Both companies see this alliance in the same way and both companies are very active in their respective markets. This is just the first step in a close and active partnership”, said Dylan Collins, CEO of Jolt Online Gaming.
The two companies are amongst the leading start-ups in Europe and the US, specialising in free-to-play online games which can be played from any Internet browser. Jolt (formerly OMAC Industries) has an extensive network of gamers primarily based in North America and the UK while playnik.com has a rapidly growing user-base in Germany and Central Europe.
About Jolt Online Gaming
Jolt Online Gaming (formerly OMAC Industries) is one of the leading browser games publishers in North America and the UK. Founded by Dylan Collins and other experienced online games executives, the company publishes a range of casual hardcore games including Legends of Zork™, Utopia Kingdoms, Trukz and the forthcoming Playboy Manager.