LOS ANGELES, CA, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, AND DALLAS, TX: August 29, 2007– King.com, the world’s largest skill games site, and MumboJumbo, the world’s leading developer and publisher of premium casual games, today announced a partnership that, for the first time ever, enables cash gameplay at MumboJumbo’s site, www.mumbojumbo.com.
This partnership will enable players to play games for cash directly from the MumboJumbo website including LUXOR, one of the most successful brands in casual games history. LUXOR has earned numerous achievements and industry awards including the #1 selling casual game in 2005, with over 50 million downloads to date. MumboJumbo users will also have seamless access to King.com’s exclusive skill games for popular brands such as American Idol, Deal or No Deal, and 1 vs 100, through a new co-branded site, as well as more traditional skill-based titles including Bejeweled, Solitaire, and Sudoku.
This announcement follows on King’s exclusive, multi-year partnership with Real Networks to integrate gaming content across the companies’ gaming portals. King.com also recently launched MyGame.com, a new site to allow anyone to create, play, share and profile from user-generated games.
“This partnership brings together the leaders in skill games and casual games and brings cash games, for the first time, to MumboJumbo users. We are delighted to partner with MumboJumbo, one of the most trusted and well-respected publishers of games,” said Toby Rowland, co-Founder and co-CEO of King.com.
“We are excited that MumboJumbo users will now be able to play skill games, including King.com’s portfolio and the smash hit LUXOR, for fun and cash,” said Mark Cottam, CEO of MumboJumbo.
Launched in 2004, King.com is the world’s largest skill games site with 80 million games played in the month of January 2007. King offers some 60 games, and is available in 8 languages and seven currencies. King is the exclusive provider of skill games for brands such as American Idol, Deal or No Deal, and 1 vs 100.
King is incorporated in the state of Delaware and the company has offices in Los Angeles, London (UK), Hamburg (Germany), Rome (Italy) and Stockholm (Sweden). King.com does not offer money tournaments in the states of Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee or Vermont.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, MumboJumbo LLC is a worldwide publisher, developer and mass marketer of premium casual games for PCs and game consoles including those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment and Microsoft Corporation. MumboJumbo games are downloadable at its website as well as key game portals operated by RealNetworks™, Microsoft, Yahoo! and Big Fish, or purchased at retail through mass merchants, computer retailers and specialty outlets. MumboJumbo owns and operates three studios located in Dallas, Los Angeles and Vladivostok, Russia, as well as publishes and distributes software through subsidiaries in North America and the United Kingdom, as well as regional distributors worldwide. For more information please visit www.mumbojumbo.com.