FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEATTLE– July 21, 2009 (Casual Connect Seattle)– Casual games developer and publisher Legacy Interactive® today announced Game Share&Compareä (GSC), a new game discovery application on Facebook. GSC is an online database with robust social networking features that allows users to find, review, and share their favorite PC/Mac downloadable, online, console, and iPhone videogames.
On Facebook, users can browse the more than 1000 games already in the GSC database or alternatively, they can add any new games to GSC. They can send game links to a friend, modify their game playing status, publish whatever games they are playing to their Facebook profile, and find out what games their friends are playing. Using Facebook’s ability to share content via your friends network, new games are dynamically and seamlessly integrated into the users’ Facebook conversations.
GSC is one of a number of tools that Legacy uses to help market and promote third party games that it distributes online. New games that Legacy adds to the GSC database will receive priority promotion among the GSC and Legacy Games members. Currently Legacy distributes 50+ games for its developer partners through more than 20 online portals, including games from Microids and Crimson Cow. All of the games distributed by Legacy will be featured in weekly promotions on both Game Share&Compare on Facebook and Legacy Games.
Game information posted by users on Game Share&Compare is automatically displayed on the Legacy Games web portal, and vice versa. Users can link their accounts on Legacy Games and Facebook, then use their Facebook identity to sign into Legacy Games. The Legacy web portal has been updated to include games on all platforms, and has among the most robust social networking features of all the popular downloadable game portals.
“Legacy set out to create a unique game discovery app on Facebook, based on our experience with and robust backend of the Legacy Games web portal,” stated Ariella Lehrer, CEO of Legacy Interactive.“Game Share&Compare is a great place for casual gamers to learn about new games and share them with friends, using Facebook’s built-in viral marketing capability. We also think it’s a terrific promotional tool, and helps us spread the word about new casual games we launch on Legacy Games to the huge Facebook audience.”
About Legacy Interactive
Legacy Interactive® is a leading developer and publisher of casual games. Entertaining customers since 1998, the company has built a reputation for developing intelligent, realistic, and engaging games for a broad audience. Located in Los Angeles, Legacy has introduced new
interactive genres, including its Hollywood Hits™ series of games based on popular TV dramas such as Law&Order®, Murder She Wrote, and House M.D. Legacy is also known for its RealLife GAMES® medical simulations that include such titles as Pet Pals®, Emergency Room® and Zoo Vet. Through Legacy's casual game network at www.legacygames.com and on Facebook, http://apps.facebook.com/gamesharecompare, customers can learn about and play thousands of casual games and share with their friends. Legacy's games are distributed worldwide, in more than 15 languages, through its publishing partners Ubisoft, Mindscape, Majesco, 505 Games, and JoWood.
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For More Information:
Legacy Interactive PR Contacts
Lauren Tascan / Sandra Yee
514.932.1174 / 916.441.4036