San Mateo, Calif. - March 30, 2010, Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced the worldwide launch of the latest game in the best-selling Age of Empires® franchise, Age of Empires® III: The Asian Dynasties for mobile phones. The title was developed and published through Glu’s exclusive worldwide relationship with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) and is based on the award-winning real-time strategy (RTS) franchise for the PC developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios.
Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties follows the success of Age of Empires III which won numerous awards, including being named as one of the top ten strategy games from PocketGamer. The Asian Dynasties comes to phones with enhanced graphics of a new Asian setting including different civilizations and better ways to play and win the game.
“The Age of Empires franchise is a perfect fit, and a proven success, for the mobile platform, with its thrilling strategy and original challenges.” said Alex Galvagni, CTO&SVP Global Product Development, Glu.“Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties keeps players engaged on the battlefield, bringing their experience to a new intensity with features including new skirmish maps, a developing storyline and characters from history.”
• New Locations- Play as India, China or Japan
• Personal Customization- Play a skirmish or campaign game, a short fight to the death or an extended campaign with a developing storyline
• New Game Modes- King of the Hill and Regicide
• Assorted Challenges- Complete challenges using different tricks and game play elements
• More Awards- Wonders to build for each civilization
Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties is now available on all major carriers worldwide on platforms including Android, Blackberry, Brew, J2ME and Windows Phone. For more information please visit www.glu.com.
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Glu (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games for feature phones and smartphones. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Beat It!, Bonsai Blast, Brain Genius, Glyder, Stranded, Super K.O. Boxing! and titles based on major brands from partners including Activision, Atari, Fox Mobile Entertainment, Harrah's, Hasbro, Konami, Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA, Sony and Warner Bros. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and Spain. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile.
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