Vienna, Austria - August 16, 2010 -- Socialspiel, a new social games development studio founded by former Rockstar Games developers has today announced the company's plan to bring high quality social games experiences to a browser near you. Headquartered in the heart of Vienna, Austria, Socialspiel is headed by games industry and web development veterans whose passion for high quality gameplay and brands in small packages have lead them to go independent.
In addition, founding CEO and industry veteran, Helmut Hutterer has announced the company's first title, Push, a casual online board game where players on social games platforms can compete with their friends in a stylish and addictive turn-based browser environment. Push stars the eccentric in-game character Pon Du Bear who will provide players on Facebook, Netlog and other social networking partners the guidance necessary to become the leading Push player in their circle of friends around the World.
"After almost 10 years of developing big budget, AAA titles such as Grand Theft Auto and Max Payne for Rockstar Games it is a breath of fresh air to focus on developing independent games with a direct connection to our fans and players on social networks around the World," says CEO Hutterer. "Our goal at Socialspiel ( http://socialspiel.com) is to develop richly crafted online games, with high quality production values and appealing experiences for players and their friends to enjoy throughout their daily life online".
Socialspiel is an angel-funded social games startup headquartered in Vienna, Austria. Founded in early 2010, the goal of Socialspiel is to create high-production value original game experiences and brands together with a world-wide group of publishing, distribution and marketing partners. For more information visit http://socialspiel.com or for recent news visit http://socialspiel.com/news
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