November 30, 2010: Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Strategy First Inc enters into an agreement with a world leading social games publisher and distributor, i-Jet Media. This strategic agreement calls for the two companies to co-operate on the expansion of Space Empires: Battle for Supremacy. The partnership will allow Space Empires: Battle for Supremacy to be made available in 25 languages. The title will be published by i-Jet Media on social networks across Europe and Asia.
The deal with Strategy First is designed to make Space Empires: Battle For Supremacy the first of their titles that i-Jet Media will bring to a number of different social networks; it is anticipated that future Strategy First social games such as Jagged Alliance to be released in the first half of 2011 will also be distributed by i-Jet Media.
Space Empires’ first international release is expected to be in Russia during the month of December when the game will be published on Odnoklassniki, Vkontakte, and Moi Mir. Following this the game will be distributed on European social networks Netlog, VZnet Networks, NK, Draugiem, iWiW and many others, as well as in China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and India .
Emanuel Wall, Director of Strategy First:“We are excited to expand our social games strategy with i-Jet Media. Over the past year i-Jet Media has shown growth, and a commitment to bringing social games to a diverse audience worldwide. They are a great partner for us to work with in bringing this unique game to an international audience.”
Alexey Kostarev, CEO and General Producer, i-Jet Media:“With the help of our own unique technological platform, we assist leading developers in distributing social games on multiple social networks across the world. It allows developers to get significant extra profits with no additional expenses and stop depending on one or two certain social networks as well. We are glad to start cooperation with Strategy First which has become the first Canadian developer among our partners.”
Space Empires: Battle for Supremacy developed in a partnership with Nvinium Games, is a global strategic game about confrontation of three space civilizations. The player is aimed at becoming the emperor of the Universe, or at least dictator of a small part of Space. The project is based upon a popular franchise, Space Empires which numbers 5 strategic PC games.
About Strategy First
Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the Company is well known for its proprietary groundbreaking titles, such as the award winning Disciples, Jagged Alliance and Space Empires. http://ww.strategyfirst.com
About i-Jet Media
i-Jet Media is a world leading social games publisher and distributor. The company was founded in 2005. Over 60 million users across 30 social networks all over the world play 70 game projects by independent developers. Being the largest social games publisher and distributor in Russia and Eastern Europe, i-Jet Media is now developing European and Asian markets, as well as mobile social games service. http://twitter.com/iJetMedia, http://i-jet.ru
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