10th August 2010: Supermassive Games TM , a leading UK games developer, has appointed top sports advertising company Sportsyndicator to manage the sale of advertising space on its website for Big Match Striker, www.bigmatchonline.com, the free-to-play downloadable PC football game.
Big Match Striker blends the best in football management strategy and animated trivia games, testing football fans’ tactical and strategic skills as well as their football knowledge. Players enter competitive leagues, answering both historical and constantly-updated questions on the English Football League and its 92 clubs.
Geraint Orchard-Bungay, Supermassive Games TM Online Publishing Director, commented:“We’re really pleased to appoint such a recognised and proven sports advertising specialist to support the launch of the game and the website. It’s a new style of football game designed to be an entertaining, sociable and challenging test for all levels of football fan and we expect Sportsyndicator to attract leading brands to the site which is targeted towards the football fan demographic.”
Richard Lee, Managing Director, Sportsyndicator, said:“We are really excited to be involved in the launch of the brilliant new game Big Match Striker and work with one of the country’s most innovative games developers. We’re looking forward to attracting some of the leading brand advertisers to the website and helping support the launch of this fantastic new venture.”
To view screenshots and video trailers of the game visit: www.bigmatchonline.com/news
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About Supermassive Games TM
Headquartered in Guildford, England, Supermassive Games TM Limited is a leading independent UK developer of interactive entertainment. Established in 2008 by highly-respected industry veterans, the business now employs more than 85 talented individuals developing cutting-edge video games. More information about Supermassive Games Limited can be found on the company’s website, www.supermassivegames.com
About Big Match Striker
Big Match Striker - the free-to-play downloadable PC football game where fans battle head to head in the ultimate championship of tactics and trivia. Players succeed in the game by answering a selection of both constantly-updated and historic football questions from English football’s top four tiers, keeping the game concurrent with the real-life action. Players can win possession and tackle the opposition by responding quicker to questions, requiring a good level of football knowledge and quick thinking.
The reward of winning matches is gaining fans and in-game currency. This can be strategically used to buy players, upgrade stadiums and even install hotdog vans to attract more fans and progress to the league’s higher echelons.
Players will need to combine all the skills of chairman, manager, player and fan as the title blends the best in football management strategy and animated trivia games. The exciting new title is highly competitive and will challenge all levels of football fans’ knowledge and strategic skills as they battle in one-on-one leagues to meet the game’s main objectives - to win titles and silverware, and attract more fans to their club.
Player interaction is a key aspect of the game experience. The game’s main entry point and community will be hosted online and will contain regular news and features from the game’s editorial team, weekly podcasts with lively chat and debate on the game’s latest talking points and discussion forums for players to interact with each other. The initial game download and subsequent updates will be available from the game website; www.bigmatchstriker.com.
Sportsyndicator is a unique business in the global marketplace insomuch as we are both independent and fully focused on delivering best-of-breed participant and fan-based sports sites. This approach ensures that Sportsyndicator has a 100% focus on understanding the needs of sports publishers, rights holders and the brands that need to associate with them.
We have a 100% focus on delivering insights and quality. We strive to provide clients with the latest creative opportunities, the best in editorial and ad-funded content, widgets, applications and format units and we have a philosophy based on pushing new ideas to the table.
Essentially, Sportsyndicator is a first choice for planners wishing to implement advertising and sponsorship campaigns, as well as those with new opportunities or business models.