Press release - for immediate publication
Munich, December 08, 2011 - In a dazzling gala ceremony in front of nearly 600 invited guests, 14 lucky winners were honored for their work in the "8th German Developer Awards" yesterday in Dusseldorf/Germany. Notable German members of the interactive entertainment community who were celebrating the awards until the early hours of the morning deemed the event a great success. Publishers, developers, politicians, media representatives and celebrities attended one of the most important awards in a still growing industry.
The Award for Best German Publisher was given to Travian Games amid strong competition from the traditional video games industry.
Travian Games Managing Director Florian Bohn radiated joy as he accepted the prize: "We are more than happy to have received this award. It's a tremendous honor for all our employees in Munich, our subsidiaries and especially for the Travian Publishing and their global development studios. Above all, we are pleased that a jury of more than 300 industry insiders has recognized an online browser game as the Best German Game Publisher. The fact that we were nominated and won among other well-known and successful German publishers is fantastic and a testimony to our economically sustainable and product-oriented strategy."
About Travian Games GmbH:
Headquartered in Munich, Travian Games GmbH is one of the world's leading providers of browser-based online games. The company offers its customers worldwide a range of complex and multi-layered worlds of experience that impress with their game depth and guarantee long-lasting gaming fun. A motivated team of over 200 employees develop and market online entertainment for all age groups. The company also acts as a publisher for external developers. With no lengthy or expensive downloads, all games can be simultaneously played by millions of users worldwide – all that is required is Internet access and a web browser.
The portfolio of various genres is translated into up to 42 different languages, enabling the games to be used around the world by fans who appreciate lasting gaming entertainment. Further information about Travian Games GmbH is available at www.traviangames.com