Irvine, Calif.-July 1, 2009 - Global online game publisher True Games Interactive ( www.truegamesinteractive.com) announced today that it has signed an exclusive deal with Top Asian Publisher, Gamania Digital Entertainment who will exclusively publish, distribute and operate True Games and Possibility Space's upcoming MMORPG, Warrior Epic ( www.warriorepic.com),in China.
"Gamania is one of the premier publishers of online content in Asia and it is an honor to have them as a partner for Warrior Epic," Jeff Lujan, Founder and Chairman of True Games Interactive. "While it is common for Eastern-developed online games to come West, it is rare that a Western-developed game would be published in the East, but that is how confident we are that Warrior Epic has an appeal that spans gamers worldwide."
Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Gamania has been operating, publishing and servicing massively multi-player and casual games in Asian territories since 1995. Gamania operates more than 30 games across the Asian territories including hits such as Lineage Online, MapleStory, Mabinogi, Kart Rider and more.
"We are thrilled to be working with True Games to bring Warrior Epic to the Asian community of gamers," said William Chen, Chief Operating Officer of Gamania. "We have brought some of the most successful MMO titles to market here in Asia and Warrior Epic will make a great addition to our portfolio of games."
ABOUT Gamania Digital Entertainment
Since establishing its headquarter in Taipei Taiwan in 1995, Gamania has successfully expanded operations to five main Asian markets:
Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, China (Shanghai and Beijing). After building its name as a leading licenser for popular online games, such as Lineage I and Maple Story, Gamania's next strategy is to focus on promoting in-house titles and to further develop other business such as its creative animation center. The optimal goal of Gamania is to build a global digital entertainment platform, easily accessible for people all over the world.
About True Games Interactive
Based in Orange County, California, True Games Interactive is an international multi-player online game publisher. It was founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. True Games Released its first game, Warrior Epic,
(www.warriorepic.com) in Spring 2009. They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph ( www.Mytheongame.com), to create games exclusively for online play. UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV) is India's first integrated global media and entertainment company. UTV India&its subsidiaries
(UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Its 5 business verticals include Content Production&Services, Movies, Broadcasting, Interactive Gaming, and New Media.
Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai in addition to the Motion Pictures Subsidiary, UMP PLC is listed on the AIM London Stock Exchange. UTV is India's only diversified media and entertainment company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres.
It has subsidiaries with offices across India, Mauritius, UK, USA and Japan. Walt Disney holds a strategic stake in UTV.