London, 14th June, 2010– Zattikka, a major new player in the mobile and internet gaming market, are pleased to announce the launch of a new themed gaming portal to celebrate the start of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Titled‘World Cup of Games’, this portal aims to be the one-stop shop for any sports fan looking for an interactive outlet to all that competitive energy. With games including Penalty shoot-outs, World Cup Quizzes and Goal Girls puzzles there is plenty to do on World Cup of Games to keep the average footy nut interested during those half-time downtimes. www.worldcupofgames.com
For those moments where football fever gets too high and the mind is yearning for something different, Zattikka also presents Challenge Spot; a brand new gaming portal that plays host to many excellent thinking and puzzle games. Challenge Spot is now live with a selection of free to play games at www.challengespot.com.
“We all wish our boys well in South Africa but know how tense the next few weeks are going to be. With World Cup of Games we want to offer some light relief from worrying about referee woes or slippery goalkeeper gloves” said Tim Chaney, CEO of Zattikka.“and, if you just can’t take any more sport, Challenge Spot can deliver a totally different mental workout, distracting and engaging with a range of fiendish puzzle games.”
Zattikka’s presence in the industry was firmly established with the acquisition of the popular portal Gimme5Games– hosting an extensive variety of well known titles such as Butt Scan, Balloon Headed Boy and the Phantom Mansion series. The company has recently expanded its portfolio of sites with the launch of BadHed, aimed at the more dedicated hardcore gaming market and now with World Cup of Games and Challenge Spot, the Zattikka sites are delivering a gaming experience to suit all interests.
Zattikka Ltd was founded in 2009 by Tim Chaney and Mark Opzoomer. Chaney has worked at the top of the videogame industry for 25 years, engineering two sales of and two MBOs of Virgin Interactive companies. Opzoomer as CEO of Yahoo! Europe and Rambler Media strategized and executed major business turnarounds. Zattikka is a blend of videogame, internet platform/distribution and internet/mobile gaming talent, targeting fast track growth via acquisition of development talent and creation of IP. Zattikka Ltd, 85 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 4TQ. Tel (+44) 2072683628.