SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2010 -- Bigpoint, the global market leader in browser-based online games, today announced that several of its most popular games will be playable on Kongregate, a leading indie web game site. This partnership allows Bigpoint to distribute games through the Kongregate platform, expanding its consumer audience, and share in revenue generated from the sale of virtual goods, virtual currency, and ads.
"We're excited to add Kongregate to our list of content partners and expand our global footprint," explains Heiko Hubertz, CEO and founder, Bigpoint. "Kongregate's platform is a natural fit for our games and our strategy is to provide great games to gamers worldwide through strategic deals with like-minded partners like Kongregate."
Kongregate users will be able to play a diverse range of Bigpoint's most popular titles including Sea Fight, Dark Orbit, Deepolis, War of Titans, and Farmerama. These titles represent the diversity of Bigpoint's offerings, from action-oriented titles like Dark Orbit and Deepolis, to more casual titles like Farmerama.
"We're very pleased to welcome the market leader in free-to-play browser games to the Kongregate platform," said Jim Greer, CEO, Kongregate. "We especially appreciate the effort they have placed into making this a tight integration. The use of Kongregate accounts, achievements, and the Kongregate wallet and currency shows that Bigpoint is committed to giving our players the best possible user experience. We look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with them."
As leading publisher, developer, and content provider to media outlets and gaming platforms worldwide, the opportunity with Kongregate showcases Bigpoint's strategy to grow its business globally through distribution agreements, AAA licensed games, and exciting original games offered through its own portal: http://www.bigpoint.com.
Bigpoint is an online-game publisher, content provider for large media concerns and browser-based game developer. The company's game portfolio has achieved the same high level of quality usually associated with CDs or consoles. More than 300 employees from over 35 different nations work together in Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany at the headquarters of the world's largest browser-game portal. The company also has locations in Berlin, San Francisco and Malta. The games are available in 20+ languages and provide more than 100 gamers from Europe to America and beyond with free, first-class entertainment, without the hassle of having to download or install any additional software.
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