Dextrose® AG today announced it acquires California-based Effect Games LLC. This acquisition stresses Dextrose's continued movement into the browser games industry following the recent demonstration of their upcoming middleware Aves Engine at the world's largest game convention E3 in Los Angeles. Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.
"The acquisition of Effect Games LLC is one key factor for our long-term business strategy at Dextrose AG", says Dextrose CEO Rocco Di Leo, "With the prototypes of the upcoming Aves Engine we already set new quality standards for pluginless browser games and combining this with the invaluable experience of Effect Games LLC in operating browser games centered developer platform with clean APIs and great tools, we can even leverage our technological advantage in the market for our future services and products. The underlying Effect Engine is a great product which perfectly complements our portfolio."
"This is terrific!", Effect Games LLC CEO Joseph Huckaby adds, "Dextrose understands that the open web stack is the key for success in the future browser games market. Their Aves Engine is unique and sets the current benchmark! We are very happy to be part of the Dextrose family now and excited about the forthcoming challenges."
With the acquisition of Effect Games, Dextrose becomes the world wide leading vendor of integrated middleware and libraries to build state-of-the-art browser games based on the open web stack independent of any additional browser plugins. Dextrose technology will be licensed to professional game studios and publishers as well as to third-party vendors who embed Dextrose libraries and code into their products.
Effect Games LLC will formally change to "Dextrose USA LLC" by the end of this year. With the new headquarters in the attractive San Francisco Bay Area Dextrose will have easy access to many talented developers as well as to the most important web companies of the world. The Dextrose world headquarters will remain in Mainz, Germany.
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