San Francisco & New York, USA - March 10, 2007 - Exit Games, the multiplayer service provider for mobile and online games, today announced that its award-winning Neutron ? 4.0 service platform has been selected by Abandon Mobile for the multiplayer title Freaky Creatures. Using a core set of features, Neutron 4.0 will enable Freaky Creatures to incorporate real-time multiplayer gaming across PC platforms, while providing interconnectivty and accessibility to over 500 million mobile subscribers. Abandon Mobile's Freaky Creatures is an original IP expected for release in early 2008 and is currently planned for deployment in the world's top gaming markets.
Freaky Creatures is a unique title that will be the first to combine user-created content, simulation, and multiplayer gaming with various trading card game elements, allowing players to battle each other in real-time combat with their own customizable monsters. Whether played on the road or at home, Freaky Creatures will give players access to several community aspects such as message boards, leaderboards, in-game chat, custom tournaments, and downloadable webisodes and wallpapers.
"We're very pleased to have won Abandon Mobile as a client for the development of Freaky Creatures," said Exit Games CEO USA, Tom Sperry. "Neutron technology will allow the developers of Freaky Creatures to take advantage of a rich set of features that bring community gaming to its full potential. We expect this new IP to set the bar for multiplayer gaming on mobile, and push the limits of what's possible in terms of building and extending a global community of users."
"Exit Games' Neutron platform gives us the ability to take the Freaky Creatures concept to a new generation of gamers," said Jamie Ottilie, President and COO of Abandon Mobile. "Real-time multiplayer gaming and community are both crucial elements of the game, and essential to our goal of creating a product that is fun and at the same time accessible to players from almost anywhere around the globe."
The recent release of Exit Games Neutron version 4.0 includes real-time multiplayer gaming capabilities, connectivity across the mobile and PC platforms, optional in-game advertising and billing functionalities, and a large set of add-ons that provide a solution 100% tailored to the developer's needs. Neutron 4.0 facilitates the progression of large user communities, supporting real-time gaming on mobile and PC platforms including J2ME, BREW, Windows Mobile, Flash Lite, RIM Blackberry, J2SE, .NET, and Flash.
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About Exit Games
Exit Games is a leading service provider for multiplayer mobile and online games. The Exit Games Neutron ? service platform connects network and service providers with users all over the world. Neutron is used by leading game publishers, developers, and mobile communications companies like THQ Wireless, iFone, World Golf Tour, SkyZone, Square Enix's UIEvolution, Fremantle Media, Verizon, Cingular, Sprint, Softbank, Vodafone, Qualcomm, Intel, Sony Ericsson, and Siemens. The company was founded in 2003 with venture capital funding and maintains branches in San Francisco, USA, and Hamburg, Germany. For more information, please visit our website at www.exitgames.com
About Abandon Mobile
Abandon Mobile, a partnership of Abandon Entertainment and GF Capital Management & Advisors, develops and publishes entertainment content for multiple distribution channels. The Company and its principals have a longstanding record in the game segment including investing in Mythic Entertainment and co-publishing the hit online game, Dark Age of Camelot, along with Mythic, which was recently sold to Electronic Arts (ERTS). In late 2005 after entering into an exclusive worldwide partnership with NBC Sports to market mobile games, Abandon Mobile acquired Lucky Chicken Games, an established game developer.