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CMGE to Publish SNK's Three Classic Mobile Games and Re-Develop Mobile Game on Samurai Spirits(August 04, 2014)
HONG KONG, Aug. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group Limited ("CMGE" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CMGE), the largest publisher and a leading developer of mobile games in China, today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with SNK Playmore Corporation to publish Android version of mobile games: The King of fighters '97, Samurai Spirits II and Metal Slug 2. In addition, CMGE also obtained the right to re-develop card game based on Samurai Spirits.
"We have been a game company providing varieties of games to people all over the world. The King of fighters, Samurai Spirits and Metal Slug were the gems in the age of arcade game," said Toyama Koichi, President and CEO of SNK Playmore Corporation. "We have signed agreement with CMGE on SNK's games and IP development in China mobile game market. CMGE is the best mobile game publisher and a leading developer in China and this cooperation has been going smoothly. We look forward to working together with CMGE and the outstanding performance.
"We are delighted to cooperate with SNK Playmore Corporation. The King of fighters, Samurai Spirits and Metal Slug series are all classic fighting and shooting games that have great impacts on players and arcade game culture as well. CMGE has been working diligently to provide great mobile games to extensive players. We will promote the three classic games to the mainland China market and will develop card game based on Samurai Spirits. We will combat piracy with SNK Playmore Corporation together to protect corresponding IP rights."
CMGE is the largest publisher and a leading developer of mobile games in China with integrated capabilities across the mobile game value chain. Its fully integrated capabilities include the development, licensing, publishing, distribution and operation of mobile games, primarily in China. Its social games are mainly developed for Android and iOS-based smartphones. CMGE's extensive distribution network includes its proprietary Game Center application, handset pre-installations, application stores and web platforms and mobile network operators. The offices are in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The Company's stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol CMGE. For more corporate and product information, please visit CMGE's website at http://www.cmge.com.
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