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Hang w/ Adds Brian Fargo to Board of Advisors(May 05, 2014)
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEDL Mobile, Inc. (OTCBB:MEDL), a leading developer of mobile applications and the majority shareholder of Hang With, Inc. has announced today that Brian Fargo has joined the Board of Advisors for Hang w/.
Brian Fargo is a noted video game designer, producer and executive. He is the founder of Interplay Entertainment and InXile Entertainment - and is known for creating seminal titles in the video game industry such as Bard's Tale, Battle Chess, Baldur's Gate, and the critically acclaimed Wasteland.
In 1983, Fargo founded Interplay which by the mid 1990's grew to more than 600 employees. He took the company public in 1998. In 2002, Fargo created InXile Entertainment which found success in a new category of downloadable games, such as Line Rider and Fantastic Contraption, continuing Fargo's string of hit games into a fourth decade.
Of note, in 2013, InXile Entertainment set the record on Kickstarter for the fastest project to raise $1M, which was achieved in less than seven hours for their latest gaming venture, Torment: Tides of Numenera.
"I've been impressed with the Hang w/ technology and the team behind it," said Fargo. "I see implications for how live-social media can impact the way we meet, play and connect with other humans. I'm excited to lend my perspective and expertise to help shape and drive Hang w/ forward."
"Brian brings significant experience and value to the team - especially as we look to gamify the platform," said Andrew Maltin, CEO of MEDL and Hang w/. "At a core level, he understands how to create an immersive experience that keeps users engaged. And he's a seasoned technology veteran who's also led a public company. It's an honor to have him on board."
To learn more about Brian Fargo, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Fargo.
About Hang w/
The Hang w/ app connects people through live-streaming video and simultaneous chat, allowing anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Android device to broadcast live to dozens, hundreds or even millions of viewers around the globe.
The Hang w/ platform has attracted more than 100 actors, athletes, musicians and brands including 50 Cent, Ali Landry, Cheech and Chong, Claudia Jordan, Coco Crisp, Jamie Kennedy, Josh Reddick, Julius Thomas, Kaskade, Larry the Cable Guy, Lucy Hale, Mike Metzger, Soulja Boy, Tony Orlando, Terrell Owens, Timbaland, UFC and Ultimate Poker.
You can learn more at http://www.hangwith.com.
About MEDL Mobile
MEDL has led mobile strategy, ideation, development, marketing and monetization in areas diverse as entertainment, telecom, medicine, education and retail - for such prestigious clients as About.com, Experian, Hyundai, Kaiser Permanente, Medtronic, Monster.com, The New York Times Company, Taco Bell, and Telefonica. The Company has entered into partnerships to mobilize and monetize IP with such notable names as Cheech & Chong, Encyclopedia Britannica, Marlee Matlin, Media Rights Capital and Real Madrid.
MEDL is the largest shareholder of Hang With, Inc.
For more information about MEDL Mobile, please visit www.medlmobile.com.
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