SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Stillfront's Studio Simutronics Closes Co-Publishing Agreement with Tilting Point
Simutronics Corp, a studio within Stillfront Group AB (publ), has entered into a co-publishing agreement regarding a new mobile game with New York based publishing partner Tilting Point®. Under the agreement, Tilting Point will provide comprehensive publishing services and market the game globally. Simutronics will retain all rights to the IP related to the game. The game, which is yet to be named, will offer a competitive multiplayer experience for mobile gamers. A launch date will be communicated later as the game nears completion.
Simutronics, Stillfront's most recent acquisition, is a leading developer of strategy games and mobile games such as DragonRealms, GemStoneIV and Lara Croft Relic Run(TM), the latter with more than 18 million downloads. Tilting Point is a leading publishing partner for top independent developers. Led by veterans of Electronic Arts, Zynga and Gameloft, Tilting Point has profound expertise in mobile game publishing, covering key areas such as user acquisition, data management and CRM. Their games include the Apple Design Award-winning Leo's Fortune®and other mobile hits like Languinis(TM) and Photo Finish Horse Racing(TM).
Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments
"I am very excited to announce this very important milestone for Simutronics and Stillfront Group. Tilting Point is an industry leader in mobile games marketing, and through Simutronics' deep skills within mobile game design and development, we are setting up a winning team," Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments.
David Whatley, CEO, Simutronics, comments
"I am tremendously proud of the devoted Simutronics team and the fantastic game we have developed. I am looking forward to working together with the resourceful team of Tilting Point," says David Whatley, CEO, Simutronics.
Dan Sherman, President, Tilting Point, comments
"Simutronics is a pioneer in online multiplayer engagement, with technical and design strengths that have earned them decades of fan loyalty. Tilting Point is proud to partner with this prestigious team to help their game reach the largest possible audience," said Dan Sherman, President and Co-Founder, Tilting Point.
For additional information, please contact:
Jörgen Larsson, CEO at Stillfront
Phone: +46 70 321 18 00
Sten Wranne, CFO at Stillfront
Phone: +46 705 851258
Stillfront is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of digital games - with a vision to become one of the leading indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through five near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games in Malta and Simutronics in the United States. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are Sweden, Germany, the United States and South America. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com.
Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs.ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. DragonRealms and GemStone IV are MUD-style games with a very loyal player base. Lara Croft Relic Run(TM) is a popular mobile game developed by Simutronics.
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