SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PlayPhone®, Inc., a leader in mobile social gaming, today announced a multi-title publishing agreement with globally renowned developer of mobile games, apps and content Jump Games, a subsidiary of Reliance Entertainment, to bring its mobile games catalog to the PlayPhone Social Gaming Network (PSGN). Known for its array of mobile games based on top entertainment IP, Jump Games’ portfolio includes an impressive list of hit mobile titles including Tom Hanks’ Electric City, Real Steel, Mirror Mirror, F1 2011, as well as leading original IP like Bodyguard, Mini Golf 3D and more. Jump Games’ partnership with PlayPhone marks the debut of these premier franchises via a cross-platform mobile social gaming network.
“Our mission is to create the most developer-friendly environment for game publishing across all mobile devices, and we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Jump Games to the PlayPhone Social Gaming Network,” said Anders Evju, executive vice president, business development and strategic partnership, PlayPhone, Inc. “With more than 150 games live across all genres, and new technology innovations on the way, the PlayPhone Social Gaming Network delivers a first-class gaming experience that cannot be duplicated, and Jump Games mirrors our dedication to quality, innovation and superior gaming.”
“Jump Games has established itself as a major force in mobile gaming through our focus on building great games based on popular movie and entertainment IP,” said Amit Khanduja executive vice president, Reliance Entertainment - Digital. “What attracted us to PlayPhone are the multiple levels of integration they offer and the flexibility we have to self-publish on mobile devices via a social gaming network to extend the audience reach for our franchises.”
The PlayPhone Social Gaming Network is the ultimate destination for mobile gamers and provides developers access to millions of users regardless of their smartphone or tablet choice. It is the first true cross-platform social gaming network on the market today that gives developers a complete publishing solution and full control of their IP. The PlayPhone Social Gaming Network supports all leading and yet-to-be released development platforms, including Android, iOS, HTML5, Windows Phone 7 (WP7), Adobe AIR, with full support for Unity.
About Jump Games
Jump Games is a leading international publisher of mobile games and applications based on top entertainment IP and a division of Reliance Entertainment, one of the world’s largest entertainment and media companies. The company has exclusive global licenses to create and distribute gaming applications for many of the world’s best-known brands, including Sony Pictures’ Total Recall, DreamWorks’ Real Steel, Formula One, Playboy, Cartoon Network, and more. It has published games on iOS, Android, Blackberry, Java and other mobile platforms. Jump Games has more than 180 employees and is headquartered in Mumbai, India, with offices in Pune and Chicago. For more information on Jump Games, visit www.jumpgames.com, follow www.twitter.com/PlayJumpGames or “like” www.facebook.com/jumpgames.
About PlayPhone, Inc.
PlayPhone® is a global leader in delivering mobile social gaming via smartphones and tablets through its cross-platform PlayPhone Social Gaming Network (PSGN). With a presence in more than 25 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, PlayPhone’s mobile gaming platform provides developers with the ability to launch and monetize social games around the globe. The PlayPhone developers program includes support for all leading platforms: Android, iOS, Adobe AIR, HTML5, WP7, with full support for Unity. Based in San Jose, Calif., PlayPhone is funded by top venture firms Menlo Ventures, Cardinal Venture Capital, Coral Group, and Scale Venture Partners.
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