WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Plaor, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of vertical interest social media network CrowdGather, Inc. (OTCQB:CRWG), announced today that it has received certain exclusive social casino rights from Side City Studios, Inc. for three video slots, the first of which is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2015.
Plaor, Inc. is licensing video slot content for use in its Mega Fame Casino & Slots™, providing innovative and entertaining gaming content to users by bringing popular slot games from partners like Side City Studios to social and mobile platforms. “We are proud to be partnering with Side City Studios for the continued expansion of our premium slot catalog”, said Richard Corredera, Chief Operating Officer of CrowdGather.
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About Side City Studios, Inc.
Based in Montreal, Canada, Side City Studios is a third party developer for land based, online and social gaming markets. The company provides full service turnkey solutions to some of the largest gaming companies and, through its partners, Side City Studios distributes its games globally. With its emphasis on high quality premium graphics and unique math models, Side City Studios has developed top performing content.
About CrowdGather, Inc.
With its growing portfolio of special interest forums and enthusiast message board communities, CrowdGather (www.crowdgather.com) has created a centralized network to benefit forum members, forum owners, and forum advertisers. CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide.
CrowdGather subsidiary, Plaor, a company that specializes in developing highly scalable multi-platform games, is located in the heart of Boston's fast growing Innovation District. Plaor produces Mega Fame Casino, an innovative and highly rated social casino available on iOS, Android & desktop. With over 20 employees, the Plaor team is a mix of rising-star newcomers and widely-recognized game development veterans from companies including Rockstar Games, Turbine, Harmonix, Irrational Games, Nanigans, Sony Online Entertainment, ThoughtWorks, THQ, and Caesars Interactive Entertainment.
About Mega Fame Casino & Slots™
Mega Fame Casino & Slots™ is a high quality social casino available now on Facebook, iOS, and Android. Users can play more than a dozen unique slot themes, four types of Hold’em poker, video poker, along with the innovative MegaFame Blvd. Mega Fame Casino & Slots™ features more than 300 celebrities and offers weekly celebrity tournaments bringing truly unique star-studded experiences to social games. Based on Plaor’s unaudited financial statements and without the benefit of marketing and advertising resources CrowdGather will provide, Mega Fame Casino & Slots™ currently has more than 20,000 daily active users and generates approximately $1 million in annualized revenues.
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