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Kabam to Transfer Hit Web Games to RockYou

Kabam concentrating its focus on mobile development but will continue to host Web games on Kabam.com RockYou extends focus on classic games, including Kabam hits Dragons of Atlantis, Kingdoms of Camelot and The Godfather SAN FRANCISCO—(December 9, 2014)—Kabam, Inc. and RockYou today announced Kabam is transferring a majority of its Web-based games to RockYou, reflecting Kabam’s continued emphasis on developing games for smartphones and tablets and RockYou’s strategic expansion to extend the life cycle of long-running games from leading publishers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transfer closes in early 2015, after which RockYou will assume responsibility for technical operations, updates, customer support, marketing, and promotion of Kabam games Dragons of Atlantis, Edgeworld, The Godfather, Glory of Rome and Kingdoms of Camelot. Kabam will continue to operate Castle Age, Realm of the Mad God and other games developed by third-party partners on Kabam.com. “This is a highly strategic move for Kabam as we are concentrating all of [...]

By | December 9th, 2014|Categories: Acquisitions, Games, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WELCOME TO THE ROCKYOU COMMUNITY KITCHEN SCRAMBLE PLAYERS!

Posted November 20, 2014 by Lisa Marino Players in need of technical support and troubleshooting assistance: Please direct any and all inquiries to RockYou support.    The RockYou community continues to grow: I’m thrilled to share today that culinary-themed Kitchen Scramble has officially joined RockYou. Welcome to all Kitchen Scramble players! Originally created by the talented folks at Disney/Playdom, this game has more than 850,000 fans on Facebook alone and we’re happy to be working with each and every one of you. Also, please join our Kitchen Scramblecommunity forum if you’d like to connect with your fellow players. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it each time we take ownership of a new game: We’ve been developing and managing apps and games like Kitchen Scramble for nearly a decade, and we’re very proud to include Kitchen Scramble in our portfolio of owned and operated titles. It joins many other classic games our company is dedicated to supporting [...]

By | November 20th, 2014|Categories: Acquisitions, Games|0 Comments

ROCKYOU IN THE NEWS: $10 MILLION IN FUNDING RAISED; WALL STREET JOURNAL INTERVIEWS OUR CEO

Hello everyone—along with welcoming Bingo Blingo to the RockYou family, we’re also proud to announce that we raised $10 million in funding from FastPay. As VentureBeat reported the news last month: RockYou, a cross-platform game publisher that is focusing on building premium in-game video ad products, revealed today that it has secured a $10 million financing deal. FastPay, a lender that specializes in digital media, provided the capital. While RockYou was once a social-game developer, the company has shifted to building a network of players to serve ads to by acquiring aging social and mobile games from others. The company plans to use its new funds to pay for further acquisitions in an effort to bolster its appeal with marketers… “We’ve worked with RockYou over the last year on the financing of several strategic game acquisitions,” FastPay CEO Jed Simon said. “The growth potential for in-game advertising is enormous. RockYou’s growing [...]

By | September 5th, 2014|Categories: Acquisitions, Financial, Funding, Games|0 Comments

BINGO BLINGO LATEST ADDITION TO ROCKYOU’S GROWING COMMUNITY OF ONLINE GAMERS!

Players in need of technical support and troubleshooting assistance: Please direct any and all inquiries to RockYou support.    Today I’m excited to announce that Bingo Blingo has officially joined the RockYou community. Welcome, Bingo Blingo players! The live, multiplayer Bingo tournament game on Facebook (where it has over 600,000 fans) was recently transferred to our care by SGN. If you’re a player of Bingo Blingo, there should be no change to your gameplay experience whatsoever. If you do notice any issues, please visit our support forums. Members of our support team are always available to help. Bingo Blingo joins a slew of other great games we manage, including ZooWorld, Words of Wonder and Zombie Lane, and speaks to our commitment to continue extending the life of classic games for years to come. And, as I’ve said to our entire community after previous game acquisitions, RockYou is dedicated to managing and maintaining [...]

By | September 4th, 2014|Categories: Acquisitions, Games|0 Comments
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