[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
th, 2012 – Cmune, leading developer and
publisher of 3D hardcore social games, today announced a
partnership with GameStop’s Kongregate, a leading destination
for free to play browser-based games. The partnership will bring
UberStrike, Facebook’s #1 First Person Shooter, to
Kongregate’s 16 million monthly unique users offering them a
console quality gaming experience on the web. UberStrike is already
live on Kongregate, marking unprecedented cross platform
connectivity as players across all social channels are able to
battle it out against each other.
UberStrike pits over 5 million players against each other from
UberStrike.com, Facebook, Apple’s Mac App Store and now
Kongregate. Players are immersed in dozens of stunning environments
utilizing over 300 different weapons and types of gear to customize
their character. Playing through a variety of classic game modes,
players earn XP and level up to unlock new content and items.
Advanced social features such as Clan Management, Global Ranking
& an in game Communicator allow players to participate in and
contribute to an already strong online community.
"We’re very excited to announce the launch of UberStrike
on Kongregate" said Jim Greer, CEO and co-founder of Kongregate.
"UberStrike has proven itself to be a big hit with players, and we
are delighted to see more quality titles like this finding a home
on Kongregate. Cmune has put something very special together in
UberStrike, it's going to give our players that immersive
Quake-like fix, with a dash of MMO, they've been waiting for."
“With UberStrike, we successfully launched the #1 FPS and
3D game on Facebook and other channels such as Apple’s Mac
App Store. We’re proud to have innovated what we believe to
be one of the most entertaining and socially engaging gaming
experiences on the web and look forward to Kongregate players
enjoying it now too.” said Ludovic Bodin, CEO &
co-founder of Cmune. "New tech like Flash 11 and Unity3D are
ushering in a new wave of HD-quality gaming on Kongregate, and
Uberstrike is at the forefront of that movement with sharp graphics
and blazingly fast gameplay." added Anthony Pecorella, Director of
Game Development at Kongregate.
Uberstrike is also featuring exclusive Kongregate items within
the game including a Kongregate branded sniper rifle and Kongregate
armor gear set.
CMUNE is the leading developer and publisher of hardcore 3D
social games, bringing console quality experiences to the web. In
2011, CMUNE released UberStrike, the world’s first
free-to-play browser-based First Person Shooter using Unity3D.
UberStrike is now Facebook’s #1 FPS, available on
GameStop’s Kongregate and is topping Apple’s Mac App
Store. It connects over 5 million registered users and is soon to
launch on Apple iOS and Google Android for mobile devices.
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Kongregate is a leading browser-based game site with over 16
million monthly unique visitors who spend more than 28 million
hours playing per month. As part of the GameStop Corporation
network, the site features a unique community and social platform
including achievements, profiles, chat, messaging, forums, and
levels into a cohesive and addicting experience. Kongregate shares
revenue from advertising and virtual goods directly with developers
who have uploaded games to the site. Advertisers include brands
like Electronic Arts, Sony Pictures, Sprint, Frito Lay, Axe, Xbox
360, Nokia, and Toyota. While all games on Kongregate are free, the
site also features a virtual currency called Kreds, which can be
used to unlock additional features in select games. Based in San
Francisco, CA, the company was founded in 2006 by
brother-and-sister team Jim Greer, a game industry veteran, and
Emily Greer, an interactive marketing executive.