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  CMUNE PARTNER WITH KONGREGATE TO BRING FREE TO PLAY FIRST PERSON SHOOTER TO CORE GAMERS BROWSERS
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05/10/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

May 8 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.

About CMUNE

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.

           

For more information, please visit: http://www.cmune.com

About Kongregate

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.

   

 
   
   
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