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  PETROGLYPH® ANNOUNCES LICENSING PARTNERSHIP FOR RISE OF IMMORTALS
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07/02/2012
 


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JULY 2, 2012 – LAS VEGAS , NV – Petroglyph®, developer and publisher of Rise of Immortals, a free-to-play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game, today announced a new partnership with RISE GAMES, which recently has been established by MTCGAME for purpose of game publishing,to expand the game's reach into Turkish markets. With more than 15 years of game industry experience, RISE GAMES is able to leverage their deep knowledge of both Mideast and Western cultural gaming conventions, business styles and market traits to offer Petroglyph and Rise of Immortals a proven path to success in Turkey.

"We’ve had a lot of interest in Rise of Immortals from Turkish publishers and are excited to finally bring our innovative MOBA game to this market," said Chuck Kroegel, CEO of Petroglyph Games. Adding, "RISE GAMES has a great reputation and unmatched experience in releasing online game products in Turkey, and we look forward to working with them."

RISE GAMES is able to reach out to all of the major country's Internet cafes and game stores, offering Petroglyph and Rise of Immortals seasoned representation in Turkey and potentially other surrounding Mideast countries. Partnering with RISE GAMES, in addition to other territory-specific partners, will facilitate Petroglyph’s continued enhancement of the game with new features and content, including new Immortals and abilities, items, gameplay modes, and various community building enhancements.

"Rise of Immortals has every successful element we want: an experienced team, extraordinary design and technology that clearly differentiates the game in the market. Petroglyph’s desire to create a powerful relationship with their Turkish players with a core MOBA game will see Rise of Immortals make a significant impact across Turkey," said Bulent DEMIRKAYA, Business Development Manager of MTCGAME. 

Rise of Immortals features the popular action-strategy team-based gameplay of traditional MOBA games, but adds enhanced socialization features including player-made guilds and persistent character customization – a first for the MOBA genre. Players have the option of teaming up in cooperative Player versus Environment (PvE) scenarios to learn the game, try out new character abilities, and earn persistent experience before jumping into competitive Player versus Player (PvP) matches to challenge other teams.

About Petroglyph Games, Inc.

Founded in 2003, Petroglyph Games, Inc. is an award-winning, independent game development studio located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Petroglyph team specializes in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), Online Real-Time Strategy (RTS) and Action/RPG games, leveraging the experience gained from developing original hit franchises for PC and consoles. Petroglyph uses their proprietary GLYPHX SM Online game engine, tools and technology to power their next-generation titles.

For more information about Petroglyph, please visit www.petroglyphgames.com.

For more information about Rise of Immortals, please visit www.riseofimmortals.com.

About Meta Games Marketing Ltd. (MTCGAME)

Established in 1997, due to its Investment and excretion Meta Games Marketing Ltd (MTCGAME) has reached a breakthrough in the Turkish online games industry making it a leading Games Company in Turkey. The Modern progression in the Turkish Industry has given significant way to us to be able to take into account the views from game players. As publishing being One of our great aims and objectives we proudly like to present the game RISE OF IMMORTALS by our game publishing company RISE GAMES. 

For more information ,please visit www.mtcgame.com

About RISE GAMES, Ltd (Game Publishing Divison of MTCGame)

Along with MTCGAME’s 15 years of experience in the game industry, RISE GAMES has been established by MTCGAME in June 2012 to publish the most engaging titles across Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. Backed by the most experienced team of the region’s emerging gaming industry, RISE GAMES reaches to millions of players, all Internet cafes and game stores in the region.

© 2012. Petroglyph Games, Inc. All rights reserved. Petroglyph, GLYPHX, Rise of Immortals, and Rise of Immortals are trademarks and/or service marks of Petroglyph Games, Inc.