[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
Eindhoven, The Netherlands – 24 April 2013 - USA
based game publisher GameSamba has launched their MMO Remnant
Knights using Kalydo’s cloud streaming technology, and is the
first to use the Kalydo desktop launcher. With this small app,
gamers can play cloud games directly from their PC
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Using Kalydo’s cloud streaming technology,
GameSamba’s free-to-play MMO Remnant Knights can now be
played from the browser and desktop. Gamers no longer have to
download and install a big client to play. Currently GameSamba
is seeing an increased conversion of nearly 50% from
“registration to login” since replacing the 1 gigabyte
client download with the streaming Kalydo application.
“With Kalydo our gamers have more options to play and can
get into the game much faster. We no longer service a large
downloadable client. Gamers can choose to play from the desktop and
the browser, all using Kalydo’s cloud streaming
technology.” said Dr. Scott Wong, president and
co-founder of GameSamba.
Initial results also shows gamers respond positively on a cloud
game that starts from the desktop, as it provides a familiar PC
gaming experience, but with much greater accessibility.
“Players don’t want to miss out on anything,
especially when there has been a patch. With Kalydo players
don’t have to wait and download a big update, they can start
playing immediately.” explains Lonie Nguyen, Remnant
Knights community manager.
Kalydo's cloud game technology is based on “file
streaming” instead of “video streaming” such as
Gaikai and OnLive. Kalydo utilizes the processing power of the end
user’s devices which makes it a low cost solution with no
latency issues. In addition, the low bandwidth requirements
open up cloud gaming to any market worldwide.
About Remnant Knights
Remnant Knights is a free to play casual MMO designed for teens
and the young at heart. Join with your friends as a student of the
Owl or Dragon school, and fulfill your destiny as one of the mighty
Knights of Kasmari! As the last of an ancient bloodline, you are
the last hope to contain the threat from wild and unruly Skalari
mobs. Train well, develop your skills, and meet a few friends along
Remnant Knights has been rated "T" for Teen by the Entertainment
Software Rating Board (ESRB), with a 'fantasy violence' descriptor.
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Kalydo is the leading cloud gaming platform with 150 million
play session served in over 15 countries worldwide. Kalydo provides
MMO Publishers instant playability for any type of game from the
desktop and browser. Kalydo offers its partners a scalable
solution, providing end-to-end conversion funnel statistics to
optimize player conversion and game operation. Kalydo Powered games
can be ported in the browser to any social network such as
Facebook, Kongregate, VK, Qzone, Friendster and MatchMove.
Headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Kalydo was founded
in 2006 and is live in 15+ countries worldwide, successfully
powering games from companies such as Cartoon Network, Gameforge,
COG, Shanda Games, Gamigo, Gravity and Neowiz.
GameSamba is an exclusive publisher of online free to play games
including RemnantKnights, Champions of Regnum and JollyGrim.
Headquartered in Everett, Washington, GameSamba is an energetic
startup that has built a diverse team of industry veterans
committed to creating innovative online gaming experiences. The
company recently formed a strategic alliance with FUNimation
Entertainment , a leader in bringing the best of Japanese Anime to
North America. Visit