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  STUDIO WRITES SONG FOR SAMSUNG S4 WIN
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07/24/2013
 


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

MEDIA ALERT WEDNESDAY JULY 24TH

An indie development studio has won a new kit to test its games, thanks to  100% Indie; and the studio head is releasing a rap song about it.

Godric Johnson of Jetstreame attended E3 in LA and after visiting the 100% Indie stand, he entered the initiative’s scratchcard competition to win a Samsung Galaxy S4.

Thanks to Godric’s winning scratchcard, 100% Indie has sent Jetstreame a brand new Samsung Galaxy S4 upon which the development studio can test its games, saving time and helping it perfect its creations. On his win, Godric said to 100% Indie: “I'm very excited about this opportunity and I hope you guys dig my song!”

Jetstreame is a small indie studio in Baton Rouge, LA, developing mobile and social game content focusing on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows 8 devices as well as Facebook. In a true example of creative crossover, Godric is also the founder of Game-Hop; a hip hop and game design fusion company providing singing or rapping over video game instrumentals, or providing alternative, gamer-inspired lyrics.

Following the huge success of the prize draw,100% Indie has announced further competitions for indie developers, which will be promoted over the coming months.

See a sample of Godric’s rap song here  http://youtu.be/7_F-XmfQojo

“Godric’s two companies, Jetstreame and Game-Hop, perfectly illustrate what 100% Indie is out to achieve,” says Joe Wee of 100% Indie. “Our aim is to support independent game developers and give them the support they need to succeed. Not all indie studios can afford a high-tech kit like the Galaxy Samsung S4 so we were delighted when we heard who had won it. Godric’s rap will take pride across our 100% Indie website and social media sites. We look forward to seeing more of him and his two companies!”

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For further information, please contact:

Ruth Wilson,  rw@ruthwilsonpr.co.uk 07881 022 833

Editor’s notes:

The 100% Indie initiative is a collaboration between Chillingo, the leading indie mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.  The partnership plans to fuel the mobile games developer community and provide unparalleled revenue opportunities*.  Spearheaded by Chillingo founders, Chris Byatte and Joe Wee, 100% Indie aims to inspire, foster and support indie developers around the world.

Any developers interested in joining 100% Indie should visit  www.100PercentIndie.com and submit their games for consideration to Samsung’s mobile apps marketplace, Samsung Apps. The 100% Indie team will review all games to ensure they meet Samsung Apps standards, and once approved, guide developers through the process of bringing their games to market. The portal includes resourceful tools, inspiring articles and information to encourage and motivate developers to create incredible games.

*  Developers will receive 100% revenue until September 3, 2013, 90% revenue share from September 4, 2013 – March 3, 2014, 80% revenue share from March 4, 2014 – March 3, 2015, and after March 4, 2015 on Samsung Apps, developers will receive 70% revenue share. Revenue share will be net of any applicable payment gateway and/or carrier charges.

About Chillingo

Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading games publisher on iOS with numerous award-winning hits around the world including  Angry BirdsCut the Rope and  Anomaly Warzone Earth. The company also publishes games for Android, Windows Phone 7, Steam, and other digital platforms. For more information about the company and its games, please visit  www.chillingo.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.