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Skybound has today released
THE WALKING DEAD: ASSAULT
on Samsung Apps, available for $2.99.
Based on Robert Kirkman's Eisner award-winning comic book
THE WALKING DEAD: ASSAULT is brought to Samsung Apps by
Kirkman's own Skybound label in collaboration with UK-based games
Gather your wits, supplies and team as you fight the zombie
onslaught in this highly acclaimed game, which won number one
strategy game and a place in the top five paid apps across the
globe in 2012. The action picks up at the very beginning of the
record-breaking comic book series' epic, flesh-hungry story; packed
with beloved characters, zombie hordes, 3D-rendered locations from
the comic, and a host of unlockable extras.
Skybound and Gamagio worked with
100% Indie to publish the game via Samsung Apps.
The initiative is helping indie developers all over the world gain
the strongest possible revenue share* plus marketing support when
bringing Android games to the market with Samsung.
Shawn Kirkham, Director of Business Development for Skybound
says: “Working with 100% Indie has been very smooth ride for
us. With 100% Indie as a partner, we were able to understand how to
navigate the platform and get our game published in a shorter time
than without them.”
Joe Wee of 100% Indie adds: “This franchise is well
respected and already has a huge fan-base through gamers and comic
book readers around the world. The Android version of the game
packs in fun, intuitive gameplay with intense moments- all signs of
a good game!”
*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 fuels the mobile games developer community and provides
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
* 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.
Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading games
publisher on iOS with numerous award-winning hits around the world
Cut the Rope and
Anomaly Warzone Earth. The company also publishes games
for Android, Windows Phone 8, Steam, and other digital platforms.
For more information about the company and its games, please
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