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  WARGAMES: WOPR LAUNCHED ON SAMSUNG APPS
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12/17/2013
 


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

Based on the 1983 film  from  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ( MGM), WARGAMES: WOPR positions the player as the under-threat AI supercomputer WOPR, pitted against characters from the movie, including David Lightman (played by Matthew Broderick), Jennifer Mack (played by Ally Sheedy) and McKittrick (played by Dabney Coleman), among others.

Be-Rad Entertainment worked with 100% Indie to publish the puzzler on the Samsung Android App store: “100% Indie provided invaluable support in the process, making it as smooth as possible from submission through to publication,” said Be-Rad’s president, Brad Johnson.

The 100% Indie initiative is a collaboration between Samsung and Chillingo, which aims to help populate the Samsung Apps marketplace with high quality games, while also nurturing and supporting indie developers of all sizes by helping them through the testing process and giving them marketing support, as well as a market-leading revenue share.

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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 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 Birds, 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 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.

 

 
   
   
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