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05/14/2014
 


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AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – 14th April 2014 – Vanguard Games today announced that it has entered into a partnership with NEXON M, INC (“Nexon M”), the mobile arm of Tokyo-based NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”)(3659.TO), a worldwide leader in free-to-play (F2P) online games for its upcoming mobile title.

The yet-to-be announced title is Vanguard’s next original project following the critically acclaimed console and PC releases  Greed Corp and  Gatling Gears.  Vanguard has been concentrating on mobile game development including  Halo: Spartan Assault together with Microsoft’s 343 Industries on mobile Windows platforms.

“We are very excited to be working with Nexon, the pioneer of free-to-play games,” said Arthur Houtman, CEO of Vanguard Games.  “This partnership will give us the ability to leverage Nexon’s experience and success in the free-to-play business model.”

“Vanguard Games is very passionate about developing high-quality mobile titles,” said Aron Koh, Executive Director of NEXON M.  “We are very pleased to be working with the Vanguard team and are looking forward to bringing great content to our players.”

About Vanguard Games

Vanguard Games is a leading game studio specialized in developing high quality games for mobile and other premium platforms. Vanguard has experience with existing IP, such as the recently released Halo: Spartan Assault, but also concentrates on new IP development. Next year, the studio will celebrate 10 years of success at its offices in the heart of Amsterdam, where an international team of game designers, programmers and artists is dedicated to creating innovative and ambitious new game experiences that resonate with all gamers.

About NEXON M, INC

Established in September 2013, NEXON M, INC. is the mobile arm of Nexon Group, a worldwide leader in free-to-play online games. NEXON M is based in Los Angeles to bring the best in free-to-play mobile entertainment to the North American audience.