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  Spacetime Studios Celebrates 1 Year of Pocket Legends with Massive Giveaway
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04/20/2011
 


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

AUSTIN, Texas – April. 19, 2011 – Pocket Legends , Spacetime Studios’ runaway hit MMO on Android and iOS, will celebrate its One Year Anniversary by giving away all main premium areas starting on April 19.

New and existing players will get full access to Balefort Castle, Fathom Crypts, The Lost Expedition, The Ancient Swamps, Balefort Sewers and The Alien Oasis Trilogy which will allow characters to play up to the level cap for free. These premium areas will remain free until Monday, May 4, 2011.

Participating in the anniversary celebration alongside Pocket Legends, GetJar has made the Pocket Legends appavailable via their distribution platform. GetJar is the world’s largest open app store with more than 1.5 billion downloads to date.

"GetJar is delighted to be working with Spacetime Studios during the anniversary celebration of their breakout mobile MMO,” said Patrick Mork, chief marketing officer for GetJar. “ Pocket Legends' ease-of-play, cross-platform approach and compelling gameplay make it a must-have title for mobile gamers around the world and we look forward to being a key distribution partner and part of their continued success."

In addition to hundreds of hours of free game play during the anniversary celebration, Spacetime Studios has prepared several other in-game activities. Each Towne will sport anniversary decorations such as giant birthday cakes, streamers, and balloons. Special in game items such as party hats will also be made available to all players. 

“They say I’m crazy for doing this. They say I lost it – that Pocket Legends has changed me forever,” explains Cinco Barnes, Chief Vision Officer, Spacetime Studios. “My YouTube video explains it all. They can take away my coffee, but they will never take… My platinum!”

( click here for Cinco Loco’s deranged YouTube video)

Pocket Legends One YearAnniversary Fast Facts:

  • Upwards of three million people have played Pocket Legends
  • Pocket Legends is currently played in 200 countries
  • Pocket Legends has been updated more than 200 times
  • The technology backbone of Pocket Legends -- the Spacetime Engine -- took five years and 10 million dollars to build
 

About Pocket Legends

Pocket Legends is the world’s largest 3D Mobile MMO available in the App Store (for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad) and the Android Market. Pocket Legends has quickly proved to be popular with both the public and press, gathering praise from the most important publications in the industry. Since its release, Pocket Legends has received more than three million downloads and thousands continue to join its ranks every day. The game’s pick-up-and-play format, expandable nature, and unparalleled instanced gameplay have helped it become a benchmark game on smartphones, personal media players and tablet devices.

About Spacetime Studios

Spacetime Studios is an independent game development studio located in Austin, Texas. The company was founded in late 2005 by online game veterans Cinco Barnes, Gary Gattis, Jake Rodgers and Anthony L. Sommers. In 2010, Spacetime released Pocket Legends, the world’s first cross-platform, 3D, persistent mobile MMO. The company continues to expand its content and technology lead in the mobile multiplayer market.

Spacetime Studios, the Spacetime Studios logo, Pocket Legends, and all associated artwork and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Spacetime Studios, Inc. Apple, the App Store, iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad are trademarks of Apple. Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

All company and product names may be trademarks of the companies with which they are associated.

To learn more about Spacetime Studios, please visit www.spacetimestudios.com

Press contacts:

Derek Asato/Luis Levy

The Bohle Company for Spacetime Studios

(310) 785-0515 ext. 201/204

derek@bohle.com / luis@bohle.com