[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 –
, 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
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)
One YearAnniversary Fast Facts:
- Upwards of three million people have played
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
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
Derek Asato/Luis Levy
The Bohle Company for Spacetime Studios
(310) 785-0515 ext. 201/204