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  DeNA to Launch Kiz Studios First Mobile Title, Critter Escape
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05/25/2012
 


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Alpharetta, GA - May 25, 2012- DeNA Co., Ltd., Japan’s leading mobile social gaming platform operator, and Kiz Studios (U.S.A.) Inc., an independent entertainment and gaming studio, have announced today that DeNA will launch the studio’s first mobile title, Critter Escape. The game is now available on the Google Play Store through DeNA Group’s Daum Mobage social gaming platform in South Korea.

The first of several mobile games Kiz Studios plans to bring to market, Critter Escape is an action packed maze chase game with over 120 levels. Using easy line-draw controls or classic arcade controls, players must guide their critter safely out of Welk Tower. To escape they have to navigate dangerous traps while avoiding the watchful eye of the Welk Guard. The game features fast-paced action, unique challenges and bonus levels, along with amazing 3D graphics.

“We are very excited about launching our first game for the Android mobile market with DeNA,” said Chris Moreau, CEO of Kiz Studios.  “DeNA has established itself as a worldwide leader in the mobile gaming space via their Mobage platform, and we are thrilled to bring our games to their loyal gaming community.”

Starting today, Critter Escape is available for free download in Korean on the Google Play Store in South Korea. Kiz Studios expects to bring localized versions of the game to Mobage users in Japan and China in the near future.

About Kiz

Kiz Studios is an independent gaming and entertainment studio with offices in Alpharetta, GA and Charleston SC.  Founded in 2007, Kiz Studios develops innovative games and digital media content for a global audience.  Everything takes place in the universe of Planet Muck ( www.planetmuck.com), a faraway world filled with amazing heroes, nasty muck monsters and adventures that are one of a kind. To learn more about our company, please visit www.kizstudios.com

About DeNA

DeNA Co., Ltd. is a world-leading online service company, and operates Mobage social gaming platform, social networking services and e-commerce websites. Drawing on its extensive community base and rapidly expanding developer line-ups, Mobage currently serves over 35 million users in Japan with more than 1,800 game titles for smartphones, feature phones as well as PCs. The company generated annual sales of more than 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in fiscal year ended March 2011. To expand the Mobage platform globally, DeNA is building a presence in the US, Europe, China and South Korea. DeNA is listed on the Tokyo stock exchange (2432). For more information, visit dena.jp/intl.