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  GAMEVIL & Slightly Mad Studios to Develop Brand New Project CARS Mobile Game
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05/16/2018
 


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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 16, 2018 - GAMEVIL is teaming up with renowned UK-based developer, Slightly Mad Studios, to bring their hit IP Project CARS to mobile devices worldwide with a project currently dubbed Project CARS GO. This is GAMEVIL's first foray into the mobile racing game market.

"We are excited to work with Slightly Mad Studios to bring Project CARS GO to mobile racing fans around the world," said GAMEVIL USA president, Kyu Lee. "Project CARS GO will feature a host of licensed vehicles and deep car customization options that will bring the authenticity and feel of Project CARS to mobile devices."

Project CARS is a motorsport racing simulator that made its way onto PC and consoles in 2015, and has since sold over 2 million units worldwide. The game is known for being a faithful re-creation of an authentic racing experience, backed by professional racers. In addition to Project CARS, Slightly Mad Studios also developed hit racing games Need For Speed: Shift, Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends, and more.

"Alongside GAMEVIL, Project CARS GO puts players in the driver's seat to experience the adrenaline pumping racing game in a whole new way," said CEO of Slightly Mad Studios, Ian Bell. "The racing genre has a large, dedicated fan base, who are going to be stomping the gas pedal and burning rubber very soon."

Through GAMEVIL's global game publisher capabilities and Slightly Mad Studios' history of delivering heart-stopping racers, this partnership will deliver an authentic and enjoyable mobile racing game to the masses.

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About GAMEVIL

GAMEVIL, with over 500 million game downloads and experience publishing hundreds of games on multiple platforms, is one of the most active and innovative mobile game companies in the world. Established in 2000 and with offices in Seoul, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Beijing, Berlin, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hanoi and Taipei, GAMEVIL is an experienced global mobile game publisher working with more than 70 top studios around the world. With deep industry and regional knowledge, GAMEVIL has been able to craft numerous award winners through a diverse portfolio of games. Backed by unparalleled expertise in mobile, GAMEVIL continues to lead the sector with a commitment to establishing mobile gaming as a way of life.

GAMEVIL is currently listed on the KOSDAQ Market (Ticker: 063080, Bloomberg: 063080:KS, Reuters: 063080.KQ)

Follow GAMEVIL on Twitter @GAMEVIL and "Like" GAMEVIL on Facebook at facebook.com/GAMEVIL. For more information, visit www.gamevil.com .

About Slightly Mad Studios

Founded in 2009, we're the award-winning team behind the Project CARS franchise, and era-defining games such as the GTR® series, Need For Speed® Shift™, Shift 2 Unleashed®, Red Bull Air Race - The Game, and many other top-tier games.

With over ten years of pedigree in creating AAA-games, we're a 160-strong group of professionals working from either our hub in Central London, or worldwide via our unique and award-winning distributed development system.

Press Contact:

GAMEVIL

Kouri Song

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B/HI for GAMEVIL

Francois Chang

[email protected]