K2’s service, GamersFirst announced yesterday that they’ve signed a joint development deal with A2M, Canada’s largest independent game developer.
GamersFirst and A2M say that they’ll be partnering on a yet to be announced social gaming title. The new game has a projected launch date of late 2009, and continues GamersFirst’s pledge to expand it’s industry presence into the development of unique and original titles.
K2’s GamersFirst is a free-to-play gaming portal that provides gamers with engaging and compelling titles. Their mission is simple: to become the leading publisher of free-to-play games and provider of the largest and most active network of communities in the global online games market. No small feat given today’s increasingly competitive market. Partnering with Canada’s largest independent and highly respected game developer is certainly a step in the right direction for K2.
“GamersFirst is continuing its growth with the development of our own IP,”stated Joshua Hong, CEO and Founder, K2 Network/GamersFirst. “Being able to develop these new games assures that our gamers will have input as to what they like to see and allows us to put GamersFirst.”
A2M has been developing game content since 1992, has developed over 40 titles across every gaming genre, and has partnered with heavy hitters including Activision Blizzard, Disney, Electronic Arts, LucasArt, Sony, Vivendi Universal, and Warner Bros.
“This new partnership allows us to express our gameplay know-how to social online gaming,” said Remi Racine, President and Executive Producer, A2M. “As an independent game developer, we have the freedom to create highly imaginary concepts and, working with our partners, put it in the hands of game fans. Our creativity, combined with our ability to answer the needs of expanding markets, will make the upcoming MMO projects key milestones.”
GamersFirst currently provides services for 23 million registered users in more than 160 coutries around the world.
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