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DGAP-News: gamigo AG takes over the exclusive marketing of 'Asterix & Friends' in Central and Western Europe
[August 25, 2014]

DGAP-News: gamigo AG takes over the exclusive marketing of 'Asterix & Friends' in Central and Western Europe

(DGAP Corporate News Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) DGAP-News: gamigo AG / Key word(s): Miscellaneous gamigo AG takes over the exclusive marketing of 'Asterix & Friends' in Central and Western Europe 25.08.2014 / 11:19 --------------------------------------------------------------------- CORPORATE NEWS gamigo AG takes over the exclusive marketing of "Asterix & Friends" in Central and Western Europe Hamburg, 25.08.2014 - gamigo AG, one of the leading publishers and distributors of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), continues to enhance its games platform. The new online game "Asterix & Friends" is now also being marketed by gamigo AG. Existing partnerships from the media sector, for example ARD and, will be taken over as well. gamigo is promoting this free-to-play browser game exclusively in the following countries: Germany, Austria, France, Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, UK, Finland, Sweden, and Norway. gamigo has also set up a corresponding partnership with the well-known games developer Sproing from Vienna, Austria, who is developing this new online game.

"Asterix & Friends" will be available in German, English and French and targets the large international Asterix fan community, which gives it considerable marketing potential - thanks to the detailed comic-style world and the meticulous design of the game.

Theodor Niehues, executive board of gamigo AG, explains: "Asterix & Friends will definitely be an international success, which is why we are especially pleased to own the exclusive marketing rights for key countries to scale our business further.

About gamigo AG gamigo AG (founded in 2000) is one of the leading publishers and distributors of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) in Europe and North America. Round about 100 employees in Hamburg, Berlin, San Francisco (USA) and Seoul (Korea) are in charge of marketing, customer relations, IT, support, game optimization and community management for its comprehensive portfolio of titles. "Fiesta Online" and "Last Chaos" are two examples of gamigo's very successful multiplayer online role-playing games with a long-standing and loyal customer base. gamigo has a total of more than 16 million registered game accounts worldwide. In addition to online multiplayer games, gamigo plans to grow its offering of mobile games.

About Sproing Sproing is Austria's leading game developer (Sproing Interactive Media GmbH) and since 2014 also a publisher (Sproing Publishing GmbH). As a leading independent studio focused on the creation of multi-platform Free-to-Play games, we successfully shipped more than 55 retail games on all major platforms and in 2010 began leveraging that experience to become a major creator of Free-to-Play games. We recently released the 2007's hex map strategy classic Panzer Tactics DS in HD on PC and iOS. Our team also released the Wii U launch title "Your Shape Fitness Evolved" and had a #1 spot with "Schlag den Raab" on iOS. "Asterix & Friends" is our first title, which we developed AND published.

About SEE SEE has been in the entertainment business for over a decade. The company utilizes well-known entertainment titles and franchises in new and innovative ways to increase brand awareness and create lucrative additional revenue streams for licensors and project investors. SEE is a market leader in identifying and acquiring the intellectual property rights to marquee Hollywood productions as well as television and sports franchises and has received numerous awards for excellence in themed entertainment projects and touring attractions.

SEE Games, LLC is the newest member of SEE. A natural extension of the company's core licensing business, SEE Games and its affiliated companies bring the world of themed entertainment online. SEE Games, LLC is the licensor behind the highly anticipated Asterix browser-based game.

For more information about SEE and its products, visit SEE is a trademark of Special Entertainment Events, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All rights reserved.

About Les Éditions Albert René Les Éditions Albert René was established in 1979 by Albert Uderzo and owns all rights to the adventures of Asterix. The company - publishes the Asterix the Gaul editions issued by Albert Uderzo since 1980 as well as new editions of other comics created in cooperation with René Goscinny, such as Jehan Pistolet and Oumpah-Pah; - initiates new projects such as movies, animations, national and international shows; - manages the international copyrights governing Asterix adventures and grants licenses for tie-in products and advertising, including the "Parc ASTÉRIX" theme park near Paris.

For more information about Les Editions Albert René and Asterix, visit

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