GameSalad to Bring Popular Game Creation Tools to Tizen(TM) Mobile Operating System
Revolutionary Game Creation Platform Set to Expand to Tizen(TM) OS
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — GameSalad Inc., which enables game developers to quickly create and publish sophisticated iOS, Android and HTML5 games, announced support for Tizen(TM), the emerging open-source mobile operating system. GameSalad, with more than 600,000 developers and 180,000 games, streamlines the process for bringing mobile, web and PC games to market by eliminating the need to code and allowing developers to publish to multiple platforms with the click of a button.
GameSalad’s flagship product, GameSalad Creator, has been optimized to take advantage of the Tizen mobile operating system and enables developers to easily publish games to Tizen-based app stores. Developers creating and publishing Tizen games can receive incentives, including free GameSalad Professional Licenses.
“We are excited to work with Intel to support the rollout of Tizen and bring new distribution opportunities to the GameSalad developer community,” said Steve Felter, CEO of GameSalad. “With broad industry support for Tizen, we have the necessary resources to significantly advance the user experience of HTML5 applications on mobile devices.”
“By making it easy to create and publish Tizen games, GameSalad developers now have access to new distribution channels in the fastest growing mobile markets,” said Tizen Board member Christopher Croteau, Managing Director of Intel’s System Software Division. “The addition of GameSalad Creator for developers will allow game designers to effortlessly publish new as well as popular existing games for the Tizen platform.”
Since its debut in 2009, GameSalad has quickly grown to become a leading mobile game development platform. To date, GameSalad Creator has powered more than 180,000 original titles across mobile and web platforms, including a #1 iOS game and more than 65 Top 100 Games in Apple’s U.S. App Store. In 2012, more than 15% of all new iOS games were built using the GameSalad platform.
GameSalad’s Creator platform allows game developers to rapidly design, publish, and distribute sophisticated games for iOS, Android, and HTML5, while eliminating the need to code. GameSalad is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA.