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2009-08-04 07:30:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Digital Media, the ultimate digital source for women's entertainment, escape and play, and King.com (http://www.king.com), the world's largest skill games company, today announced a major alliance in which King.com will become the exclusive provider of co-branded online games to Lifetime's flagship digital destination, myLifetime.com. The partnership will enable Lifetime's digital audience to play King.com's award-winning games on...

2009-07-22 10:00:00

SEATTLE, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CASUAL CONNECT CONFERENCE -- In a presentation to Casual Connect (http://seattle.casualconnect.org/index.html), the annual conference of the casual games industry, King.com's VP of Games Acquisitions and Advertising Sales, Alex Norstrom, announced the results of the company's global quest to discover and promote games development talent directly from individual developers, alongside 3rd party studios and their in-house team. In the six months since King.com...

2009-07-21 20:16:00

SEATTLE, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CASUAL CONNECT -- Today King.com (www.king.com), the world's leading online skill games company, brought together women gamers - ages 24 to 61 - to speak directly to the casual games industry and reveal what it is about gaming that motivates them. King.com organized a live focus group of 6 women to give women gamers their voice, and to help the industry learn more about their motivations for playing games and what makes the best games. Key questions...

2009-07-16 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- King.com (www.king.com), the world's leading online skill games company, today announced the release of 20 games - including Midas Miner, GoGo21, Jungle Bubble or Word Battle - for the most popular feature phones. Following the release of its first-ever games for the iPhone, these new releases make King.com's award-winning skill games available to the vast majority of mobile consumers. Over 80% of all handsets sold daily are simple feature...

2009-07-14 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- King.com (www.king.com), the world's largest online skill games company, today announced the release of its first-ever games for the iPhone and Facebook. Kalorie King and Mars Lives are the first in a series of games for Facebook users and Amazon Survival is the first iPhone game. These launch games mark the first in a series of new games and business models designed exclusively for social networks and the iPhone. "With more than 350...

2009-03-05 07:30:00

AMSTERDAM, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.King.com, the world's largest skill gaming community has launched a multi-lingual game magazine called http://www.favouritegamesguide.com. "It's been our users who more and more asked for it," Matthias Schmidt-Pfitzner, COO of King.com explains. "They wanted a magazine to cover all different aspects of online skill gaming." http://www.favouritegamesguide.com offers a mix of game reviews, insights and game related news as well as interviews...

2009-02-04 08:00:00

World's leading social games company continues growth trend, surging to 350 million games played per month LOS ANGELES and LONDON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- King (www.king.com), the world's leading online social games company, announced that 350 million games a month were played on the King.com platform, nearly doubling the number of games played on the site a year ago. King's 84 percent jump solidifies three consecutive years of growth: In 2007, the number of games played per month increased...

2008-12-12 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Hunted Forever," a flash-based game introduced on King (http://www.king.com) in October 2008, has quietly won over computer gaming aficionados. In the few weeks since its debut, the game has been played more than 2 million times and hosted on more than 1000 web sites. The stylized game created by a Canadian university student was also listed among such high-powered titles as "Grand Theft Auto IV," "Gears of War 2" and "Star Wars: The Force...

2008-10-28 09:00:21

NEW YORK and VENICE BEACH, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Access 360 Media (http://www.access360media.com/), the nation's largest out-of-home media network reaching young adults, has raised $8 million in a Series B round funding led by Mission Ventures and joined by Bessemer Venture Partners. As a leader in the digital out-of-home (DOOH) industry, Access 360 Media will apply the new capital toward accelerating company growth to match the developing out-of-home industry's substantial rate of...

2008-06-16 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NowPublic.com (http://www.nowpublic.com/), the world's largest participatory news network, today announced the launch of three new features that raise the bar for trust and credibility in a crowd-powered media platform and community. These features include a member ranking system, a presence stream and a news dashboard. NowPublic was founded to empower the average citizen to capture and chronicle the news around him/her. It has...