LAND O'LAKES, Fla., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Artix Entertainment, the indie game development studio that runs browser-based and download-free RPGs, today announced the launch of their newest payment option for their 125 million gamers: Zeevex, an InComm company providing virtual currency through national retailers. Artix offers a diverse choice of free-to-play online entertainment ranging from the fantasy realms of the original AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and the MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds to the sci-fi galaxies of MechQuest, WarpForce, and EpicDuel.
Through this partnership, Artix players now have access to one of the most consumer friendly payment methods when buying virtual goods. Artix also has access to Zeevex's growing distribution network of more than 50,000 national retailer locations in the U.S.
"InComm's wide reach will enable a large portion of our audience to upgrade in our games who were unable to before, while at the same time broadening our marketing in new retail spaces," said Adam Bohn, Founder/CEO of Artix Entertainment. "We are very pleased to be working with InComm and are confident that InComm's expertise will be a great addition to our company."
Following the successful launch across the Zeevex platform, Artix looks to expand its market exposure while providing gamers payment options to enhance online game play. Artix has finalized a branded gaming card to launch across the full global InComm retail distribution network.
InComm offers gaming partners several key benefits, including access to one of the largest distribution networks in the industry, consisting of more than 225,000 retail locations around the world. Within this network, InComm's award-winning marketing and sales teams have succeeded in leveraging 19 years of experience to establish consistent retail destinations for prepaid products – especially digital content, music and one of the fastest growing niche categories, online gaming. Leveraging reach, marketing and promotions, and the dual platforms, InComm and Zeevex are able to immediately drive revenue for partners through lower operating costs.
About Artix Entertainment:
Artix Entertainment LLC, is a privately held, indie game development and publishing studio that specializes in creating online, browser-based, anime-style, role-playing Flash games with a distinctive visual style and high-quality game play. Artix has developed a range of games with storylines that are based in the fantasy, sci-fi and adventure genre. Content within the games is updated on a weekly basis, creating a compelling experience that keeps users coming back frequently for new content and story lines. Artix's core offerings are three online RPG games: AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and MechQuest, and two MMORPGs: AdventureQuest Worlds and EpicDuel. Players can visit portal.battleon.com for more information.
InComm is the industry leading marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products using its state-of-the-art point-of-sale transaction technology and payment solutions to revolutionize retail product sales and customer experiences. With nearly $13 billion in retail sales transactions processed in 2010, InComm is the nation's largest provider of gift cards, prepaid wireless products, reloadable debit cards, digital music downloads, content, games, software and bill payment solutions. InComm partners with consumer brand leaders around the world to provide more than 225,000 retail locations the products and services their customers demand. Since 1992, InComm's patented technologies have made the buying process easier for consumers, while streamlining the selling process for product and retail partners. InComm is headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Australia/New Zealand, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Minnesota, Oregon, and Texas. To learn more about InComm, visit www.incomm.com or call 1.800.352.3084.
Founded in 2008 and acquired by InComm in 2010, Zeevex is the leading open virtual currency available in national retailers. The Zeevex Digital Locker allows gamers to manage their virtual lives, while helping brick and mortar retailers, as well as hundreds of online content providers, generate new revenue. Zeevex is located in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.zeevex.com/about or follow @zeevex on Twitter.
SOURCE Artix Entertainment