Gameloft Offers Hit Games Optimized for Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX

Despicable Me: Minion Rush and Asphalt 8: Airborne to be available at launch

Sep 25, 2013, 12:00 ET from Gameloft

PARIS, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, today announced it has optimized multiple hit games for the launch of Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX. Gameloft's best sellers will be available at launch, including Asphalt 8: Airborne and Despicable Me: Minion Rush.

Working closely with Amazon, Gameloft has optimized these games for the platform to include top 3D graphics, vibrant colors and special effects.

"The technologies within this new set of devices have allowed us to bring quality a step further, while maintaining flawless performance," said Baudouin Corman, VP of Publishing for the Americas at Gameloft. "As one of the platform's largest supporters, we have prepared our games for another great set of new devices."

"Gameloft has offered their best-selling games on Amazon since we first launched the Amazon Appstore and Kindle Fire,"  said Aaron Rubenson, Director of Amazon Appstore. "We're thrilled that consumers will again be able to enjoy Gameloft's top-notch games on Amazon's great new Kindle Fire devices." 

As a partner since the inception of the first Kindle Fire, Gameloft continues to support the release of Amazon's new devices by making software available at launch. Further, Gameloft continues to integrate Amazon's GameCircle, which is already available on both Asphalt 8: Airborne and Despicable Me: Minion Rush, and will be coming to more games in the future.

About Gameloft:

A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat or Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal®, Illumination Entertainment®, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and Ferrari®.

Gameloft is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs over 5,000 developers.

Gameloft is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris (Euronext: GFT.PA, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA). Gameloft is traded OTC in the US (sponsored Level 1 ADR ticker: GLOFY).

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