Gameloft Optimizes, Makes Free Two Popular Games for ARCHOS GamePad 2

Oct 09, 2013, 12:15 ET from Gameloft

PARIS, October 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Critically Acclaimed Asphalt 8: Airborne and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour preloaded on new ARCHOS platform

Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, today announced a partnership with ARCHOS to optimize Gameloft's hit titles Asphalt 8: Airborne and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour for the new Android tablet, ARCHOS GamePad 2.

The new ARCHOS GamePad 2 brings dedicated gaming buttons to a powerful Android tablet, providing a portable console-like gaming experience to video game users worldwide.

Hit games Asphalt 8: Airborne and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour will come preloaded on the ARCHOS GamePad 2 for free. Users will also have the option of downloading other Gameloft games via Google Play.

"With a tablet that's as innovative as the ARCHOS GamePad 2, it was an easy decision to optimize our games for the platform," said Cyril Guilleminot, Gameloft Director for France & Benelux. "Users will be able to take part in a brand new gaming experience with its integrated physical control system."

"Following the success of the GamePad 1, we knew that we could take the gaming-tablet concept further. With our GamePad 2 we have included an HD screen, better controls, a larger battery and a faster processor," said Loic Poirier, ARCHOS CEO. "We're also excited to be working with a leading games company like Gameloft to pre-install two visually stunning titles for an amazing gaming experience."

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 has its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and 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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