Gameloft Optimizes Popular Games for Amazon Fire TV

Amazon demonstrates Asphalt 8 during launch event

Apr 02, 2014, 14:00 ET from Gameloft

PARIS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, today announced it will offer three hit titles optimized for the launch of Amazon Fire TV, including 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award winner and 2013 BAFTA Kids' Vote winner, Despicable Me: Minion Rush, as well as its hit arcade racing title, Asphalt 8: Airborne and the popular Modern Combat 4. Amazon showed live demonstrations of Asphalt 8: Airborne during its Fire TV launch event on Wednesday, April 2nd at Milk Studios in New York City.

With Fire TV, consumers will enjoy an enriched living room experience, which includes access to some of today's most popular games on the big screen. This partnership brings rescaled and improved graphics to the new platform, delivering an enhanced display on TV screens.

"With Amazon's broad consumer base and quality reputation in the market, it made sense to optimize some of our top games for Fire TV," said Baudouin Corman, VP of Publishing for the Americas, Gameloft. "This collaboration broadens the reach of our games, allowing us to bring even more high-quality content to the consumers' living room."

"We are thrilled that Gameloft has optimized its most popular titles for Fire TV," said Mike George, Vice President of Amazon Appstore and Games. "With a quad core processor and 2 GB of memory, Asphalt 8: Airborne and all of Gameloft's optimized titles really shine on Fire TV. We think customers will love playing these games."

Fire TV is available to order today in the U.S. market.

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, Android® and Windows® 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 Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®.

Gameloft is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs over 5,200 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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