SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global publisher of 3D Social Mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced a multi-title partnership with Blammo Games. Christopher Locke, game industry veteran and founder of Blammo Games, most recently built and ran the studio responsible for freemium top ten grossing iOS titles Smurfs' Village and Zombie Cafe. He also served as external producer on critically acclaimed 'Lil Pirates.
Glu will act as publisher and Blammo Games as developer on two titles over the next twelve months. Both titles will integrate Glu's tools and technology and underpin growth in the Glu Games Network. The partnership may be extended for sequels of each release. In addition, Glu has an option to purchase up to a 25% ownership interest in Blammo.
"We are pleased to establish a long-term publishing relationship with Mr. Locke and his new studio, Blammo Games," said Niccolo De Masi, CEO of Glu. "Glu and Blammo Games share a keen focus on bringing high-quality mobile titles to market and we look forward to leveraging Mr. Locke's unique talents to produce dynamic and enduring mobile gaming franchises for Glu gamers."
"I am excited to collaborate with Glu on their upcoming titles," said Locke. "Glu has asserted themselves as innovators in high-quality, freemium gaming and a leading contributor to the iOS and Android ecosystem. Blammo Games collaboration with Glu will undoubtedly produce unique, captivating gaming experiences for consumers."
About Glu Mobile
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of 3D Social Mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu's unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers all over the world - supporting iOS, Android, Palm, Windows Phone 7 devices and beyond. Glu is focused on bringing the best in social, freemium, cross-platform mobile gaming experiences to the mass market. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco and has major offices in Brazil, China, Russia and the UK. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP and also partners with leading entertainment brands including Activision, Atari, Caesar's and Fox. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile devices wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile.
About Blammo Games
Blammo Games is a recently-formed mobile gaming company in Toronto, Canada. The core team has years of experience and a track record of success, including multiple top 10 games for iOS. For more information on the company or to inquire about job opportunities please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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