GREE Wants to Boost Indie Game Developers
GREE has announced at GDC Online a new program aimed at boosting indies in the game development world. The GREE Loves Indies program has been designed to provide selected developers access to GREE’s network of resources, expertise, and promotion. One Indie title that utilizes the GREE platform will be selected each month for the special treatment.
Eros Resmini, SVP of Developer Relations and Marketing at GREE commented, “GREE is a strong supporter of independent developers. They are responsible for pushing the limits of creativity and driving innovation within the mobile industry and I feel we have a responsibility to give them the tools and knowledge they need to work their magic.”
Check below for the full press release.
GREE LOVES INDIES THROUGH LAUNCH AND BEYOND
New Program Provides Access to Tools and Resources for Independent Developers to Launch and Support their Titles Long-term
San Francisco, CA — October 08, 2012— GREE, a leading social mobile gaming content and platform provider, today announced GREE Loves Indies, a brand-new program focused on recognizing and supporting the efforts of independent developers and small studios across the United States. GREE Loves Indies will build on GREE’s ongoing commitment to independent developers, by offering them access to GREE’s worldwide resources and in-depth expertise. As a part of GREE Loves Indies, GREE will work with an “Indie of the Month” to launch the selected title to worldwide audiences on GREE Platform.
“GREE is a strong supporter of independent developers. They are responsible for pushing the limits of creativity and driving innovation within the mobile industry and I feel we have a responsibility to give them the tools and knowledge they need to work their magic,” says Eros Resmini, SVP of Developer Relations and Marketing, GREE International, Inc.
The “Indie of the Month” contest invites independent developers to submit new games to be considered for a 4-6 week launch and release support campaign. The winning title will launch on GREE Platform and receive in-depth benefits including public relations resources, game review and optimization, integration support, and post-launch support. Each eligible game submitted will be reviewed on several criteria including creativity, user experience, and innovation. The website, which also includes official contest rules, is open for submissions today at greelovesindies.com. GREE expects to release the first game this holiday season.
Developers attending GDC Online at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from October 9-11, 2012, can visit GREE on the show floor to ask questions about the company or the GREE Loves Indies program. Other GREE activities at GDC Online this year include a roundtable discussion with developer partners on Tuesday, October 9th at 2pm, and sponsorship of the official closing party at Austin’s historic Maggie Mae’s on Wednesday, October 10th.
For more information about GREE, visit www.gree-corp.com.