San Francisco, CA and Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2007
iWin, Inc., a leading developer and publisher of online casual games, and Jenkat Media, Inc., a casual game developer and distributor founded by veterans of Fox Interactive Media and Intermix Media (parent company of MySpace.com), today announced a strategic distribution agreement. Under the agreement, iWin will market and distribute Jenkat's first four casual game titles on multiple platforms, including the first two scheduled for release in October 2007.
Jenkat's first two games will include Café Mahjongg, an immersive casual game set in a coffee house, and Finder Keepers, an Atlantic Ocean-themed adventure for adults and kids of all ages.
"As experienced game developers we sought out the best publisher that would allow us the freedom and confidence to build our games without many creative constraints, as well as give us the support to become a success," said Jenkat Co-Founder and President Malcolm Michaels. "iWin was that publishing partner, as they employ a unique value proposition in that they understand the value of a game's intellectual property and work tirelessly to expose its developer titles to countless, unique revenue streams that many other publishers just cannot provide."
iWin is known for helping its partners deliver the industry expertise needed to drive sales of casual games, not only online, but also via mobile, brick-and-mortar, and new emerging platforms. "The Jenkat team has a proven track record of success with previous online hits such as Belle's Beauty Boutique and Gold Miner: Vegas, so it was a natural fit for iWin to partner with them," said iWin CEO CJ Wolf. "Their first two games are extremely addictive and are graphically intoxicating, and iWin is excited to begin distribution of Jenkat's first two original casual games."
About iWin, Inc.
Founded in 2001, iWin is a leading publisher and developer of online casual games for the mass market. The company operates iWin.com offering over 200 download games, free web games, and multiplayer games and visited by millions of customers every month. As a multi-platform publisher of casual games, iWin provides extensive resources, financing, marketing, and distribution services to independent game developers throughout the world . In 2004, iWin's top game, Jewel Quest™, was declared a Finalist for the 2004 Billboard Digital Entertainment Awards as 'Downloadable Game of the Year'. iWin has offices in San Francisco and Seattle. Visit iWin at http://www.iwin.com
About Jenkat Media, Inc.:
Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jenkat Media has over ten years of collective experience in creating successful socially-based casual games on multiple platforms, including PC and mobile devices. The management team at Jenkat Media has previously created and produced over 100 casual game titles, which have been played online over one billion times worldwide resulting in multi-millions of dollars in revenue. To learn more, visit Jenkat at http://www.jenkatmedia.com/