We are honored to be a part of this first social media game based on an industry we know and love - collecting and antique shopping.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2012
GoAntiques, the oldest and most established online antiques and collectibles trading community, is pleased to announce their involvement in Portalarium’s new Facebook game called “Ultimate Collector: Garage Sale”. This new Facebook game takes collecting to a whole new level of fun and it created by legendary game maker Richard Garriott and his team of experienced designers.
“Facebook games are not only fun, they are extremely addicting,” said Will Seippel, Founder and CEO of WorthPoint Corporation, the parent company of GoAntiques. “We are honored to be a part of this first social media game based on an industry we know and love - collecting and antique shopping. That is our passion and this game is sure to attract fellow collectors and avid shoppers through Portalarium’s highly entertaining and engaging environment.”
In the game, players have a home which they are to decorate with collections of items they find by visiting virtual stores, flea markets and garage sales. A player must search for a virtual treasure and identify it, repair it and obtain its value. Players can then sell off what they no longer want or need to feed their habit. Throughout the game, a player might stumble upon a store or yard sale that features an item on GoAntiques.com. This item will be available for a person to “buy” virtually within the game as well as for real on GoAntiques.com. However, Ultimate Collector is about more than just collecting. It is about decorating and growing your home and impressing your friends. Start playing today at https://www.facebook.com/UltimateCollector.
GoAntiques is owned and operated by WorthPoint Corporation. The WorthPoint Corporation suite of offerings consists of WorthPoint.com, an online resource for researching and valuing antiques, art and collectibles; MarksandLibrary.com, an online resource for investigating makers’ marks as well as accessing a library of virtual books from leading publishers on a wide range of collecting topics; and GoAntiques.com, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling antiques, art and vintage collectibles.
Founded in 2007, WorthPoint Corporation is an international, online information and financial company that has quickly become the world’s largest resource for researching art, antiques and collectibles. The company’s core feature is Worthopedia® — a vast database of sales records and images for 100+ million items that have been aggregated from eBay, virtual marketplaces and leading auction houses. In 2012, WorthPoint was named to the OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies List in the On-Demand Software category and it won the About.com 2012 Readers Choice Award - deemed the Best Resource for Collectors! In 2011, WorthPoint Corporation was named one of the top 100 private technology companies in the mid-Atlantic region on the Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic list. The company has offices in Atlanta, Ga. and Dublin, Ohio.