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Amiga Games Announces Up To 500 Classic Game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

August 21, 2013 No Comments

Amiga Games has announced a classic game co-marketing and distribution agreement with Microsoft. The deal is positioned to bring at least 50 classic games to the Windows Phone store  and Windows store by the end of 2013. In total, Amiga could bring a total of 500 classics to each store.

Check out their games list here and the press release below.  (Rampage, RBI, etc. – its a HUGE list)

Press Release:

SOURCE: Writers Group Film Corp.
August 19, 2013 06:25 ET
Amiga Games Inc., a Newly Acquired Company of Writers Group Film Corp., Announces Classic Game Co-Marketing and Distribution Agreement With Microsoft Corporation

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Aug 19, 2013) -  WRITERS GROUP FILM CORP. (OTCQB: WRIT) — Amiga Games Inc. (AGI), a videogame publisher of classic games for a wide range of smartphones and mobile devices, announced today a co-marketing and distribution agreement with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT). The agreement will bring between fifty and five hundred classic game titles to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 through the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store. Microsoft will co-market the release of the gaming titles via Windows.com and Windows Store promotions, Windows social marketing, and Surface Store Picks.

Amiga Games will create special versions of their titles to take advantage of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8′s unique features, including live tiles, cross-platform game data sharing, and Snap and Share. In addition, AGI’s releases will support Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8.1. Amiga Games plans to deliver the first 50 Windows titles to Microsoft by December of 2013, coinciding with the 2013 Holiday season.

“Microsoft has put a spotlight on mobile gaming and we are very pleased they chose Amiga Games to be a part of their mobile gaming experience,” said Eric Mitchell, CEO of Writers Group Film Corp. “Windows 8 and Windows Phone are great platforms for AGI to showcase our best titles.”

“We’re thrilled that Amiga Games is bringing beloved classic game titles to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 starting this holiday season,” said John Richards, senior director of Windows App Marketing for Microsoft Corp. “Amiga’s commitment to take advantage of unique features such as live tiles, Snap and Share will create a fantastic experience for game lovers on both platforms.”

On July 8, 2013 Amiga Games Inc. announced that it had entered into an agreement to be acquired by Writers Group Film Corp. (OTCQB: WRIT) a Los Angeles-based content distribution company.


Via: WMPU  thanks T.R. for the tip!


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