SYBO, the creators of internationally successful Subway Surfers, announced the worldwide launch of their new mobile game, Blades of Brim, now available exclusively on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Blades of Brim is a new generation endless runner mobile game. With innovative new gameplay and stunning visuals, Blades of Brim brings fast-paced combat, a whole new crew of runners, and an epic and enchanting universe to the genre. Players can choose from a variety of characters, call on epic mounts, and go on heroic quests while battling enemies in a world of adventure.
Blades of Brim launches simultaneously in the lucrative Chinese mobile games market as part of this worldwide launch. SYBO has partnered with mobile game publisher Spellgun, to localize and release Blades of Brim in all 29 Chinese provinces.
The innovative design of this next generation runner is sure to appeal to Chinese players, where revenue from mobile games is reported to overtake the U.S. in 2016. SYBO’s previous game, Subway Surfers, enjoyed success in China and was among the top 10 casual mobiles games in China.
“By working with Spellgun/Talkweb on Blades of Brim in China we can enhance the worldwide SYBO experience,” said Bodie Jahn-Mulliner, CEO and Co-Founder of SYBO and Sylvester Rishøj Jensen, Creative Director and Co-Founder of SYBO.
"Blades of Brim has everything that Chinese players would want in a new mobile game -- cutting-edge graphics, fast paced action, and a wonderfully imaginative world with dragons, magic, and cool heroes. Our expectations for the game’s performance in China is extremely high and we are very happy that SYBO selected Spellgun as their partner for the China market,” said James Zhang, CEO of Spellgun.
SYBO is one of only a few game developers to simultaneously release a mobile game in both China and the Western markets.
Blades of Brim is free to play with in-app purchases. For more information visit: www.sybogames.com
About SYBO (www.sybogames.com)
SYBO is the developer and the IP owner of Subway Surfers, the endless runner released on Apple and Android devices, under a freemium model. The game was released in May 2012, and has since, reached 700 million installs, 62 billion play sessions and 75 billion miles run. Subway Surfers was the second most downloaded mobile game in 2014. SYBO is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is passionate about their players. SYBO lives to create immersive and exciting experiences.
About Spellgun (www.spellgun.com)
Spellgun, a division of Concept Art House, is the exclusive North American partner of Talkweb. Spellgun is the most complete solution for North American game companies wishing to launch their products into the Chinese mobile market.
Spellgun provides North American developers access to a San Francisco based licensing and support team, a 100+ Shanghai based localization office, distribution partnerships with all leading China operators, and local marketing, user support and operations in all 29 Chinese provinces through Talkweb.
About Concept Art House (www.conceptarthouse.com)
Concept Art House is a leading art outsourcing and creative service provider for mobile and video games. With a team of professional artists and industry veterans, Concept Art House has contributed game art to over 500 shipped video games from companies including Blizzard, DeNA, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Kabam, Riot Games, Supercell, and Wizards of the Coast. Concept Art House develops long-term relationships with each client through integrity, open communication, and high-quality artwork.
About Talkweb (www.talkweb.com.cn)
Talkweb Information Systems Co., Ltd is one of China's leading providers of mobile e-commerce applications. Established in 1996, Talkweb is one of China's most recognized public companies. With over 2,000 employees, 29 branch offices, and four headquarters locations, Talkweb offers technical and operational support to mobile operators across all of China's 29 provinces.
Talkweb is a leader in supporting games nationwide with a proven history of successfully launching Western games, such as Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies 2, and Bejeweled Deluxe in the Chinese smartphone market.
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