LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Leading mobile games publisher and developer GAMEVIL today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with MLB Advanced Media, LP (“MLBAM”) and the MLB Players Association (“MLBPA”) to launch MLB Perfect Inning on the App Store and Google Play. The game, developed by Gong Games, is scheduled to launch Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Featuring all 30 MLB teams, active MLB players, and true-to-life gameplay, MLB Perfect Inning is primed to bring realistic, console-quality gaming to mobile devices around the world.
“We are excited to work with MLB and the MLBPA to create the next generation of mobile games,” stated Kyu Lee, President of GAMEVIL USA. “The quality and true-to-life gameplay experience will have everyone re-evaluating what’s possible on mobile.”
“GAMEVIL has created a fun and engaging product, and we’re proud to bring MLB Perfect Inning to our fans,” said MLBPA Category Director of Interactive Games, Digital Products and Services, Mike Amin.
“Wherever they go, baseball fans will enjoy competing with their favorite teams and players as Gamevil brings MLB Perfect Inning to smartphones and tablets,” said Jamie Leece, VP, Games, MLBAM.
Closed Beta Test sign-ups and additional information is available at http://www.MLBperfectinning.com
GAMEVIL®, with over 350 million game downloads and experience publishing hundreds of games on multiple platforms, is one of the most active and innovative mobile game companies in the world. Established in 2000 and with offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul, GAMEVIL is an experienced global mobile game publisher working with more than 70 top studios around the world.
With deep industry and regional knowledge, GAMEVIL has been able to craft numerous award winners through a diverse portfolio of games. Backed by unparalleled expertise in mobile, GAMEVIL continues to lead the sector with a commitment in establishing mobile gaming as a way of life.
GAMEVIL is currently listed on the KOSDAQ Market (Ticker: 063080, Bloomberg: 063080:KS, Reuters: 063080.KQ)
About MLB Players Association
The MLBPA is the collective bargaining representative for all current Major League Baseball players. The Association also assists players with grievances and salary arbitration. The Association works closely with MLB in ensuring that the playing conditions for all games involving Major League players, whether the games are played in MLB stadiums or elsewhere, including internationally, meet proper safety guidelines. The Association also serves as the group licensing agent on behalf of the players.
About MLB Advanced Media
Established in June 2000 following a unanimous vote by the 30 Major League Baseball club owners to centralize all of Baseball’s Internet operations, MLB Advanced Media LP (MLBAM) is the interactive media and internet company of Major League Baseball. MLBAM manages the official league site, MLB.com, and each of the 30 individual Club sites to create the most comprehensive Major League Baseball resource on the Internet. MLBAM also develops, deploys and distributes the highest-grossing sports app, At Bat, as well as manages live video content for dozens of sports and entertainment clients. It captures, encodes and distributes tens of thousands of live video events annually, powering more live events on the Internet than any other property in the world.
Media Contact: Dennis Yi, GAMEVIL USA, Inc., 6265522973, [email protected]
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