SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play games for traditional players, today announced an Android release of its hit mobile game Underworld Empire on Google Play. Developed in San Francisco by Kabam’s Phoenix Age studio, Underworld Empire is a social role-playing game (RPG) that takes players into New Metropolis, a crime filled realm where they will need to earn respect and money through defeating enemies and recruiting allies to reign over the most powerful empire.
“Kabam’s Phoenix Age studio has created a phenomenal experience for mobile devices and we’re thrilled to bring one of the top crime-based RPGs to Android players,” said Aaron Loeb, senior vice president of Kabam’s North American Studios. “Underworld Empire brings an intense battle for domination, featuring stunning artwork and the ability to form criminal empires with hundreds of other players from around the world. It’s a fun and challenging social game.”
Underworld Empire takes players on a journey to exact vengeance for their father’s murder, where strategic thinking and alliances are critical in the pursuit of underworld domination. Players can align against their choice of ruthless criminal empires including The Cartel, Syndicate, Mafia, and Street Gangs. Defeating adversaries and powerful bosses grants access to threatening weapons and assault vehicles which players can use to annihilate other players to reclaim their empire. With integrated social features including a real-time boss battle leaderboard, players will compete together and against each other in an epic battle to rule the underworld. Game features include:
- Build your Arsenal: Boost your stats with over 1,000 Common, Uncommon, Rare, Epic, and Legendary weapons and assault vehicles.
- Guns for Hire: Customize your empire with more than 50 unique lieutenants with special abilities, then fuse them together to make them even more effective.
- Defeat Powerful Bosses: Take down powerful bosses with up to 200 other players to earn loot and scale the real-time boss battle leaderboard.
- All out Underworld War: Join or create an empire of up to 80 players then battle to become the toughest in 80 vs. 80 Empire Wars.
Kabam is the leader in the western world for free-to-play games for traditional players with first and third party published titles available on mobile devices via its own dedicated channel in the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and on the Web via Facebook, Yahoo, Kabam.com and other platforms. Kabam is the fastest growing Internet media company in the San Francisco Bay Area and the 17th fastest growing company overall in the U.S., according to Deloitte LLP. Kabam’s 2013 revenues exceeded $360 million, a 100 percent increase over 2012. The company is profitable and cash-flow positive, and has created four titles that have grossed more than $100M each in their life. Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot franchise has grossed more than $250 million in less than four years, making it one of the top 10 strategy franchises of all time. In 2012, Kabam Publishing was launched to provide third-party developers access to Kabam’s technology platform, distribution channels, data analytics and best practices that Kabam’s in-house development teams use to bring wildly successful games to players worldwide. Kabam has approximately 800 employees around the world, with corporate headquarters in San Francisco. The company’s investors include Google, Warner Brothers, MGM, Intel, Canaan Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures and others. More information about Kabam can be found at www.kabam.com.