SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kabam, a leader in massively multiplayer online and mobile games, has acquired Wild Shadow Studios, creators of the indie hit Realm of the Mad GodTM. Realm of the Mad God combines action combat and role playing game depth with real-time co-op gameplay, and is now available to play for free on Kabam.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Kabam is quickly expanding our portfolio and we remain focused on delivering the highest quality multiplayer games across genres and across platforms,” said Andrew Sheppard, president of Kabam Game Studios. “Wild Shadow has created an incredible game with a passionate community and Kabam is energized to give this talented indie team even more development and distribution muscle to bring their vision to life.”
In addition to development resources, Kabam will leverage its multiplatform distribution capabilities to make Realm of the Mad God available to players around the world. Kabam currently delivers its content to gamers on fifteen different platforms and seventeen different languages.
Realm of the Mad God challenges gamers to band together in groups of up to 85 players to battle against Oryx, the Mad God. A retro 8-bit art style, epic boss battles and skill based combat will thrill action fans, while RPG gamers can go deep with a dozen character classes, endless exploration and hundreds of spells, weapons and items to loot.
“This is awesome news for fans of Realm of the Mad God,” said Alex Carobus, founder of Wild Shadow Studios. “Our development resources have grown exponentially by joining the Kabam family. Look for tons of new content in the coming months. We know our fans are going to like what they see.”
For more information about Realm of the Mad God or to play the game for free, visit www.kabam.com
Kabam, a leader in massively multiplayer online and mobile games, is transforming the traditional gaming industry. The company’s studios focus on combining the best elements of traditional and social gaming to appeal to a growing audience of gamers looking for highly immersive social games on PC, mobile, and tablet platforms. Recent Kabam titles include The Godfather™: Five Families™, Dragons of Atlantis™, Edgeworld™, the award-winning Kingdoms of Camelot® and the company’s first mobile game Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North™. Kabam games are currently available for play on Google+, Facebook, iOS and an ever growing number of global social networks and online channels, as well as mobile and tablet. Founded in 2006 with headquarters in Redwood City, CA, Kabam has built a team of game industry professionals committed to creating deeply engaging games that delight our players. More information about Kabam can be found at www.kabam.com.
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