GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA ENTERS PRODUCT PARTNERSHIP WITH INDEPENDENT GAME STUDIO CAMOUFLAJ
Puzzle & Dragons Publisher to Bring Future Episodes of Camouflaj’s Critically Acclaimed Game République to Market
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – June 22, 2015 – GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc. (GOEA), a multiplatform publisher for the online gaming community, today announced that the company has entered into a partnership with premier independent studio Camouflaj to promote and publish future titles, including upcoming episodes of the critically acclaimed stealth action game République. Created by the industry veterans of Camouflaj, a studio founded by former Halo 4 creative director and Metal Gear Solid 4 producer Ryan Payton, previous episodes of the Orwellian adventure has received praise from critics for its brilliant storytelling and creative gameplay mechanics.
The Camouflaj publishing partnership and addition of République further positions GungHo Online Entertainment America as a growing and diverse publisher that appeals to a wide variety of video game players. This partnership enhances the company's U.S. growth after the continuing success of its top-selling mobile game Puzzle & Dragons and positive reception of Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition building on the momentum for GungHo’s upcoming mobile, console, and PC titles.
"Camouflaj’s rapidly growing reputation for creating thought-provoking, yet accessible content perfectly aligns with GungHo’s vision for our expanding game portfolio," said Jun Iwasaki, CEO of GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc. "We’ve been longtime fans of République, especially its sophisticated writing and the atmospheric world, which is why we’re so excited to work together with Camouflaj moving forward.”
"GungHo Online Entertainment America shares our vision of bringing core gaming experiences to the global market,” said Ryan Payton, founder of Camouflaj. “Bridging our years of AAA development experience and GOEA’s broad reach and excellent track record, we hope to define a new generation of top-tier entertainment together.”
ABOUT GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA GungHo Online Entertainment America is a multiplatform publisher dedicated to delivering the best titles, content and support for the online gaming community. Established in 2012 and led by former Square Enix and XSEED Games executive Jun Iwasaki, GungHo Online Entertainment America is the US division of GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), an established Japanese publisher. GungHo Online Entertainment America's content partners include leading developers Grasshopper Manufacture, Game Arts, Acquire, and Gravity, all of which are subsidiaries of GOE. GungHo Online Entertainment America publishes and distributes network-oriented games for console, handheld, mobile, tablet, and MMO-style games for PC. GungHo Online Entertainment America is located in El Segundo, CA. For more information, visit www.gunghoonline.com.
ABOUT CAMOUFLAJ Founded by former Halo 4 creative director and Metal Gear Solid 4 producer Ryan Payton, Camouflaj is a Seattle-based boutique game studio. Comprised of industry veterans from such award-winning franchises as F.E.A.R., Red Dead Redemption, and S.O.C.O.M., Camouflaj is a nimble team of experienced developers and talented newcomers, dedicated to bringing the high quality, focused game experiences to the broadest possible audiences.