Duo Games and Gameloft Announce New Duo Gamer(TM) Controller for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct. 1, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
Leading digital game publisher
and innovative game accessory maker join forces to provide consumers
with a 'kick back', console-style gaming experience
Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, and
Duo Games, the worldwide leader in iOS-exclusive game accessories,
today announced the launch and availability of Duo GamerTM, a handheld
game controller which allows users to experience 'kick back',
console-style gaming on their iPad or big screen TV via iPhone®, iPad®
or iPod touch®.
Duo Gamer is a Bluetooth-enabled wireless controller that allows gamers
to play fast-paced console-style games on their iOS device, with the
familiar controls of a handheld controller. Simply dock your iOS
device in the handy Duo Gamer stand, connect wirelessly via Bluetooth,
launch your favorite Gameloft game, and then game away using Duo
Gamer.In addition, gamers can connect their iPad, iPhone, or iPod
touch to a TV for an even more immersive gameplay experience.
"We've worked closely with Gameloft to ensure that Duo Gamer is
optimized to the fullest extent for their rich, immersive game apps,"
said Mike Sievert, CEO of Duo Games. "By providing gamers with the
first and only console-style gamepad controller for iOS, we are giving
them the ability to enjoy a 'kick back' experience while still
harnessing the power and graphics capabilities that iPad, iPhone, and
iPod touch offer. This will be a game-changer."
Product features include:
-- Dual analog thumb-sticks
-- Six buttons plus d-pad
-- Bluetooth connectivity
-- A handy stand for holding your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Duo Gamer works exclusively witha number of popular Gameloft titles
currently including Asphalt 7: Heat, Order & Chaos Online, and N.O.V.A. 3-Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, with more to come soon.
"Gameloft is excited to collaborate with Duo Games to provide iOS gamers
with a new way to enjoy some of our most popular titles," said
Alexandre Tan, Business Development Director at Gameloft.
Duo Gamer is available now for $79.99 and can be found atApple.com starting October 5(th),Amazon.comand at Target Stores nationwide.
For more information about Gameloft and their growing lineup of digital
titles, please visit the website athttp://www.gameloft.com.
A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has
established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since
2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including
mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and
Android® devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Gameloft operates
its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Real Football®, Modern
Combat, and N.O.V.A.: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance®, and also partners
with major rights holders including Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and
Ferrari®. Gameloft is present on all continents, distributes its games
in over 100 countries and employs over 5,000 developers.
Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN: FR0000079600,
Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA). Gameloft's sponsored Level 1 ADR
(ticker: GLOFY) is traded OTC in the US.
About Duo Games
Based in Seattle, Duo Games is a unit of Discovery Bay Games, the
worldwide leader in mobile and tablet gaming accessories and supporting
apps.In addition to developing original content, the company partners
with the most recognized content owners in the world to deliver
enhanced tablet play experiences to consumers. Discovery Bay is led by
experienced game developers and professionals from a bevy of
high-profile companies including Microsoft/XBox, AT&T, Cranium, Hasbro,
and Screenlife. For more information, visit Duo Games or follow the company on Facebook or Twitter.
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Jessica W. Lewinstein North American PR Manager +1-415-265-5725
Jessica.Lewinstein@Gameloft.com Nicole Tiedemann MWW Group +1-212-827-3777
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