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XMG Studio Partners With Yodo1: Launches iOS game Powder Monkeys Optimized for Chinese Audience

XMG Studio Inc. and leading Chinese market entry specialist Yodo1 launch localized iOS mobile game Powder Monkeys in Chinese App Store

Toronto, Ontario – November 18th, 2012 – Award winning mobile games developer XMG Studio Inc, is proud to announce the launch of iOS mobile game hit Powder Monkeys in the Chinese App Store. Localized with the help of Bejing-based publisher Yodo1, the game will find a brand new audience in the Chinese market, which currently leads the world in new iOS and Android activations. Yodo1 has catapulted numerous game titles to the Apple China App Store Top 5 in overall apps during the past quarter thanks to their 5 million daily active users across various properties. As one of the fastest growing mobile gaming cooperation’s in China, Yodo1 is distributing and handling the Chinese iOS version of Powder Monkeys under the terms of partnership.

“Powder Monkeys has already proven its popularity in the western market scoring top reviews by the like of Toucharcade, 148Apps, SlideToPlay and TUAW. Teaming up with Yodo1 will help us grow our existing fan base and find an entirely new base of fans in the worlds second largest mobile industry,” said Ray Sharma, Founder and President of XMG Studio Inc. “We’re excited to be working with such a high caliber publisher – who would’ve thought our Monkeys could learn Chinese in just a few weeks?”

First launched in October 2011, Powder Monkeys combines exploration, battle and customization for a truly unique action-based, role-playing mobile game. Player’s start out the adventure as an eager but inexperienced monkey captain of a Navy ship with no gold, no reputation and only minimal knowledge of the great seas. To gain experience and resources the player needs to complete quests, plunder treasures and fight fierce bug-pirates, all while exploring an open world of seas and islands. The procedural level design delivers new quests, keeping the explorations eternally adventurous. Experience Points will let the fearless players who challenge and fight the bug-pirates to advance to higher levels, unlock new quests, and eventually challenge the insects’ nefarious captain: Fidel Mantis!

About XMG Studio Inc

XMG Studio Inc. is an award-winning developer and publisher of mobile games. Founded in late 2009, XMG has developed a track record for innovation excellence in mobile gaming including the release of critically acclaimed games downloadable on your iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices. Based in Toronto, XMG is one of the largest indie mobile game studios in Canada. Named as one of the top global mobile games developers to watch by popular media, XMG is focused on providing creative expression through gameplay for all fans of fun.