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nd of November, Moscow. — NIKITA ONLINE and the
Kongregate games portal are pleased to announce the beginning of
the publishing cooperation. Kongregate’s users can now enjoy
the browser-based MMORPG Lost Magic in English.
The appearance of Lost Magic (
developed by the Labbit Games studio, on the popular American games
portal Kongregate is a further development of NIKITA ONLINE’s
overseas publishing efforts.
“Kongregate is one of the most popular American games
portals and we are interested in building long-term mutually
beneficial relations.” stated
Sergey Kolesov, Corporate Communications Director
for NIKITA ONLINE.
“We continue our international expansion and view it as a
crucial element of our business development
Lost Magic, a browser-based MMORPG, offers a thoroughly
developed turn-based battle system which makes the game tactically
deep and fast-paced at the same time. Amazing meticulously created
hand-drawn graphics and a sophisticated game universe add a great
deal to the distinctive game atmosphere.
"Lost Magic is a unique and compelling addition to Kongregate's
gaming catalog." said
Jim Greer, CEO and co-founder of Kongregate.
"The unique hand-crafted game art and the well developed
dynamic turn-based battle system set Lost Magic apart from other
multiplayer titles on Kongregate."
NIKITA ONLINE became the publisher of Lost Magic in October 2011
when the game was included to the company’s portfolio through
the GameXP Connect platform (
NIKITA ONLINE was founded in 1991 and became the
first game company in Russia. It has two offices — in Moscow
and Rostov-on-Don. Currently NIKITA ONLINE operates in Russia, CIS
and the Baltic states with 19 titles: 4Story, Asda Story, Divine
Souls, Dragon Knight, Avatarika, Karos Online, King of Kings 3,
Rappelz, Sphere, Sphere: Reborn, Sphere 2: Arena and browser-based
I, the Feudal Lord, WebRacing, Lost Magic, Tako Online, FUBAR, The
Panic Room: Outrage, Nadirim and The Kingdom. The company has
developed more than 100 titles and localized more than 50. Today
there are 9 million unique users registered in NIKITA
ONLINE’s projects. For more information, please, head to
Kongregate is a leading online game platform with
over 15 million monthly unique visitors who spend more than 28
million hours playing games per month. As part of the GameStop
Corporation network, the site features a unique community and rich
social elements combining achievements, profiles, chat, messaging,
forums, and levels into a cohesive and addicting experience. Based
in San Francisco, CA, the company was founded in 2006 by
brother-and-sister team Jim Greer, a game industry veteran, and
Emily Greer, an interactive marketing executive
GameXP is an entertainment web-portal which unites
more than 9 million users offering them the dozens of free-to-play
online games along with the wide array of user-friendly services
and diverse content provided by both professional journalists and
gamers themselves. The portal embodies the social network with
well-developed recommendation functionality which allows the users
to easily learn of their friends’ preferences as well as
share the information of their own tastes.
GameXP Connect is a platform which allows a
devstudio quickly and painlessly put their game on the GameXP
entertainment web-portal and thus get access to its multi-million
audience (over 9 million unique users) along with the elaborate
infrastructure — from billing system to in-game voice chat
and 24/7 support service.
Labbit Games was founded in 2010 in Moscow. From
the very beginning the company have been aiming at delivering the
products which would set a new quality bar for browser games.
Immense experience of the founders combined with passion of new
generation of talented specialists resulted in award-winning Lost