TORONTO, ONTARIO – January 19, 2011– TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V:TNG), the global leader in cross-platform game deployment, proudly announces the launch of the highly anticipated GameTree TV Developer Competition. Game developers now have the opportunity to win over $50,000 in prizes, with the top finalists receiving significant recognition at major industry events such as the prestigious Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and Game Developers Conference (GDC). Select finalists are also eligible to have their games distributed on the GameTree TV Platform itself, bringing them to the forefront of the Smart TV revolution and into consumers' homes. The competition will run until April 30th, with winners chosen by a celebrity judging panel and announced at E3 in June. Join the competition today at http://gametreetv.com/competition.
GameTree TV is the premiere on-demand Smart TV gaming platform, offering an unprecedented user experience on the next generation of set-top boxes and connected consumer electronic (CE) devices. Launching with major European cable operators in Q1 of 2011 with a projected global user base in the millions by year's end, the GameTree TV Platform gives game developers instant access to an immense and burgeoning market.
"TransGaming has already licensed hundreds of games on GameTree TV from an impressive range of game developers and publishers that includes rising independent talent and trend-setting established studios", commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming. "The demand to be featured on GameTree TV is abundantly clear, and this competition will give the game development community the ability to usher in the Smart TV era by expanding their reach through our global gaming platform."
Game developers can immediately create compelling content, join a vibrant community, and submit their games for distribution on the Platform through the GameTree TV Developer Program. The Program offers access to the GameTree TV SDK, technical documentation, and support services, providing developers with cost-effective tools for the development of original games or the adaptation of existing PC or OpenGL ES-based games for GameTree TV.
To join the competition today and compete for over $50,000 in prizes, simply enroll in the GameTree TV Developer Program at http://gametreetv.com/competition. GameTree TV will also be showcased at the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, and will be featured at a GDC developer session on Wednesday, March 3rd, 3 - 4pm in room 302.
About TransGaming, Inc.
TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), is a leader in the development of unique software products that facilitate the deployment and distribution of games across multiple platforms. TransGaming's enablement technologies significantly reduce the time-to-market for and costs associated with multi-platform releases of games. TransGaming works with many of the industry's leading developers and publishers to enable and distribute their games for the Mac and Linux/CE platforms, and currently markets products under: Cider (Mac Gaming), GameTree (Game Publishing & Distribution Platforms), Cedega (Linux Gaming), and SwiftShader (Graphics Rendering). TransGaming is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with an R&D office in Ottawa, Canada, and the GameTree TV development office in Atlanta, GA. To learn more about TransGaming visit www.transgaming.com.
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