Exit Games Photon Powers King’s Bounty:Legions

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Anonymous Aug 04, 2011 at 13:28

Exit Games today announced that its leading network engine Photon has been selected by KranX Productions to power the network features of Nival’s Kings Bounty: Legions, a social massive multiplayer online game (MMOG).

Once more Photon was chosen by a top-tier development studio due to its unparalleled and unique feature set, which include:
- Reliable UDP, the ideal protocol for MMOGs
- C/C++ based core for ultimate performance
- Server extensibility in C#/.NET

“It was the right decision to have chosen Exit Games Photon. It offers features you won’t find in other network engines but which are critical for MMOs, such as reliable UDP and unparalleled performance” says Andrew ‘Krank’ Kuzmin, CEO of KranX Productions. He continued ”Photon is really straight forward to work with, meaning we did not need much support. But whenever we did need help the Exit Games’ team was there, and they helped resolve any issues in a minimum of time and with the minimum of fuss.”

Christof Wegmann, CTO and founder of Exit Games, added ”The team at KranX is really at the forefront of technology and we are proud that Photon was chosen by KranX for such an impressive title as King’s Bounty:Legions.” He went on “We have worked hard to make Photon the first choice for MMOG developers when it comes to network middleware, and we will continue to improve all aspects of Photon in future iterations.”

Exit Games Photon FREE licenses for Unity, iOS, Android, Flash, Silverlight
and other platforms can be downloaded at http://shop.exitgames.com.

About KranX Productions
KranX Productions is a development studio and production house founded by the well-respected Russian computer game developer Andrey “KranK” Kuzmin. KranX has turned its primary focus to the development of online games and currently has a team of more than 30 developers with experience in developing full-scale titles for PC and console platforms. For more information about KranX Productions, please visit www.kranx.com.

About Nival
Nival is a global developer and publisher of social strategy games with extensive experience in strategy game development and massively multiplayer online game publishing. Nival is headquartered in Moscow and was founded by Russian games industry veteran Sergey Orlovskiy, who currently serves as company president. With offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia; Minsk, Belarus and Los Angeles, USA; Nival currently has more than 200 employees and three development studios. Nival also operates the popular Russian gaming platform, ZZima.com. For more information about Nival, please visit www.nival.com.

About Exit Games
Exit Games is the leading provider of network engines for the development of online games on multiple platforms. Exit Games' high performance network engine and socket server, Photon, allows developers to easily implement realtime network features into games or applications for browsers, personal computers, Macs or mobile devices including the iPad, iPhone and Android.
Exit Games products are used by leading entertainment industry customers such as Bigpoint, Walt Disney, Square Enix, Taito, Konami, World Golf Tour and E! Entertainment to create online, social and community-based games and applications.
Exit Games was founded in 2003 with venture capital funding and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, with an office in Portland, Oregon, USA. For more information, please visit the company website: www.exitgames.com.

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