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Funimation strikes mobile & online gaming pact

Funimation Entertainment has teamed with NGames Interactive and GameSamba to create free-to-play mobile and online games based on its anime titles and other IPs.
January 18, 2016

Texas-based Funimation Entertainment has teamed with NGames Interactive in China and Washington’s GameSamba to create free-to-play mobile and online games based on its anime titles and other IPs.

Online/mobile games publisher NGames Interactive will use its studios throughout Asia to develop new licensed titles in partnership with free-to-play mobile games publisher/developer GameSamba, with the help of North American anime brand manager Funimation, which has launched its own anime streaming service and is revamping it in preparation for a February launch in the UK.

GameSamba and NGames are currently working together on the new online game Star Trek: Alien Domain (pictured)And on the horizon for this year, the new partnership between the three companies will see the release a bevy of web and mobile games based on the  hit anime series Fairy Tail and Tokyo Ghoul. More titles are also expected to be announced soon.

About The Author
Patrick Callan is a senior writer at Kidscreen. He reports on the licensing and consumer products side of the global children's entertainment industry via daily news coverage and in-depth features. Contact Patrick at pcallan@brunico.com.

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