Virtrium LLC - Rick Simmons, CEO, email@example.com
VIRTRIUM LLC COMPLETES PURCHASE OF TULGA GAMES ASSETS
September 13, 2007 PHOENIX, Arizona – Virtrium LLC, developers of online game technologies and products, announced today that it has completed an agreement with Tulga Games, LLC., in which Virtrium has purchased the assets of Tulga Games. As part of the purchase agreement, Virtrium will continue to support and develop the subscription based MMO Horizons.
Tulga Games' Managing Member, David Bowman, said, "Virtrium has made a very exciting offer to purchase the assets of Tulga Games. This offer presents an opportunity for Horizons to see a progressive future with updates to the game world and content expansions, as well as refinements to the technology. Virtrium has the necessary experience to make this happen in a very successful way. We're pleased to accept Virtrium's offer and know that it will provide a fresh future for the players of Horizons."
Virtrium's CEO, Rick Simmons, said, "We see a lot of value in Horizons and know that our expertise and passion will allow Horizons to grow and expand. Horizons is truly a unique game in the MMO market and appeals to a dedicated audience. Only Horizons offers the ability to soar as a Dragon and the construction system, whether used to create a customized underground lair or player owned town, is unique.". When asked about plans for expanding Horizons, Mr. Simmons replied, "Virtrium is very committed to Horizons and we see a successful future in continuing the unique experiences that appeal to our loyal player base, with development moving forward to meet their discerning expectations for original content. At the same time, we will continue to keep a close eye on reducing barriers to entry and broadening the starting experience for new customers. Horizons contains a world that is living and breathing - it's about crafting magical potions, meeting your friends in player built communities or having friends over to explore your custom built Dragon lair." Regarding the future of Horizons, Mr. Simmons said, "Virtrium believes in the longevity and endurance of Horizons. We're here for our customers and everyone involved is dedicated to seeing Horizons grow into the future. We're all very excited and proud to continue the game world for the players of Horizons."
ABOUT VIRTRIUM - Virtrium LLC, founded in July 2006, is a privately held software development company founded to support the games and technology behind the massively multi-player online games market. Virtrium brings real, applied experience in technology design, development and implementation for the software and techniques behind MMO products – as well as experience behind product launch and continued development in a live, production environment. The company's mission is to provide software technologies and support services that enable the growth of niche entertainment products within the massively multi-player online games market. To find out more about Virtrium LLC, visit http://www.virtrium.com
ABOUT HORIZONS - Originally developed by Artifact Entertainment and published by Atari, the MMO Horizons: Empire of Istaria launched in December 2003 and currently boasts a dedicated following of players worldwide. The ability to play as a flying Ancient Dragon, coupled with comprehensive crafting and community construction, allows Horizons fans to experience, explore and create a world epic in scope. Players are able to take on 10 fantasy roles ranging from the lawful Elf to dark Fiends, as well as more unusual forms, such as the cat-like Saris and horned Satyr. Friends that circle the globe can meet and play together in a world that they can call their own. For more information on Horizons, visit http://www.istaria.com