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Yodo1's Growth Accelerates With Nine New Acclaimed Western Game Partners, Reaches Over 5 Million Active Users

Defiant Development, XMG, TouchTen, SmileyPop, Touch Village, Red Rocket Games, Mongol Content, App Minis and Nom Select Yodo1 to Launch Games to China's Massive Smartphone Market

BEIJING -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 -- Yodo1, the only trusted, full-service publishing platform for Western mobile game developers who want to monetize in China, has signed nine new game studio partners to bring their chart-topping games to Chinese mobile gamers. Yodo1 is also crossing a new milestone, having attracted over 5 million total active users since the platform launched in June.

The Latest Yodo1 Partners and Titles Include:

  • Defiant Games: Ski Safari
  • XMG Studios: Powder Monkeys
  • TouchTen: Infinite Sky - Sky Beauty
  • Touch Village: Dragons Rage 2 and Chin Up
  • Red Rocket Games: Hank Hazard
  • Mongol Content: Magnet Boy
  • App Minis: Design This Home
  • Nom: Wrath of Olympus, Sushi Swipe and Coin Blaster: Monster Bash

Yodo1 has catapulted three game titles to the Apple China App Store Top 5 in overall apps during the past quarter, including Robot Entertainment's Hero Academy, and HandyGames' Clouds & Sheep and Townsmen. Yodo1-published titles from HandyGames have also won the "Star Games" accolade from China Mobile, the largest mobile operator in China, with over 700 million subscribers in the world's biggest mobile phone market.

"Games like Ski Safari have already proven their popularity in Western markets, and with our experience and knowledge, they will find an entirely new base of fans in the world's second largest mobile industry," said Yodo1 CEO Henry Fong. "We're excited to be working with so many high caliber game studios who are thinking globally about their products."

"Ski Safari has been featured as Game of the Week in several different iTunes stores across the planet, and recently became the #1 paid app in Australia," noted Defiant Games co-founder Morgan Jaffit. "By partnering with Yodo1, we're excited to see the continued success the game will have in one of the biggest markets in the world."

Yodo1 provides a wide range of services for Western developers looking to publish their games on the Chinese market, including game adaptions for monetization and culturally aesthetic relevance, integration into China ad networks, meeting local licensing requirements, IP protection, consumer promotions and a full breadth of monetization and distribution services.

To learn more about Yodo1 and get your mobile games to China, visit www.yodo1.com.

About Yodo1:
Yodo1 is the only trusted market entry specialist and full-service publishing platform helping Western game developers successfully gain traction in the China mobile games market. Staffed by a team of experienced mobile developers and Chinese market specialists with extensive background in both the Western and Asian tech/game industry, Yodo1 helps game developers quickly adapt, publish and monetize their games in China via the Yodo1 API platform that simplifies game localization, payment, ad network integration and promotions. Yodo1 has helped leading Western game developers successfully enter and grow in China, including Robot Entertainment, Handy Games, and Outfit7. Founded in 2011, Yodo1 is based in Beijing with a presence in San Francisco. For more information, please visit www.yodo1.com.

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