We have a two part bit of news to talk about in this article. One of the major social gaming companies that is planning to expand into the US and UK this year called GREE will also be bringing with it a completely new Assassin’s Creed title.
Already sporting some impressive developers who stand behind the GREE platform in Asian countries such as Capcom and Konami, GREE has just added two more major developers to their roster, Gameloft and Ubisoft. With the addition of Ubisoft, GREE is now getting a brand spanking new Assassin’s Creed game which Ubisoft has promise to develop. As PocketGamer states, the new Assassin’s Creed title will bring “a new and innovative social gaming experience in the Assassin’s franchise” and is currently slated for a December 2012 release time.
As we mentioned earlier, also coming on board with GREE is Gameloft. They are teaming up with GREE to bring a new card-based strategy combat game to Android called Gang Domination. This game will allow players to cooperate and battle each other as they try to form the most powerful gang. While there isn’t a whole lot of detail about this game either, we do know that it is slated for a June 2012 release date. The full press release about Gang Domination is available below for your reading pleasure.
The fact that Gang Domination will be available some time in June 2012 also lets us know that GREE will be launching in the US and UK at some point before June considering this game will be on the GREE platform. They already have their San Francisco office opening up. The next few months should be really interesting.
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GREE and Gameloft Join Forces to Develop Gang Domination on the New GREE Platform
Burlingame, CA – February 21, 2012 – In great anticipation for the upcoming launch of the borderless GREE Platform between April and June 2012, Gameloft, a leading worldwide digital and social game publisher and GREE have announced a partnership to release the new title Gang Domination. As a new social game offered for download in English and Japanese, Gang Domination will be made available on various smartphone devices this coming June, 2012
As a mob-themed card game offering a brand new experience for the GREE Platform, the title will allow players to cooperate and battle each other as they try to form the most powerful gang. Gameloft has already proven its expertise in games of this genre through its “Gangstar” franchise with the latest installment, Gangstar Rio, placing among the Top 10 Grossing apps on the App Store.
“Social card games are considered the most popular social games in Japan. ‘Gang Domination’ will be Gameloft’s first social card game, and we’re thrilled to work on this project with a leading player in this market such as GREE,” stated Michel Guillemot, President and founder of Gameloft.
“I am very happy to be able to provide a new “Gangs” game of Gameloft, which has strong track record with its “Gangstar” license. We hope the game will take full advantage of our 190 million users worldwide on our platform. ”stated Yoshikazu Tanaka, Founder and CEO of GREE.