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Gameloft And Marvel's The Amazing Spider-Man Webslings its Way to the Top Of The App Store

Jul 04, 2012 (06:07 AM EDT)
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PARIS, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Following the incredible level of success achieved by the hit mobile title Spider-Man: Total Mayhem two years ago, Gameloft's latest game, The Amazing Spider-Man, has officially reached the best sales ranking in the video games category on the App Store. Since the game's launch on iOS on June 28, the game has charted among the top five grossing games in 72 countries, including the United States, England, Germany, France, Brazil, Italy, Russia and Canada.  Consumer ratings are also exceptional, with an average ranging from 4.5/5 to 5/5 in most countries around the world.

"We are delighted that the The Amazing Spider-Man has been met with such great enthusiasm," said Gonzague de Vallois, Senior Vice-President Publishing at Gameloft. "Our production teams have invested heavily in making sure to offer both fans of Gameloft and the Spider-Man franchise a fully immersive experience into the Super Hero's world with a completely open 3D environment and stunning graphics."

"In the Amazing Spider-Man Gameloft has once again delivered an experience that is robust, action-packed and deeply compelling" said Andreea Enache-Thune, Senior Vice-President Games and Digital Distribution at Marvel.  "That Spider-Man continues to draw fans and mobile gamers into his web is testimony to the strength of the continuing partnership between Gameloft and Marvel Entertainment."

The Amazing Spider-Man is a 3D action game that incorporates characters, environments and an immersive storyline inspired from the upcoming movie. With numerous missions, rich gameplay and comprehensive battle systems, The Amazing Spider-Man also promises several hours of action-packed entertainment and fun.

The highly anticipated film The Amazing Spider-Man will be released on July 3, 2012. The Amazing Spider-Man, the official mobile game, is currently available on the App Store and Google Play.

For more information, visit http://www.Gameloft.com.

About Gameloft:

A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set-top boxes, connected TVs and consoles. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Real Football®, Modern Combat, and N.O.V.A.: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance®, and also partners with major rights holders including Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and Ferrari®.

Gameloft is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs over 5,000 developers.

Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA). Gameloft's sponsored Level 1 ADR (ticker: GLOFY) is traded OTC in the US.

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most

prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment (via Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation) and publishing (via Marvel Comics). Marvel's strategy is to leverage its franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world, including feature films, consumer products, toys, video games, animated television, direct-to-DVD and online. For more information visit http://www.marvel.com. Super Hero(es) is a co-owned registered trademark.

Press Contact Gameloft:
Jessica Lewinstein
Press Relations Manager US
@: jessica.lewinstein@gameloft.com
Tel: +1-415-615-0520

SOURCE Gameloft