gamigo and Studio 100 Media commence with game development for Vicky Online

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gamigo AG, a leading publisher and distributor of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), and the TV production and marketing company Studio 100 Media have announced that they are cooperating on the browser game Vicky Online. Together with the development studio Funatics, they are working on a game adaptation of the CGI TV series “Vicky the Viking”. The exciting free-to-play strategy game Vicky Online, which combines elements of role-playing and classic economic simulations, will delight players both young and old with the little Viking hero’s adventures. The TV series “Vicky the Viking” (CGI) was launched successfully less than two weeks ago over the Easter weekend on the German channels ZDF and KiKA.

For all Viking fans who don’t want to miss the commercial launch: The preregistration phase for the browser-based game is now open. If you’d like to go on dangerous yet wacky adventures with this smart Viking lad and his friends, you should definitely sign up! Click here to preregister now! Registering will allow you to have an exclusive sneak peek at the world of Vicky Online.

“Whether they’re young or old, everyone knows Vicky,” smiles Remco Westermann (CEO of gamigo AG). “We’re glad to be able to welcome this little Viking boy to the gamigo Family and be able to bring a piece of family history (as well as the present) to everyone’s monitors. Gaming fun is guaranteed! Working together on the conceptual work with Studio 100 Media and Funatics has been great fun for us. An awesome team for an awesome licensing deal!”

About Studio 100 Media

Studio 100 Media is a subsidiary of the Belgian Studio100 group. The company, which is headquartered in Munich, is an international production and marketing company for high-quality and violence-free children’s entertainment. It develops and acquires new formats, and is also responsible for the worldwide marketing of its own intellectual rights portfolio, as well as the third-party sales of programs.

Since 2012, Studio 100 Media has also been active as a producer of animated children’s films. The first project is “Maya the Bee – The Film” in 3D, a German-Australian coproduction, which will be in German cinemas on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Apart from “Maya the Bee”, other notable brands under Studio 100 Media include “Heidi” and “Vicky the Viking”, as well as their reimagined CGI productions.

In addition to providing consultation and licensing, Studio 100 Media also develops and produces merchandising and home entertainment products for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and also markets these products on its own. With the founding of Studio 100 Film, a subsidiary of Studio 100 Media, the company has expanded its business to include the worldwide sale of feature films.

About gamigo AG

gamigo AG (founded in 2000) is a leading publisher and distributor of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) in Europe and North America. Its over 100 employees in Hamburg, Berlin, San Francisco (USA) and Seoul (Korea) are in charge of marketing, customer relations, IT, support, game optimization and community management for its comprehensive portfolio of titles. “Fiesta Online” and “Last Chaos” are two examples of gamigo’s very successful multiplayer online role-playing games with a long-standing and loyal customer base. gamigo has a total of more than 15 million registered game accounts worldwide. In addition to online multiplayer games, gamigo also plans to grow its offering of mobile games.

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