ZERO G GAMES COMPLETES DEVELOPMENT OF NEW YAHOO! CHESS
Huntington Beach, California â August 9, 2006 â Zero G Games is happy to announce that they have completed development of Yahoo! Chess, which is now live on Yahoo! Games, the leading game portal for casual games. Yahoo! Chess is a multiplayer, cross-platform, game, allowing players on either a PC or mobile phone to play together. The large community of chess players on the Yahoo! network will make it easy to find the perfect opponent, regardless of the playerâs skill level or device used for access. Zero G Games developed the PC game in Flash and this is the first instance of the use of Flash in a multiplayer game on the Yahoo! network. In addition, Zero G is continuing development on an interactive TV offering of chess, which will be fully integrated with both the web and the mobile versions.
"Zero G Games did a wonderful job with a complex product, and we are extremely pleased to offer flash Chess to our extensive game community,â said Cynthia Woll, executive producer, Yahoo! Games. âThey are skilled at all aspects of multiplayer game technology, and they have the know-how to create compelling applications.
Zero G Games is a recognizable leader in Flash and web game development. From building online game brands to introducing new functionality for a client's product, Zero G Games provides award-winning design, user interface, and technology solutions for both web and television.
âYahoo! is the most popular game destination on the internet and Yahoo! Chess is recognized globally drawing gamers from all corners of the world,â said Mark Lowe, CEO of Zero G Games. âWe are thrilled to have worked with Yahoo! to launch this game and believe it will be a huge success for their Games property.â
About Yahoo! Games
Yahoo! Games (http://games.yahoo.com) is the leading destination for online games with one of the largest game communities on the Internet. Millions of new users and gamers of all types visit Yahoo! Games each month to play and to discover the best in games. Yahoo! Games also gives hard core video gamers what they want, from the latest game news, cheats, tips, previews and other exclusive game information, to helping them easily connect with friends to play their favorite multiplayer games.
About Zero G Games
Zero G Games (http://corp.zeroggames.com) is a leading developer of
casual games on many platforms including web, ICTV, IPTV, and download. The Zero G Games team has assisted some of the world's most recognizable online game destinations and communities to successfully execute their online strategies. Zero G Games is a wholly owned company based in Huntington Beach, CA.