|By Business Wire||
|September 20, 2012 03:30 AM EDT||
Today, G-cluster and Disney Europe, Middle East & Africa announced they are joining forces to bring many of Disney’s popular games to the G-cluster platform in France, including Toy Story 3, Lego Pirates of the Caribbean, Alice in Wonderland, and Split Second.
The Disney games will be available on the G-cluster platform in a few weeks’ time.
Disney games will also launch via G-cluster services in other countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as G-cluster expands its partnerships across the region.
G-cluster provides a white-label cloud-based video gaming service using its patented G-cluster technology – the first of its kind to be operational on large scale. The technology allows interactive content requiring low latency, such as high-end video games and full-length DVD films, to be distributed to a wide range of devices. G-cluster has partnerships with more than 30 game studios and more than 90 games are commercially live today on its platform.
“We are delighted to have Disney joining the G-cluster platform and supporting our efforts towards building the largest cloud gaming platform in the world with Operators. Disney has great brands that will fit our target audience perfectly”. Said Sevan Kessissian, Vice President of Content and Strategy at G-cluster.
Matt Carroll, commercial director, Disney Interactive, The Walt Disney Company EMEA added: "As we, and the wider industry, move towards further integration of content, across gaming and filmed entertainment, we're pleased to be launching a selection of games for the whole family on G-cluster, first in France and in other territories in the future."
About G-cluster Global Corporation:
G-cluster Global provides cloud services worldwide, using its cloud-based content provision technology, G-cluster. In Japan, the company and its partners offer a streaming video broadcast service for digital televisions, T’s TV <http://t-s.tv/>. The firm is also actively present in the rest of the world, with offices in Finland and Paris.
About The Walt Disney Company in Europe, Middle East and Africa:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. Disney is a Dow 30 company and had annual revenues of around $40.9 billion in its last fiscal year (FY11).
The Walt Disney Company has been at the forefront of family entertainment in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for more than 75 years and is dedicated to creating innovative, entertainment experiences for children and families. Disney has a presence in over 25 countries and employs around 5,900 people (and 14,500 employees in Disneyland Paris) in 41 offices, and London (UK) is the regional headquarters. Disney is experienced in numerous ways across the region including in cinemas, on TV screens with Disney brand channels as well as through non branded content such as the hit series “Desperate Housewives”, through a wide range of consumer products that are sold at mass market retailers and in numerous Disney Stores across the region, and at Disneyland Paris, which opened in 1992 and is Europe’s #1 tourist destination.