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Finally, I moved my blog from a wordpress subdomain to a proper domain with my own installation of wordpress. Besides that I improved my content a bit adding a new category and completing my blogroll. I hope that all readers of this blog will enjoy the changes!
I wish everybody a very successful year 2011!
On 1 November, in time for the 2010 browsergames forum, WWG has launched its new corporate design. The re-design (or actually the first real desgin ever) came with a full pack including a new WWG corporate website and an new WWG corporate brochure. Aim of the re-design is to sharpen our profile as an international independent publisher of free-to-play browser based online games. Being nearly three years old, we basically have been the first mover into this market segment, now, finally we start being proud of it. Read the rest of this entry »
On Monday 13 September 2010, we have launched the arabic version of Desert Blitz. In the Arabic world the game is actually named “Saakat Sahara” or “صاعقة الصحراء” (which means Desert Thunderbolt) and can be reached under http://www.saaka-sahara.ae. We started our preparations in May this year including a detailed translation and considering that people in MENA (Middle East North Africa) actually read from right to the left. Read the rest of this entry »
Mister Spex, the German online distributor of glasses and contact lenses has raised €7 million in a recent financing round. Lead investors are DN Capital (invested in Shazam) and XAnge (belongs partly to French La Poste). Congrats to Dirk Graber, CEO of the company. When I met im in Paris this April where we presented our companies for the Red Herring 100 Europe Award he told me that he will also use the time in Paris to speak to potential French investors. Now we know he was very successful! Read the rest of this entry »
It has been less than a month that I have posted the news that WWG’s portal playnik.com has a new design and that during the re-design process we have totally reworked the source code behind our portal. Now we are only a few days away from announcing (and launching) another white label version of this portal. Read the rest of this entry »
On Friday, 30 July 2010, we have launched the redesign of playnik.com. Although playnik.com is clearly targeting the segment of core and hardcore gamers, the former website looked quite a bit casual. Now it is darker, more comprised, centered even more around our games and just does look more hardcore. Read the rest of this entry »