NEW YORK, October 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus, the latest iPhone title by Gameloft, has climbed the App Store sales chart worldwide as the #1 best-selling* game on the App Store in the U.S., Japan, China, Germany and Switzerland.
"Barely 24 hours after it was launched, Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus is as much of a success as its predecessor when it was released over one year ago. We're thrilled to see one of our FPS games at the top of the charts, and we'll continue to develop this strong brand on other gaming platforms," confirmed Gonzague de Vallois, Senior Vice-President, Publishing at Gameloft.
Gameloft has developed and marketed over 100 games since the App Store was launched in July 2008, with a record 20 million paid downloads to date. By the end of the year, over 15 titles will be added to the list of games already available on the App Store. This includes NFL 2011 HD, Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles HD and Spider-Man: Total Mayhem HD for the iPad, as well as Dungeon Hunter 2 and Star Battalion for the iPhone.
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A leading international publisher and developer of downloadable video games, in 10 years Gameloft has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field. Gameloft creates games for mobile phones, smartphones, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, with the total number of game-enabled devices expected to exceed 4 billion units in 2012 A pioneer in the new downloadable console game market, Gameloft publishes games on WiiWare, DSiWare, Microsoft(R) Xbox LIVE(R) Arcade et PlayStation(R) Network. Partnerships with leading licensors such as UNO(TM), Ferrari, Shrek, CSI, Spider-Man, Ironman, Blokus and Sonic allow Gameloft to form strong relationships with international brands. Gameloft also operates its own established franchises, such as Real Football, Asphalt and Brain Challenge. Gameloft is present in all continents, distributes its games in 100 countries and employs over 3,500 developers at its production studios.
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