EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2012) - Edmonton, Alberta based game studio, Rocketfuel Games and platform development experts, Redengine Inc., have announced a strategic alliance with both companies working together to complete an amalgamation under the Rocketfuel Games banner.
As a result of the alliance, Rocketfuel Games will continue to produce leading web, mobile and real world experiences for education, marketing and communications bolstered by the Redengine Platforms division of the company.
"This is an exciting step that allows us to focus our collective efforts on delivering creative and innovative educational solutions as well as providing increased capacity for our partners in marketing and communications," says Rocketfuel Games CEO, Jason Suriano. "Redengine's extensive expertise in development, content management platforms and support will allow Rocketfuel to move to the next level."
"Our clients are looking to us to provide innovative solutions that help them inform and engage with their audiences, thereby taking new and existing web portals and online communities to a new level. Using game mechanics, we will be able to add engagement and interactivity in everything that we deliver for our clients, giving them a real differentiator," indicated Redengine Inc. President, Max Frank. She continued, "our clients will still rely on a familiar content platform, which means that the only difference will be added capacity to innovate and provide greater support."
"The two companies have been run independently, but have a shared history and common ownership," explained Executive Producer and CFO, Norman Mendoza. "Our collective team will continue to focus on gamification by blending creative game design and software platform expertise, and bring that to markets that are hungry for a new approach," Mendoza continued.
About Rocketfuel Games
Rocketfuel Games produces interactive online, mobile and real world games. Established in 2006, Rocketfuel has won numerous awards including the CNMA's Most Promising New Company of the Year, TEC Venture Prize Grand Prize winner and the 2010 Children's Technology Review Editor's Choice Award. Rocketfuel works internationally with brands such as Discovery Kids and locally with organizations such as ATCO, Northlands and the Science Alberta Foundation.
Redengine is a software solutions and consulting company based in Edmonton, Alberta that has been in operation since 2000. Our primary focus is developing web portals and web applications for mid to large private and public sector organizations, primarily in health, government, education and the association market. We are a Gold Certified Umbraco Content Management Solution (CMS) partner and a Silver Microsoft Certified Partner in Portal Development. By uniting strategic thinking and creative ideas, Redengine delivers real solutions through technology and web applications that work.