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January 27, 2015 22:30 ET

RockYou Opens Its First International Studio in Bangalore

Leading Interactive Media Company Actively Hiring Indian Staff to Support Its Growing Network of Free-to-Play Games

BANGALORE, INDIA--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2015) - Interactive media company RockYou today announced it has officially opened offices in Bangalore, marking its first international studio as the company expands its game publishing and advertising operations globally. RockYou India becomes the company's sixth office, with its headquarters located in San Francisco, California, and other regional United States offices in Chicago, Illinois; New York City, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Eugene, Oregon.

RockYou India supports the company's strategic growth plan of monetizing popular free-to-play games, with the office focusing primarily on game development and support for its dozens of titles. It will also support the implementation of advertising into RockYou games. RockYou projects the studio will reach more than 100 employees by the end of 2015 with consistent hiring across key areas including product management, design, engineering, QA, community management and administration.

The office is led by General Manager and VP of Operations Dayanidhi M G, who prior to RockYou was Managing Director APAC for video game developer and publisher, Digital Chocolate.

"Our game network has expanded significantly over the last year, and the Bangalore office reaffirms our commitment to finding top talent to help us continue to deliver great game experiences and support for our player community," said Lee Fancey, Worldwide Director of Gaming Operations at RockYou. "Bangalore has established itself as a hotbed for technology companies, well-deserving of its nickname as the Silicon Valley of India. We couldn't think of a better place to onboard our first international team and look forward to bringing in even more top-notch talent as we develop our presence here."

RockYou is focused on identifying the most engaged audiences across the most popular digital platforms, delivering great entertainment content to them and helping brands reach those audiences. Its Facebook, web and mobile games span a variety of age and gender demographics globally, and include popular titles such as Words of Wonder, Zoo World, Gardens of Time, Fashion Designer and Army Attack.

RockYou's Bangalore offices are located in the city's central business district at No.99/100, Prestige Towers, Residency Road, Bangalore, India -560 025.

For more details on careers at RockYou India, visit http://rockyou.com/about/careers/.

About RockYou
RockYou is an interactive media company delivering great entertainment to the most engaged audiences online. Its portfolio of free-to-play games includes dozens of company-owned and partner titles across key platforms, genres and demographics. RockYou's seamlessly integrated video advertising service enables brands to efficiently reach 75M+ consumers on Facebook, web and mobile. Currently ranked within the Top 20 of comScore's Top 100 Video Properties, RockYou is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco, United States. Learn more at http://www.rockyou.com.

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