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Smith & Tinker

September 13, 2010 09:00 ET

Smith & Tinker to Unleash Marvel Collectible Game Online

New Digital Collectible Game Bringing Marvel Super Heroes and Villains to Facebook and Apple Mobile Platforms

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Smith & Tinker®, the Seattle-based connected game company, has just announced that it has entered a licensing agreement with Marvel Entertainment, and will draw upon their vast universe of Super Heroes including Iron Man, Spider-Man, Hulk, X-Men, Wolverine, Thor and Captain American. Under the terms of the agreement, Smith & Tinker has plans to create a Super Hero digital collectible game on Facebook and the Apple mobile platform for release next year.

"At Marvel we are working to capitalize on the evolution of the consumer market and the new expectations our audience has for accessing entertainment and games," said Andreea Enache-Thune, Vice President, Games and Digital at Marvel. "Smith & Tinker is strongly positioned to deliver a fully immersive game experience that uniquely integrates web and mobile play. The company shares our passion for bringing stories to life and integrating content among a wide range of entertainment media, making this agreement something Iron Man, Wolverine, Thor and Captain America are all quite proud of."

Advancing on its core strategy of digital collectibles, S&T is now solely focused on the development of games that offer seamless web and mobile play, providing players an integrated experience regardless of platform. By aligning with Marvel, Smith & Tinker strengthens its focus on quality branded content, technological innovation, and brings a new vision of creativity and excitement to some of the most iconic and renowned characters ever created.

"Marvel has done an amazing job connecting generations of fans to an enormous universe of characters through comic books, movies, television and merchandise, " said Joe Lawandus, co-founder, Smith & Tinker. "At Smith & Tinker we're excited to bring their huge portfolio of Super Heroes to Facebook and Apple's mobile platform letting fans collect and battle while at their computer or on the go. Supernatural things are sure to happen with our companies joining forces." 

The first Smith & Tinker product to launch under the Marvel agreement will be released in 2011. More information on the company is available at www.smithandtinker.com.

About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 5,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com

About Smith & Tinker

Smith & Tinker, the Emerald City game company, develops and distributes innovative web and mobile games for today's connected generation. Founded in 2007, Smith & Tinker is led by executives from some of the world's top brands including Microsoft, Hasbro and Disney. More information is available at www.smithandtinker.com.

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