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January 24, 2011 11:00 ET

Speaker Line-up Announced for the Third-Annual Flash Gaming Summit

Adobe, PopCap, Casual Collective, More to Speak at 2011 Flash Gaming Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 24, 2011) - Today, Mochi Media announced the speakers for the third-annual Flash Gaming Summit, which will be held on February 27th at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. The conference will bring together leaders in the Flash gaming industry to share insights and strategies on successful game design, development and monetization. This year's premier sponsor is Adobe and platinum sponsors include FlashGameLicense.com and Casual Collective.

The Flash Gaming Summit is an annual event where industry members share insights about trends and strategies. Those leading this year's discussions include speakers from PopCap, Adobe, Kontagent, Casual Collective, and indie game developer Andy Moore (Radial Games, developer of "SteamBirds"), along with several other industry leaders.

This year's conference also marks the return of the "Mochis Awards Ceremony," which honors the best Flash games of 2010. Finalists were chosen from over 7,500 submissions for various categories that include "Best Flash Game Port," "Best Indie Game," "Best Social Game," and more. There are 27 finalists for the Mochis, plus the People's Choice award is up for grabs. A complete list of finalists for the Mochis can be found on the Flash Gaming Summit Awards Show page.

"Over the past year, we've seen incredible growth in Flash gaming. Games are more sophisticated, more elegant and more engaging and we've seen increased excitement about mobile and social gaming platforms," said Jameson Hsu, CEO of Mochi Media. "The Flash Gaming Summit is a place to both celebrate the growth of the Flash platform as well as give attendees a glimpse into the future to see where the industry is headed."

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Isaac Aubrey, Associate Producer at PopCap
  • Thibault Imbert & Lee Brimelow, Adobe
  • Will Harbin, David Scott, & Paul Preece, Casual Collective
  • Luc Beaulieu & Jean-Philippe Auclair, Frima Studio
  • Tim Villanueva, CTO of Kabam
  • Albert Lai, CEO Kontagent
  • Juan Gril & Pablo Testa, Joju Games
  • Andy Moore, Captain of Radial Games
  • Mike Pollack, Tasselfoot

For more information about the Flash Gaming Summit, please visit http://www.flashgamingsummit.com or follow @fgsummit on Twitter. To attend this year's Flash Gaming Summit, please visit http://fgsummit2011.eventbrite.com/.

About Flash Gaming Summit
Flash Gaming Summit is a conference focused on fostering the growth and success of the Flash games community. It was established to bring together industry leaders to share insights and strategies around game development and the business of making games. Flash Gaming Summit is organized by Mochi Media. Learn more at www.flashgamingsummit.com.

About Mochi Media
Mochi Media is the world's largest browser-based games network, with more than 140 million monthly active users and 15,000 games on nearly 40,000 publisher websites. Mochi Media's game development products and services enable developers to track usage analytics, distribute their games to thousands of websites, and monetize global gameplays via micro-transactions and in-game advertising. The company is headquartered in downtown San Francisco and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME).

Contact Information

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    Aly Brady or Corey Lewis
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