- Small and independent developers can now access advanced GameSpy technology, with the first title from the program being Buccaneer by Blitz Games.
Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO - MARCH 27, 2009 - GameSpy Technology, the video game industry's leading provider of online gaming services, today announced the availability of a new pilot program, GameSpy Indie, designed to support independent game developers and advance innovation in online-enabled gaming across the industry.
In conjunction with the launch, Blitz Games Studios announced that the first game from the new program - Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy, developed by Stickman Studios - will be released next week.
Through this new program, GameSpy Technology is now being made available to smaller developers that can benefit from high value online services but may have been prohibited in the past due to resource or implementation barriers. The program expands the reach of GameSpy's industry-leading suite of technologies and services, which are available for every existing gaming platform.
"At GameSpy, we are committed to advancing innovation in online and connected play within the gaming industry," said Jamie Berger
, SVP Consumer Products and Technology, GameSpy Technology. "This means that we not only work to...