KLab Announces Joint-Development Project with Magnolia Factory - Action-RPG “Mirrors Crossing”
Tokyo, Japan – January 24, 2017 – KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, officially announced its partnership with Magnolia Factory Co.,Ltd. today. The two companies went on to announce plans for a new mobile game entitled Mirrors Crossing. The game, already under development by Magnolia Factory, will be published by KLab.
About the Partnership
KLab’s strength lies in its track record of creating a portfolio of successful online mobile games. The company has cultivated extensive experience in developing, planning, and running games, and in the process has honed its expertise in the field of data analyzation and publishing games, both in Japan and for the global market. In addition to handling marketing and publishing for the game, KLab will provide funding assistance for development, as well as share its server architecture expertise and technical prowess via the KLabGames Software Development Kit (KG SDK).
Magnolia Factory specializes in creating exquisite scenarios backed by top-tier artwork to create an in-game world that comes to life before the player’s eyes. The company will be in charge of game direction, development, and operation for Mirrors Crossing.
Both KLab and Magnolia Factory will leverage their unique areas of expertise to bring the game to market.
About Mirrors Crossing
Mirrors Crossing is a new original action RPG set in a lush world of medieval high fantasy, boasting detailed characters brought to life via high-quality animation. The game centers around its unique battle system, in which players tap and slide specialized control panels that are both enjoyable and intuitive. This next-generation game system goes beyond simple taps, giving players the opportunity to experience multi-faceted realms of strategy. The game’s main scenario has been carefully crafted by a dedicated team of creators, with new tales set aside for events and individual characters along the way. All of these stories are carefully woven together, crafting a masterful epic that draws players into a world of fantasy and fun.
About KLab’s Publishing Business
KLab is actively seeking new companies to partner with and co-develop new games. KLab’s publishing business shares the following benefits with partners.
1. Game Funding
2. Game Development Platform (SDK for mobile games, high-load server infrastructure, technical support)
3. Planning and Operation
(IP license acquisition, planning support, operation assistance, international publishing assistance)
4. Marketing (domestic and international promotions, data analysis)
From the list above, KLab's business partners can select and utilize the services that cater to their specific needs.
KLab has a proven record of success and a wealth of expertise in the online mobile gaming industry. By combining these strengths with those of future partners, KLab hopes to plan, develop, and operate top-tier online mobile games of the highest quality.
This announcement comes as the first step in a new line of games to be produced by KLab’s publishing business. The company will continue to move forward with the project and seek new opportunities for expanding the scope of its business. More details on KLab’s publishing business can be found on the following page.
About Magnolia Factory
Magnolia Factory Co.,Ltd. is a development company based in Tokyo and led by CEO Hideaki Takahashi. The company specializes in game creation, design, and operation. Magnolia Factory offers a wealth of creative experience in the field of animation and illustration backed by a superb track record that includes collaborations with an impressive list of major Japanese gaming companies.
KLab is a leader in online mobile gaming. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Tokyo, the company is listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. KLab has consistently ranked as one of the top 50 grossing game publishers worldwide since 2012. With its emphasis on quality and innovative games, KLab continues to grow at a rapid pace, expanding beyond the Japanese market with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, and the United States. For more information about KLab, please visit http://www.klab.com/jp/english/.