Skotos Tech Launches Partnership With

BERKELEY, CA, April 30, 2003 — Skotos Tech, creator and publisher of multiplayer games, has launched a partnership with (, leading producer of television and online computer games coverage. Through this relationship hundreds of thousands of visitors to the online site will be given the opportunity to try out Skotos' entire channel of high-quality online games.'s web site is a preeminent gaming resource that combines a mixture of diverse content, from cutting-edge browser games and community tools to exclusive video-on-demand features. Skotos Tech's games are now available as a part of this gaming site; an integrated signup system allows players to easily create and maintain their Skotos accounts from within

"This is a direct outgrowth of our new Associate Game program," says Shannon Appelcline, Vice President of Business Development at Skotos. "We were able to offer a package of seven games, with more to come, and that made a partnership very exciting for them."

Through Skotos Tech's Associate Game program, high-quality online games can become part of the Skotos community on a non-exclusive basis. This allows games to bring in new players by taking advantage of Skotos' marketing, branding, and business development. By becoming a member of a community of online games, each game gains more clout than it would have individually, allowing for new distribution deals, such as this one with

Skotos, currently a channel of seven graphical roleplaying, prose roleplaying, and strategy games, continues to look for both additional Associates and for portals and ISPs who wish to partner with a channel of online games. Interested parties should mail Shannon Appelcline at


Founded in 1999, Berkeley, California-based Skotos Tech Inc. ( is a developer and publisher of multiplayer games. Its games all center around socialization and new Internet-based communities. Games currently published by Skotos include Castle Marrach, The Eternal City, Galactic Emperor: Hegemony, Gang of Four, Monsters! Monsters!: Grendel's Revenge, Meridian 59: Sacred Haven, and Underlight. A group of external developers known as "The Skotos Seven" are already working on the next generation of Skotos games.

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