GateHouse Media Teams Up with Arkadium for Interactive Puzzles and Games
FAIRPORT, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012
FAIRPORT, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --GateHouse Media, Inc. ("GateHouse
Media"), a leading multi-media company providing news and information to local
communities,and Arkadium, a top developer of online casual games, today
announced that Arkadium will provide interactive puzzles and games on all of
GateHouse Media's nearly 400 websites.
Arkadium, which offers more than 300 free online, social and mobile games,
will provide such titles as Picture Pieces, Mahjong, Blackjack, Crossword,
Jigsaw, Solitaire, Spliterature, Sudoku and Treasure Hunt on GateHouse Media's
locally branded sites. Games are free to play.
"This is a great new opportunity for our readers and advertisers," said
Michael Moreau, VP of Digital for GateHouse Media. "Having a destination on
our sites offering Arkadium's games will solidify our sites' status as the
place to go for local news, video and entertainment, enhance the user
experience and offer exciting new targeted advertising opportunities in this
category. We expect the games to be rolled out across most of GateHouse
Media's websites over the next 30 days."
"We're excited to be entering into this agreement with GateHouse Media," said
Neal Sinno, SVP of Casual & Mobile Games at Arkadium. "Our games are a great
fit for their audience on their extensive network of community websites."
About GateHouse Media, Inc.
GateHouse Media, Inc., headquartered in Fairport, N.Y., is one of the largest
publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as
measured by its 78 daily publications. GateHouse Media currently serves local
audiences of approximately 10 million per week across 21 states through
hundreds of community publications and local websites. GateHouse Media is
traded in the over-the-counter market under the symbol GHSE. For more
information about GateHouse please visit www.gatehousemedia.com.
Arkadium, creators of the largest library of casual games in the world, has
been a top game development studio for the past decade. The company's hit
games, including Mahjongg Dimensions and Taptiles, are distributed worldwide
to over 10 million gamers per month on the web, Facebook and mobile devices. A
top 20 Comscore game distributor, Arkadium has been the longstanding games
partner of MSN, CNN, ESPN, Lifetime, Discovery and many more distinguished
brands.Family owned and operated, Arkadium has grown organically since 2001
to more than 140 employees in offices in New York City, Toronto and Ukraine.
For more information visithttp://www.arkadium.com.
SOURCE GateHouse Media, Inc.
Contact: Mark Maring, GateHouse Media, +1-585-598-6874
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