Meteor Entertainment Taps Live Gamer to Power the Virtual

Meteor Entertainment Taps Live Gamer to Power the Virtual Economy and
Global Payments in the Highly Anticipated Open Beta Event for HAWKEN 
With a Global Open Beta Event, Live Gamer Integration Will Deliver 27
Unique Payment Methods in 49 Currencies Covering Mobile,
International and Local Bank-Branded Credit Cards, Debit Cards,
Alternative Methods, and Pre-Paid Cards to Enable Immediate Global
Monetization 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/10/12 --  Live Gamer, Inc.
(www.livegamer.com), the leading monetization solution provider for
the interactive entertainment industry, announced today that it will
power the virtual economy used for HAWKEN's Open Beta Event, the most
anticipated free-to-play game of the year published by Meteor
Entertainment and developed by Adhesive Games. Meteor Entertainment
plans to self publish the game globally, with the exception of China,
with Live Gamer providing an unprecedented line up of different
payment types which will give end users a convenient and easy way to
get into the game.  
HAWKEN will create an intense battle experience that captures the
feeling of piloting a heavy war machine while keeping the action
fast-paced and strategic. HAWKEN brings the quality feel and look of
a AAA title to the free-to-play sector. HAWKEN has been called one of
the most anticipated games of 2012, winning more than 20 press awards
at industry events. Virtual goods and microtransactions let players
engage within HAWKEN at their own price point and pace, offering an
experience that truly stands apart from existing free-to-play mech
titles on the market.  
Meteor Entertainment and Adhesive Games are using Live Gamer Elements
for monetization, including payments, virtual item catalog
management, merchandising functionality and analytics in support of
increasing conversion rates, boosting ARPU and promoting retention.
Live Gamer is also streamlining the look and feel of the purchase
flow to support the massive global Open Beta of the title.  
Specific payment support at Open Beta will include direct carrier
billing and premium SMS billing; international and local bank-branded
credit and debit cards; local and international pre-paid cards such
as PaySafe Card, Todito Cash Card, Rixty, and several local Korean
pre-paid methods including, Book & Life Gift Voucher, CashPlus,
Cultureland Gift Voucher, Game Culture Gift Voucher and HappyMoney
Gift Voucher. 
"It's a great thrill to partner with Meteor Entertainment on the
massive -- and massively anticipated -- Open Beta of HAWKEN," said
Andrew Schneider, President and Co-Founder, Live Gamer. "We are
delighted to have the opportunity to work closely with the talented
Meteor team to integrate Live Gamer's Elements e-commerce engine to
help power their core business model on a global and unprecedented
basis." 
"Live Gamer is the trusted industry solution and their global reach
made them the obvious partner for our HAWKEN Open Beta Event," said
Mark Long, CEO of Meteor Entertainment. "Using their platform we were
able to add robust features and functionality as well as payment
coverage on a global scale in a short timeframe." 
About Meteor Entertainment
 Based in Seattle, Meteor Entertainment is
a newly-formed video game publisher focused on successfully
publishing free-to-play games globally, with an emphasis on
compelling content and setting the standard for customer service and
community engagement. Meteor Entertainment's first tent pole title is
HAWKEN, developed by Adhesive Games and entering Open Beta on
December 12, 2012 (12.12.12). To learn more about Meteor
Entertainment, visit http://www.meteor-ent.com. 
About Live Gamer, Inc.
 Live Gamer is the world's first combined
digital commerce and advertising platform. With an advanced
microtransaction and virtual economy engine, global payment gateways,
worldwide ad network and video incentive advertising platform, Live
Gamer helps online entertainment companies drive maximize revenue
from their content, and connects advertisers to a network of over 60
million users across the US and Europe. Live Gamer's technology has
been adopted by leading publishers in gaming, entertainment and
social including Facebook, GREE, Electronic Arts, EMI, Take 2, Sony
Online and Conde Nast. Advertisers on the Live Gamer Media network
include Blizzard, KFC, Best Buy and Sony Computer Entertainment. For
more information on Live Gamer and its Elements, Ad Elements, and
gamerDNA media services, please visit www.livegamer.com. 
Contact
Amy Janzen for LiveGamer
917-209-6819
amyrjanzen@gmail.com 
Shannon Gerritzen for Meteor Entertainment
253-905-3478
Shannon.gerritzen@meteor-ent.com 
 
 
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