20 May '11, 3pm

[CNA] Tecmo Koei launches new Facebook game

[CNA] Tecmo Koei launches new Facebook game

SINGAPORE : Singapore gaming firm Tecmo Koei has launched a new Facebook game. The maker of popular action games such as Ninja Gaiden and Dynasty Warriors is hoping to tap the over 600 million users of the social networking site. JollyWood is a simulation game that has a wildlife habitat theme. Players can design and decorate trees to make them into the perfect getaway spots for forest animals. Using gadgets like ladders and suspension bridges, the trees can also be connected so that the animals can freely move around the game's scenic landscape. Revenues from the game are expected to come from in-game item purchases. JollyWood is Tecmo Koei's first Facebook platform game, developed in 2010, and the first original intellectual property developed in Singapore. Tecmo Koei's parent company in Japan expects the Singapore operation to play a key role in its global expansion pla...

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