Alexander Rodnyansky’s A.R.Games Acquires 25% of Online Game Publisher Syncopate
“For 30 years I have been working exclusively in production and distribution of filmed content, but today the line between movie experience and gaming is blurring. Moviegoing audiences and gamers alike expect to be not only entertained but engaged. By joining Syncopate I'm intending to provide both financial resources and creative expertise for the company to implement its expansion strategy and further grow its market share,” – commented Alexander Rodnyansky.
Syncopate will continue development of GameNet, the company’s unique game publishing platform and social network for gamers, with intention of bringing its innovative technology to the global market. Syncopate will also keep on building up its portfolio, emphasizing already dominant position in cybersports and with the gaming community at large.
A.R.Games is a division of A.R.Films, a filmed entertainment production and distribution holding located in Russia and controlled by Alexander Rodnyansky. A.R.Films operates A Company, one of the biggest film licensing and distribution corporations in Central and Eastern Europe, Non–Stop Production, premier Russian movie production company, Cinema Without Borders (Kino Bez Granits), leading independent film distributor, and Kinotavr, one of the key Russian film festivals. Rodnyansky Productions is AR Films’ independent film production company in the US. Its first project – Billy Bob Thornton’s film Jayne Mansfield's Car – is currently filming in Atlanta.
Syncopate is online game publisher and platform operator headquartered in Moscow, Russia. Syncopate’s publishing platform, GameNet – self–populating social network for gamers – is a unique technology that seamlessly integrates social networking and community features with game content, creating an entirely new level of customer immersion. GameNet is the official platform for WCG (World Cyber Games) Russia, and two of Syncopate's titles are WCG disciplines. Syncopate's current game portfolio includes the following titles: Aika, Magic World 2, Golden Land, Blood Rites, Rage of Titans and War Inc.