MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2013) - Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (
King has experience building companies from start-up, through rapid scale up, to public company executive management. He was Director of Development at Take Two Interactive, one of the largest publicly traded video game publishers in the industry. In 2007 he founded 4MM Games, and in his role as Chief Creative Officer, he created and developed numerous branded games, including Def Jam Rapstar for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii video game consoles. Most recently, King has been involved in the latest innovations in gaming, including free-to-play browser games, mobile apps and social web design. With 80 video game credits to his name, Jamie King is a highly sought-after industry executive.
"We are very excited to have Jamie on board with Soul and Vibe. He knows how to conceptualize game experiences and transform them into hugely successful franchises. He also knows how to leverage licensed brands into valuable transmedia properties. Jamie has a wealth of experience managing numerous developments simultaneously and his network of talent is global," stated Soul and Vibe's CEO and President Peter Anthony Chiodo ("Tony"). "As a Co-Founder of Rockstar Games, he has played a key role in shaping gaming, contributing to the growth of one of the most influential publishing labels in our industry. We are honored that he sees Soul and Vibe as an opportunity to further shape our industry's future."
Jamie King commented, "The gaming industry is at a dynamic junction right now. Within the disruption, we see huge opportunities for creative and nimble companies that break free from traditional practices. Tony Chiodo and I share a common vision for how the gaming industry is evolving and how we can play a dominant role in its future. Soul and Vibe will represent a new face in interactive publishing and it's been a while since I've seen an opportunity this promising. I'm very excited to contribute my energy to help drive Soul and Vibe's inevitable success."
About Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc.
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (also Soul & Vibe Interactive Inc. on www.sec.gov) is a publisher of games and games-related content for consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers addressing a $56 billion market projected to grow to $82 billion by 2015. The Company specializes in the creation of original intellectual properties and has extensive experience licensing world-renowned brands from influential companies. Soul and Vibe has a license agreement with General Mills, and game development and publishing agreements for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, Windows 8, Windows Live, and Windows Phone from Microsoft, and the PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation® Vita (PS Vita) from Sony. Through partnerships with technically sophisticated software developers located all over the world, Soul and Vibe transforms unique concepts into engaging, highly accessible, and affordable games and entertainment experiences. www.soulandvibe.com.
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