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Founded Year

2005

Stage

Asset Sale | AssetsPurchased

Total Raised

$105M

About Gazillion

Gazillion Entertainment is a developer, publisher and operator of multiplayer online games and services for audiences. The company's team of creative talent is comprised of leaders from the video game, entertainment and technology industries who are focused on developing and supporting quality, massively entertaining online properties.

Gazillion Headquarter Location

475 Concar Drive

San Mateo, California, 94402,

United States

Latest Gazillion News

Trion Worlds Acquires Gazillion Assets, Plans to Expand Publishing Partnerships

Jun 26, 2018

Trion Worlds Acquires Gazillion Assets, Plans to Expand Publishing Partnerships Trion Worlds Adds to Best in Breed Technology Arsenal for Developers, Empowers Partners to Create Great Games June 26, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Trion Worlds has revealed that it has acquired assets and production materials from the closure of Gazillion Entertainment, and will utilize these materials to create new products and brand new IPs. Per the sale, Trion Worlds obtains all Gazillion licenses, trademarks, patents and domains, in addition to its library of games. This acquisition builds on Trion Worlds’ role as a unique publishing partner capable of bolstering game developers in many key areas, including operations, networking, performance, security, player acquisition and analytics on a global scale. The growth of its technical capabilities via the Trion Glyph platform coupled with industry-leading experience in the creation and management of global online games puts Trion Worlds in a prime position to offer partners a best in class suite of support and infrastructure for their games. The new technology and infrastructure gained through the acquisition will empower Trion Worlds to provide critical technology to outside teams looking to bring their games and ideas to fruition through its publishing and partnership programs. Developers using the Trion platform will have the resources and technology to substantially reduce the time of their development cycles and greatly expedite the creation of exciting new products. “Gazillion was a great team with an incredibly talented staff that put a tremendous amount of effort into their creations. A number of our own worked there in the past,” said Scott Hartsman, CEO of Trion Worlds. “While we’re saddened that the company shut down, we feel fortunate to be in a position to give their hard work a new lease on life, and provide other developers with a great boost they may not get otherwise.” The creator of free-to-play online titles like Trove, RIFT, and ArcheAge, Trion Worlds is a leader in online games publishing. Trove, its voxel MMO game, recently hit 17 million players worldwide and expanded into both China and Japan in less than a year’s time. “We‘ve built an amazing ecosystem in support of our games and those we’ve published. We’re excited to add more tools to our library in order to embolden our teams and partners to create truly fantastic games,” said Hartsman. “Our suite of vital technology and experience in publishing and operation at a global scale allows us to provide essential ‘ecosystem as a service’ support, empowering developers from all over the world to create all new AAA online experiences, sustain their studios in very crowded markets, and take more creative risks.” For more information on Trion Worlds, please visit www.trionworlds.com . To inquire about becoming an ecosystem partner, please contact partners@trionworlds.com . About Trion Worlds Trion Worlds is a leading publisher, developer, and distributor of premium games for the connected era. Powered by the Trion Glyph platform, the breakthrough publishing and operations platform, Trion is revolutionizing the way games are developed, played, and sold. Trion’s top-notch teams deliver high-quality, dynamic, and massively social games operated as live services across the biggest game genres, including the genre-defining competitive strategy game Atlas Reactor™, the critically acclaimed blockbuster Rift®, the groundbreaking trans-media crossover Defiance®, and the worldwide PC and console smash hit Trove©, as well as publishing XLGAMES’ ArcheAge©. Trion has offices in Redwood City, California, and Austin, Texas.

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