Sunday, February 10, 2013

Mangatar receives funding from dPixel

Mangatar, a gaming factory specialized in the development of social games, has raised funding from dPixel, advisor of the investment vehicle Digital Investments SCA SICAR. The financing will be used to launch the new version of Dengen Chronicles.

Dengen Chronicles,  the first title of Mangatar, is a trading card game set in the world of Japanese Mangas in which players can personalise their own cards in an extremely detailed way and fighting against other real players. Dengen Chronicles is playable in the beta version under, version which already includes many of the features of the final version being, at the time being, under full development.

The market for social games, with more than 300 million monthly players, generates more than 60% of revenues from the sale of virtual goods usable within the game itself. In the course of the last year around 4 billion of dollars of virtual goods have been sold, while for 2015 this value it is expected to grow well beyond 15 billion of dollars.