KakaoTalk App, VoIP for Android, Social Applications

Gameloft, who’s released a number of social gaming experiences on apps like Tango and KakaoTalk; Universal Partnerships & Licensing; and Despicable Me creators Illumination Entertainment; have announced the release of “Despicable Me: Minion Rush” for the Kakao Game platform.

This news comes less than a week after Candy Crush Saga for Kakao, another popular game, was announced and more than two months after Kakao Game subscriptions surpassed 30 million subscribers.

“This new release will help us to get closer to casual game users in the Korean market”

“We are delighted to launch our popular mobile game on the highly social Kakao Game platform. This new release will help us to get closer to casual game users in the Korean market,” said Gonzague De Vallois Senior Vice President Publishing at Gameloft. “We plan to continue to support various events and content updates for “Despicable Me: Minion Rush” fans on Kakao Game platform.”

“We are thrilled to release Gameloft’s global hit game, “Despicable Me: Minion Rush” on the Kakao Game platform,” said Jin Lee, Head of Communications at Kakao. “Our platform is a real success in Korea and the partnership with Gameloft will bring a brand new gaming experience and offer new and exciting content to all of our users.”

“Despicable Me: Minion Rush” is a wild ride through the world of Despicable Me, as your Minion jumps, flies and dodges obstacles in this infinite runner game. Players of all ages will be immersed in the world of the popular film franchise and its cast of engaging characters through innovative and highly-addictive gameplay. Immersed in environments from the Despicable Me movies, users will play as a Minion with their KakaoTalk friends in hilarious and fast-paced challenges that promise many hours of fun.

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at http://www.joshrobertnay.com.