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Xeko Kickstarter Successfully FundedOomba's Title Reaches #21 on Most Funded Game List (July 23, 2012)
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/23/12 -- Oomba, Inc., announced today that the Kickstarter campaign for its Xeko project successfully reached its fundraising goal on Saturday July, 21st. The project raised $257,870 and became the 21st most funded Kickstarter game project to date. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/xeko/xeko
"We are extremely excited!" commented Xeko creator Amy Tucker. "We are very proud of this title and are deeply grateful for the support we have received. We so look forward to bringing the game back and hopefully making a positive impact on the world and its animals whilst doing so."
The Xeko title was originally developed for the physical realm by a team that included designers from Wizards of the Coast and artist Michel Gagne of Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet fame. As a result of the successful Kickstarter campaign the game will now be re-tooled for the digital realm.
About Oomba: Oomba is the first SaaS platform for the exchange of virtual goods in an aftermarket that operates with the exclusive, voluntary participation of publishers of online and mobile games. The Oomba team is comprised of proven visionaries and industry veterans whose past innovations have changed the way in which people spend their leisure time. The team includes Michael Williams (Planetwide Games, Tremor Entertainment, Reality Gap), Nolan Bushnell (Atari, Chuck E. Cheese), Amy Tucker (Xeko, Matter Group). www.oomba.com
About Xeko: Xeko (pronounced "zeeko") is the award-winning game specifically created to raise awareness for the amazing and endangered creatures that inhabit our Earth, inspire future eco-leaders, and empower people, everywhere, to join together and make a difference through positive play. Xeko delivers engaging game play and an exciting adventure that ignites imaginations and sends the next generation of heroes on an adventure to save the world. The Xeko Motto: Be a Force of Nature! www.xeko.com
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