|Category||Games, Video and Entertainment|
Alawar Entertainment is neck-deep into the casual gaming industry with involvement in development, publication and distribution of games titles like The Treasures of Montezuma, Magic Ball, Snowy and Gamextazy. They work with game developers to create games for Alawar’s own sites and they provide website owners with their own casual gaming solutions. Alawar games can also be played on mobile phones.
Alawar has plans to become a top five global casual games company. They are working on this goal furiously with over 60 development partners and publishing & promoting games through partners Real, Yahoo, Shockwave and CNet.
The Alawar Games Showroom Network is one of the casual games solutions for website owners. It lets them put Alawar’s whole game catalogue on their site via embedded code. Alawar pays website owners a fifty percent fee on each game sold. They also have Alawar Wrapper, which protects game content with demo time limits and game play limits, and Alawar Game Box, which is downloadable desktop client that keeps gamers updated with new games and news.
In August 2007, Russian investment firm Finam Investment Holding acquired a minority stake in the company. Casual game competitors include Big Fish Games, MSN Games and their partner Yahoo Games.