AR Films‘ film producer Alexander Rodnyansky games division AR Games has acquired a 25% stake in Russian online game publisher Syncopate, the company announced.
Founded in 2009, Syncopate develops and operates GameNet, a social networking platform for gamers. Syncopate also publishes online games such as Aika and Blood Rites.The company revenues are estimated to reach $5 million in 2011.
GameNet is the official platform for World Cyber Games Russia. Syncopate‘s game titles War Inc. and Rage of Titans are WCG disciplines.
The founders of Syncopate are Oleg Sambikin (President), William Verigin (CEO) and Vasily Medvedev (CTO) who previously founded Innova Systems, publisher of Lineage II.