Digital Life Pioneer Pulse Evolution Gets $10 Million Investment by China’s Original Force Animation and Shanghai U9 Game

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About Original Force Computer Animation Co., Ltd.

Founded in 1999 by President and CEO Harley Zhao, Original Force has established itself as one of the preeminent CGI animation houses in China with more than 1000 employees. Original Force is dedicated to telling compelling, visually stunning stories through digital animation. Original Force is developing and producing feature films both on its own and in partnership with major content providers in the U.S. and China. The studio is actively building relationships with visionary filmmakers and artists and exploring innovative approaches to creating animated entertainment with broad, global appeal.

In the video game arena, Original Force is also providing top-quality content services to global clients including Microsoft, Activision, Electronic Arts, Sony, Disney, Rockstar Games and Tencent. Its art team has created in-game animation and effects for dozens of top-selling titles including “Grand Theft Auto V,” “Need for Speed: The Run,” “League of Legends” and “The Sims 3.”

Chinese digital-entertainment giant Tencent Holding Limited (0700:HK) is a strategic investor in Original Force. A $200-billion global conglomerate whose subsidiaries include Internet, mobile, instant-messaging and music-distribution companies, Tencent also owns significant stakes in such successful U.S. game makers as Activision Blizzard (“Call of Duty®”), Riot Games (“League of Legends”), Epic Games (“Gears of War”), and recently, Tencent (“QQ Speed”) in developing a feature film based on their game.

About Shanghai U9 Game Company, Ltd.

Shanghai U9 Game Cp., Ltd. (600652:SHH) is a passionate and energetic company that works in all areas of gaming, including development, operations and publishing. U9 was one of the first joint-equity companies and one of the first gaming companies to be listed on the Shanghai stock Exchange. U9 grew from a small initial investment many years ago to now being valued at more than 20 billion RMB.

In 2014, Shanghai U9 Game acquired all the rights and assets of U9 Time Technology Limited Company (Beijing Division), while at the same time raising more outside capital and investment. In November of 2014, U9 completed a restructuring effort to focus more on sales, R&D and the development of online games.

U9 is dedicated to improving efficiency and profitability through better resource allocation, increasing product quality and by streamlining all internal company processes to minimize waste and unnecessary redundancy. Through these efforts and more, U9 is working hard to increase brand value and recognition.

For the future, U9 will continue to focus on brand recognition; as one major goal is to expand into overseas markets and to improve brand recognition in the entire gaming industry in general. U9’s ultimate goal is to focus on innovation so as to ensure sustainable development, profitability and on-going growth.


For Pulse Evolution
Johnson Public Relations
Ross Johnson, 310-854-4780
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For Original Force
Steve Elzer, 213-607-3591
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For Shanghai U9 Game
Mei Min, 86-21-6485-3380
SVP Business Development
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Investor Relations for Pulse Evolution:
Kevin Weston, 772-345-4100
Chief Financial Officer
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