My.com

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My.com
Subsidiary
Industry Mobile communication
Interactive entertainment
Video games
Founded October 30, 2012 (2012-10-30)
Area served
Global
Parent Mail.Ru Group
Website My.com

My.com is an integrated platform that powers a suite of online communication and entertainment applications, including myMail, myChat and myGames.[2] The platform is focused on delivering “communitainment,” communication applications subsidized by entertainment applications.[3]

My.com is a subsidiary of Mail.Ru Group (LSE:MAIL), Russia’s second largest Internet company, and was established in 2012 to introduce Mail.ru to the U.S. market.[4] Now focusing on US and European markets, My.com is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands with US office in Mountain View, California.[5]

Products[edit]

myMail
myMail is a mobile email app designed to replace native iOS and Android built-in platforms[6] by connecting a user’s existing email accounts in one place, and also offering new @my.com e-mail addresses. It features real-time, customizable push notifications.[7] MyMail won Award of Distinction[8] in the mobile app/productivity category of The Communicator Awards.

myChat
myChat is a mobile instant messenger for Android, iOS and Windows Phone, offering seamless text, voice and video messaging.[9]

myGames
myGames is a collection of PC and mobile games, based on a freemium model.[10] Obsidian Entertainment is developing Armored Warfare and localizing Skyforge, My.com’s upcoming MMO offerings.[11] World of Speed, the company’s MMO racing game, is being developed by Slightly Mad Studios, the company that redeveloped Need for Speed.[12] TenTonHammer[13] named Skyforge Best of Show and Armored Warfare Best Multiplayer game at the 2014 E3.

Title Year Platforms Genre
Lucky Fields[14] 2013 iOS, Android Simulation Game
Poker Arena 2013 iOS, Android Card Game
Evolution[15] 2014 iOS, Android Action, RPG
Jungle Heat[16] 2013 iOS, Android Combat Strategy Game
Armored Warfare[17] 2015 Windows Action, MMO
Allods Online[18] 2014 Windows MMORPG
World of Speed[19] TBA Windows Racing Game
Skyforge[20] 2015 Windows MMORPG
Legend: Legacy of the Dragons 2014 Browser MMORPG
RiotZone 2014 Browser Strategy Game

|- | "Might And Glory: Kingdom War" || 2015 || IOS, Android || Combat Strategy Game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved February 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ Metz, Rachel. "Three Questions for Russian Internet Mogul Dmitry Grishin". Technology Review. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bryant, Martin. "Russian giant Mail.ru launches in the US as My.com, with free email and IM apps subsidized by mobile gaming". The Next Web. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Mac, Ryan. "You've Got Mail.Ru: Russian Internet Giant Looks For U.S. Expansion With My.com". Forbes. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  5. ^ Krawczyk, Konrad. "Russia-based Mail.Ru launches My.com here in the U.S.". Digital Trends. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  6. ^ Fried, Ina. "Russia’s Mail.ru Hopes to Crack U.S. Market With Mobile Chat and Email Programs". Allthingsd. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  7. ^ Grant, Rebecca. "Russia Internet giant Mail.Ru does something the Soviets never did: Invade America". Venture Beat. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  8. ^ "20th Annual Communicator Award of Distinction Winners". Communicator Awards. 
  9. ^ "GNC Exclusive: My.com Launches myMail & myChat". Geek News Central. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  10. ^ Mac, Ryan. "You've Got Mail.Ru: Russian Internet Giant Looks For U.S. Expansion With My.com". Forbes. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  11. ^ Langshaw, Mark. "Skyforge, Armored Warfare MMO titles announced by Obsidian at GDC". Digital Spy. Retrieved March 22, 2014. 
  12. ^ Stuart, Keith. "World of Speed – UK developer Slightly Mad reveals major new racer". The Guardian. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  13. ^ Waters, Reuben. "TEN TON HAMMER'S BEST OF E3 2014 AWARDS". Ten Ton Hammer. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Lucky Fields - next-gen farming game on Android". The Next Web. 
  15. ^ "My.com’s Sci-Fi Action RPG Evolution: Battle for Utopia Now Live Worldwide in the Apple App Store". Bloomberg. Retrieved April 2, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Jungle Heat burns up Google Play". Gamasutra. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Armored Warfare Game Review". MMOs.com. Retrieved February 27, 2016. 
  18. ^ Reahard, Jef. "Allods Team and Obsidian unveil Skyforge announcement trailer". Joystiq. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 
  19. ^ Harman, Stace. "World of Speed: Former Need For Speed Dev Announces Racing MMO". IGN. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  20. ^ Reahard, Jef. "Allods Team and Obsidian unveil Skyforge announcement trailer". Joystiq. Retrieved March 20, 2014. 

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