HAMBURG, Germany, May 14 /PRNewswire/ --

- Developer Lounge Offers an Interface to Integrate External Browser Games

- Expands its Portfolio and Takes on the Role of Publisher

- New Distribution Opportunities for Developers of Browser Games

Bigpoint GmbH, the world's leading provider of browser-based online games (browser games), is opening its doors to external game providers and developers. With today's launch of the Bigpoint DevLounge at, game developers now have a place where they can go to integrate their browser games on the website Thanks to the introduction of the DevLounge, Bigpoint has positioned itself for the future as a publisher of online games. With over 63 million registered users worldwide, game providers will have new and unique opportunities to distribute their games. The portal will develop into the first source for online games and will offer the right game for every target group.

With the introduction of the DevLounge on our portal, we're taking a further step in the direction of international expansion, explains Bigpoint founder and CEO Heiko Hubertz. has a large community of gamers with over 63 million registrations and is therefore the perfect place for developers of browser games to professionally distribute and promote their games. From now until the end of the year, the number of games at will jump from approximately 30 games to 100 games, therefore providing each target group with the exactly right game. Of course, we'll continue to develop our own browser games and set new standards in terms of technology.

The Bigpoint Developer Lounge

In the members-only area at, game developers are taken step by step through an easily integrated API. The integration process and the subsequent quality control check of each new game ensure that all games fulfill Bigpoint's high level of standards. Of course, all games will have to follow our company motto: free to play. Bigpoint browser games offer players hours of free gaming entertainment, but in which users can spend a little pocket change, if they want, on virtual goods to receive time - and therefore game - advantages. With a share of the revenues, developers can also earn money with their games.

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About Bigpoint is the largest browser game portal worldwide, and is among the top 3 gaming portals in the world. Bigpoint's range of products and services offers games in a level of quality which until now was only available with CDs and consoles. Over 240 employees from more than 25 nations work at the world's largest Internet provider of browser games which is based in Eppendorf in Hamburg. At the headquarters in Germany, games are developed in over 20 languages and are played for free by over 63 million users in countries such as Russia and America without them having to download any additional software.

Awards which Bigpoint - Germany's most popular website - received, such as the Ruban d'Honneur from the European Business Awards 2009, the Red Herring 100 Europe and the OnlineStar, confirm the success of the company just as much as the growth rate of 4,500% within four years does. That's why it's no big surprise that the Hamburg-based company also placed in the top 20 most successful companies in the EMEA region. Company founder Heiko Hubertz also won second place as Internet Businessman of the Year in 2007. Further info can be found at

Your contact: Bigpoint GmbH Janine Griffel Senior PR-Manager Tel. : +49-(0)40-881413-163 Fax : +49-(0)40-881413-7163 E-mail :

Bigpoint GmbH, Janine Griffel, Senior PR-Manager, Tel. : +49-(0)40-881413-163, Fax : +49-(0)40-881413-7163, E-mail :