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Concept Art House, The Game Industry's Premier Provider of Art Services, Announces Today a Successful Round of Funding, Led by Chinese Public Company, Talkweb

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/13/14 -- James Zhang, CEO and Founder of Concept Art House, announced a successful round of funding. The investment lead is Talkweb, one of China's leading providers of mobile e-commerce applications.

"Talkweb has focused our support on China's mobile sector since 1996. We believe that our investment into Concept Art House not only strengthens their ability to continue on a successful path, it also allows us to extend our reach to the North American market," said Talkweb's CEO, XingYu Li.

The principal use of the proceeds of the round will be the expansion of Spellgun, which is a division of Concept Art House focused on publishing North American mobile games in China. Spellgun will be the exclusive North American publishing partner of Talkweb, and together they will represent the most complete solution for North American game companies wishing to launch their products, in exclusive or non-exclusive arrangements, into the Chinese mobile market.

To learn about Concept Art House, please visit www.conceptarthouse.com.

To learn about publishing your games in China, please visit www.spellgun.com

To set up a meeting or studio tour, please contact Daniel Roh at [email protected].

About Concept Art House (www.conceptarthouse.com)

Concept Art House is a leading art and creative services provider based in San Francisco, USA with offices in Shanghai, China. CAH is a company of professional artists and industry veterans.

Since the company's founding in 2007, Concept Art House has contributed to shipping more than 300 games for clients such as Blizzard, DeNA, EA, Kabam, Riot Games, and Supercell. More recently, Concept Art House has worked on projects such as Clash of Clans, Guardians of Middle-earth, League of Legends, and Magic: The Gathering. As of February 2014, Concept Art House has contributed art to 14 of the top 100 grossing games on Apple's App Store.

Concept Art House prides itself on developing long-term relationships with each of its clients through integrity, open communication, mutual respect, and high-quality artwork.

About Talkweb (www.talkweb.com.cn)

Talkweb Information Systems Co., Ltd is one of China's leading providers of mobile e-commerce applications. Established in 1996, Talkweb is today one of China's most recognized public companies. With over 2,000 employees, 29 branch offices, and four headquarters locations, Talkweb offers technical and operational support to mobile operators across all of China's 29 provinces.

Talkweb is a leader in supporting games nationwide with a proven history of successfully launching Western games, such as Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies 2, and Bejeweled Deluxe in the Chinese smartphone market.

About Spellgun (www.spellgun.com)

Spellgun, a division of Concept Art House, is the exclusive North American partner of Talkweb. Spellgun is the most complete solution for North American game companies wishing to launch their products into the Chinese mobile market.

Spellgun provides North American developers access to a San Francisco based licensing and support team, a 100+ Shanghai based localization office, distribution partnerships with all leading China operators, and local marketing, user support and operations in all 29 Chinese provinces through Talkweb.

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