Ringier Studios Unveils Its Champions League Appazine for Free Exclusively on Samsung Apps

By Ringier Studios Inc., PRNE
Monday, November 14, 2011

FOSTER CITY, California, November 15, 2011 -

Ringier Studios, Inc., the California-based app development specialists that bring amazing stories to life, today announced the unveiling of its highly anticipated Ringier Studios Champions League: True Passion, Big Business tablet appazine for free exclusively on Samsung Apps for most Samsung GALAXY devices.

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Ringier Studios Champions League - Redefining the Tablet and Smart Phone App Experience

Ever wondered what it would be like to relive some of those amazing moments of the Champions League like those splendid goals by Zidane or Schmeichel’s great save? Well, this newly released app is the closest one might get to the real deal.

“Smart devices are revolutionary and the people who use them daily are waiting to be entertained and amazed,” said Douglas Kaplan, CEO, Ringier Studios, Inc. “So we decided to take a different approach in designing our Ringier Studios Champions League appazine with a focus on making it a truly interactive, exploratory and exciting experience for the tournament’s loyal fans and launching it for free exclusively for Samsung Apps”.

Given the versatility of the tablet, this appazine ushers the legendary soccer tournament into a new digital era for millions of soccer fans and sports enthusiasts worldwide. The way the app revels the tournament’s greatest plays, players and the history behind it all, right in the palm of one’s hands, is a phenomenal experience. From swiping through the Champions League timeline to building a dream team, the appazine has it all - giving the words swipe, swirl and scroll a whole new meaning.

In addition to great story telling the appazine also features interactive multi-media images and never-before seen videos. Some of the features that truly take advantage of everything the tablet has to offer are:

Exclusive Video Interviews: The appazine has a special surprise in store for passionate fans. It’s something they won’t find anywhere but here and that’s exclusive interviews with five great soccer legends - Steve McManaman, Stephane Chapuisat, Ottmar Hitzfeld, Giovanni van Bronckhorst and Franco Baresi. Fans can swipe through questions and pick a legend to answer them.

3D-Animation: The appazine lets fans relive over twenty of the tournament’s greatest moments like those splendid goals by Zidane and Ronaldinho and even Schmeichel’s and Ver Der Sar’s great saves, all in 3D-animated videos.

Build a Dream Team: This interactive feature allows fans to build their own soccer dream team from a pick list of Champions League players and then share it with their friends on Facebook and Twitter.

Interactive Chapters: Fans can explore the mystique, money and moments that surround this prestigious soccer tournament through editorial pieces like ‘The Mystique’, on the fifteen teams and key moments of the finals over the years. ‘The Money’ allows fans to follow the big earners including the League’s star players with interactive graphics. It even includes a multidimensional view on the making of today’s Champions League gear.

With the Champions League playoffs next week, Ringier Studios is pleased to partner with Samsung on their new app release. The Samsung GALAXY Note’s portable stunning 5.3″ HD Super AMOLED screen allows fans to literally bring the tournament to life anytime, anywhere.

To experience the true wonder of the Ringier Studios Champions League appazine, produced with sponsoring partner Switzerland Tourism, fans can download it for free exclusively on the Samsung Apps store. In addition to the new GALAXY Note, the appazine is available for download on most Samsung GALAXY devices. Fans can also connect with Ringier Studios on Facebook and Twitter.

About Ringier Studios, Inc.

At Ringier Studios, we bring amazing stories to life on multi-touch devices. Our global app development studio headquartered in Foster City, California, designs innovative app experiences for Fortune 1000 companies. We specialize in blending creativity, content and technology in-house to provide an unmatched user experience. We provide brands with an interactive platform to engage and evolve with their community. To learn more and to view our portfolio of exciting new iPad and Android tablet apps please visit www.RingierStudios.com.

Disclaimer: This Ringier Studios Champions League: True Passion, Big Business appazine is produced by Ringier Studios, 950 Tower Lane, Foster City, California, 94404, USA. This appazine is not authorized, prepared, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the Union des Associations Europeennes de Football (UEFA). The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trademarks and/or copyright of UEFA. The opinions expressed in the appazine are solely those of its authors and Ringier Studios and do not represent the opinions of UEFA.

Press Contact:
Goldie Viegas
Ringier Studios, Inc.



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