More Big Fish for retail

Ben Parfitt
More Big Fish for retail

Casual games giant Big Fish has teamed up with Focus Multimedia to launch eight new PC titles at retail this Christmas.

Games already released include Drawn: The Painted Tower, The Serpent of Isis, Flux Family Secrets: The Ripple Effect, Strange Cases: The Tarot Card Mystery, Lost in the City and Virtual Villagers Double Pack.

Meanwhile, Hidden Expedition: Devil’s Triangle will arrive on Friday November 27th. Each game has a recommended price of £9.78.

“We're delighted to strengthen our partnership with Big Fish Games,” said Focus MD Craig Johnson.

“In doing so, we continue our tradition of bringing only the world’s best casual games to market.”

Big Fish Games’ director of licensing Paull Handelman added: “Our partnership with Focus is extremely successful. They are a fantastic team.

Big Fish has enjoyed much success at retail this year. Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst and Mystery in London: On The Trail Of Jack The Ripper both topped the ChartTrack budget PC charts, and Focus has sold over 250,000 Big Fish titles at retail in 2009 alone.

 “As casual games, and in particular hidden object titles, continue their meteoric rise in popularity here in the UK, consumers and retailers alike are realising that Focus Multimedia’s range offers the very best selection of titles,” concluded Johnson.

“By licensing more premium products from Big Fish Games, Focus makes it possible for UK retailers to continue offering their customers the best known, best quality casual gaming titles in the world.”

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