LACE MAMBA GLOBAL AND KOCH MEDIA SIGN EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR GERMANY, AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND

Brighton/Munich, February 10 th, 2012 – Brighton/UK-based publisher Lace Mamba Global enters the German-speaking territories: Today, Lace Mamba Global and Munich/Germany-based distributor and publisher Koch Media announce the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For the next three years, Koch Media will exclusively distribute Lace Mamba Global’s international computer and video game line up in these markets.

Lace Mamba Global’s already announced international line-up includes retail releases like the Sanctum Collection, the eco-simulation Fate of the World, the 3D horror adventure game Lucius and the digital adaptation of The Thirty Nine Steps. Currently, the international line up consists of approximately a dozen PC and console games that are to be released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland within the first six months of 2012. Exact release dates, further details and announcements of additional PC and console releases are to follow shortly.

As part of the distribution agreement, Lace Mamba Global will publish all products, handling localization, packaging, manufacturing, marketing and PR directly.

“This exciting partnership with Koch Media marks a new era for our young company and allows us to grow our catalogue with products and licenses for now even more territories”, states Adam Lacey, Managing Director of Lace Mamba Global. „We’re very happy to have found Koch Media as an exclusive partner. Their excellent sales and distribution network and experience will significantly help to create an ideal environment for our releases”, he continues.

“Compared to the UK, our very strong market for PC games here in Germany, Austria and Switzerland sets ground for a fruitful cooperation with Lace Mamba Global. The catalogue of our new partner includes unique adventure games and gaming gems, offering extended retail value by adding dedicated fan items to the retail releases. Together, we feel that we can offer both the gaming community as well as retailers a very exciting gaming portfolio”, adds Mario Gerhold, Head of Marketing & PR GSA, Koch Media.

In 2011, Lace Mamba Global released a total of more than 20 games in their key markets (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Scandinavia, Benelux countries, Iceland, Kuwait and other territories) including the very successful Super Meat Boy Ultra Rare Edition, collector’s editions of Tales of Monkey Island and Men of War: Assault Squad, the UK and Irish PC charts Top 10 hit* Red Orchestra 2 – Heroes of Stalingrad, PC and Xbox 360® versions of the Jane Jensen adventure game Gray Matter and the critically acclaimed point & click adventure The Book of Unwritten Tales, a retail collector’s edition of Trine 2 as well as retail versions of Darkstar and Off-Road Drive.

Over the past years, Lace Mamba Global already released a number of products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland through various publishing partnerships. Former releases include The Tiny Bang Story, Clones, Jolly Rover, Alchemia and others.   


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