Thursday 30th September 2010: Further cementing the company as a force to be reckoned with in the games market, Nordic Games has appointed Richard Charge as UK sales manager who brings with him over 16 years of industry experience to the role.
Charge joins the company from Koch Media where he held the position of head of sales - publishing UK and international for seven years, working directly with DeepSilver, Mindscape, Sony Online, Techland and BBC Multimedia.
"I'm delighted to be able to announce the appointment of Richard Charge to the Nordic Games team, his extensive experience in the games industry is a real asset to the company," said Nik Blower, sales and marketing director, Nordic Games. "His appointment comes at a crucial time for Nordic Games, with the launch of our biggest title to date - We Sing Robbie Williams - just around the corner and a host of new games planned for 2011."
Charge brings a wealth of experience to the role having worked on games for major brands such as U-Sing, X Factor, Prison Break, Family Fortunes, I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Deal Or No Deal, and with all major retailers across the UK including GAME, Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys, HMV and Morrisons.
"Nordic Games has an incredibly strong reputation with retail and I'm looking forward to driving sales forward this Christmas and beyond," added Richard Charge, UK sales manager, Nordic Games. "It's a great opportunity to be joining Nordic Games as the company continues to release stellar product and push boundaries within their area of expertise."
About Nordic Games Publishing AB
Nordic Games Publishing is the wholly owned publishing arm of Game Outlet Europe AB. Started in 2008, Nordic Games has the philosophy of publishing great games at great prices. Nordic Games published the MCV award nominated We Sing, 2009's best-selling Wii™ singing game across the PAL territories. We Sing is the only singing game to support four microphones and includes songs from a variety of the best music labels. The follow-up, We Sing Encore released in August and October will see the release of We Sing Robbie Williams. Nordic Games continues to enjoy commercial success with two multiformat releases under the Dance Party banner. More titles are in development and will be announced soon.