UIG Entertainment Heading West – US Distribution Started

Munich, September 13th 2012; UIG Entertainment announces the next step to international success! UIG has teamed up with Danmark Entertainment to launch and distribute UIG’s catalogue of PC and console titles in North America. Danmark Entertainment will manage the entire North American business, from replication right through to setting up digital and physical distribution and retail partners in North America.

“We are very excited about the opportunity to work with a successful European publisher like UIG Entertainment and are looking forward to introducing their product line to the North American market”, explains Mark Philipps, Co-Founder of Danmark Entertainment. “Simulator games, Play Indie, and the Giant brand will have a large fan base in the North American market and we are happy to be part of the upcoming success”, says Dan Shapira, Co-Founder of Danmark Entertainment.

“After the successful European introduction of the UIG line-up, we are looking forward to releasing our products in North America. Danmark Entertainment has a combined 30 years of experience in this industry and is the perfect partner to place our products in the North American market. We are looking forward to building a huge following in the North American gaming community, as we are doing already in Europe”, explains Stefan Berger, Head of Business Development UIG Entertainment.

The UIG Entertainment line-up contains a large and strong assortment of back catalogue titles, as well as many new upcoming titles for PC and Console. UIG is very well known for the Agricultural Simulator series and the Giant series, including well known titles such as “Industry Giant” and “Hotel Giant”. In the 4th quarter of 2012, “Farming Giant” will be the next instalment of the Giant series to be launched worldwide.

UIG Entertainment will have its registered office with Danmark Entertainment, in Toronto Ontario, Canada.

For more information about Danmark Entertainment please contact info@danmarkent.com

About UIG Entertainment

UIG was set up in 2005 by Managing Director Christoph Bayer and acts as an independent distributor and publisher in the international gaming market. Successful brands including the "Giant" brand, supported by high-quality developments and a wide selection of “simulator titles“ as well as the “play indie“ brand are published and marketed throughout the worldwide market. The extensive product catalog is completed by casual games the label “Red Rocks“. UIG is always searching for new business opportunities and products for worldwide distribution on all platforms. For more information, visit http://www.uieg.de

About Danmark Entertainment

Danmark Entertainment was founded in 2010 by Dan Shapira and Mark Philipps. Both Dan and Mark have a combined 30 years of distribution and management experience in the videogame and movie industries. Danmark Entertainment has two separate business models. They have a strong footprint in the liquidation videogame market, with direct relationships with almost every videogame publisher. On top of this, Danmark Entertainment is helping European publishers and developers successfully launch their videogame titles in North America. Danmark Entertainment is always searching for new business opportunities and products for North American distribution on all platforms. For more information, please contact info@danmarkent.com  

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