Development work completed on Nat Geo Quiz!“Wild Life”

17th May 2010, Bloxham, Oxfordshire, UK - Gusto Games, the Oxfordshire based independent development studio, is pleased to announce that development has been completed on yet another game for a globally recognised brand. Nat Geo Quiz!“Wild Life” will be appearing on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii.

Gusto Games is a vastly experienced development studio that has worked on some hugely successful brands in the past including the likes of Ashes Cricket 2009 on Wii for Codemasters, Championship Manager on consoles for Eidos, as well as Ultimate I Spy&Goosebumps Horrorland, both for Scholastic Inc.

Steve Archer, Development Director at Gusto Games commented,“National Geographic is a globally respected brand, inspirational through its immersive imagery and informative content. It has been a great privilege for us to be given access to National Geographic’s knowledge and assets to ensure that Nat Geo Quiz!“Wild Life” is factual, true to the National Geographic brand whilst making it entertaining to play.

Working with high profile brands is both challenging and rewarding and with Gusto’s many years of experience in dealing with image rights, meeting deadlines and ensuring continuity of established brands, it has proved to be a successful union.”

Nat Geo Quiz!“Wild Life” will be published by Black Bean Games in May 2010.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Lisa Fantasia

Gusto Games Limited

Lisa.fantasia@gustogames.com

+44 (0) 1295 724 537

About Gusto Games:

Since the formation of Gusto Games in 2003, the company has gone from strength to strength by building on its original goals to deliver quality gaming titles on time, within budget and across all leading gaming platforms. Gusto Games originally brought Eidos’ hugely successful Championship Manager franchise to the console and PSP platforms with all selling through at retail in impressive numbers.

Gusto Games has become one of Europe’s most respected development studios and this fact was underlined in 2005 when, amongst others, the studio was nominated for the“Best New European Studio of the Year” at the Develop’s Industry Excellence Awards. Building on that success Gusto also featured within Intent Media’s‘Develop 100’ in 2007.

Gusto has continued to evolve with the successful launch of the Global Play Golf simulator and skill-based game UTour golf that keeps the company at the forefront of the industry. Over the last 12 months, there has been a focus on developing family products such as the Nintendo Wii exclusive Ultimate I Spy, while also continuing its proven record of accomplishment in developing games within the sporting genre, with the recent chart topping success of Ashes Cricket 2009 for the Nintendo Wii.

About Black Bean Games

Black Bean Games, publishing label of Lago S.r.l. which is part of the Leader Group, has started establishing itself in 2003 as an important player in the international publishing arena. Leveraging 20 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a strategy focused on original IPs and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences. Its latest twist brought to concentrate on Racing games and Family and Lifestyle ones. The first to please 2 wheels enthusiasts with the ever changing editions of SBK® license as well as car drivers passionate for tracks and off-roads experience, the latter to adequate to modern market trends creating new brands such as NewU Fitness First and NatGeo Play!

For further information about Black Bean Games and its products, visit the following web site: www.blackbeangames.com


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