Hilversum / Oldenzaal - November 17, 2009– The Dutch casual games developer Youdagames and market leader casual games in Benelux retail Denda Games, officially starts a cooperation to introduce the worldwide successful online games of Youdagames in retail. From this week on, the first game in this cooperation“Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond”, will be available in the largest retail stores in the Benelux territory.
So far, Youdagames has mainly focused on distributing their games online on game portals worldwide. To reach a larger target group in the Benelux, the company signed a cooperation deal with Denda to get the successful games into retail as well.
“Denda is market leader in the retail sales of casual games in these countries and Youdagames has already proved to be successful in digital distribution of high quality casual games. Bringing both competences together will result in an exceedingly strong Dutch partnership. We’re convinced that more and more Dutch and Belgium casual gamers will become excited about our games“, says Jurriaan van Teunenbroek, COO at Youdagames.
The Hidden Object game“Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond”, will be the first Youda game distributed in retail by Denda after the company already released more than 40 games this year. The game will be available in the largest retail stores where consumers are able to buy games.“We’re very satisfied with the cooperation we now have with Youdagames. Two strong Dutch companies in casual games can now combine forces in which Youdagames is able to deliver high quality game content and Denda Games has the experience and knowledge to offer the games in a wide variety of retail stores”, says Ries Derkman.
Youdagames is the brand of the Dutch casual game developer I Sioux Game Productions. The company has been developing games since 2003 and has a full focus on casual games since 2006. The portfolio now states 16 download games, with three more games to be released in 2009. With a total of seven download games and the release of the very successful Governor of Poker for iPhone in 2009, at least two titles for Nintendo DS (Youda Farmer and Youda Marina) and a couple of games in development for 2010 already, Youdagames is starting to become an important player in the casual games industry.
About Denda Games:
Denda Publishers is a publisher of a very wide range of consumer software products with a strong focus on publishing PC CD-ROM products in the Benelux retail channel. The company was founded by Jacques Neuvel in 1998. As the leading publisher of casual games in the Benelux territory, Denda Publishers is proud to have long term relations with the most important developers and publishers from all around the globe. The most important characteristics of the company policy are to publish top quality localized products, having a game in its product range for every potential customer, offering the best possible support to customers and offer the newest, most popular games to the Benelux consumer group.
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