Hilversum, Netherlands– April 16th 2010 - Foreign Media Games (FMG) has launched its first three games into the UK market, with Mystery Tales: Time Travel™, Casual Mania™ and GAMEHITS™ available today via retail channels. The Netherlands-based publisher and distributor has partnered with Connect International to manage sales and distribution in the UK region.
Mystery Tales: Time Travel, Casual Mania and GAMEHITS are quality titles targeted at Foreign Media Games’ heartland– the mass market casual gamer. Mystery Tales: Time Travel sees the player take on the role of Mélanie Cygnes to find hidden objects and solve riddles. Casual Mania brings you the best of casual gaming, featuring four of the most successful web-based game genres: Hidden Object, Match-3, Marble Popper and Time Management, all in one package. GAMEHITS is a collection inspired by hit video game classics, with a 3D overhaul for the modern gamer. Players will have the chance to eat their way around a labyrinth, shoot down spaceships, fill rows with the tessellating blocks, and direct a robot to safety.
FMG Managing Director, Michel van Elmpt comments,“The launch of our first three titles in the UK is a momentous occasion and we are delighted to finally see our products on retail shelves up and down the country. We’re approaching one of the most dynamic markets in Europe with a strong line-up of titles perfectly tailored to our target audience”.
He continued,“We’ve had great success in the Benelux region, and now with nearly a decade’s experience with family-friendly and casual video games, we’re confident that we can repeat our performance in the UK”.
Connect International Director, Simone Jenkinson, added:“FMG is well known for its high quality games across the Benelux region and I’m pleased that we can support them with its expansion into the UK market. We’ve garnered broad support for the three titles at retail, so they will be widely available at retail. We’re confident that FMG’s UK launch will build a solid foundation to fuel continued growth over the coming years”.
Mystery Tales: Time Travel (SRP£24.99), Casual Mania (SRP£19.99) and GAMEHITS (SRP£19.99) are available in shops now for the Nintendo DS.
SRP refers to a Suggested Retail Price.
For more information contact:
Simone Jenkinson, Connect International
Tony Coles, Peppermint P
Tel: 0207 240 2645
Notes to Editors
About Foreign Media Games
Foreign Media Games (FMG) is an innovative creator, publisher and distributor of family-friendly and casual video games for a wide array of devices including game consoles, handheld devices and personal home computers.
Since incorporation in 2001, FMG has built a distribution network in over twenty countries and has localised products into more than six languages. As part of Foreign Media Group the games division sits alongside other business units that are focused on industries including book publishing, music, film and television, and are operated via a network of offices in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Scandinavia.
Foreign Media Games is headquartered in Hilversum, Netherlands and the company website is located at: foreignmediagames.com
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