New York - August 6, 2009
GamersGate, the premier online marketplace for downloadable PC games, today announced a distribution agreement with Blitz Games Studios to host two highly acclaimed PC titles: Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy, a swashbuckling action game set on the high seas, and Droplitz, an engaging and addictive puzzle game. Players can head to GamersGate today to check out these exciting new titles.
"GamersGate is thrilled to provide a commercial outlet for Blitz Games Studios, and we look forward to building a strong relationship with them in the future," said Theo Bergquist, CEO of GamersGate. "Developers like Blitz Games Studios are the reason we started GamersGate, and our passion for providing the largest, most accessible library of games is satisfied with this partnership"
Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy puts gamers in charge of a crew of pirates as they loot and pillage their way to infamy. Play the single player campaign, or compete with up to 18 other ships in cut-throat, team-based multiplayer. Droplitz is a unique and challenging puzzle game, where players must rotate dials in order to create pathways for the Droplitz as they slowly trickle down from the Droppers at top of the screen to the Collectors at the bottom. Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy and Droplitz can be purchased from GamersGate for $19.95 and $9.95, respectively.
“We’re delighted to have joined up with Gamers Gate for distribution of both our own and Blitz 1>UP titles,” said Chris Swan, Business Development Director at Blitz Games Studios.“They are a very strong player in the digital distribution market and capture audiences from all walks of life. Since this closely matches the variety of games that we aim to supply we’re undoubtedly going to enjoy a great partnership moving forward together.”
For more information about GamersGate, or to download these new additions to their game library, visit: http://www.gamersgate.com.
GamersGate is a leading digital distribution platform creating easily accessible gaming experiences for gamers worldwide– anytime, anywhere. Viewed as a strong contender in the digital download arena, GamersGate continues to redefine the download industry and future strategies including the launch of several accompanying services and comprehensive tools, in addition to an aggressively growing product portfolio from a wide range of internationally recognized publishers. http://www.gamersgate.com.
About Blitz Games Studios
Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than 200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), proprietary middleware engine (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy). For more information see www.blitzgamesstudios.com
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