Press Release– free for immediate release
Giebelstadt, 5th of March 2010
Giebelstadt/Germany, 5th of March 2010. HandyGames™, the leading German publisher for mobile games, and Pixeleye Interactive, the design studio of photographer Dirk "The Pixeleye" Behlau, will collaborate on mobile games and applications with themes of hot rod cars, customized motor bikes, pin-up girls and race cars!
"Unique lifestyle and a dash of Rock 'n' Roll - a great mixture that will fascinate not only fans of the scene!", comments Markus Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames™. "With Dirk Behlau we have found a professional partner and it's a lot of fun to develop new ideas with him!"
"I am very happy to have found the perfect partner for taking my photographic artwork into the world of mobile games", says Dirk Behlau. "After they first contacted me, it took the HandyGames™ team only a few weeks to bring together the first product..."
The first project that resulted from this collaboration is the game Custom Choppers, in which players can puzzle together close-up photos of custom bikes.
Custom Choppers is now available for all current JavaME-capable mobile phones. Another game with the title Hot Rod Hell will be released soon.
HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers and publishers of mobile games. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany and in Bucharest, Romania and has its very own international distribution network. The company was founded in 2000 by Markus Kassulke, Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein, has more than 35 employees and plans to expand further.
The huge and diverse variety of products, which all excel by high quality, consists of downloadable and pre-installed games, as well as applications and games for the mobile Internet. The games support platforms like JavaME, Blackberry, Android, iPhone / iPad / iPod touch and soon Windows Mobile 7. HandyGames™ has developed top sellers such as Anno– Create a New World, Silent Hunter, Aces of the Luftwaffe, the Townsmen series, Car Control, Devils and Demons and Panzer Panic. The company’s long time success is reflected in close co-operations with producers of mobile phones and network operators, as well as in the many international awards it has won.
More information at: www.handy-games.com
About Pixeleye Interactive:
Dirk Behlau, aka„The Pixeleye“, born in 1971, is a leading designer and photographer from Cologne/Germany. Since 1999, he creates individual high-class solutions for international customers. He prefers shooting„Kool Lifestyle“: American cars from the 30´s till 70´s, classic glamorous pin-ups, rockstars and uncommon people with attitude. The Pixeleye works worldwide for international publications and trademarks.
"Dirk Behlau is a knock-out photographer and graphic artist from Germany. His style is unique and his images are superb!" Fuel Magazine (Australia)
"Dirk Behlau is one of the most exiting photographers in the European Hot Rod scene today" Ol´Skool Rodz Magazine (USA)
More information at: www.pixeleye.de
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