Amsterdam / New York, April 1st ,2009 - Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq OTC: PLGC.OB) today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008.
For the full year 2008, net revenues slightly decreased from $10.1 million in 2007 to $9.0 million in 2008, a decrease of 11%.
This decrease was due to the fact that Playlogic had to postpone several titles from Q4 2008 to first half year of 2009.
Gross profit for 2008 decreased from $5.0 million in 2007 to $3.5 million in 2008, a decrease of 30%.
Operating loss fell from $0.3 million for the full year 2007 to $9.1 million for the fiscal year 2008.
Net Profit / Loss
The net profit of $0.7 million in 2007 turned in to a loss of $9.5 million in 2008.
This includes a onetime additional impairment on capitalized software of $4.5 million in 2008.
Earnings per share turned into a loss of $0.22 compared with a profit of $0.03 per share in 2007.
Earnings per share includes a onetime additional impairment on capitalized software of $0.11 per share in 2008.
Loss per share is based on the weighted-average share of common stock outstanding in 2008.
Playlogic will publish 12 games on several platforms (28 SKU’s) in 2009 among which the highly expected“Fairytale Fights” (PS3, Xbox 360, PC) in the 4th quarter of 2009, the movie based“They Came From Upstairs” (Wii, DS, PS2, PC) in the 3rd quarter of 2009 and“Infernal” (Xbox 360) in the 2nd quarter of 2009.
Playlogic expects, despite the current economic crisis, to be profitable for the full year 2009.
Net profit for 2009 will be in the range of $5.5 million and $7.5 million, between $0.12 and $0.17 per share.
Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. is an independent worldwide publisher of entertainment software for consoles, PCs, handhelds, mobile devices, and other digital media. Playlogic distributes its products through all available channels, online and offline. Playlogic, who currently has approximately 110 employees, is listed on Nasdaq OTC under the symbol "PLGC.OB" and is headquartered in New York, USA and Amsterdam, the Netherlands . Its in-house game development studio“Playlogic Game Factory” is based in Breda (the Netherlands).
Playlogic's portfolio includes games that are being developed by several teams at the Playlogic Game Factory, as well as games developed by a number of studios throughout the world with approximately 400 people of external development staff. The Playlogic Game Factory also develops first party titles for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE).
Playlogic publishes quality games, working with leading technology to produce digital entertainment from concept to finished product. Playlogic plans to publish 12 titles, on several platforms, during 2009.
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