Berlin, 10th December 2007: Publisher TGC– The Games Company expands its field of activity and turns to developing games for next generation consoles. The certified Nintendo partner has acquired the license of an entire game series for Nintendo's booming Wii console. From 20th December TGC will publish the Popcorn Arcade series, which is very popular in Britain, under its label Green Kangaroo in German speaking territories. Five games developed by DDI– Data Design Interactive will make the start and bring pure console gaming fun to German livingrooms at the very reasonable price of 29,99 Euro.
The license deal with the British games developer DDI includes 24 titles with highvalue casual content appealing to younger and older gamers alike. In addition to the action racers Billy the Wizard and Monster Trux Arenas the action adventures Anubis II, Ninjabread Man and Rock `n´ Roll Adventures will hit the stores in December. Wii gamers are looking forward to further regular releases in 2008.
Christian Sauerteig, Marketing Manager TGC, believes in the enormous potential of the new strategic direction:„The cooperation with Data Design Interactive is a great step forward for us on the way to become a multi-platform publisher. Our ambitious commitment benefits from starting off with a Wii series that has already been successful in Britain and we are expecting favourable sales figures.“
Stewart Green, Marketing Director Data Design Interactive, is very glad to have found a potent German publisher for the powerful Wii brand:“With the range of titles offered through our Popcorn Arcade label growing to 24 we needed a distribution partner capable of handling such a wide variety of games. The Games Company’s professionalism and proven expertise shone through and we are very happy and confident to have them on board.”
About TGC– The Games Company
TGC– The Games Company is an internationally focussed publisher of computer and video games, situated in Berlin, Germany. TGC have their own in-house development studios realizing any kind of interactive entertainment software from high-quality full-price games to commissioned productions. Since its foundation in 2006 TGC– The Games Company has been publishing licensed products as well as commissioned and proprietary productions, mainly in the full-price segment. An ambitious team with long-time experience in the games industry and a strong network of partners are TGC’s great advantages. In 2007/2008 TGC will continue to publish further high-quality products for PC and nextgen consoles. For more information please see www.the-games-company.com.
About Green Kangaroo
Under the label Green Kangaroo the publisher TGC– The Games Company from Berlin, Germany, releases casual games. The brand provides games for all current platforms and offers enjoyable gaming experiences, modest hardware requirements and reasonable prices. Casual entertainment suitable for beginners has top priority– true to the slogan“Games. Fun. Green Kangaroo”.
Data Design Interactive Ltd:
DDI is part of Green Solutions Ltd (GSL) which manages the production of interactive products for the entertainment industry. From game design, development and publishing on PC and Console. GSL owns the popular MYTH MAKERS and KIDZ SPORTS brands and the publishing rights to the GODS development system. We control a number of studios which specialize in key areas. Data Design Interactive develops and publishes, and is a licensed publisher for Sony Playstation, Nintendo and Microsoft, Artworld Studios for computer animation and Advergaming is the market leader for in game advertising and custom games. Popcorn Arcade www.popcorn-arcade.com is the brand name for our family friendly, value priced Wii range. For more information, contact us on +44 (0) 1384 447900. or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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