XIDER Forms Strategic Partnership With Game Developer

26th July 2007

XIDER Games, a European publisher of PC and Nintendo DS titles, has announced that it is forming a strategic partnership with Daedalic Entertainment, a newly established games developer based in Hamburg, Germany.

The new partnership will signify the start of a close working relationship between the two companies giving XIDER access to Daedalic’s development team in order to expand its European games line-up. Daedalic Entertainment, a developer and publisher of computer and video games, will also assist XIDER in the local and international marketing of its games titles for PC and Nintendo DS.

“We’re thrilled to be co-publishing a number of very exciting releases with XIDER. In addition to our progress of setting up our in-house development studio, this partnership marks a huge step in our publishing efforts, bringing the Daedalic brand to a global audience for the first time,” explained Carsten Fichtelmann, Managing Director of Daedalic Entertainment.

“Daedalic is absolutely the right partner for XIDER Games. This puts the XIDER label on track for further international growth with some great games due for launch later this year,” enthused Helmut Schmitz, Managing Director of XIDER Games.

XIDER Games and Daedalic Entertainment will be working together immediately on the launch of FIBA Basketball Manager 2008 (PC), Luminator DS and Ankh DS all due for launch in Q3 and Q4 of 2007.

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About XIDER

XIDER is a division of bhv Software GmbH&Co.KG, an international software publisher for over 20 years based in Germany. Throughout 2007, XIDER is launching a number of role-play, adventure, racing, sporting and combat games targeting all age groups. The games are available on PC or Nintendo DS platforms.

www.XIDER-Games.com

About Daedalic Entertainment

Founded in 2007, Daedalic Entertainment is a publisher and developer of computer and video games, based in Hamburg, Germany. The company’s main focus is the production of entertainment products with strong narratives. As a publisher, Daedalic offers comprehensive marketing know-how in the international publishing field, thanks to a talented internal team and an expansive network of experienced service providers.

www.daedalic.de

For more press information please contact:

Matt King

Media Safari

+44 (0) 1225 731 388

mattk@mediasafari.co.uk

Claas Paletta

PR Manager

Daedalic Entertainment

+ 49 40 43 26 12 72

cp@daedalic.de


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