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PDQ to distribute Lace games

Publisher Lace Mamba Global has announced PDQ has taken on its primary distribution duties in the UK and Ireland. PDQ becomes the exclusive primary distribution partner for all Lace games, including upcoming 2012 releases and re-orders for previous products. Advantage Distribution remains Lace’s secondary distribution partner, focusing on independent retailers. …

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Gem swoops for digital distributor Ztorm

MCV understands that Gem has agreed a deal to acquire digital distributor Ztorm. The move is a surprise following strong rumours that Sony was on the brink of sealing a deal to buy the firm last year. Ztorm specialises in the distribution of a variety of digital media including games, …

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Tekken 3D set for February release

Namco Bandai’s Tekken 3D Prime Edition will hit UK shelves on February 17th with Nintendo responsible for sales, marketing and distribution. The publisher has entered into a new distribution agreement with Nintendo for European territories and Australia. Nintendo will also distribute accompanying Namco Bandai 3DS title One Piece Unlimited Cruise …

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Limbo dev: The retail model is broken

The boss of developer Playdead has said the boxed games model has always been and still is broken”. Dino Patti, the co-founder of the studio that developed downloadable hit Limbo, told Eurogamer at the GameCity6 festival that he wants format holders to embrace the download space even more”. "The retail …

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Link Distribution acquires A Game Distribution

Bradford-based UK video games firm Link Distribution has agreed a deal to acquire London rival A Game Distribution. A Game’s London office, which was founded in 2010, will continue to operate and its staff will remain in place. Link opened a brand new facility in Bradford earlier this year, doubling …

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New partnerships bolster Sony DADC after Enfield fire

Sony DADC has teamed up with fellow distributors Cert Octavian and Cinram to help get its operations back on track after its Enfield distribution centre was lost. The company’s facility – a multi-storey 24,000 square metre complex – was burned down on August 8th during the UK riots. It was …

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Roccat signs with Gem for UK distribution

Renowned PC peripheral firm Roccat has signed with Gem in the UK. The first product to launch under the partnership is the Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard with Talk Technology. It is due to arrive next month and boasts a range of modes and updates designed for PC gaming. Roccat is …

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Sony DADC centre torched in London riots

Though Enfield largely escaped the widespread violence and looting that swept the UK last night, the Sony DADC distribution centre in the town was set alight. There are not believed to have been any injuries as a result of the attack. The significant blaze is still being tackled by fire …

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French acquisition and UKdeal grows Sony DADC

Sony DADC now handles over half the French games market’s distribution following the acquisition of Supply Chain Performance. Swooping for the business based just outside Paris helps the firm make good on its promise to grow its power in physical distribution across all of Europe. In February, Sony DADC told …

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NCsoft extends Koch Media deal to UK

Publisher NCsoft and publisher Koch media have extended their distribution partnership to include the UK. The pair already work together in European territories such as France and Spain. The first game to be distributed by Koch under the agreement will be Guild Wars Trilogy later this summer and will subsequently …

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