For immediate release: 24th February 2005
DemonWare, the leading network middleware provider is pleased to announce the appointment of Art Santos as U.S. Director of Sales where he will head up all commercial development activities for that key region. He will be based in the DemonWare LA office.
Art joins from GameSpy IGN where he was part of the team which launched GameSpys' middleware program and he has over five years of experience supporting the technical needs of game studios and publishers with innovative middleware. Prior to GameSpy, Art was an Account manager with leading distributor, Ingram Micro.
"Art brings a wealth of middleware experience to our West Coast team. He knows what developers and publishers want from middleware and how to support them throughout their game cycle. His networking experience is second to none and he has a real passion for what can be done when the right team gets the right netcode. He is a huge asset for DemonWare and we are glad to add his experience and credentials to the team", said Dylan Collins, CEO of DemonWare.
DemonWare provides a complete range of network tools for studios and publishers working on multiplayer titles. DemonWare Matchmaking+ suite provides a risk-free and quick route to multiplayer lobby services. DemonWare Netcode is widely regarded as the most developer-friendly state engine available and both products are being used in a number of AAA titles being released on console platforms in 2005. DemonWare products support PS2, PSP, Xbox, PC and next-generation hardware platforms.
DemonWare is a network software company which provides the technology for multiplayer computer games enabling people around the world to play against each other over the internet. As a tried and tested network middleware product, it allows developers to reduce development time and risk while focusing on their gameplay. Interested developers should go to www.demonware.net/evaluate