VARESE, ITALY - 16 NOVEMBER 2006
Black Bean is proud to announce the acquisition of the Official Licence that will allow the company to exclusively realize the " SBK'07 - Superbike World Championship" videogame based on the SBK World Championship promoted and organized by FG Sport.
Virgilio Bixio, President of the Leader Group, declared: "We are very proud of this agreement, it's a prestigious result that will allow us to value and to promote the videogame, but also to build awareness for the Superbike World Championship awareness.
The video games "SBK'07 - Superbike World Championship" will be developed with the experience of Milestone, previous developer of the celebrated Superbike series of games, It will be synonymous with great quality and it will further strengthen Black Beans International distribution.
Paolo Flammini, CEO of FG Sport added: "Videogames fans have been waiting a long time for a new edition of the game based on the Superbike World Championship. This new product arrives at a magic moment for our Championship so I'm sure it will be one of the best sellers in 2007".
The agreement with FG Sport has been signed thanks to the contribution of Riccardo Tafŕ, MD of RTR, a sports marketing company, and it will allow Black Bean to develop the SBK World Championship videogame for the next five years.
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About Lago/Black Bean. Black Bean is the games label of Lago Srl, which is part of the Leader Group. Leader SpA has been the leading independent distributor in Italy since it started business in 1984. Leader is based in Gazzada (Varese) which is situated 30 miles north of Milan in northern Italy. Black Bean philosophy is to focus on a wide range of games genre leveraging on the niche targets that remain uncovered into the market. By adding original content to the products and by fully localising the titles Black Bean's vision is to remain close to player's needs. Black Bean has distribution partners all across Europe and PAL territories including Australia and South Africa. www.blackbeangames.com