Paris – February 8th 2010 Jowood and Tradewest Games are pleased to announce a distribution partnership for the release of BlazBlue Calamity Trigger for the Spanish market. BlazBlue Calamity Trigger is published by Zen United in Europe and will be available on March 19th 2010 for Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3 and PC.
“Tradewest Games is already in charge of the distribution for BlazBlue Calamity Trigger in France and we are now delighted to announce a new distribution partnership for the Spanish market.”, says Frédéric Bichat, General Manager of Tradewest Games SAS. “BlazBlue is an incredible new experience in 2D weapons based fighting games making exceptional use of the power behind the Next Gen consoles and online gameplay networks. We are really proud to be associated to what will be a very successful release in Europe.”
"JoWooD Entertainment is overjoyed to be able to announce BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger in Spain. We will use our proven distribution channels and strong partnerships to prepare the release of this fantastic fighting game," says Stefan Berger, Head of Publishing at JoWooD. "We are more than confident that this title holds great potential, as reflected in the fantastic ratings it has received world-wide, both in print and on ratings sites like Metacritics!”
“JoWooD Iberica has taken off into a successful year 2010 and will continue to push its efficient distribution structures with a highly diverse line-up for the Spanish market. ‘BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger’ is a great game with huge potential, and our team is enthusiastic to have the opportunity to work on this incredible title”, adds Jose Luis Abad Garcia, head of JoWooD Iberica S.L.
“Upon successful relationship with TradeWest in French market, we have decided to expand our deal to Spanish market. We are delighted to have JoWood in our team. ” reports Tomo Ohno, Head of Zen United.
BlazBlue Calamity Trigger will be available in Spain on March 19th 2010 for Xbox 360®, PlayStation® 3 and PC. For further information about BlazBlue Calamity Trigger please visit the following web site: www.blazbluegame.com
About Tradewest Games
Tradewest Games is a full-service provider for the international games industry. Tradewest Games consists of a European team of games industry professionals and benefits from a wide-reaching network to leading creative agencies, developers, manufacturing companies and proven service providers from all relevant sectors of the games industry. Tradewest Games offices are located in London, UK, and Paris, France. For more information, please visit our website: www.tradewest.co.uk and www.tradewest.fr
About JoWooD Entertainment AG
JoWooD Entertainment AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a publisher of computer and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality entertainment software for all existing and upcoming gaming systems. JoWooD Entertainment also offers distribution services for third party developers/publishers over its global distribution network.
Visit http://corporate.jowood.com for more information.
About Zen United
Zen United is a consortium of Japanese and Asian game developers targeting European Markets. Zen United provide international business development and 'culturisation' (localisation + naturalisation) services to independent, high quality, long standing studios to establish foundations for European business and a pipeline to collect feedback from European markets.
For more information please contact:
Tradewest Games SAS
Nadia Thevenot, International Marketing & Communication Manager
Phone: +33 1 44 50 55 09
JoWooD Entertainment AG
Clemens Schneidhofer, PR Coordinator
Phone: +43 664 823 8449