17th May 2005
Birmingham, UK and London, UK - Blue Sphere Games Ltd., a leading developer of mobile games and content, together with Mr. Terry Pratchett, the world famous author of fantasy fiction, announce a worldwide Licence Agreement for the creation of Discworld branded mobile phone games.
The Agreement grants a three-year, worldwide license to Blue Sphere Games for the creation and distribution of mobile games incorporating Rincewind, Twoflower, the Luggage and other characters from the Discworld series of novels.
Blue Sphere Games has the rights for the distribution of mobile games and other forms of content, featuring some of the Discworld's most famous inhabitants, globally on mobile devices. Blue Sphere Games will develop a portfolio of games, the first of which will be available in October 2005.
Colin Smythe, who represents Mr. Pratchett, commented: "This is uncharted territory for us, and we are much looking forward to seeing how this first game, involving Rincewind and the Discworld, is enjoyed by mobile phone users."
David Bozward, Chairman of Blue Sphere Games Ltd says: "The Discworld Novels are some of the most widely read fantasy books in existence. Through development skills and widespread distribution channels, we can bring this fantasy world successfully to the mobile gaming user globally. "
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About Blue Sphere Games Ltd.
Blue Sphere Games (www.bluespheregames.com) is a mobile services software house, developing JavaTM games, content and services for the mobile industry. The company was started in early 2002 by a group of mobile professionals who have been creating mobile and JavaTM services for over eight years. Blue Sphere Games currently have a large portfolio of working JavaTM games, with several concepts in production. These games are currently successfully deployed in partnership with a number of mobile operators and service providers throughout the world ensuring profitable worldwide distribution. The company currently has offices in the UK and China. Blue Sphere Games is exhibiting at E3 in the UK State of Play Pavilion in the West Hall on Stand 2316.
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