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DC Studios announces the signing of a major deal with Konami of Europe

Montreal, Canada and Glasgow, UK. February 18th. Game developer DC Studios today announced a major multi-format development agreement between DC Studios and the European arm of games publisher Konami.

Following on from the success of the Tour de France Centenary Edition title for the Sony PlayStation 2, Konami has contracted DC Studios to produce a major multi-platform game for release in Q4 2005. The game, on PS2, PC and GBA, will be developed in DC Studios Montreal studio using the company's state of the art gaming toolkits which cover all major gaming platforms including the Sony PlayStation and PSP, PC, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo Gamecube, Nintendo GameBoy Advance, Nintendo GameBoy DS and Zodiac Tapwave.

DC is one of the world's most experienced development studios, having successfully created over sixty different projects, across all formats, in the five years since the company was founded, with many titles coming from the world's largest media companies and involving some of the biggest licenses from movies, TV and videogames.

'We are very happy to once again be working with one of the most respected publishers in the world on a major project. It will be great to work once again with Tony and his team. I am sure that this game will be a great success for all of us' Said Mark Greenshields, CEO of DC Studios.

Tony Bickley, the European Development Manager of Konami, Europe, said, "DC Studios have proven themselves in the past to be very reliable, delivering for us Quality product to budget and on time. I had no hesitation in commissioning them to take on a new strategic title for us."

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About DC Studios

With offices in Montreal, Canada, Glasgow, Scotland and Bristol, UK, DC Studios is one of the top development studios in the world today. The company is financially strong and is (and always has been) profitable, making it a reliable and dependable partner. The company has worked with clients such as Konami, Ubisoft, HIP Interactive / Arush , ABC, Decode Entertainment, Majesco, In-Fusio, THQ and many others across all current games platforms, including the PC, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, XBox, Gamecube, GameBoy Advance, DS, PSP and mobile phone handsets. Since it was founded in 1999 the company has shipped over 60 titles including the best selling Bratz (Ubisoft), Tour de France Centenary Edition (Konami) and The Cat In The Hat for Take 2. DC Studios worked with Majesco on the development of their proprietary GBA-VIDEO technology which has been hugely successful with titles such as Spongebob Squarepants, Yu-Gui-Oh, Sonic X and Dora the Explorer.

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