(Long Beach, CA) - October 16, 2007 - Digital Interactive Systems Corp. (DISCover), the leading innovator and provider of technology solutions for the PC gaming industry, announced today that it has partnered with Her Interactive to immediately start delivering downloadable versions of the award winning Nancy Drew game series through DISCover's InstaPlay and Hardcore White-Label Gaming System (HAWGS).
Her Interactive Inc. designs, develops and distributes the award winning Nancy Drew mystery adventure games PC series, with 16 games currently available and more in development. Based in Bellevue, Washington, Her Interactive publishes the Nancy Drew franchise to a world audience that offers adventurous and inspiring game play, leading to multiple Parents' Choice awards for the series. The most recent game, Nancy Drew: White Wolf of Icicle Creek, debuted at number one on PC sales charts in June 2007, while a second title, Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull, is set for release in October 2007.
"DISCover is excited to work with Her Interactive on delivering the Nancy Drew series to its rapidly growing OEM InstaPlay and HAWGS retail channel," said David Ferrigno, CEO, DISCover. "With the rapid increase of female gamers and Her Interactive's worldwide audience, there is proven demand for the Nancy Drew property."
"Providing consumers with the opportunity to download quality gaming content directly to their PCs continues to be an important initiative for us," said Megan Gaiser, president and CEO of Her Interactive. "Partnering with DISCover enhances our current digital distribution network by allowing us access to DISCover's proprietary technology and far-reaching consumer channels."
Digital Interactive Systems Corporation (DISCover) is the leading innovator and provider of technology solutions for the PC gaming industry. With a focus on making PC gaming accessible to mass audiences, DISCover provides its patented InstaPlay desktop client and service to top PC manufacturers which have shipped it on over two million PC systems to date. For game publishers and brands, DISCover's Hardcore White-Label Gaming System (HAWGS) powers game downloads for a rapidly expanding network of mass retail channels that reach the widest audience of casual and hard core gamers. DISCover owns United States Patent #5,721,951 titled "Home entertainment system for playing software designed for play in home computer" - a foundational patent for PC gaming, and has patents pending for other important PC gaming systems and methods. DISCover, InstaPlay, HAWGS, Drop-N-Play, My Games® and Games2Drive are all trademarks of Digital Interactive Systems Corporation. All rights reserved. ® 2007 Digital Interactive Systems Corporation. For more information, visit www.discoverconsole.com.
DISCover's patented InstaPlay is the ultimate way to browse, purchase, download, install, store, organize and play games.
DISCover's HAWGS (Hardcore White-Label Gaming System) powers web downloads of hardcore video games directly to gamers' PCs and attracts hardcore gamers by creating a social network community that supports and encourages them to play and participate in gamer activities. HAWGS enables DISCover to rapidly suit the most demanding retailer affiliates, enabling them to deliver profitable hardcore game downloads to customers within 10 days from sign-up.
About Her Interactive
Her Interactive is the pioneer of high quality fun and inspiring interactive entertainment targeted to female play preferences. The company designs, develops and publishes high-quality, award-winning mystery adventure games that engage and empower players. More information about the company and the Nancy Drew games can be found at www.HerInteractive.com.
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