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German Developers Awards 2004: elkware scores big time with three major awards

Wedel, Tuesday 16 November 2004/... elkware beat all the opposition when it scooped two Golds and a Sliver at the inaugural German Developers Awards 2004. During the prestigious ceremony on November 12th 2004, elkware was presented with a double first place in the category "Mobile Game" with The Dark Eye and Port Royale 2. The RPG adaption Sacred brought elkware an award for the second place in the same category.

"The recognition provided by these three top awards gives huge encouragement to our development team. elkware invests great time and resources in its quest for the highest product quality - and we are happy when the trade acknowledges this," says Jan Andresen, CEO of elkware GmbH.

The German Developers Awards was first held on November 12th 2004 in Essen. Among the sponsors were Microsoft Developer Network, Intel and the Games Convention.

elkware GmbH, established in 1994 and headquartered in Hamburg/Wedel with subsidiaries based in Los Angeles and London, is a leading global publisher and developer of mobile games. elkware has maintained a successful working relationship with all important international mobile phone manufacturers and service providers and offers the largest portfolio of J2ME games for all popular end devices worldwide. This includes own IP like the million seller "Gem Jam", branded content from MTV, Adidas or BMW as well as top mass media licenses like The X-Files or Pamela Anderson.

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