Kalypso Media/WildTangent deal
Former's games to be available via latter's download system.
Bracknell, UK (November 7th 2008) - Kalypso Media UK and WildTangent have today announced a partnership which will allow customers to download many of Kalypso’s back catalogue, current titles and future titles from WildTangent’s Electronic Software Downloading (ESD) site.
“Kalypso Media are delighted to be partnering with WildTangent to make many of our games available to our consumers via the WildTangent network. Kalypso Media are keen to increase the availability of their games to consumers and ESD is an important part of this strategy” said Charlie Barrett, Business Development Director Kalypso Media
“Kalypso Media have published a range of excellent games over the last few years and we are looking forward to be able to offer games such as Imperium Romanum and Winter Challenge to our customers.” David Worle, Senior Director of Business Development, WildTangent.
The first titles that will be released will be: Imperium Romanum, Hollywood Pictures, AGON: Lost Sword of Toledo, Star Assault, Winter Challenge, Campus and Theatre of War.
About Kalypso Media
Specialise in the publishing of interactive media – primarily computer games - Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek. A year later, the sister company Kalypso Media UK Ltd. was opened in England and is now led by Andrew Johnson and Charlie Barrett, two experienced members of the Kalypso Media Group management team.
For more information visit www.kalypsomedia.com
For further Information contact
Ruth Fraser/Keiron Fraser
Chaloner Associates Ltd
Tel +44 (0) 1954 270599
Mob +44 (0) 771 517 1788
Founded in 1998, WildTangent is the fastest growing online game property in the world with more than 30 million unique monthly gamers, offering nearly 700 of the most popular online and downloadable games from the world’s top developers and publishers.
The WildTangent ORB™ game console ships directly on the desktops of leading PC manufacturers including Dell, Emachines, Gateway, HP and Toshiba, giving it a huge global footprint of connected game playing consumers.
WildTangent offers gamers the opportunity to purchase premium games outright, pay per session with WildCoins™, or engage with advertising to play for free. Advertisers include 20th Century FOX, Warner Brothers, Paramount, EA, Sony Playstation, Nintendo, Toyota, Honda, P&G, Unilever, Clorox and many others.
For more information visit www.wildtangent.com.