Mercury Games today announces that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Atari UK. Atari UK are now responsible for the distribution of upcoming titles 'Paint by DS' for Nintendo DS, 'Warriors of the Lost Empire' for Sony PSP and 'Jamster Allstars' for PS2 and PC. These titles will be distributed by Atari in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and South Africa.
Mercury Games and Atari UK will combine PR and Marketing skills to deliver comprehensive launch campaigns for each new title, the first title being Jamster Allstars in quarter 3.
Jeremy Wigmore, MD Atari UK & Nordic said "Atari are pleased to be partnering Mercury Games. It has an exciting and varied product line up and we are looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship"
Spencer Pratt, CEO, Mercury Games added "Mercury Games are delighted to have secured this distribution deal; Atari have one of the best distribution networks in the gaming industry. Atari are as enthusiastic and excited about the fourth coming releases as we are and we looking forward to working with them."
For more information on the products, visit www.mercurygames.com
About Mercury Games
Mercury Games was set up in 2005 as a video games publisher and has sold over 1 million units worldwide of the Crazy Frog franchise.
Mercury Games publishes games across all platforms including licensed and original IP products for PC, Nintendo DS and Wii, Sony PS2, PSP and PSN, and Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade.
Mercury Games currently operates two additional brands, Turtle Games which publishes games for the children's market and The Zen Series which publishes relaxing, non-violent and non-competitive lifestyle games.
Mercury Games are based in central London.
For more information on Mercury Games visit, www.mercurygames.com
Jayne Curtis, PR Manager Mercury Games
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About Infogrames Entertainment and Atari:
Infogrames Entertainment (IESA), the parent company of the Atari Group, is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (ISIN code: FR-0000052573) and has two principal subsidiaries: Atari Europe, a privately-held company, and Atari, Inc., a United States corporation listed on NASDAQ (ATAR).
The Atari Group is a major international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and in all existing game formats (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) and on CD-ROM for PC. Its games are sold in more than 60 countries.
The Atari Group's extensive catalogue of popular games is based on original franchises (Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, Roller Coaster Tycoon, etc.) and international licenses (Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons & Dragons, etc.).
For more information: http://www.atari.com
Lee Kirton, Head of UK PR Atari UK