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PQube/dtp young entertainment deal

Former to distribute assorted titles from latter, starting with Just SING! on DS.

London December 2010: PQube Ltd, a leading UK based independent video games publisher and distributor, has announced a new partnership with dtp young entertainment of Germany. Under the agreement PQube will distribute a selection of titles across multiple formats from dtp’s existing portfolio.

PQube has already started working on the first title to release, Just SING! on Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo DSi™, which is in retail from mid December. Just SING! is the first ever karaoke singing game on the Nintendo DS system. This will be followed in 2011 by Music Party on Wii™ from dtp young’s sister company dtp entertainment. Further product announcements will follow.

“At PQube our goal is to deliver exceptional marketing, PR and sales for our key partners” said Dave Pain, Managing Director of PQube. ”dtp are recognised as a major publishing force and we are looking forward to working with them to establish these titles in the UK and other European key markets”.

“We are delighted to have PQube on board to help build our business outside Germany” added Freya Looft, Managing Director of dtp young. “PQube’s experienced team has a vast amount of knowledge of the UK and wider European markets with strong retailer and media relationships. We expect great things from PQube with their focused approach to maximising the commercial value of titles under their control”,

PQube is now responsible for planning, distributing, selling, marketing and PR related to these dtp titles in the UK and all other PAL territories, excluding GSA. And will be the main point of contact for all distributors, retailers and media.


For sales or distribution enquiries please contact:

Kevin Hutchinson, +44 (0)1462 478 900, kevin.hutchinson@pqube.co.uk.

For further media related information or product demonstrations please contact:

Rob Noble, +44 (0)1462 478 900, rob.noble@pqube.co.uk

About PQube

PQube provides a complete range of services including PR, marketing and games publishing. With an established team of experienced industry professionals, PQube Ltd publishes and distributes a range of its own and third party products across all games platforms and price points.  More information can be found on PQube’s website  www.pqube.co.uk.

About dtp young entertainment

dtp young entertainment GmbH & Co. KG was founded in December 2004. The Hamburg based company publishes trendy child, youth and family themed titles for console, mobile and PC platforms. At the heart of the dtp young portfolio are strong international licenses such as ‘Emily the Strange™’ and ‘America’s Next Top Model™’. Standalone titles like ‘Just SING!’ and ‘Just SING! Vol. 2’, the world’s first ever karaoke games for the Nintendo DSi and ‘Dance! It’s your Stage’ featuring Detlef D! Soost also belong to its core business. In addition the games from the nationally and internationally marketed key series labels, ‘Horse & Foal, ‘ANIKIDS’, ‘Classics To Go’ and ‘J4G – JUST FOR GIRLS’ form an important component of the publisher’s offer.

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