Hilversum, Netherlands – 27th August 2010 – Foreign Media Games (FMG) has today announced that they have secured exclusive distribution rights to the Purple Hills casual game range from German publisher S.A.D., the rights include the entire back catalogue alongside an impressive range of releases for 2010 and beyond.
The signing will see FMG further strengthen their impressive casual game offering in the UK by extending their range of Nintendo DS and Wii games, and by the addition of over twenty PC titles. The range includes hugely successful properties such as; Jewel Match, Titanic Mysteries, Youda Farmer and Around the World in 80 Days. The deal includes all future Purple Hills releases in the UK.
Michel Van Elmpt, Managing Director, FMG, comments, “We’re pleased with our growth in the UK and are delighted to expand our portfolio with the impressive Purple Hills label. We’re becoming known for high-quality games marketed at the widening sector of casual gamers and the securing of Purple Hills accelerates our growth in this market”.
Ralf Wetzel, Managing Director of S.A.D’s games division added, “We’ve been watching the growth of FMG in the UK closely over the last year. Their strategy of close retail support alongside highly targeted consumer marketing mirrors our own in other territories and we’re delighted to have FMG deliver full range in the UK”.
For more information contact:
SALES & DISTRIBUTION
Simone Jenkinson, Connect International
Tel: 01564 200948
Tony Coles, Peppermint P
Tel: 0207 240 2645
Notes to Editors
About Foreign Media Games
Foreign Media Games (FMG) is an innovative creator, publisher and distributor of family-friendly and casual video games for a wide array of devices including game consoles, handheld devices and personal home computers.
Since incorporation in 2001, FMG has built a distribution network in over twenty countries and has localised products into more than six languages. As part of Foreign Media Group the games division sits alongside other business units that are focused on industries including book publishing, music, film and television, and are operated via a network of offices in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Scandinavia.
Foreign Media Games is headquartered in Hilversum, Netherlands and the company website is located at: foreignmediagames.com
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