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TGC/phenomedia deal

Former to distribute latter's games worldwide, starting with PC and DS titles Nanda's Island and TINCan! Escape.

Berlin, August 14th, 2009. phenomedia publishing gmbh puts worldwide distribution of selected titles into the experienced hands of TGC – The Games Company. The Berlin based publisher will bring parts of phenomedia’s line-up into stores outside the German-speaking territories. Two top-class games of skill for the platforms PC and Nintendo DS™, Nanda’s Island and TINCan! Escape, will form the start of this far-reaching cooperation. Worldwide release is scheduled to be soon.

While players of all ages fight a dusty draught period with rain dances in Nanda’s Island, brainiacs take on sly robots on a chessboard-like playing field in TINCan! Escape. Both titles are characterized by an addicting gameplay and affectionate comic-like graphics.

“I’m looking forward to the cooperation with phenomedia, and I’m happy with the trust placed in us”, says Christian Sauerteig, Director of Marketing and Sales at TGC. “We gladly accept the challenge to help phenomedia’s products to the international stage!”

“In TGC, we’ve found a partner that shares our high standards of quality and reliability. We are looking forward to a common, successful worldwide distribution of our products”, says Helge Borgarts, CEO of phenomedia.

About TGC – The Games Company Worldwide GmbH

TGC – The Games Company is an internationally focussed publisher of computer and video games, situated in Berlin, Germany. TGC have their own in-house development studios realizing any kind of interactive entertainment software from high-quality full-price games to commissioned productions for all next-generation game consoles and PC. Since its foundation in 2006 TGC – The Games Company has been publishing licensed products as well as commissioned and proprietary productions, mainly in the full-price segment. An ambitious team with long-time experience in the games industry, an innovative corporate concept and a strong network of global partners are TGC’s great advantages. For more information please see

About phenomedia publishing gmbh

phenomedia publishing gmbh is one of Europe's most successful companies for the development and publishing of interactive entertainment software. Characters like the "Moorhuhn" and "Sven Bømwøllen" or adaptations of well-known movie licenses such as "(T)Raumschiff Surprise" or "Die 7 Zwerge" built the foundation of phenomedia publishing gmbh's international success. With the brand "EINFACH SPIELEN" (translation: Just Playing) phenomedia established casual games as an important market segment in German retail, supported by the gaming portal

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