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Tradewest/JoWooD deal

Partnership extended to encompass UK market.


London – November 27th 2009 London-based Tradewest Games Ltd. and Paris-based Tradewest Games SAS, extend their partnership with Austrian games Publisher JoWooD Productions Software AG.

Tradewest Games SAS, formerly known as Midway Games SAS, already announced a sales agent agreement with JoWooD for the French market in July 2009. Both companies have now entered an agreement that also includes the UK, Europe´s biggest market for games products.

“We´re happy to extend our cooperation in order to cover the UK market”, says Martin Spiess, CEO of Tradewest Games. “JoWooD is a strong partner, well-known for innovative and appealing products on all relevant platforms. With our joint efforts to deliver high quality distribution services, we'll do whatever it takes to support JoWooD successfully in the UK marketplace.”

”After the great cooperation with Tradewest France as our sales agent, we are very pleased to include the UK market into our partnership. Together with the team of Tradewest, we are convinced we can deliver the best possible performance in France and UK”, explains Stefan Berger, Head of Publishing JoWooD.

The deal kicks off with ‘’Yoga’’ for the Wii. The product will deliver a totally new fitness and lifestyle experience, thanks to the Balance Board™ accessory, the player will receive direct feedback about his or her actions. Yoga for Wii is a high-quality game and was designed for all those who are interested in learning more about the ancient Indian philosophy and who want to get their body in shape and their mind balanced.

‘’Yoga’’ is scheduled for a release on the Nintendo Wii™ on November 27th.

About Tradewest Games

Tradewest Games is a full-service provider for the international games industry. Tradewest Games consists of a European team of games industry professionals and benefits from a wide-reaching network to leading creative agencies, developers, manufacturing companies and proven service providers from all relevant sectors of the games industry. Tradewest Games offices are located in London, UK, and Paris, France.

About JoWooD Productions Software AG

JoWooD Productions Software AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a leading publisher of computer and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality titles for all existing and future gaming systems. JoWooD games are distributed worldwide by an efficient net of distribution partners. Visit for more information.

For More Information Contact:

Tradewest Games Ltd, London:

Klaus Kock

Executive Consultant PR / Marketing

Tel: +49 (0) 40 25 33 02 62

Mobile: + 49 (0) 172 450 91 59

Phil Robinson

Head of Public Relations, UK

Tel: +44 (0)20 7456 0450

Tradewest Games Ltd.

23 Curtain Rd

London EC2A 3LT

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7456 0450

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