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Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond

Hidden object hunter to get Benelux retail release courtesy of Denda Games.

Hilversum / Oldenzaal, November 16, 2009 – The Dutch casual games developer Youdagames and market leader of retail in Benelux, Denda Games, have started a cooperation to introduce the worldwide successful online games of Youdagames in retail. From this week on the First Youda Game, Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond, can be found in several shops across the Benelux.

So far Youdagames has mainly focused on distributing their games online on game portals worldwide. To reach a more broad audience in the Benelux, Youdagames now decided to start this cooperation with Denda to have their games displayed in retail as well.

“Denda is market leader considering retail selling of casual games in these countries, Youdagames has proven their quality online. Put one and one together and we will have an exceedingly strong Dutch partnership. What we hope for is to even get more Dutch and Belgium casual gamers excited about our games.“, says Jurriaan van Teunenbroek, COO of Youdagames.

The Hidden Object game ‘Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond’, will be the First game distributed in retail by Denda. The game can be found in a lot of major game stores across the countries. Both companies expect more games will follow soon. “We are very happy with the partnership with now have with Youdagames. Two very successful Dutch companies now cooperate. Where Youdagames provides us of high quality casual games and Denda Games has the knowledge and experience to distribute these games throughout their retail network.”, says Ries Derkman, Head of Product Management & Licensing of Denda Games.

About Youdagames

Youdagames is the brand of the Dutch casual game developer I Sioux Game Productions. The company has been developing games since 2003 and has a full focus on casual games since 2006. The portfolio now states 16 download games, with three more games to be released in 2009.

With a total of seven download games and the release of the very successful Governor of Poker for iPhone in 2009, at least two titles for Nintendo DS (Youda Farmer and Youda Marina) and a couple of games in development for 2010 already, Youdagames is starting to become an important player in the casual games industry.

About Denda

Denda Publishers is publisher of a broad spectrum of software consumer products and focuses mainly on publishing PC CD-ROM products for retail in the Benelux (The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg). The company was founded by Jacques Neuvel in 1993. When the online sales of casual games was still growing fast in 2007, Denda Publishers was one of the first to start selling the games for retail in the Benelux area. In November 2009, the portfolio of Denda has grown to over 60 casual titles. The company aims at publishing one game a week. In the first quarter of 2010 Denda will publish its first Nintendo DS titles, Agatha Christie The ABC Murders and Samantha Swift and the Hidden Roses of Athena.

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