Fishlabs and arvato mobile have signed a framework agreement for the exclusive distribution of five premium 3D games for mobile telephones in the territories of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This will be gotten underway in November with the already announced galactic sensation “Galaxy on FireTM” and the fun racer “Burning TiresTM”. Three more titles will follow this December.
Christian Twellmann, Head of Games at arvato mobile explains, “With the 3D games from Fishlabs, we are providing our customers with mobile phone games of a quality that has never been achieved before.” “The big hype surrounding the titles is the perfect starting situation for us to open up additional distribution channels and bring the games onto the market quickly and across the board, ” says Arne Wolter, Vice President Operator & ISP at arvato mobile.
“Since releasing initial demos on our homepage, we have been receiving emails on a daily basis from gamers all over the world asking when our games are finally going to be made available, and this is also a topic being hotly discussed in various internet forums,” says Michael Schade, CEO of Fishlabs. “We are therefore pleased to have gained a strong distribution partner like arvato mobile – one of the leading entertainment providers of first-rate mobile content in Europe – in order to optimally exploit our titles,” he adds.
Hamburg-based company Fishlabs, with its line-up of outstanding 3D titles and ABYSS® game engine, is one of the world’s leading studios for 3D mobile games. Thanks to its powerful and platform-independent ABYSS® game engine, the action-packed and graphically-intensive titles from FISHLABS provide a level of quality that has never been achieved before. The market coverage with 60 3D-capable models, 11 different manufacturers and over 100 million devices worldwide is likewise unique.
About arvato mobile:
As a leading mobile entertainment provider in Europe arvato mobile, a subsidiary of arvato Bertelsmann AG, develops mobile solutions for network operators, media companies and internet portals and offers its customers complete content, category and royalty management. The technical basis for this is provided by Entertainment Platform 2 (EP2), a unique combination of content management software, portal solution and handset-specific distribution module. arvato mobile works very closely with the music industry as well as rights holders in the film, TV and games industries. The network of partners meanwhile spans the globe, covering 47 countries on five continents. arvato mobile also runs the www.handy.de internet portal. It provides end users with access to content such as logos, ring tones, themes, videos and video ring tones as well as a large selection of handsets, accessories and mobile phone contracts. With more than 5 million registered users and 660,000 unique users per month, handy.de is one of the leading mobile entertainment portals in Germany (AGOF internet facts 2005-I). For further information, please visit: www.arvato-mobile.de
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