eGames, Mindscape Put International Twist On Rubik's Cube PC Game
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LANGHORNE, Pa., Feb. 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Casual games developer and publisher eGames, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EGAM), announced today the finalization of an international distribution agreement with game publisher Mindscape for Rubik's Cube Challenge, a casual PC game based on the world's best-selling puzzle game. The agreement grants Mindscape distribution rights in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, while eGames oversees distribution of the game in North America. "Rubik's Cube(r) is one of the most recognized brands around the world, so it makes perfect sense for eGames to find a strong international partner like Mindscape and make Rubik's Cube Challenge available to millions of international casual gamers," said eGames Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Rich Siporin. "Starting a partnership with eGames on such a renowned brand like Rubik's Cube consolidates Mindscape in its leading position of European casual gaming publisher," said Philippe Cohen, Vice President of Mindscape Video Games. Scheduled to launch internationally this spring, Rubik's Cube Challenge features a fast-paced puzzle game focusing on the spinning and color-matching play that made the original Rubik's Cube the world's top-selling puzzle game. First released in 1980, the original Rubik's Cube puzzle has sold over 350 million units worldwide to date. About eGames, Inc. eGames, Inc., headquartered in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, develops and publishes casual games for the PC and the Internet which now include the eGames(tm), Cinemaware(r) and Cinemaware Marquee(r) brands. Additional information regarding eGames, Inc. can be found at http://www.egames.com. About Mindscape Mindscape develops, publishes and distributes video games dedicated to Kids and family audience on PC, DS and Wii platforms. Mindscape is based in Paris and operates through its subs and a dedicated distribution network in all European countries and Australia. Mindscape, led by Jean-Pierre Nordman, is one of the longest established software publishers in the market with well-known international brands and first class licenses such as Deal or no Deal, Thomas the Tank Engine, Noddy, Syberia, 1 VS 100, and Law & Order. Mindscape is listed on the Paris Stock Market Alternext (ISIN:FR0010254728) since December 2007. More information can be found on http://www.mindscape.com. Rubik's Cube is a registered trademark of Seven Towns, Ltd. -0- CONTACT: eGames, Inc. Greg Zesinger, Product Manager (215) 750-6606 (Ext. 111) firstname.lastname@example.org Rich Siporin, Vice President Sales and Marketing (215) 750-6606 (Ext. 129) email@example.com Mindscape Benjamin Canevet, PR (33) 1 55 38 49 41 firstname.lastname@example.org
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