Manchester, United Kingdom 8th November 2006 Rockpool Games today announced the signing of a multi game contract with SEGA® Europe Ltd. to develop games for the launch of its key brands in the mobile gaming space.
The historic deal partners the Europes leading independent mobile games developer with one of the most-famous name in Video Games. The development programme includes some of SEGAs most-famous brands.
The appointment by SEGA signifies the next step in the evolution of Rockpool Games and demonstrates the level of trust bestowed in the firm by the industrys biggest players. This is further demonstrated as, alongside their development responsibilities, Rockpool will also handle QA, Porting and Certification for SEGAs other developments.
Rockpools Managing Director, Paul Gouge commented, Were very proud to have been selected by such a phenomenal company as SEGA and were excited to be a key part of their further advance into Mobile. SEGA brands are the part of this history of the gaming industry and were delighted that they chose Rockpool as the developer most capable of delivering their objectives
SEGA UKs Managing Director, Alan Pritchard added, The expansion to mobile is a key strategic move by SEGA and we selected a company that can deliver games that are worthy of such massive brands. The team at Rockpool are the best-in-the-business and we have no doubt that theyll help us mirror our success in the console world to the mobile platform
For further information please contact:
Simon Jones, Peppermint M Ltd
Tel: +44 (0) 7889 162939,
Lynn Daniel, SEGA Europe Ltd.
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8996 4551
This release was issued by PEPPERMINT M, a marketing company specialising in the mobile entertainment, toy, video games and licensing sectors.
For more information see: www.peppermintm.co.uk
-- About Rockpool Games --
Rockpool is one of Europes leading developers of games for wireless devices. Amongst the largest and longest-established independent studios, Rockpool is one of the few able to offer a full solution including Development, QA, Porting and Certification. It has a proven track-record of delivering the highest-profile brands for the largest publishers.
-- About SEGA® Europe Ltd --
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The SEGA® Europe Ltd. Web site is located at www.sega-europe.com