Brighton based publishers Lace Mamba Global have signed a publishing agreement with award winning developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment for the release of three new projects. Having collected five German Game Developer Awards in the past two years, Daedalic Entertainment are the developers behind acclaimed titles such as Edna & Harvey: The Breakout and The Whispered World.
Well known for their innovative products and recent award winning title “The Whispered World”, Daedalic Entertainment are one the most up and coming adventure game developers in Europe and already have an established fan base which Lace Mamba Global are keen to expand with the release of the new titles.
The publishing agreement includes the products Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, A New Beginning and Deponia, which Lace Mamba Global will release in a number of territories including the UK.
Jason Codd, Lace Mamba Global’s European Director, has high hopes for the titles and is pleased to be adding such high quality adventure games to Lace Mamba Global’s already impressive catalogue: “We are delighted to have agreed this deal with Daedalic, they are one of the most efficient and talented developers out there and to have secured these titles is a great sign for Lace Mamba Global. We are looking forward to working with Daedalic Entertainment over the next year and releasing some excellent products.”
Carsten Fichtelmann, Managing Director of Daedalic Entertainment added: “This partnership will bring our eagerly awaited upcoming titles to new audiences in the United Kingdom and other key territories. We’re very much looking forward to working closely with Lace Mamba Global and making this partnership a successful adventure for all parties.”
More information on release dates will be announced over the forthcoming weeks.
2010/06/07German publisher and developer Daedalic Entertainment and Telltale Games, the leading independent digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment, announced today a new partnership to bring Telltale’s episodic series Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures to retail in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Daedalic will release a new episode of Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures every month, starting with “The Last Resort” on July 27. The individual episodes will retail for SRP € 14,99, be packaged in an attractive flap-box and feature all-new full German voice localization.
“We’re very happy to have won Telltale as a partner for our growing publishing portfolio. Our companies share a deep passion for creative storytelling and great adventure games, which makes this partnership a perfect match for us”, said Carsten Fichtelmann, Managing Director of Daedalic Entertainment.
"This partnership with Daedalic will be an excellent avenue for getting Telltale titles to one of the largest, most enthusiastic audiences for gaming adventures," comments Telltale CEO Dan Connors. "With these releases, German-speaking Wallace & Gromit fans will be able to enjoy these games in their native language for the first time."
Wallace and Gromit, the well-meaning but accident-prone inventor and his capable and highly-intelligent canine companion, have been delighting audiences with their popular animated adventures for twenty years. Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures combines the rich and imaginative storytelling of Aardman Animations (Shaun the Sheep, Wallace & Gromit, Chicken Run) with the critically-acclaimed writing, fun gameplay, and unique episodic format Telltale has pioneered. Alternating between the roles of both Wallace and Gromit throughout the game, players will banter with a charismatic cast of characters, tinker with Wallace's creative contraptions, and enjoy four all-new stories set in the colorful Wallace & Gromit universe.
With the premiere of the fantasy adventure game’s English trailer, German developer heralds the upcoming international release of The Whispered World.
The Whispered World will be available worldwide through all major digital distribution portals from April 23. The breathtakingly beautiful game will be available at retail simultaneously in North America from publisher Viva Media and in UK, Scandinavia, Italy, Spain and Portugal from publisher Deep Silver. Deep Silver will also bring the title to retail in France on April 29.
Trailer at YouTube
2010/03/05Viva Media has announced today they have signed a North American publishing deal for The Whispered World with Daedalic Entertainment. The game joins hand-drawn graphics, classically composed music, and skillful storytelling into a unique gaming experience.
Viva Media CEO Carlo Voelker commented, “We are excited to bring this masterpiece of a fantasy adventure to the North American market and to the digital world.” Carsten Fichtelmann, Managing Director of Daedalic, added: "With so many gamers and adventure fans worldwide impatiently awaiting the release of The Whispered World, we are very happy to be working with Viva Media to bring this multi-award-winning game to stores analog and digital in North America."
The Whispered World is slated to launch in North America on April 26, 2010.
Daedalic Entertainment is heading to San Francisco: Taking part in GDC and Game Connection, the Germany publisher and developer will also be exhibiting on the show floor as part of the German Pavilion (booth #802). From March 9 to 13, the Daedalic team will be meeting with international licensing and distribution partners, as well as developers and members of the press.
“In addition to meeting with new partners for our licensing portfolio and evaluating new games for our publishing, our main focus at GDC will be on the areas online entertainment and browser games”, said Carsten Fichtelmann, Managing Director at Daedalic Entertainment.