DWARVES TO SURFACE IN RUSSIA!
Interactive teams with Innonics to bring German strategy hit Wiggles to
23rd April 2001 Snowball interactive has obtained the Russian distribution
rights to Wiggles from the Hanover-based publisher Innonics. The title has
already attracted great attention of the international press earlier when it
was introduced to public at the E3 in Los Angeles and at the ECTS in London.
Now developers from SEK are finalising the title for a worldwide release.
Starke, New Business Director of Innonics, welcomed this deal, commenting –
"Snowball Interactive is one of Russia’s leading computer games
developers and publishers. They’ve been showing a great interest in our game
for quite awhile and today we are pleased to start working together on
bringing the title to the territory. We have no doubts that Snowball’s strong
position on the local market will ensure the success of Wiggles in
Sergei Klimov, Managing Director of Snowball Interactive, added –
"Wiggles is a rare title which combines its originality with the top
quality of the content, resulting in an enjoyable and highly addictive
gameplay. Only a few innovative titles manage to deliver this kind of synergy
and it’s both a great pleasure and a great challenge for us to introduce
Innonics’ brand to Russian players with such a distinct product. We’re certain
that this is a start of a wonderful relationship between our teams."
Möhring, Managing Director of Innonics, stated – "We are delighted by
Snowball’s commitment to the title and we see this deal as a great start to
bringing Wiggles all over the world."
is a German Game Software Publisher based in Hanover. The company was founded
in the summer of 1998 and since then it has published numerous PC games, e. g.
THANDOR – THE INVASION (that reached ratings of 84% on the average in game
magazines). Innonics developing studios are IP-Studios, Hanover, SEK.ost,
Berlin, and Powderworks, Hamburg. After having released THANDOR worldwide and
"Jagged Alliance 2 – Unfinished Business" in Germany Innonics is now
working on the projects "Wiggles" and "Jackpot – Das Quiz um
Interactive is one of the oldest game studios in Russia known as the team
behind the Fatherdale RPG universe. Two years after the studio was
incorporated in late 1996, it has set up its own publishing label. Since then
it has released over 20 third-party titles in the territory, including Tzar,
Earth 2150, Alien Nations, Star Trek: The Fallen and many others. With over
500.000 units shipped just the last year, snowball.ru™ is one of the most
creative and dynamic publishers in Russia yearning for success via success of
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