Mercury Games and Japanese Developer Ertain Partner Up

Mercury Games announced that they will be publishing Japanese developer Ertain’s Zen series of DS titles in both the US and Europe. These are mainly painting and puzzle titles; one of them which received a bit of press being their matchstick puzzle title.

In conjunction with Ertain BV, Ertain’s European subsidiary, Mercury Games will be bringing these titles over in 2007. Mercury Games intends to further seek out alliances with developers to publish their titles.

Leo Zullo, President, Mercury Games, comments, “I’ve stepped back into the role of President of Mercury Games to work on a series of strategic alliances, this being the first of many to be announced“.

Tomo Ohno, COO, Ertain BV, says “Teaming up with Mercury Games is a great way to enter the Western market. We can develop our position alongside them and firmly establish our presence. The timing is great and we feel that we have the right mix of product, ambition and partner. We look forward to a great relationship.”

You can check out some of the titles in the Zen series here.

Expect more announcements regarding these titles in the coming weeks.