November 19th, 2001
"Digital Worldwide Ltd. announced today that it has signed a two-year agreement with Destination Software Inc."
Sheffield, England - November 19th, 2001
Digital Worldwide Limited (Digital) announced today that it has signed a
two-year agreement with Destination Software Incorporated (DSI)
of New Jersey, USA, to exclusively publish and distribute
several new DSI-developed titles for the Nintendo Game Boy® Advance
games console. The agreement covers territories including
UK, Australia and New Zealand. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The first of the new titles that Digital will
manufacture, distribute and market for the popular handheld
system will be Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® Golf, which is scheduled
for release in Spring 2002. Other high profile signings include Formula1 2002,
Medal of Honour, Road Rash, Need for Speed - Porsche Unleashed,
Supercross and NBA Basketball 2002.
Barry Hatch, Digital's Managing Director, commented: "This is fantastic
news for Digital,
. We are thrilled to be involved with such high caliber software on such an exciting format.
Like Destination, we believe Game Boy® Advance is an ongoing proposition
and the acquisition of such key high profile titles is a reflection of this.
The deal enables us to build our market position in this growing sector."
About the agreement with Digital, DSI's President Susan Kain,
added: "For both Destination and Digital to be associated
with such quality titles is an extremely exciting opportunity.
I believe it outlines the strong commitment of both
companies to support the Game Boy® Advance platform."
Digital, having just announced release details of their first four
Game Boy® Advance titles:
Snood, Midnight Club, Smugglers Run and Grand Theft Auto 3,
plan to announce a full release schedule of the new DSI-developed
titles for the Nintendo Game Boy® Advance system in January 2002.
About Digital Worldwide Limited.
Operating globally but primarily focusing on the
European software market, Digital Worldwide,
founded in August 2000, aims to become recognised
as a publisher of high quality entertainment software.
Initially specialising in Nintendo Game Boy® Advance,
Digital operate within all channels of the computer
and video games industry, and plan to publish on all
new and existing games platforms. Digital also operate
in the retail OEM sales, licensing, and value publishing
sectors. More information on Digital products can be
found at www.digitalworldwide.com
About Destination Software Inc.
Founded in 2001, Destination Software Inc. licenses,
develops, publishes and markets video games worldwide
with an emphasis on emerging game platforms.
Destination's initial focus is on titles for the
Game Boy® Advance however; the company anticipates
future development of products for the PlayStation 2
computer entertainment system, Nintendo's Game Cube and
the Xbox™ system from Microsoft.
The company plans to release several titles this fall.
More information about DSI's products can be found on
the Internet at www.destinationsoftwareinc.com
Nintendo and Game Boy Advance are trademarks
of Nintendo © 2001 Nintendo. PGA TOUR is a trademark
of PGA TOUR, INC. and is used by permission. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective
owners. All release timings are subject to change
without notice. © Digital Worldwide 2002.