Direct to Consumer Digital Entertainment Publisher To Create Original IP
SAN MATEO, CA– August 28, 2007– D2C Games, a premier publisher and developer of downloadable interactive entertainment, announced today that it has closed its Series A financing round of approximately $6 million. Investors in the round include Rubicon Venture Partners and 755 Capital Partners. The funds will be used to further the company’s publishing efforts and creation of original intellectual properties for games and merchandising opportunities.
“The venture capital community has been very receptive to our business model of developing digital-to-consumer digital entertainment content,” said Scott Orr, CEO of D2C Games.“The capital from our Series A will allow us to further develop multiple new properties and strengthen our publishing capabilities, to deliver innovative and fun entertainment products to consumers.”
“D2C Games is lead by a proven senior management team that is responsible for generating more than $2 billion in revenue in the game industry,” said Mark Wilson, CEO of Rubicon Venture Partners.“We’re confident the D2C Games team knows the market for games and are creating compelling, original content for interactive entertainment consumers.”
D2C Games previously announced that they are working on multiple original game concepts, as well as their plans to identify traditional entertainment properties to bring to the digital medium. The company is focused on providing exciting content to Sony PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PC and 3G Mobile via direct download.
About D2C Games
Based in San Mateo, CA, D2C Games, Inc., is a digital game publishing pioneer focused on original intellectual property, casual sports and episodic entertainment for all platforms via download. The company is a licensed Sony publisher and provides direct-to-customer game publishing services for independent studios. Bigdog Games, its internal development studio, provides intellectual property design and development for“PlayStation®2” and“PLAYSTATION®3” computer entertainment systems,“PSP®” (PlayStation®Portable), Xbox 360™, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PC, and 3D mobile platforms. For more information about D2C Games, please visit: www.d2cgames.com.