Kalypso Media partner with Ztorm for digital distribution in Nordic Territories
Bracknell, UK (Sep 29, 2008)- Kalypso Media UK are pleased to announce their selection and signing of a distribution agreement with Ztorm. The cooperation will allow the major retailers in Scandinavia to sell Kalypso media games through the digital distribution service provided by Ztorm, the Nordic market leader of digital distribution services to retailers.
" We are delighted to be working with Ztorm and look forward to gaining some market share in the Nordic Market via Digital distribution. We see the Nordic territories an area of great promise and hope that our new agreement will broaden the access eventually all titles we have License to publish in this area" said Charlie Barrett , Business Development Director Kalypso Media
" Kalypso Media have made an impression on the gaming world with titles such as Imperium Romanum and AGON the lost sword of Toledo and their recent top selling hit: SINS of a Solar Empire. We are thrilled to add their content to our service." added Andr? Skogberg, Marketing Director of Ztorm.
The first titles that will be released will be: Imperium Romanum, Imperium Romanum : Emperor Expansion, Imperium Romanum : Gold Edition, Imperium Romanum 2, Hollywood Pictures, AGON– Toledo, Star Assault, Ceville, Winter Challenge, Campus and Theatre of War.
About Kalypso media
Specialise in the publishing of interactive media– primarily computer games - Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek. A year later, the sister company Kalypso Media UK Ltd. was opened in England and is now led by Andrew Johnson&Charlie Barrett
In addition to their small core teams in Germany and England, Kalypso Media Group now employ well over 100 programmers, designers, graphic artists, sales associates and marketing experts at long-term partner firms in the development, marketing and distribution sectors.
In order to guarantee continuous organic growth of the company, target appropriate marketing groups, ensure product quality and a professional media image, Kalypso work with partners who have built themselves a strong reputation within the industry.
Prior to the release of the number one hit "Sins of a Solar Empire" Kalypso Media ultilised new approaches in the viral marketing of computer games. TV coverage on Sci-Fi Channels was combined with an extensive public relations campaign, targeted online marketing and an expansion in the Kalypso online forums. This campaign in turn, generated considerable underground and mainstream interest in Sins of a SolarEmpire.
Kalypso aim to expand existing marketing collaborations and licences as well as building new partnerships, therefore ensuring the delivery of creative and marketable games.
Ztorm is a full service provider of digital distribution. Ztorm's services handle all digital formats, payment systems, hosting, DRM, maintenance, support, and development of customized solutions. Ztorm is partly owned by the Sixth AP Fund. The customers are companies wanting to deliver digital goods in a secure and cost effective way by digital distribution over the internet. The head office is located in Stockholm. For more information visit www.ztorm.com