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GamersGate signs digital distribution agreement with Blitz Games Studios

Posted by: Jake at 8/11/2009 1:19 PM
Look out Steam, you've got a lot of competition comin' your way... GamersGate has just announced they have signed a digital distribution agreement with Blitz Games Studios, maker of such titles as Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy, and Droplitz. And there's no wait, the games are already available for download, all you have to do is head on over to the site and search "Blitz Game Studio," and buy and downlaod your own copy of Droplitz or Buccaneer.


GamersGate Forms Digital Distribution Agreement with Blitz Games Studios

Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy and Droplitz Are Now Available for Download

New York - August 11, 2009

GamersGate, the premier online marketplace for downloadable PC games,
today announced a distribution agreement with Blitz Games Studios to
host two highly acclaimed PC titles: Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy,
a swashbuckling action game set on the high seas, and Droplitz, an
engaging and addictive puzzle game. Players can head to GamersGate
today to check out these exciting new titles.

"GamersGate is thrilled to provide a commercial outlet for Blitz Games
Studios, and we look forward to building a strong relationship with
them in the future," said Theo Bergquist, CEO of GamersGate.
"Developers like Blitz Games Studios are the reason we started
GamersGate, and our passion for providing the largest, most accessible
library of games is satisfied with this partnership"

Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy puts gamers in charge of a crew of
pirates as they loot and pillage their way to infamy. Play the single
player campaign, or compete with up to 18 other ships in cut-throat,
team-based multiplayer. Droplitz is a unique and challenging puzzle
game, where players must rotate dials in order to create pathways for
the Droplitz as they slowly trickle down from the Droppers at top of
the screen to the Collectors at the bottom. Buccaneer: The Pursuit of
Infamy and Droplitz can be purchased from GamersGate for $19.95 and
$9.95, respectively.

"We’re delighted to have joined up with Gamers Gate for distribution
of both our own and Blitz 1>UP titles," said Chris Swan, Business
Development Director at Blitz Games Studios. "They are a very strong
player in the digital distribution market and capture audiences from
all walks of life. Since this closely matches the variety of games
that we aim to supply we’re undoubtedly going to enjoy a great
partnership moving forward together."

For more information about GamersGate, or to download these new
additions to their game library, visit: http://www.gamersgate.com.

About GamersGate

GamersGate is a leading digital distribution platform creating easily
accessible gaming experiences for gamers worldwide – anytime,
anywhere. Viewed as a strong contender in the digital download arena,
GamersGate continues to redefine the download industry and future
strategies including the launch of several accompanying services and
comprehensive tools, in addition to an aggressively growing product
portfolio from a wide range of internationally recognized publishers.
http://www.gamersgate.com.

About Blitz Games Studios

Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990
by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than
200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games),
Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), proprietary
middleware engine (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and
its education division (Blitz Academy). For more information see
www.blitzgamesstudios.com