Critically Acclaimed Titles Etherlords, Etherlords II and Evil Islands Come to TotalGaming.net
Plymouth, MI – July 13, 2006 – TotalGaming.net and Nival Interactive announced a deal today to bring Nival's acclaimed titles Etherlords, Etherlords II and Evil Islands: Curse of the Lost Soul to Stardock Entertainment's TotalGaming.net digital-distribution service. Each title will be available at www.TotalGaming.net for $10 (or 1 token for members.)
"We're excited to work with Nival Interactive to bring their excellent back catalog of titles to TotalGaming.net," said Brian Clair, director of TotalGaming.net. "Our new partnership helps to solidify the trend of independent developers working together to bring value to consumers through digital distribution."
TotalGaming.net is a division of the recently launched Stardock Entertainment. Stardock Entertainment has recently expanded its services with the establishment of a new worldwide publishing arm, which will focus on supporting and assisting the growth of independently developed software titles.
"We are excited about our partnership with Stardock Corporation to deliver our products through their digital distribution channels," stated Anthony Jacobson, VP Marketing and Business Development of Nival Interactive. "As broadband internet connectivity proliferates, digital distribution will grow significantly, and finally our consumers can buy our games without leaving their homes."
Nival Interactive, Inc.
Nival Interactive, Inc. is an international game developer and publisher, and the largest development studio in Eastern Europe. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with a main creative studio based in Moscow, Russia, the company is expanding its expertise and experience in gaming to achieve aggressive growth in the production of PC, console, handheld, mobile and casual games. Founded by Sergey Orlovskiy in 1996, over the past decade Nival has developed more than 15 high quality and internationally successful games. Nival is currently in development on several new products, including Heroes of Might and Magic V for Ubisoft Entertainment, which will join a prestigious family of titles that includes the Blitzkrieg, Etherlords, Silent Storm and Rage of Mages franchises. For more information about Nival visit www.Nival.com.
Stardock is a leading developer of PC desktop and entertainment software. On the desktop, Stardock is the world's leading developer of utilities that enhance the Windows experience. Its software is used by over 10 million people worldwide and has been licensed by companies like nVidia, ATI, Alienware and Microsoft, plus in movies and TV. Stardock operates WinCustomize.com, the premier portal for Windows enhancement, drawing more than 3 million unique visitors each month, in addition to one of the world's largest blogging communities, JoeUser.com. Stardock is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner. On the entertainment side, it is one of the world's leading independent game developers and publishers. The company's website is located at www.stardock.com.
TotalGaming.net is Stardock's revolutionary digital game-distribution service, where gamers can purchase and download dozens of titles, including the company's own award-winning games like Galactic Civilizations and 2004's The Political Machine, as well as many other premium first- and third-party PC games. TotalGaming.net offers a wide range of games for purchase without the hassles of copy protection; with the unique Secure Software Delivery (SSD) system, players can download the games they purchase anytime, from anywhere. Visit http://www.totalgaming.net for more information or to sign up for a TotalGaming.net membership for even greater value.