Valusoft enters partnership with Gamer's Gate to target a new audience via digital download
New York, USA (March 27, 2007) – Gamer's Gate announced today that it has entered a new partnership, this time with acclaimed publisher Valusoft, a division of THQ Inc. To accommodate Valusofts broad audience, Gamer's Gate will add two entirely new categories to its download section, giving kids and casual gamers a chance to play a larger role in the rapidly growing digital distribution arena.
Valusoft will be releasing a major share of its PC portfolio through Gamer's Gate allowing gamers to find strategy, simulation and action titles such as Prison Tycoon, Battle for Troy and Sprint Cars: Road to Knoxville as well as kids titlessuch as Fetch! And Let's Ride.
The first games from Valusoft to be offered via Gamer's Gate includes best-selling Prison Tycoon, now available on www.gamersgate.com.
"Gamer's Gate is the perfect platform to reach a wider audience and we are thrilled to add a Kids and a Casual section to cater for the great variety of games that Valusoft has to offer, said Theodore Bergquist, CEO of Paradox Interactive and Gamer's Gate. "Particularly Kids games is a category that has been largely overlooked as the digital arena continues to grow expansively and we are excited to increase our offer and services even further."
Gamer's Gate has received attention in Trade media because of its aggressive growth, its technology platform and its ability to attract numerous industry players. Over the coming months, Gamer's Gate will launch a number of complimentary services to improve the level of support for its customers and partners.
Gamer's Gate is a unique digital distribution platform launched by Paradox Interactive to create easily accessible gaming experiences for gamers worldwide – anytime, anywhere. Seen as a strong contender on the digital download arena, plans for its immediate future include the launch of several accompanying services and a substantial increase in the product portfolio offered to consumers. Current partners include publishers like Valusoft, Deep Silver, Ascaron and Cenega.http://www.gamersgate.com.