Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH bonds with Glu Mobile for foreign portable game publishing.
Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH (Konami's German arm) has teamed with mobile game publisher Glu Mobile to ditribute Konami handheld titles throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. This agreement will allow Konami access to the worldwide mobile gaming market starting in the second quarter of 2007.
Kristian Segerstrale, Managing Director of Glu Mobile Europe, Middle East and Africa, stated, "Konami is one of the most respected creators of games for console and handheld platforms. We are delighted to extend the reach of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH's highly successful titles to a new mobile audience across EMEA and Oceania."
"Glu's reputation and track record of creating hits on mobile made them the partner of choice for bringing our key titles to mobile gamers in these key regions. Our collaboration with Glu will ensure that the Konami games that people love will be quickly and easily accessible and available to as many consumers as possible," added Kunio Neo, President of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH.