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Former THQ Exec Starts Mamba Games - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2009 @ 5:19 a.m. PST

Mamba Games, headed up by former US THQ executive Robert Neilson, is a new dynamic multi-platform video games publisher announcing the first batch of products to be released throughout the globe.

Headed up by Robert Neilson, a former US THQ executive, Mamba Games is looking to work closely with a variety of publishers and distribution companies to access the local markets.

Following Mamba’s inception in November 2008, the team have been working hard to secure projects from developers and Mamba is delighted to announce the first batch of projects for release.

Mamba has identified quality products and is excited to announce that they have acquired the global rights to six Microsoft Simulator X add-ons which will be released over a 24 month period. On top of this the critically acclaimed and award winning The Lost Crown: Ghost Hunting Adventure (Just Adventure 100% review, PC Gamer 84% review) has been acquired for worldwide release (excluding USA and N-America and the UK) Another new IP to hit the console market is ‘Matchman’ which will be released on Nintendo DS first in Q2 with the Wii version, PS3 and PSN later in 2009.

Robert Neilson, Co-Founder of Mamba Games commented “ Due to the difficult economical situation at present throughout the world, we have had to carefully asses each project and the risk margins in significant detail, but we are delighted to have such a strong portfolio for the first 2 quarters of 2009. We are incredibly excited about ‘The Lost Crown’ due to the stunning reviews the game has and we are proud to partner with such an excellent developer for this product. The pre- press from ‘Matchman’ has also been incredible especially since we are close to Gold status and will be releasing exclusive footage from the Nintendo DS version shortly”

Mamba Games would be delighted to invite distributors and publishers alike to discuss any business opportunities.

The Lost Crown: A Ghost Hunting Adventure (PC)

A horror game, The Lost Crown: A Ghost Hunting Adventure is currently scheduled for release in CIS, UK, and North America on March 27, 2009, for €29.99

Matchman (Wii/PS3/NDS)

A scrolling shooter, Matchman is currently scheduled for worldwide release in Q2 2009, for £19.99/€29.99 (Other platforms to vary)

Pyroblazer (PC)

A futuristic racer, Pyroblazer is currently scheduled for release in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland on March 27, 2009, for €19.99

Grumman F6F Hellcat (PC)

An addon for Microsoft Flight Simulator X, Grumman F6F Hellcat is currently scheduled for worldwide release on March 27, 2009, for €19.99

Mamba Games will be announcing the next batch of projects in the forthcoming weeks and will be discussing distribution possibilities with a variety of companies.

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