Koch Media acquires Fishlabs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Larkspur, Calif. -- December 2, 2013 -- Mobile games specialist Fishlabs is now part of the Koch Media group. Koch Media is taking over the team of the renowned development studio as well as all assets and brands of Fishlabs Entertainment GmbH, including the smash hit "Galaxy on Fire" and the company's own Abyss engine. This acquisition enables Koch Media to ramp up its involvement in the mobile gaming market.
"The mobile gaming market is strategically important to Koch Media. These days, games are played anytime and anywhere - both at home and on the go. The know-how and brands which Fishlabs brings along give us the expertise required in order to establish ourselves in this exciting field for the long term," said Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, managing director of Koch Media.
All 52 employees are now part of the Koch Media group, and the Hamburg site will be maintained as before.
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