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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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About Deep Silver
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platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide
immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming
community. The company has published more than 200 games
worldwide since 2003, including the best-selling zombie action Dead
Island™ franchise, the critically-acclaimed Metro™:
Last Light and the smash hit action adventure Saints Row IV™.
Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and
includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition,
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