London, UK., – December 1st, 2010 — Tradewest Digital Ltd., a subsidiary of Tradewest Games Holding GmbH and an affiliate company to Tradewest Games Ltd., today announced a distribution partnership with leading independent games publisher, Chillingo, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS).
The companies have signed a multi-product publishing deal for mobile games. It kicks off with the upcoming launch of TxT Fighter, a highly anticipated Type-‘em-Up-Game that is currently in development for Tradewest Digital at Californian games developer 5 Elements Entertainment Inc.
“We are very fortunate to have Chillingo as a partner for our new venture,” says Martin Spiess, CEO of Tradewest Games Ltd. “Chillingo’s expertise in bringing blockbuster hits to millions of international consumers, coupled with their collaboration with EA makes them second to none; I am confident that we will greatly benefit from that. Our newly formed partnership proves that Tradewest Games is on the right track with our strategy to create high quality entertainment for global audiences.”
“Chillingo is excited to bring this unique, type-fighting-game to the Apple App Store,” explains Joe Wee, Co-General Manager, Chillingo. “We seek the industry’s best indie developers who create distinct titles that push the gaming experience forward; TxT Fighter is a great example of this.”
TxT Fighter will be coming soon to the App store for iPhone and iPod touch followed by an iPad version. Tradewest Digital will announce further products in the near future.