Atari and Empire Interactive Sign Deal

Major Empire Interactive titles, including Animal Paradise, Hello Kitty: Big City Dreams, Pipe Mania and Unsolved Crimes to be exclusively distributed by Atari,
Atari and Empire Interactive have announced they have entered into a multi-year exclusive distribution agreement. Under the terms of the deal, Atari, Inc. has secured distribution rights to a number of branded, consumer-friendly video game titles to be released in North America in calendar 2008 and 2009. Three titles are planned for launch in September 2008: Animal Paradise (Nintendo DS), Pipe Mania (DS, PSP, PS2 and PC), and Unsolved Crimes (Nintendo DS). Hello Kitty: Big City Dreams (Nintendo DS) is due out later in the fall. The titles will be jointly marketed by the two companies.