Updated Wed, Aug 18, 2010 by Martuk
Frogster held its formal signing with Bluehole Studios at gamescom 2010 to seal the deal for European publishing rights to the upcoming MMORPG, TERA. Gang-Seok Kim, CEO of Bluehole Studios, Inc. and Frogster board members Andreas Weidenhaupt (CLO) and Dirk Weyel (COO) signed the marketing and distribution contract for on a stage at Frogster's stand at the event.
Gang-Seok Kim offered a statement to colleagues and the press in attendance to emphasize the significance of the deal and the European market.
“We carried out thorough market research in our hunt for a European publisher and, after careful consideration, we opted for Frogster. With Frogster we want to establish TERA as one of the top titles in the premium segment of the online-roleplaying sector”, said Gang-Seok Kim highlighting the high ambition for TERA's development and marketing efforts. Andreas Weidenhaupt thanked Bluehole for the vote of confidence: “Bluehole Studios have developed a premium title with TERA that will dominate the genre for years to come.” Dirk Weyel added: “The innovative content and absolute demand for quality will see TERA set the benchmark in the genre. With a massive expansion of personnel and dedicated teams working on TERA, Frogster is paving the way for marketing and operations at the very highest level.”
Ten Ton Hammer is in attendance and will have an exclusive interview with Frogster CEO, Andreas Weidenhaupt, about the signing coming to you a bit later. So stay tuned for more details.