Game developer MumboJumbo (Luxor
) has announced that it has formed a new division focused on bringing casual games for both PC and handheld consoles to the European market, the first of which will launch in the first quarter of 2007.
MumboJumbo, which in a different incarnation was formerly a full-price PC game developer (Myth III: The Wolf Age
) is best known as the developer of popular casual PC games such as Luxor: Amun Rising
and Chainz 2: Relinked
, as well as UltraBall
and Twisty Tracks
The company also confirmed that it has added industry veteran George Bray as its international brand manager. In his new role, Bray will be responsible for marketing the initial lineup of casual titles across Europe. In addition, company officials note that as the newly formed MumboJumbo Europe grows, the division's marketing team is expected to grow as well.
“MumboJumbo has assembled the strongest line-up of premium casual games complimented by titles from the major casual games developers and publishers, including GameHouse, iWin, Reflexive, Fresh Games, Funkitron, and Wild Tangent which provide a key competitive advantage in approaching the European market,” said Mark Cottam, CEO of MumboJumbo. “Leveraging MumboJumbo’s market experience and leadership to bring proven brands to the to gamers across Europe is the next step in our evolution as a leading global publisher of premium casual games.”