February 1st, 2005
11:42 AM CST -
Midway Games, publisher and developer of the Mortal Kombat series, today announced expansion plans in Europe with the opening of Midway Games GmbH in Germany. The new extension will be headed up by industry veteran, Uwe Fuerstenberg, previously of Titus Interactive Group and Acclaim Entertainment GmbH.

"Growth in the European territories is a major initiative for Midway," said David F. Zucker, president and chief executive officer of Midway. "This expansion into Germany will allow Midway to continue its strategy of becoming one of the industry's top publishers."

"Germany is a key European territory for Midway, and one we're keen to improve our market share within," said Tony Adams, managing director for Midway Games Ltd. in London, UK. "We consider ourselves very fortunate to have a seasoned industry veteran like Uwe Fuerstenberg running this new operation, and look forward to his contribution going forward."

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