, publisher and developer of the Mortal Kombat
series, today announced
expansion plans in Europe
with the opening of Midway Games GmbH
. 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."