Vivendi Universal Publishing announces the acquisition of a Sweden based development studio: Massive Entertainment

Vivendi Universal Games announced today the acquisition of Massive Entertainment by its studio, NDA Productions.

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This acquisition is part of the international strategy of VU Games, consisting in developing multi-platform interactive content primarily designed for regional European and Asian markets.

Founded in 1997, Massive Entertainment is a high quality interactive games development studio, based in Sweden. The studio?s first game, ?Ground Control? was critically acclaimed around the world for its innovative approach in the real time strategy genre. Further, the company has developed several integrated games for mobile phone, SMS and Wap platforms, and a number of additional titles for the PC.

"At VU Games, we have enjoyed a successful business relationship over the last couple of years with Massive Entertainment. " comments Christophe Ramboz, President & COO of Vivendi Universal Games International. "We are extremely confident that the combined forces of Massive Entertainment development skills and VU Games marketing expertise will bring value and great products to the market?.

?Massive Entertainment will be the corner stone in the build-up process of NDA Productions in Europe. We are thrilled by the idea of working with such a talented team to build the greatest games of the coming years?, says Dominique Cor CEO of NDA Productions.

?Joining VU Games gives us a unique opportunity to build Massive Entertainement into the top-one European development studio? says Martin Walfisz, CEO of Massive Entertainment.

Massive Entertainment will report to Dominique Cor, CEO of NDA Productions, a studio of the International Headquarters of Vivendi Universal Games.