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phenomedia publishing gmbh is one of Europe's most successful companies for the development and publishing of interactive entertainment software.

Characters like the "Moorhuhn" and "Sven Bømwøllen" or adaptations of well-known movie licenses such as "(T)Raumschiff Surprise" or "Die 7 Zwerge" built the foundation of phenomedia publishing gmbh’'s international success.

With the brand "EINFACH SPIELEN" (translation: Just Playing) phenomedia provides orientation and reliability in a market that gets increasingly more confusing for the customer.
Under the label of "EINFACH SPIELEN" ( phenomedia brings selected, internationally successful games by leading developers like PopCap, RealGames or Reflexive to the retail market of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

press release - 09/01/2009

phenomedia’s Moorhuhn travels around the world with MumboJumbo and JoWooD Productions

Worldwide distribution of Moorhuhn’s latest adventures on the Nintendo DSTM

phenomedia publishing gmbh is launching its current Moorhuhn games for the Nintendo DS on an international scale with the support of competent partners. Casual expert MumboJumbo will distribute Moorhuhn Star Karts, Moorhuhn Atlantis and Moorhuhn The Pharaoh’s Treasure in the USA, Mexico and Canada, while the Austrian game company JoWooD Productions is responsible for the distribution in the rest of Europe. Depending on the territory, the games are published either under the original name of “Moorhuhn” or the alternative brand “Crazy Chicken”.

“We would like to tie our Moorhuhn’s latest three adventures on the Nintendo DS up to international success of Moorhuhn DS. Each one of the three games represents a different genre - racing game, Jump & Run and puzzle - and thus not only emphasizes the platform’s diversity, but also that of the strong character Moorhuhn itself,” says Helge Borgarts, phenomedia publishing gmbh’s CEO.

“We’re very excited to bring these three Crazy Chicken games to the North American audience,” says Mark Cottam, CEO of MumboJumbo. “The strong character, variety of game play and overall production values of these titles make them a perfect fit for MumboJumbo.”

”The successful brand Moorhuhn is still enthusing casual gamer all over the world. We are proud to distribute such an established brand now for Nintendo DS in Europe and are convinced to tie in the success of the PC games”, explains Stefan Berger, Head of Project Management and Acquistions JoWooD Productions.


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