Megarom appointed as ‘exclusive distribution partner for Codemasters’

Megarom continue to grow in the South African industry, as they already distribute some of the most sought after labels like 2K and Activision, they have now snagged Codemasters.

Codemasters today announced that Megarom Interactive (Pty) Ltd. will be the exclusive distribution partner for Codemasters’ product portfolio on the South African market, including the highly anticipated titles Operation Flashpoint: Red River and DiRT 3, both out in Spring 2011.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Megarom in what is sure to be our biggest year ever, not only with the soon to be released Operation Flashpoint: Red River and DiRT 3, but also with one of our most exciting new IP’s, Bodycount, which is also slated for release in 2011.” commented Hal Bame, Director Distributor Territories and Emerging Markets.

“Megarom has a proven track record on the South African market and all of us at Codemasters are confident they have the expertise and enthusiasm to maximise our business and entire product portfolio across all current and future formats.”

“Megarom is thrilled to have Codemasters as one of its key publishing partners and will strive to bring excellence across the board in managing the Codemasters stable of AAA titles”, commented Clive Jandrell, CEO of Megarom Interactive.

“As one of the longest standing publishers and developers in the interactive entertainment industry, we feel honoured that Codemasters has chosen us to look after their distribution, sales and marketing on the South African market,” concludes Jandrell.

Information on the titles from the press release:

Operation Flash Point: Red River -Spring 2011, between Afghanistan and China, the world’s next flashpoint is about to erupt. The valleys, towns and mountains of Tajikistan will become bloody frontlines for the might of the People’s Liberation Army, insurgent guerrilla fighters and the United States Marine Corps.

You and your fireteam can make a difference. How much is up to you. It’s not the soldier with the most expensive gun or the biggest heart who wins on the battlefield. It’s the smartest. Semper Fi, Marine. Coming very soon!

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Dirt 3 – May 24th2011 will see the release of DiRT 3 which will boast more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, including over 50 rally cars representing the very best from five decades of the sport. With more than double the track content of 2009’s hit, DiRT 3 will see players start at the top as a professional driver, with a top-flight career in competitive off-road racing complimented by the opportunity to express themselves in Gymkhana-style showpiece driving events.

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Bodycount: Bodycount rips apart the first person shooter as genre-defining gunplay comes alive in a balletic orgy of bullets and destruction.

Experience the intense thrill of close-quarters combat in a shreddable world as Bodycount blasts outrageous fire-fights and ferocious action from both barrels. Become a powerful combat asset green-lighted to eliminate enemies known only as ‘Targets’ on behalf of the ‘Network’, ensnared in a clandestine global power struggle that rages away from the headlines and under the cover of conventional war zones.

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