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Digital games company goes global
Denki game
The firm has published more than 50 titles
A Dundee gaming company has secured a lucrative contract to provide games for one of the world's largest satellite television companies, DirecTV.

Denki has created nine titles for DirecTV's new Games Lounge, which was launched in America this month.

The move is Denki's first venture into the overseas market.

DirecTV has 16 million subscribers in the US and more than 1.5 million in Latin America. Viewers will be able to play Denki games via a remote control.

Colin Anderson, managing director of Denki, said: "Digital television allows viewers to interact with their favourite shows, characters and brands in an entirely new way, through a medium - and controller - they are comfortable with.

Denki is one of the best and most experienced creators of digital interactive television games in the world
Steven Roberts, DIRECTV

"It's an exciting platform to work with and its potential is huge. DirecTV's Game Lounge offers a wide range of content that is unique in the United States.

"We are delighted to be developing games for their service and we look forward to viewers across America enjoying Denki developed games."

Denki is one of they few companies involved in the creation of digital interactive television games.

The company has published more than 50 Digital Interactive TV (DiTV) titles and in the past five years has worked with well-known names like Sky TV and Cartoon Network.

Steven Roberts, vice president and general manager of DirecTV, said: "Denki is one of the best and most experienced creators of digital interactive television games in the world.

"The Denki-developed games on Games Lounge are a true asset to the overall service."

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