BAM! and Acclaim Form Alliance

BAM Ent. Ltd., a subsidiary of game developer and publisher BAM! Ent. Inc., has entered into a distribution agreement with Acclaim Ent. Ltd, which will distribute certain forthcoming BAM! computer and video game products within PAL territories including Europe and Australia.

The distribution agreement covers a wide range of genres and titles developed for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and PC. The line-up includes Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and PC, due for release in September 2003. Further titles include Carmen Sandiego: Secret of the Stolen Drum for PlayStation 2 and GameCube, Ice Nine for PlayStation 2, Dexter’s Laboratory for PlayStation 2 and GameCube, and The Powerpuff Girls: Relish Rampage Pickled Edition for GameCube.

Acclaim has just appointed Paul Eibeler as president and COO of Acclaim North America. Reporting directly to CEO Rod Cousens, Eibeler will be responsible for overseeing the performance and strategic growth of the company’s North American operations, including product development, marketing sales and manufacturing. He most recently served as president and director of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., a position he held since January 2000.