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Octagon Entertainment sign deal for HHGG Game
date: 3 Nov 1998

TDV has signed Octagon Entertainment, Inc to handle the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy computer game (h2g2).

Simon & Schuster and TDV have previously worked with Octagon in setting up distribution deals for Starship Titanic. "They did a very efficient job and they did it very calmly too", says Robbie Stamp, TDV CEO. "I'm very pleased to be working with them on h2g2."

Lloyd Melnick, an Octagon agent adds: "TDV and Octagon Entertainment have agreed to work together to select the best publisher for TDV's upcoming Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Game."

Octagon is a leading Interactive Entertainment Agency, whose clients include Peter Molyneux's Lionhead Studios, Sid Meier's Firaxis Games, Red Lemon Studios and Inner Workings.

Adam Shaikh, TDV's lead game designer says: "I am delighted that Octagon will be putting their considerable experience and knowledge behind h2g2. They have a great client list, which I am proud to be associated with."


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