Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 29, 2008
Board game publisher HL Games USA Limited has signed an international distribution agreement with Even Toys and Games for distribution in both Australia and New Zealand for its Mensa Select® award winning word game, AmuseAmaze®.
"We are extremely pleased to be partnering with Even Toys and Games," said Graeme Thomson, director of HL Games. "This represents the beginning of a robust global growth strategy for our company. We're starting to do internationally what our board games have been doing nationally in the United States - expand both demographically and geographically."
In the past nine months AmuseAmaze® has garnered 11 awards across the spectrum of age ranges and specialist interests. Most recently these have included a Game of the Year award from Creative Child Magazine, inclusion in the National Association of Gifted Children's forthcoming Recommended Toys, as well as being a prize for the finalists in the AARP Magazine's Senior Spelling Bee. The game has headlined at such diverse venues as educational conferences and at Origins - the serious hobby gamers convention in Columbus, Ohio.
HL Games Limited is a Chicago-based, independent board game company that has been developing games since the 1980's. Officially opened in 2003, their products include: Go Mental®, Go Mental® FUNDAmental, AmuseAmaze® and many more games on the way. In the past five years HL Games's board games have received over 20 major industry awards that include: Mensa Select® Award, About.com's Top 10 Board Games of 2007, Games 100, The Toy Man Online's Seal of Approval, Award of Excellence and Editor's Choice, Major Fun Award, as well as awards from i-Parenting Media, Creative Child Magazine and the National Parenting Center.
With operations in the US and UK, the company is located at 2421 W. Pratt Boulevard, #600, Chicago, IL 60645 and sells their games internationally. For more information please visit http://www.hlgames.com or call at (773) 549-7425.