Received the following press release announcing a partnership between Criterion Software and Hammersmith Technologies for the distribution of RenderWare3, a 3D game development toolkit, throughout North America. Here's the info:
Guildford, England and Austin, Texas - January 12, 2000, Criterion Software
Ltd and Hammersmith Technologies Inc today announced a partnership for the
distribution of RenderWare®3 throughout North America. RenderWare3,
Criterion's industry-leading third generation 3D game development toolkit,
can be purchased directly through Hammersmith for all supported game
Mike King, VP of Marketing at Criterion Software, said "Owing to the complexity of new gaming platforms and the sophistication of RenderWare3 it is important that we implement quality channels in each of our sales territories. Hammersmith brings the industry knowledge and skills necessary, allowing us together to provide our North American customers with first-class sales support and technical backup."
Andy Price, Hammersmith Technologies, Inc. President, added "I am pleased to be partnered with Criterion and looking forward to introducing game developers to RenderWare3. In combining Criterion's exceptional engineering and development expertise and Hammersmith's detailed market knowledge and experience, we have created a powerful force in the game development middleware industry."
Customers will still be able to get support from Criterion, although further support and licensing options for RenderWare3 are now available through Hammersmith Technologies. North American inquiries about RenderWare3 can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. "