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King Features Syndicates Conceptis Sudoku to Newspapers Worldwide

Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Conceptis Sudoku by Dave Green

Conceptis Sudoku by Dave Green

King Features Syndicate, part of the Hearst Entertainment & Syndication Group, signed with Conceptis Ltd. an exclusive worldwide newspaper syndication agreement for Sudoku puzzles. The first Sudoku puzzle was offered on September 26.

Featured as Conceptis Sudoku by Dave Green, the syndicated puzzles will be offered to thousands of daily newspapers around the world with whom King Features Syndicate collaborate. Content material includes a daily puzzle in progressing difficulty, from Very Easy marked with one star on Mondays and up to Hard marked with 5 stars on the following Sundays.

“The global popularity of Sudoku has been phenomenal to watch,” says Brendan Burford, Puzzle Editor of King Features Syndicate. “We chose to add Conceptis Sudoku to King Features’ puzzle and games portfolio because Conceptis is the most dominant player in the international logic puzzles market. With Conceptis Sudoku, King Features offers its clients yet another top-quality puzzle in its category.”

“The strategic relationship with King Features opens a new door into the newspaper media” says Dave Green, president of Conceptis. “We are honored to cooperate with the world’s leading newspaper syndication company. There is a great opportunity in the newspaper logic puzzles market and we plan to become a significant player together with King”.

King Features Syndicate is the world's premier distributor of comics, columns, editorial cartoons, puzzles and games to newspapers. It is also a worldwide leader in merchandising and licensing.

Conceptis Ltd. is the leading logic puzzle supplier to magazine, mobile phones and online publishers worldwide. It is also the owner and operator of www.conceptispuzzles.com

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