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  • NIS America Comes to London!

    Reef Entertainment recently hosted the management team of our partner, NIS America, who came to London for a visit: Takuro Yamashita: President & CEO Sean Kim: Senior Director Business Development Adam Johnson: Senior Business Development Director Alan Costa: EU Sales & Marketing Manager We had a beautiful boardroom booked in Central London, where we had very valuable discussions about the many achievements NIS America and Reef Entertainment have made together, as well as the future of our flourishing partnership. Our wonderful employees each gave insightful presentations about their roles and ongoing contributions in helping NIS titles reach as wide an audience as possible in Europe. Our talented video team (@ReefGamesLive on Twitter, Twitch and TikTok) also sat down with NIS America EU Sales & Marketing Manager, Alan Costa, for an interview about everything NIS, from the already-released titles in their extensive catalogue to the exciting games coming in the future. We will be posting this interview shortly on our social media channels, so stay tuned! Our ReefGamesLive video team has grown substantially in recent months, branching out into creating all kinds of engaging video content for our partners, and we look forward to seeing everything they have planned for the future. We are very happy that we were able to host the management team of NIS America here, and we thank everyone who came to London for their time and their insights. Reef Entertainment look forward to continuing our ongoing partnership with NIS America and working with them to bring their iconic titles to fans throughout Europe this year and beyond.

  • Big announcements in the NIS 30th Anniversary Celebration Stream!

    Our partner NIS America recently held a very special livestream to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Nippon Ichi Software. This livestream featured special NIS-focused game announcements, new preorders, new merch and plenty of giveaways! The biggest reveals of the stream were the announcement of two new titles: Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless and Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles! Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless is releasing this Autumn! The highly-anticipated latest entry in the long-running JRPG series features a large number of fresh features, as well as brand new characters, and is sure to be a hit with both fans of the series and newcomers alike. In partnership with NIS America, Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless will be distributed by our team to a variety of regions across Europe. Over the years, we have worked with NIS America on bringing many titles from this extremely popular series to European fans. The Disgaea series is NIS America’s flagship franchise, and has enjoyed enduring popularity since the series debuted in 2003, a testament to how the quality storytelling and engaging gameplay that the series is known for have kept fans coming back for two decades. Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles is releasing this Summer! This title brings two classic JRPGs to the West, Rhapsody II & III! These games are part of the Marl Kingdom series, known for its tongue-in-cheek humour, musical numbers and gorgeous, anime-inspired visuals. Reef Entertainment are very excited to be working with NIS America in distributing Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles in Europe, giving fans in the West the opportunity to experience the magic of these titles for the first time. In addition to the game announcements, the NIS 30th Anniversary Livestream also showed off a slew of new merch items, available to pre-order now on our direct-to-consumer website. These merch items include adorable plushes, a stylish desk mat, a beautiful Disgaea 1000-piece puzzle and more! For many years, we’ve worked with NIS America in giving fans in Europe a wide selection of high-quality, exquisitely-crafted merchandise to go alongside their favourite games. NIS America titles are known for their unique character designs and striking artwork, and these elements truly shine through our various physical merchandise items, highlighting the enormous amount of work that goes into bringing the worlds of these games to life. 2023 is looking to be a sensational year, with plenty of amazing upcoming titles to get excited about! Reef Entertainment look forward to working with NIS America in bringing fans a wide variety of titles this year, as well as a huge selection of merch items to accompany them. Congratulations to Nippon Ichi Software for 30 years of memories; here’s to the next 30! For anyone who missed the NIS 30th Anniversary Livestream, a full VOD can be viewed on Twitch.

  • Looking out into the year ahead!

    Happy New Year everyone, 2023 – full of positivity! Without further ado here’s a look into what’s to come from us and our partners in the first half of the year, which we’re very excited to bring to fans all across Europe! NIS America Raiden IV x MIKADO remix R-Type Final 3 Evolved Void Terrarium 2 The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure, The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie YS IX: Monstrum Nox From Shoot-em-ups/Schmups including: Raiden IV x MIKADO remix and R-Type Final 3 Evolved, to in depth, lore laden RPGs of The Legend of Heroes series of games, to my personal favourite Ys IX: Monstrum Nox releasing now on the PlayStation®5, we have a lot to be excited about from NIS America in 2023! These are just some of the great titles coming from NIS America this year. Please stay tuned for after the NIS 30th Anniversary where we’ll have plenty more upcoming games to talk about!😊 We’re happy to be consistently bringing out best of retro to the latest in long running, well loved NIS America titles and franchises to everyone! Idea Factory Neptunia: Sisters VS Sisters (released 24th Jan 2023) Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord Dokapon Kingdom Connect Exciting times for us and our partners at Idea Factory with another brand new entry in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, Neptunia Sisters VS Sisters, having just released (24th Jan!). The title is great fun, brings real-time action to fans, and is depicted in an exciting new way for the series, with a great, fun filled story to boot! Lots of genre variety here! Idea Factory and ourselves are literally bringing the party with Dokapon Kingdom: Connect – a fantastic new party game with RPG elements play your friends in person or online for the first time! For those who want to delve deep into some tactical- strategy this Spring can do so with Fairy Fencer F: Refrain Chord, a long awaited follow up in a very well loved series, delving into a new genre for the first time! Aksys Games Cuddly Forest Friend Norn9: Var Commons Winter’s Wish: Spirits of Edo The AKSYS game line-up is continuing to expand and diversify, not only can you go on plenty of dates this year with your new favourite Otome’s, animal lovers can also spend plenty of time nurturing hope in Cuddly Forest, a great party/ sim game (out 2nd Feb)! Fans have plenty to satiate their appetite for Otome with a couple of great releases in Norn9 and Winter’s Wish! Both are told from different and exciting perspectives, and they’re sure to appeal to a wide variety of fans! Koei Tecmo Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key We’re incredibly happy to keep getting out some of the best Koei titles to our European fans, and this year is no exception! The wait is almost up for Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty, and fans of difficult but rewarding Action RPG’s have something very special to look forward to here! JRPG fans will be eagerly awaiting Atelier Ryza 3’s release, which continues this well loved saga with a plethora of exciting characters and gameplay systems. These are few of the standout highlights from what’s to come in the first half of this year, and we can’t wait to update everyone on future titles coming once we have even more information to share! Happy New Year, and happy gaming everyone!

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  • About Us - Reef Entertainment

    We are Reef Entertainment Bespoke Publishing and Development solutions for your game or studio. Reef Games: Welcome About Us Reef Entertainment is a UK-based developer and publisher of video games. We offer a full range of services from funding to final release. Get in touch & let’s discuss a lasting strategy for your project! 2005 Reef was founded as an independent games publisher by Peter Rezon. 2010 Reef was acquired by one of the leading entertainment distributors in the Europe, Creative Distribution. This allowed Reef to distribute a large amount of titles in a wide variety of territories. Since then, Reef has established long-term distribution partnerships with several developers, such as NIS America and Idea Factory International, and has been working closely with Amazon and other gaming retailers. 2014 In February, Reef's first self-funded title, Rambo: The Video Game, was released. In July, Reef entered the E-commerce business, and has since created and run multiple EU online stores for our Japanese publishing partners, offering a range of video game products and supportive after-sale customer service. 2019 Reef's multi-year investment in work-for-hire development with Teyon resulted in the release of the high-quality FPS, Terminator: Resistance. In February, Reef published Death end re:Quest for PS4 in Europe, launching our publishing services to partner with a variety of Japanese developers. We have also physically co-published many games for our partners over the years, and are constantly on the lookout for new partners and new games to work with. 2021 In January, with Reef’s growth in video marketing, we built an in-house video content creation team and started streaming on Twitch, allowing us to grow further by reaching/connecting with gamers and promoting both our own titles and those of our partners. In April, Terminator: Resistance Enhanced was released for PS5. In December, the Terminator: Resistance Annihilation Line DLC was released. 2022 Reef is publishing and distributing 40+ games annually from our partners and has a further 3 self-funded games in development. What Our Partners Say "We've been working with Reef for over 10 years, most recently as a Terminator: Resistance developer. Their enthusiasm for the IP, vast experience, and cooperation contributed greatly to the game's success. Our communication with the Reef's team was always excellent, and they have a thorough understanding of the game development process." Mateusz Makowiec, COO TEYON Join Us! Our expanding team is committed to giving life to our partners’ games, as well as creating exciting brand new titles. If you are creative, passionate, and enthusiastic about games, join us right now! Meet The Team

  • Reef Team - Reef Entertainment

    REEF TEAM Our expanding team is committed to giving life to our partners’ games, as well as creating exciting brand new titles. If you are creative, passionate, and enthusiastic about games, join us right now! Managing Director "Just pass me Panzer Dragoon Zwei and I will be happy." Will C IT & Production Executive "Would love to change the world but they wont give me the Source code." Ashish D Digital Marketing & PR Assistant - Leona Z Product Manager "Time passes. People Move. Like a river's flow, it never ends." Don H Social Media & Content Writer "My favourite game is FIFA." Dylan F Game Writer "An agent of chaos." Margo G Marketing Planner "It's not my cat :D Lottie D Operation Executive "Nothing is true, everything is permitted." Ellie T Senior Graphic Designer - Martyna P Sales & Product Coordinator "Love, laugh, life." Adam D Video Editor & Streamer "Superpower: Mispronouncing character names." Jordan M Streamer & Content Creator "God is dead, it's worm time baby." Nicole R Production & Design Executive - Alvin OB Content Co-Ordinator and Streamer "Stay curious, stay weird, stay kind." Kaitlyn J Streaming & Video Content Assistant "Fighting for my life in the happy eater bathroom." Toby W

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