Innovative Game Publisher Namco Networks Implement Next-Gen Protection and Activation technology from Plimus

Uniloc SoftAnchor Deployed In Namco and Merscom Games

IRVINE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Uniloc USA Inc., the leader in device-based authentication solutions for managing activation and security for software and games, and Plimus, a global e-commerce solutions provider, today announced that Plimloc(TM), an e-commerce integrated version of Uniloc's SoftAnchor licensing and copy protection solution, has been deployed in a variety of popular Namco Networks and Merscom casual PC games.

Plimloc's flexibility allows software and game publishers to reach broader markets more rapidly, leading to increased revenue. Plimloc also simplifies product activation, enabling end-users to get up and running quickly and without impact on product use. Plimloc has been integrated into many popular game titles including NAMCO ALL-STARS: PAC-MAN and DIG DUG, Star Trigon, Everything Nice, as well as Party Down and Hospital Hustle from Merscom, and many more.

"The integration of Plimloc into these and other popular games help publishers increase sales, reduce support costs and minimize piracy and charge backs," said Craig Etchegoyen, founder of Uniloc. "We are pleased to work with Plimus to deploy our innovative solutions to support these leading game developers, while providing the best game-play experience for their customers."

In addition to providing e-commerce integrated protection and activation, Plimloc also provides Namco Networks and Merscom with advanced reporting and analysis that help them understand activation trends and licensing patterns. Key reports help them gain valuable insight into their products and markets.

"It is very satisfying to help publishers gain visibility into the usage of their products while increasing revenue and optimizing the end user experience," said Simon Jones, vice president of marketing at Plimus. "Plimloc provides an unprecedented solution to help game publishers secure their products, and our customers appreciate that we are able to provide this protection in an integrated manner with our turnkey e-commerce delivery platform."

About Plimus

Plimus, Inc., a global e-commerce solutions provider, builds and manages online businesses for thousands of software publishers, web hosting companies and online retailers. Plimus helps companies and publishers of all sizes maximize online revenues and reduce the costs and risks of running an e-commerce operation. The company's award-winning platform offers order management, fraud prevention, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-currency and multi-language support, advanced reporting services, marketing tools, licensing management, an affiliate network, and much more. For more information, visit

About Uniloc

Uniloc is the leader in device-based authentication solutions. The Uniloc Physical Device Recognition (PDR) platform authenticates the true identity of devices that attempt to access high-value technology assets. SoftAnchor leverages PDR to manage activation and authentication for software and games. Its flexible real-time licensing model provides support for on-line, stand-alone and multi-user licensing. The Uniloc reporting and analysis capabilities enable software vendors and game publishers to improve their offerings and better serve customers. For more information, please visit

Uniloc, and SoftAnchor are trademarks of Uniloc Inc.

Star Trigon(TM) (C) 2002-2009 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. Namco All-Stars(TM) (C) 2008 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., PAC-MAN(TM) (C)1980-2008 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., Dig Dug(TM) (C)1982-2008 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. Everything Nice (C) 2009, Mean Hamster Software, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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