Foxborough, MA based Quick Hit has scored a multi-year license from the NFL for its Internet-only, free-to-play football browser game, thanks to loophole in EA exclusivity contract.  Read about it at the following links:

·         Venture Beat:    “[The NFL license is] a remarkable achievement”

o    http://games.venturebeat.com/2010/06/10/quick-hit-scores-nfl-license-for-online-football-games/

·         ESPN:    “[Quick Hit] now it has done the unthinkable and signed a multi-year agreement with the NFL”

o    http://espn.go.com/espn/thelife/videogames/blog/_/name/thegamer/id/5271581/quick-hit-acquires-nfl-license

·         Bloomberg / Businessweek:  “the NFL’s first licensing agreement for an online game”

o   http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-10/nfl-reaches-licensing-deal-with-online-game-company-quick-hit.html

·         San Fran Chronicle:  “ social gaming start-up is about to go big time

o   http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/techchron/detail?entry_id=65445

·         Kotaku:  “[Quick Hit] lands rare league license

o   http://kotaku.com/5559755/online-video-game-lands-a-rare-league-license-+-the-nfls


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