Gameplanet this morning confirmed with Softprint Interactive that they have gone into receivership, therefore losing the ability to distribute Nintendo and Activision products within New Zealand.

Existing stock has been seized by receivers, and those staff working on video game distribution have been made redundant. The existing film distribution side of the company is not affected.

Rumours have surfaced that Activision may have already secured a new NZ distribution agent, although at this time we are unable to confirm.

Gameplanet would like to thank Softprint Interactive for their commitment to New Zealand gamers over the years, and we hope both Nintendo and Activision will be represented again in New Zealand as quickly as possible.