OUR TEAM

We are Europe’s foremost PR agency specialized in entertainment software and related industries.

Established in 2005 in Munich, we’re proud to offer our clients the world’s leading Interactive Entertainment PR agency network, including carefully selected partners in the U.S. and Canada, France, the UK, Poland, Russia, Italy, Spain, Benelux, the Nordics, Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, and Turkey.

We offer all-round solutions, both for our home market in German-speaking territories as well as world-wide. Our clients regularly show their appreciation by choosing us to be their campaign’s lead agency.

Be it product or corporate PR, influencer management, event- or expo planning and support – our experienced team is here to help. Just contact us.

Dieter Marchsreiter

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Dieter has been working in the gaming industry since 1989, in the beginning as a journalist and freelancer for Amiga Joker, PC Joker, Powerplay, Handelsblatt, Focus and Com!Online. 1997 he joined the dark side of communications as PR consultant, working internationally from the beginning of his career for clients such as Playstation and Microsoft Games/Xbox, as well as other developers and publishers from every continent. He founded his agency in 2005.

Special Skill: Dieter does not only know gaming history starting from the 80s inside and out, he also knows every single sneaker collaboration
Achievement: He met Lara Croft in person and made mobile gaming a trend at trade fairs
Currently Playing: Martha is dead, Ghostwire: Tokyo, Fallout 76, RDR2
Most Wanted:
Metal Slug Tactics, Crimson Desert

Anja Ardal

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Anja joined us in 2018 and is COO at Marchsreiter. Due to many years of professional experience in various industries – from documentary film to profession politics association – Anja has actually dealt with almost every end boss imaginable. As a Bavarian-Berlinese hybrid, she manages the company’s daily operations – sometimes with the style of a Prussian general, sometimes with a Bavarian laissez-faire attitude.

Special Skill: She has been a Rap-Expert since 1987 and is therefore also in charge of Marchsreiter’s finances
Achievement: Personal Places-To-Be Bucket List almost completed
Currently Playing: Any co-op games, actually also analog games
Most Wanted:
C-3PO as a family member for the private household

Prof. Nikolay Borzov

PR DIRECTOR RUSSIA

Nick launched his career in 2007 at Akella, but has also already been working as Community Manager at EA and PlayStation PR Manager in Russia. Since 2012 he’s our man in Moscow and responsible for all Russian PR and Influencer campaigns.

Special Skill: Nocturnal, to work with his clients in European and US time zones
Achievement: Traditionally never sleeps during Igromir
Currently Playing: The Walking Dead, Godlike Burger, Elden Ring
Most wanted:
Dune: Spice Wars, Crimson Desert, Starfield

Aleksandra Ptasinska

SENIOR PR CONSULTANT

Aleksandra has been a part of Marchsreiter since May 2012 and gained experience in the PR- and media sector in London and Krakow. As Senior Consultant she is the expert for complex mainstream campaigns. Aleks is especially passionate about Eastern Europe: In singleplayer mode, she constantly aims to convince more and more foreign developers and publishers to invest in the market. In turn, she is winning over Eastern European journalists to cover the clients’ games.

Special Skill: Speaks languages no one else understands
Achievement: Eight years in the business, eight years of gamescom, hundreds of releases, F2P, MOBA, VR, VPN, BA, DNA…done it all and ready for more!
Currently Playing: The Medium, Tetris Effect
Most Wanted:
New World, Dying Light 2 

Thomas Hübner

SENIOR PR CONSULTANT

Thomas has been a gamer for over 30 years, the last 14 of them as part of the gaming industry, including work at EA, Microsoft and the German Games Trade Association. The Senior PR Consultant’s responsibilities include many MMOs, Triple-I-Games, all kinds of zombies and several conferences. Due to his love for Japanese culture, he’s also interested in all the odd niche titles from the Land of the Rising Sun.

Special Skill: Sheldon Cooper-like brain and mastermind of useless knowledge
Achievement: Proud survivor of 12 games conventions/gamescoms and 7 Zombie titles
Currently Playing: Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker, Pokemon GO, Wildcat Gun Machine, Silt
Most Wanted: Final Fantasy XVI, Metal Slug Tactics, DokeV

Patrick Stude

SENIOR PR CONSULTANT

Patrick decided against an exciting future in the cardboard industry to return to university and get a Masters degree in media and cultural studies. Looking to turn his most passionate hobby into a career, he started working at Marchsreiter, where he took on his own accounts early on, and was promoted to Team Lead after less than 1 ½ years.

Special Skill: Genre omnivore – Patrick plays almost everything, from CRPG to COD, from strategy to sports Achievement: Covered around 20 km during the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 in Berlin to take care of almost 100 journalists. Who said eSports wasn’t physically demanding?!
Currently Playing: Lost Ark, Hunt: Showdown, Yakuza series, Evil Dead: The Game
Most Wanted: 
Crimson Desert, DokeV, Warhammer 40k: Darktide, Elden Ring DLC, Starfield

Katharina Popp

PR CONSULTANT

Kathi started working at Marchsreiter in 2018 and has levelelled up to PR consultant since then. With her MA in Japanese Studies, It’s no surpise that she has a heart for Japanese games, but she also loves Western RPGs. As Patrick’s right hand woman she ensures that all tasks are being taken care of efficiently and coordinates PR campaigns worldwide. She also enjoys writing press releases and is always on the look-out for a witty phrase.

Special-skill: Press release proofreading marathons
Achievment: Four days of presenting games at Tokyo Game show with minimum sleep and and maximum coffee/blood ratio
Currently Playing: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Vampire The Masquerade:Swansong
Most Wanted:
 Dragon Age 4, FFXVI, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous console version, KOTOR Remake, Steelrising, GreedFall 2

Sebastian Arlt

Bartosz Krolikowski

PR CONSULTANT

Bartosz started his games industry career in early high school as a junior editor and content creator for various Polish gaming websites. Thanks to his hard work, in the last 10 years he had an opportunity to co-lead gaming-related marketing projects for the biggest gaming and non-gaming brands in the market such as Epic Games, Playway, EA Poland, Phillips OneBlade, Wedel, and many more. Bartosz joined the Marchsreiter team in May 2021.

Special Skill: Playing CSGO although he hates it
Achievement: He bought RTX 3080 at a normal price almost on release
Currently Playing: Football Manager 2022, Valorant, Mafia: Definitive Edition
Most Wanted: The Star Wars project by Massive, The Day Before, Hogwarts Legacy

Sebastian Arlt

Sebastian Arlt

JUNIOR PR CONSULTANT

Sebastian has boarded the MS Marchsreiter as a Trainee in early 2021. Since his childhood days he has been fascinated by everything involving pixels and polygons, which drove his parents mad on a regular basis. During his university-years he combined his passion for videogames with his love for punishing himself and wrote his Bachelor-thesis on the subject of motives, forms and functions of environmental storytelling in Dark Souls. Despite not causing him any pain, he very much enjoys working in PR nonetheless.

Special Skill: Universal excitement
Achievement: (Almost) 100%-platinum‘d the abysmal PS3-version of Skyrim (still awesome though!)
Currently Playing: Persona 5 Royal, Evil Dead: The Game
Most Wanted:
 Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, God of War: Ragnarök, Hogwarts Legacy, Soulstice, SILT

Sebastian Arlt

Jenny Gelbing

PR TRAINEE

Jenny started into the world of PR as a trainee in April 2021. Her first experience was gained in business journalism and with funk, but she quickly left these exciting fields behind. During the study of mass media communications and public law, she immersed herself deeper into the world of video games and has since tried her hand at multiple different genres.

Special Skill: Always open for new things
Achievement: Has traversed the entire map in AC Odyssey
Currently Playing: Genshin Impact, The King of Fighters XV, Lost Judgement, Lego Star Wars
Most Wanted: 
Gotham Knights, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous for Console, DokeV, Hogwarts Legacy, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2

Sebastian Arlt

Kilian Scharnagl

PR TRAINEE

Kilian majored in political science and communications in Munich and has been part of the team at Marchsreiter Communications since the beginning of April 2021. First, a bright future in tech- and hardware journalism at CHIP awaited him, but then again a career focusing on hitboxes, shoulder-peeking and iframes seemed way too tempting. He mostly prefers PC although he claims not to be a platform elitist.

Special Skill: Everlasting optimism
Achievement: Beat the Headless Ape and Madame Butterfly on the first try, spent 60 long hours in Anthem
Currently Playing: Destiny 2, Pokémon Strahlender Diamant, Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel, Valorant, Elden Ring
Most Wanted: 
Forspoken, DokeV, Black Myth: Wukong

CONTACT
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Marchsreiter Communications GmbH
Guldeinstraße 41a
DE-80339 Munich
Telephone: (+49) 89-519 199 42
Telefax: (+49) 89-520 339 393

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