From the Developer's Website:
"49Games is the leading independent developing studio in Europe in the field of sportive entertainment software for videogame consoles and PC. The company emerged from VCC Entertainment in 2004 and has developed 15 multiplatform sports titles since then, which have been published for the platforms XBox 360, Wii, PS2, and PC.
The team consisting of 70 people (40 permanent employees and 30 in-house freelancers) is expert in many winter sport disciplines such as Biathlon, Ski Jumping, or Alpine Skiing. On the occasion of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the squad around director Jan-Hendrik Ohl and founders Peter Cukierski, Florian Knappe, Thomas Mahlke, and Dierk Ohlerich has also qualified for a number of summer disciplines.
With its own "TC3" Engine and Toolchain, the independent developing studio guarantees maximum performance. 49Games collaborate with numerous publishers and distributors such as Activision Deutschland GmbH, Conspicy Entertainment Corp., Crave Entertainment Inc., dtp entertainment AG, Electronic Arts Deutschland GmbH, ISM Ltd, JoWood AG, Merscom LLC, RTL Games GmbH, and Take 2 Interactive GmbH. "