In November 2008 Encore announced an expanded license with Riverdeep. Under the terms of the agreement Encore now manages the Broderbund family of products as well as Broderbund’s direct to consumer business. In May 2010 Encore acquired the assets of Punch! Software
Among the brands published by Encore for the retail market:
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – Brad Paisley can play guitar ...Paisley can do more than play guitar ... Maybe it's because like Sipe, he's got nothing left to prove ... That's not a criticism ... And given what he can get a guitar to do, it wouldn't have been THAT big a surprise to have him follow his encore, "Alcohol,'' with a Pavarotti-quality aria from Puccini ... ....