BioWare/Pandemic Studios is Looking for a Few Hundred Good Men and Women

San Jose, Calif., Game Developers Conference, March 20, 2006 –

BioWare/Pandemic Studios, the global video game developer, is mounting a major recruiting drive to attract new talent to its award-winning international studios to work on some of the most exciting next generation titles in the industry. The company, which was formed last year through the fusion of Pandemic Studios, a leading developer of action titles, and BioWare Corp., a developer recognized for its story and character-driven games, is looking to hire video game development professionals at all of its four locations across all development disciplines.

“We are looking for people with top technical skills and a passion to work on games that will challenge the industry for creative impact and success,” said Roberta Riga, VP Human Resources for BioWare/Pandemic Studios. “We work very hard to maintain a creative, collaborative, and open environment. Whether you are leading the development of a hot new title or ensuring that operations are running smoothly, at BioWare/Pandemic Studios you are always an important part of the team.”

The company is seeking to fill positions at Pandemic Sstudios’ two locations (Brisbane, Australia and Los Angeles, California) as well as at BioWware’s two studios in Edmonton, Alberta as well as and the recently announced Austin, Texas location. Work is now underway in BioWware Austin is where work is now underway on a Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) title. The new game will mark BioWare’s debut in the MMO space. Applicants may view job postings and submit materials for BioWare through jobs.bioware.com, and for Pandemic through www.pandemicstudios.com/jobs_la.php (for careers in Los Angeles, Calif.) or www.pandemicstudios.com/jobs_brisbane.php (for careers in Brisbane, Australia).

About BioWare/Pandemic Studios

BioWare/Pandemic Studios was formed through the fusion of two industry powerhouses and private equity firm, Elevation Partners. A leader in the action/adventure category, Pandemic Studios joined forces in 2005 with BioWare, a company known for its role-playing games rich in story and character. Co-equal and complementary, the newly partnered video game studios are working both in tandem and separately to develop new, original titles as well as continuing to leverage the licensed franchises and owned-IP each is known for including: MercenariesTM, Destroy All Humans!TM, Full Spectrum WarriorTM, and Star Wars BattlefrontTM II from Pandemic and Mass EffectTM, Dragon AgeTM, Baldur’s GateTM, Neverwinter NightsTM, Star Wars®: Knights of the Old RepublicTM and Jade EmpireTM from BioWare. Focused on next-generation platforms to create bold new concepts in entertainment, the studios are located in Los Angeles, California; Brisbane, Australia; and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. For more information, please visit http://bioware.pandemicstudios.com.

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