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July 31, 2007

ELEPHANT ENTERTAINMENT AND OBERON MEDIA SHIP NEW LINE UP OF

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 31, 2007 – With summer officially in full swing,
Elephant Entertainment and Oberon Media heat up your PC with a
fun-filled slate of new mass-market PC games, including /Big City
Adventure San Francisco, Merriam-Webster’s Spell-Jam, Saints and Sinners
Bingo, Inca Ball, Star Defender III /and /Tennis Titans/. Designed with
the casual gamer in mind, Elephant Entertainment and Oberon Media’s
latest retail lineup is a diverse and fun mix that offers something for
everyone.

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“The mass-market audience encompasses everyone from tech-savvy senior
citizens to boomers looking to recapture their arcade prowess, and our
lineup needs to reflect that diversity,” says Wim Stocks, CEO and
president of Elephant Entertainment. “From brain building spelling bees
to games of chance and arcade classics, we’re bringing to retail the
kinds of games that everyday people can play and enjoy.”

A seek-and-find adventure, /Big City Adventure San Francisco /features
thousands of hidden items and an ever changing list of objectives so no
game is ever the same. Along the way, players will be challenged by 60
exciting mini-games, like jigsaw puzzles and memory challenge.

/Merriam-Webster’s Spell-Jam/ and /Saints and Sinners Bingo/ will bring
out the competitor in everyone. Whether testing their spelling skills on
thousands of words or just trying to spell bingo, these games will have
players coming back again and again.

Arcade classics such as /Inca Ball/ and/ Star Defender III/,/ /as well
/Tennis Titans/, require fast reaction times in order to survive. From
blasting an alien horde or smacking a tennis ball down the line, these
games will have players up and running in no time.

/Big City Adventure San Francisco, Merriam-Webster’s Spell-Jam, Saints
and Sinners Bingo, Inca Ball, Star Defender III /and /Tennis Titans/ are
now available at select retailers for a suggested retail price of
$19.95. For more information, please visit
www.elephant-entertainment.com .

*About Elephant Entertainment*

Elephant Entertainment LLC (_www.elephant-entertainment.com
_) is a publishing company
specializing in bringing innovative game and entertainment content to
the retail marketplace. Elephant Entertainment achieves this via unique
and compelling retail distribution and consumer availability models,
encompassing accessibility both in-store and online. Elephant
Entertainment publishes within the spectrum of gaming experiences --
from casual games to massively multiplayer experiences -- publishing on
all major gaming platforms. Elephant Entertainment is proudly
headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, home of The Replacements, Prince,
Tapes and Tapes, The Minnesota Twins, and Brit’s Pub and Eating
Establishment, with branch offices in Chicago, Seattle, New York City,
Dallas, and London.

**About Oberon Media**

Oberon Media (http://www.oberon-media.com
) is the world's leading casual games
solution provider. The Oberon Game Center platform is the industry
standard and has been adopted by some of the world's largest
corporations. The platform combines casual game content, merchandizing
and features to fulfill each partner's specific needs. Oberon Media's
publishing arm works with the industry's best, award-winning game
developers to produce the top-selling casual games, which can be played
in more than a dozen languages on PC, web-based, mobile and console
platforms. Oberon Media was founded in 2003 and has offices in New York,
Seattle, London, Cyprus, Tel Aviv and Singapore.


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July 30, 2007

Wii-kly Update: Three New Classic Games Added to Wii Shop Channel

The Virtual Console™ is like a box of chocolates: You never know which games
have the tasty caramel filling and which ones have that pink-green crème
inside. Whatever your preference, we’ve got you covered with this weeks
release of Star Soldier, Dynamite Headdy and Drop Off. Read on and savor the
delicious centers of these classic treats.Three new classic games go live at 9
a.m. Pacific time. Nintendo adds new games to the Wii Shop Channel every
Monday. Wii™ owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii
Points™ to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop
Channel or at retail outlets.

This week’s new games are:

Star Soldier (NES®, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone – Mild Fantasy Violence,
500 Wii Points): The standard for vertically scrolling shooters, Star Soldier
is the original game that spawned all of the titles in the long-running Soldier
series. Go inside a floating space station inhabited by a giant computer known
as Starbrain. Your mission: to stop Starbrain’s galactic invasion by piloting
Caesar, a new, compact space fighter through 16 deadly stages. Collect power
capsules to increase three different attributes of your ship: firepower,
movement speed and defensive shields. Blast wave after wave of approaching
enemies or use the innovative Trap Zone feature to fly beneath a land mass and
avoid incoming fire. Conquer each stage to make your way to the final
confrontation with Starbrain.

Dynamite Headdy™ (Sega Genesis, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone – Comic
Mischief, 800 Wii Points): Headdy, a toy with a detachable head, arrives in
North Town to find that the evil puppet king Dark Demon is causing serious
problems. Dark Demon is gathering up all the puppets in town and turning some
into his own evil minions, while eliminating the rest of the puppets that
aren’t good enough to join his legions. Headdy is captured and is targeted
for the incinerator, but escapes in the nick of time. Now he’s got to save
the town. To do so, Headdy has to take on all manner of bad guys and even has
to contend with his lifelong nemesis, Trouble Bruin the bear. Can Headdy
overcome all his foes and take down Dark Demon?

Drop Off (TurboGrafx16, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone, 600 Wii Points): Brave
five rounds of haunting, nightmarish dreams in this take on the classic arcade
puzzler. To save his dearly beloved from the malicious demon that controls her
dreams and holds her captive, our brave hero plunges himself into the nightmare
to vanquish this evil foe. Deftly use the arrow items and control the angle of
the ball to shatter the blocks that descend from the top of the screen. Set
your sights on the joints holding the blocks together and knock off multiple
blocks in one exhilarating blow. As you drop more and more blocks, their shapes
will change, allowing you to earn bonus points. You must use your concentration
and reflexes to defeat the demon and save your beloved.

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July 24, 2007

SEGA SHIPS ALIEN SYNDROME ON THE Wii(TM) AND PSP(TM) SYSTEM

/Sci-Fi Shooter-RPG Introduces Revolutionary Gameplay for Up to Four
Players/

*SAN FRANCISCO* (July 24, 2007) – SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced
today that/ Alien Syndrome™/ has shipped to stores nationwide for the
Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo and PSP®
(PlayStation®Portable) system/. Alien Syndrome/ is a lightning-fast game
combining RPG and shooter genres in a stunningly imaginative sci-fi
universe. The game offers a dramatic and engaging single player
adventure in addition to an infinitely replayable co-op multiplayer mode
for up to four players. Derived from the classic SEGA arcade game,/
Alien Syndrome’s/ new shooter-RPG gameplay makes it easy to pick up and
play, while its depth and wealth of features keeps it challenging for
all gamers.

In/ Alien Syndrome/, players take control of the game’s strong and
enigmatic heroine – Earth Command Trooper Aileen Harding – and battle a
variety of fearsome aliens and colossal bosses. Gamers will unlock a
wide selection of character specialties and skills upgraded as they
progress through an engrossing campaign, protected by many different
types of armor and using a variety of increasingly powerful melee and
ranged weaponry. Players can improve their heroine’s statistics and
discover a huge number of powerful new abilities as they fight through
infested spaceships and bizarre alien planets.

/Alien Syndrome/ features 20 different weapon types including
flamethrowers, quad-barreled lasers, nanobot swarms that dissolve
enemies, and incendiary grenades that shoot fiery geysers from the
ground. Each weapon offers advantages and disadvantages, depending on
how it is used and the specializations players have chosen to adopt./
Alien Syndrome’s/ fast-paced combat also allows for any number of combat
strategies to defeat over 100 different alien enemies at one time.

Fighting alongside Aileen is the SCARAB, a sentient combat and inventory
robot that can be upgraded to a powerful and indestructible
battle-machine, automatically attacking nearby enemies during battle. It
also acts as a vendor through which players can recycle or sell items at
any time, as well as construct better weapons and synthesize more
powerful items. Additionally, the robot can be upgraded with abilities
such as healing and charging weapons.

/ Alien Syndrome/ on the Wii will utilize the Wii Remote™’s
motion-sensitive technology to allow players a full range of motion when
slashing through enemies, unloading on bosses, or running and gunning
through hallways using a uniquely intuitive aiming system. Gamers will
also be able to access new game modes and mini-games that expand on the
core gameplay. Using the Wii Remote, these new modes allow players to
craft new items, to enhance existing items and character abilities, and
to hack into computer systems.

For gamers on the go,/ Alien Syndrome/ on the PSP system is Wi-Fi
enabled so that up to four players can play cooperatively in various
multiplayer modes.

/ Alien Syndrome/ is developed by Totally Games and is now available for
the Wii system and PSP system. The game is rated “T” for Teen by the
Entertainment Software Rating Board and will have an MSRP of $49.95 on
the Wii, and $39.95 on the PSP system. For screenshots and assets,
please visit the SEGA FTP site at _http://segapr.segaamerica.com_, or
visit _www.segaamerica.com/AlienSyndrome_
.

*About SEGA of America Inc.:
*SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA
Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside
and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes
interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware
platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by
Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of
America’s Web site is located at www.sega.com.

*About TOTALLY GAMES**:*

Totally Games is a highly respected independent electronic game design
and development studio based in Marin County, CA. With more than 20
years experience and numerous top-selling, critically acclaimed titles
to its credit, Totally Games has helped drive the evolution and growth
of electronic entertainment. Utilizing its wealth of experience, its
staff of high caliber talent and its state of the art technology,
Totally Games offers a unique combination of game development services
on a wide range of platforms, including PC, current and next-gen game
consoles, handheld game devices, and mobile phones. Totally Games’ Web
site is located at _www.totallygames.com_ .

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GEN CON INDY WELCOMES ELECTRONIC GAMES EXHIBITORS



*/EA, Sony, NCSoft, Blizzard, CCP Games, Fallen Earth, Eidos To Exhibit/*

*INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA ? JULY 24, 2007 ?* Since Gen Con Indy quietly
announced last November it would expand its 40-year reign in the
non-electronic collectible card and hobby market to include developers
and publishers of electronic games, major exhibitors including EA, CCP
Games, Sony, NCSoft, Blizzard, Eidos, Atari, and Fallen Earth were quick
to sign up.

Organizers of Gen Con Indy, set for August 16-19, 2007 in Indianapolis,
Indiana are careful to point out the show is for consumers ? last year
more than 26,000 attended ? and their move into the electronic games
market is not an effort to replicate or capture business from other
industry-only trade shows.

?Game developers and publishers clearly recognize the value in
presenting their titles directly to a large group of consumers to help
drive sales, and to obtain feedback from those consumers regarding
upcoming titles, which may influence their development and licensing
strategies,? says Bill Creonte, Sr. Vice President of Business
Development at Gen Con Indy. ?Exhibitors are pleased that participating
in our show isn?t a budget-breaking investment, and that we can deliver
an event that?s highly attuned to the culture and experience of gaming.?

Upcoming MMOG (Massively Multiplayer Online Game) /Fallen Earth/ is
making its consumer show debut at Gen Con Indy. Fallen Earth?s Lead Game
Designer, Lee Hammock, says, ?We had options to demo our game at several
shows during the next few months, and Gen Con Indy was the best venue
for us to reach a large audience of gamers.?

Magnus Bergsson, Chief Marketing Officer at CCP Games, creator of hit
MMOG /EVE Online/, says, ?We decided to exhibit at Gen Con Indy again
this year because of the success we had last year introducing our
collectible card game /EVE: The Second Genesis/. Showing both products
side-by-side, the CCG as well as EVE Online, to a big audience of avid
game enthusiasts is a perfect fit for us.?

?Ever since its inception Gen Con has been synonymous with role-playing
games,? says Mark Jacobs, VP and GM of EA Mythic. ?As someone who has
attended Gen Con quite a number of times, I couldn?t be more thrilled to
see the show evolve to embrace computer gaming, especially the MMORPG
genre. I look forward to seeing Warhammer proudly displayed at Gen Con
now and in the future.?

?We consider Gen Con to be an important event in our marketing
calendar,? says Matt Gorman, Marketing Director, Eidos Inc. ?In
particular, we are keen to showcase Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures to
our consumer fan base at Gen Con this year because of the event
spotlight on the works of Robert E. Howard.?

For more information about attending Gen Con Indy, visit www.gencon.com
.


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July 23, 2007

Wii-kly Update: Three New Classic Games Added to Wii Shop Channel

Ah, the three classic summer leisure activities: golf, pinball and battling
hordes of evil creatures. Luckily, it’s Monday and once again Nintendo has
you covered. Players can hit the crazy links with the spherical Kirby, become a
pinball wizard or just enjoy an afternoon of helping good triumph over evil. So
pour yourself a tall glass of lemonade and settle in for some classic gaming
fun.Three new classic games go live at 9 a.m. Pacific time. Nintendo adds new
games to the Wii Shop Channel every Monday. Wii™ owners with a high-speed
Internet connection can redeem Wii Points™ to download the games. Wii Points
can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets.

This week’s new games are:

Kirby’s Dream Course™ (Super NES®, 1-2 players, Rated E for Everyone, 800
Wii Points): Step up to the tee for the wackiest golf game of your life. This
one- or two-player game features a floating golf course in the sky. High above
Dream Land, players can pitch and putt the ever-popular puff ball, Kirby,
through a maze of three-dimensional obstacles on a zany checkerboard course.
Players must aim for the multitude of enemies that are spread throughout each
fairway. Kirby must hit all the enemies to make them disappear, and the last
one becomes the hole. Sink Kirby into the hole to advance to the next stage and
clear all 8 courses – 64 holes in all.

Devil’s Crush (TurboGrafx16, 1-2 players, Rated E for Everyone – Animated
Blood, Mild Fantasy Violence, 600 Wii Points): Devil’s Crush is the exciting
sequel to the hit pinball game Alien Crush and features even smoother ball
movement and enhanced special effects. Shoot the ball onto the board with the
Devil Shooter, then use flippers and nudging to keep it in play and rack up a
high score. Complete certain conditions to play up to six different bonus
stages. Get a “Perfect Clear” on those to earn a huge amount of points. The
game’s ominous theme is enhanced by its enemies: wandering skeleton knights,
sorcerers and even a giant face that changes from a goddess to a sinister
serpent.

Shining Force™ (Sega Genesis, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone – Mild Fantasy
Violence, 800 Wii Points): In ages long forgotten, Light fought Darkness for
control of the world. Finally, the Ancients defeated the evil ruler of the dark
forces known as Dark Dragon and cast him into another dimension, though he
vowed to return in 1,000 years. As time passed, all memory of Dark Dragon was
buried, and the land of Rune enjoyed 10 centuries of peace. Yet, as promised,
the dark ruler returned, along with hordes of evil creatures that ravaged the
land. As chaos erupted, several strongholds of Good still held out, awaiting a
hero who could wield the Powers of Light.

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July 20, 2007

The Simpsons for your cell phone?! The Sims for your iPod?!

EA SENDS MOBILE GAMERS TO SPRINGFIELD IN
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> "THE SIMPSONS: MINUTES TO MELTDOWN"
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> Homer Simpson stars in an all-new,
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> thrilling adventure, exclusively on mobile phones
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> LOS ANGELES, Calif., - July 19, 2007 -Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:
> ERTS) today announced The Simpsons(tm): Minutes to Meltdown, an original
> game developed exclusively for mobile phones starring the world's
> favorite animated family. Created in conjunction with Fox Mobile
> Entertainment and Gracie Films, Minutes to Meltdown takes mobile gamers
> on a fast-paced, action-packed adventure through Springfield. The game,
> which features Homer and a colorful cast of Springfieldians, can now be
> downloaded directly from major wireless carriers in North America and
> Europe and on the web via Jamster (www.jamster.com).
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>
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> "We are thrilled to put Homer, Bart, Apu and the rest of The Simpsons
> gang into this mobile game," said Travis Boatman, VP worldwide studios
> at EA Mobile. "With vibrant graphics, dynamic animations, interactions
> with favorite Simpsons' characters, and 'laugh-out-loud' sound effects,
> Minutes to Meltdown delivers the unique flavor and humor of the
> television show."
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>
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> "Just as we did with The Simpsons movie, we waited until we had the
> right product for fans before creating a mobile game," said Denise
> Sirkot, executive vice president of Gracie Films. "The fantastic thing
> about The Simpsons: Minutes to Meltdown is that, in addition to
> capturing the energy and humor of the series, you can play it anywhere,
> anytime."
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> In Minutes to Meltdown, gamers guide Homer as he races against the clock
> and rushes through Springfield in order to stop a meltdown at the
> Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Players start in the Simpsons' home
> then progress through fun, mobile-friendly missions in their quest.
> Along the way, players will interact with Bart, Mr. Burns, Apu and more
> of their favorite Springfieldians.
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>
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> "The Simpsons are an internationally favorite family with the TV show
> airing in over 50 countries," said Mitch Feinman, SVP, Fox Mobile
> Entertainment. "Fans of The Simpsons and gamers alike are going to love
> Minutes to Meltdown. It's easy-to-use but hard-to-master and provides
> you a chance to experience life in Springfield."
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>
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> For more information about games from EA Mobile, or to learn more about
> Minutes to Meltdown, please visit www.eamobile.com
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>
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> About Electronic Arts
>
> Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
> the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded
> in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
> software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular
> handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
> four brand names: EA SPORTS(tm), EA(tm), EA SPORTS BIG(tm) and POGO(tm).
> In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles
> that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game
> site is www.ea.com . More information about EA's
> products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at
> http://info.ea.com .
>
>
>
> About The Simpsons(tm)
>
> Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie take traditional comedy and family
> life and turn them upside down in FOX's critically acclaimed series, THE
> SIMPSONS. Exploding into a cultural phenomenon in 1990, THE SIMPSONS
> remains one of the most visible and marketable properties both
> domestically and internationally. This Emmy Award(r)-winning series is
> now in the history books as the longest-running sitcom currently on
> television and the longest-running animated show in television history.
> THE SIMPSONS is currently airing its 18th Season and in production on
> their 19th season.
>
> THE SIMPSONS is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th
> Century Fox Television.
>
> Fox Mobile Entertainment
>
> Fox Mobile Entertainment is a leading provider of mobile content for
> wireless carriers and consumers. An industry pioneer, Fox Mobile
> Entertainment created American Idol's text message voting system and the
> Mobisode(tm), the now pervasive term for short episodes of programming
> designed exclusively for mobile phones. The company has since launched
> four Mobisode series; "24:Conspiracy" can be seen in 25 countries and
> has been translated into six languages. Fox Mobile Entertainment is a
> division of Jamba which is a joint venture between News Corporation
> (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A) and VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ, VRSN) and headquartered
> in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Berlin, Germany.
>
>
>
> EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG and POGO are trademarks or registered
> trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
> The Simpsons TM & (c)2007 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All
> Rights Reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their
> respective owners.
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> EA on a Roll with The Sims Bowling Game For iPod
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> Launch Marks the First Time that EA's Best-Selling The Sims Franchise is
> Available for the iPod
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> LOS ANGELES, Calif., - July 19, 2007 - Throw on your favorite bowling
> shirt and put in your ear buds - The Sims(tm) Bowling is now available
> for the iPod(r). Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced
> the availability of The Sims Bowling, an entirely new game developed
> specifically for the iPod. The Sims Bowling is the sixth iPod game
> created by EA Mobile(tm) and marks the first time that The Sims has been
> available on the iPod.
>
>
>
> "iPod is an extremely rewarding platform on which to develop games that
> are beautiful and fun to play," said Travis Boatman, vice president of
> worldwide studios for EA Mobile. "The Sims Bowling is a game that
> captures the lifestyle-oriented nature of The Sims, while delivering a
> meticulously crafted bowling game for the iPod."
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>
>
> Strikes and spares aren't the only objective in The Sims Bowling - your
> Sim's greatest hope is to become the beloved star of his local bowling
> alley and your performance on the lane determines whether that
> aspiration is fulfilled. Your Sim also earns valuable Simoleons that
> can be used to purchase skill-enhancing products such as a new ball,
> glove, wax and more. From shirt to shoe, you customize your Sim in true
> Sims style.
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>
>
> Additionally, you can choose to compete in one of many game modes,
> including Classic, Strike-O-Thon and Spare-O-Thon games. As with all EA
> Mobile games, The Sims Bowling is designed to be easy to
> pick-up-and-play, but challenging to master. After honing your skills
> in practice mode, you can play against friends with the Pass 'n Play
> feature as well. iPod gamers can simultaneously listen to their
> favorite tunes from their own playlist or choose to listen to the game's
> soundtrack.
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> The Sims Bowling joins EA(tm) Sudoku, Royal Solitaire, Tetris(r), EA(tm)
> Mini Golf, and EA(tm) Mahjong, making EA the most prolific publisher of
> games for the fifth generation iPod. All of EA's games for the iPod
> retail for $4.99 each and can be purchased and downloaded from the
> iTunes(r) Store (www.itunes.com).

> About The Sims(tm)
> The Sims franchise celebrated its seventh anniversary in February. The
> game skyrocketed to the top of the charts when it began shipping to
> stores in February 2000 and quickly become a universal gaming and
> cultural phenomenon. The Sims PC based product and expansion packs were
> the best selling PC games of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003. Translated into
> 22 different languages, The Sims has inspired seven top selling
> expansion packs. They include: The Sims Livin' Large, The Sims House
> Party, The Sims Hot Date, The Sims Vacation, The Sims Unleashed, The
> Sims Superstar and The Sims Makin' Magic. The Sims 2 shipped in
> September 2004 with sales already topping 13M units worldwide, it was
> the best selling PC game of 2004. The Sims 2 University shipped in March
> 2005, The Sims 2 Nightlife shipped in September 2005, The Sims 2 Open
> for Business shipped in February 2006, The Sims2 Pets shipped in October
> 2006 and The Sims(tm) 2 Seasons shipped in February 2007. Combined sales
> for the franchise are approximately 90M units life-to-date. For more
> information on The Sims 2, visit http://www.thesims2.com
> and for more information on The Sims
> franchise titles, visit http://www.thesims.com
>
>
>
>
> About Electronic Arts
>
> Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
> the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded
> in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
> software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular
> handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
> four brand names: EA SPORTS(tm), EA(tm), EA SPORTS BIG(tm) and POGO(tm).
> In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles
> that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game
> site is www.ea.com .
> EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, EA MOBILE, POGO and The Sims are
> trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S.
> and/or other countries. iPod and iTunes are registered trademarks of
> Apple Computer, Inc.


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July 18, 2007

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES A DIVERSE LINEUP OF GAMES

/Re-launch of SOE?s Game Portal Delivers Free Games and Downloadable
Trials, Casual and Mobile Games, Community Sites, Blogs and More/

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*_SAN DIEGO, _**_Calif._**_ ? July 18, 2007_ **?* Sony Online
Entertainment LLC (SOE), a global leader in the online gaming industry,
announced today the redesigned company web site, www.station.com
, will host more than twenty free games, a new
look and improved functionality. Station.com is the user-friendly main
portal for SOE?s games, communities and information. The newly revamped
site will host free trials of the majority of SOE?s MMOs; casual games
such as /PopCap?s Bejeweled//^® // 2, Jeopardy! //^® //and Wheel of
Fortune//^® /; and mobile games such as /Q*Bert/?, /Snoop Dogg
Cruisin/?, and the recently released /God of War/?/: Betrayal/. In
addition, the Station Pass has transitioned into a free online game
service available to all players.

?As SOE continues to grow its business and acquire a wider variety of
titles, it was only appropriate that the Station.com website be
redesigned to offer a more user-friendly and immersive experience to our
diverse player base,? said Torrie Dorrell, SVP Global Sales & Marketing,
Sony Online Entertainment. ?Players from around the world will be able
to obtain news and information surrounding upcoming and live games,
visit community sites, download a casual game or two and even check out
SOE?s latest offerings for the PLAYSTATION® Store. The site is launching
simultaneously in English, French, German and Japanese, with plans to
roll out more languages, services and games in the coming months.?

Players can obtain a Station.com account for free by simply registering
on the homepage. >From there they will have access to free online games
and trials of SOE?s live games in addition to access to community
discussion forums, podcasts and more.

Simultaneously, the Station Pass games have become free. The Station
Pass consisted of the full versions of the three casual, online
action-based strategy games: /Tanarus/®, /Cosmic Rift/? /Online/ and
/Infantry Online/?. Each of these games has consistently maintained a
steady fanbase for the more than five years they have been live, and
this transition to a free service will allow new and current players to
experience these titles.

For more information, and to check out the all-new website, log onto
*www.station.com* **

* *

* *

*About Sony Online Entertainment *

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in
massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of
subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides
compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console
and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises and hit
titles including /EverQuest®/, /EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®,
Untold Legends?, /and /PlanetSide/®,/ /as well as for developing /Star
Wars /Galaxies/?, /SOE continues to redefine the business of online
gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing
new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San
Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX, Seattle,
WA, Denver, CO, and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge games in
development. SOE is owned by Sony Pictures Digital and Sony Computer
Entertainment America.**

/ /

/SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest and PlanetSide are registered trademarks
of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. Untold Legends is a trademark of Sony
Online Entertainment LLC. /

/ /

?PlayStation", "PLAYSTATION" and "PS" Family logo are registered
trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PLAYSTATION®3 - Online
access requires broadband Internet service and a wireless access point
or LAN. Certain limitations apply to Wi-Fi connectivity. User is
responsible for Internet service fees.

*About PopCap*
PopCap Games www.popcap.com is the leading
provider of casual games in the world. Based in Seattle, Washington,
PopCap was founded in 2000 by three friends from the online games
industry, and has grown tremendously in the past five years. PopCap's
games have been downloaded more than 200 million times, and its flagship
title Bejeweled® has sold more than 5 million units across all major
platforms. PopCap games are available for Web, PC and Mac, videogame
consoles, cell-phones, PDAs and other mobile devices, in-flight on
leading airlines, and more.


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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

*_PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
_*The new action-thriller from the award-winning team at Infinity Ward,
the creators of the /Call of Duty/® series, delivers the most intense
and cinematic action experience ever. */Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare/*
arms gamers with an arsenal of advanced and powerful modern day
firepower and transports them to the most treacherous hotspots around
the globe to take on a rogue enemy group threatening the world. As both
a U.S Marine and British S.A.S. soldier fighting through an unfolding
story full of twists and turns, players use sophisticated technology,
superior firepower and coordinated land and air strikes on a battlefield
where speed, accuracy and communication are essential to victory. The
epic title also delivers an added depth of multiplayer action providing
online fans an all-new community of persistence, addictive and
customizable gameplay.

*_KEY FEATURES:

_*· *Authentic Advanced Weaponry – *Featuring an available arsenal of
more than 70 new and authentic weapons and gear from assault rifles with
laser sites, claymore mines, .50 caliber sniper rifles, and M-249 SAW
machine gun, to accessories like night-vision goggles and ghillie suits,
for maximum concealment, */Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare/* has players
locked and loaded to accomplish the mission.

· *Coordinated Assault and Support– *Delivering the most visceral action
thriller ever, the title covers modern battle from the soldier to the
satellite, where the need for air support is critical to success. The
adrenaline rush deployment enlists gamers to fast-rope from Black Hawk
helicopters, ride in an armada of Cobra attack choppers, utilize Harrier
jets to remove enemy strongholds and even engage hostiles from thousands
of feet above the ground inside a state of the art AC-130 gunship.

· *Cinematic Quality Graphics and Sound* – Featuring stunning
next-generation graphics, players will be drawn in to the cinematic
intensity of */Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare./* Amazing special
effects, including realistic depth of field, rim-lighting, character
self-shadowing, texture streaming as well as physics-enabled effects to
enlist players into the most photo-realistic gaming experience. Combine
the lifelike graphics and the realistic battle chatter with the Call of
Duty award-winning sound design and players will face war as never before.

· *Unparrelled Depth to Multiplayer – *Multiplayer builds from the
success of /Call of Duty 2/ delivering a persistent online experience
for greater community interaction. Featuring create-a-class options
allowing players to customize gear that is best suited for play, to
experience points enabling unlockables and perks, all the way to
matchmaking and leaderboards for the latest in tracking, */Call of Duty
4: Modern Warfare’s/* multiplayer is set to deliver easily accessible
and addictive online play for all.


*Publisher:* Activision Publishing, Inc.
*Developer:* Infinity Ward
*Release Date:* Fall 2007
*Platforms:* Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft

PLAYSTATION® 3 computer entertainment system

Windows® PC

* *

*Suggested Retail Price:* TBD
*ESRB Rating:* TBD


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July 17, 2007

EA AND JOSTENS INTRODUCE "RING OF A CHAMPION" TO MADDEN NFL 08

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Gamers Can Customize and Purchase Rings to Showcase Their Skills
>

> REDWOOD CITY, Calif., - July 16, 2007 - Electronic Arts Inc and Jostens.
> Inc. today announced that the highly anticipated Madden NFL 08 for next
> generation consoles will give players the opportunity to extend the
> Madden NFL 08 experience to the real world by giving them the ability to
> purchase their own custom-designed "Ring of a Champion". Based on the
> player's Madden Gamer Level, the Ring of a Champion showcases the
> progress of a Madden NFL 08 gamer, and each ring can be customized to
> recognize the player advancements through the game. These rings are a
> direct representation of a player's achievements and game skills.
> Madden NFL 08 will be available for purchase beginning August 14.
>
>
>
> "We wanted our gamers to have something tangible to recognize their
> achievements within Madden NFL 08 and we kept coming back to Super Bowl
> rings," said Madden NFL 08 Lead Producer David Ortiz. "We wanted to
> remain authentic to the real Super Bowl ring therefore we forged a great
> partnership with Jostens to allow our gamers to proudly display their
> Madden NFL 08 skills."
>
>
>
> The Ring of a Champion series will serve as a visual tracking system for
> a player's success within the game. As Madden NFL 08 gamers accomplish
> various achievements, they will progress through five different levels.
> Once a player has reached level three, the ring can be purchased through
> Jostens' website utilizing the code provided within game. In addition
> to the 32 NFL team logos players can incorporate into their ring, the
> tops and sides of the rings can also be customized. If a player is able
> to execute an extraordinary achievement they can obtain the Epic ring
> status, which allows for enhanced design and uniqueness.
>
>
>
> "We know that Madden NFL players are passionate about their game and
> take pride in their skills," said Mike Bailey, president and CEO,
> Jostens. Inc. "We've had fun designing the rings with EA and hope they
> add a new dimension of reward to the game."
>
>
>
> Minneapolis- based Jostens, creators of 27 out of the 41 Super Bowl
> Championship rings, and EA have worked together to create the collection
> of Madden NFL 08 rings, incorporating a unique ring design feature
> embedded in the game. Jostens will offer three unique ring designs that
> are available in non-precious metals as well as 10K white and yellow
> gold. Gamers can also choose from a variety of colors to add to further
> customize. Rings will range in price from $149 for a non precious ring
> to $495 for a 10K Gold ring. Each ring incorporate simulated stones
> chosen by the gamer as well as cubic zirconium stones in the design and
> gamers will also be given the option to add genuine diamonds if they
> prefer the ultimate in their Ring of a Champion.
>
>
>
> Coming into its 18th year and with more than 60 million copies sold and
> having generated over $2 billion in retail sales, Madden NFL football
> continues to stand out as one of the most popular videogame franchises
> of all time. Developed in Orlando, FL by EA Tiburon, Madden NFL 08 will
> be available in August on the Xbox 360(tm) and Xbox(r) videogame and
> entertainment systems, PLAYSTATION(r)3 and PlayStation(r)2 computer
> entertainment systems, Nintendo GameCube(tm), Nintendo DS(tm), Wii(tm),
> PC, PSP(r) (PlayStation(r)Portable) handheld entertainment system. For
> more information check out www.madden08.com.
>
>
>
> About Electronic Arts
>
> Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
> the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded
> in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
> software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular
> handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
> four brand names: EA SPORTS(tm), EA(tm), EA SPORTS BIG(tm) and POGO(tm).
> In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles
> that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game
> site is www.ea.com . More information about EA's
> products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at
> http://info.ea.com .
>
>
>
>
> About Jostens
>
>
> Minneapolis-based Jostens is a provider of products, programs and
> services that help people inspire achievement and preserve memories. The
> Company's products include school yearbooks, scholastic products such as
> class rings and graduation products, and products for athletic champions
> and their fans. Jostens is a subsidiary of Visant Corporation, a
> marketing and publishing services enterprise servicing the school
> affinity, direct marketing, fragrance and cosmetics sampling and
> educational publishing markets. . More information about Jostens can be
> found on the internet at www.jostens.com.

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2K Sports Announces All-Pro Football 2K8 Now Available

New York, NY - July 17, 2007 - 2K Sports, the sports publishing label of
> Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that
> All-Pro Football 2K8, the highly-anticipated football title from the
> makers of the celebrated 2K football series, is now available in stores
> across North America for the Xbox 360(tm) video game and entertainment
> system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION(r)3 computer entertainment
> system.
>
>
>
> "All-Pro Football 2K8 is the result of hard work and ground-breaking
> design from our Visual Concepts football team," said Greg Thomas,
> President of Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio. "We believe we're
> giving something important to all sports gamers - the 2K Sports brand of
> realistic and innovative football, the first football game to
> exclusively feature the greatest football players of all time, and most
> of all, a choice for gamers in the simulation football genre. I'm very
> excited about the release of All-Pro Football 2K8 for sports gamers
> everywhere and especially for our long time fans that have faithfully
> supported us over the years."
>
>
>
> All-Pro Football 2K8 features an impressive roster of over 240 of the
> greatest, most memorable football players in history, ranging from the
> offensive stars like Joe Montana, John Elway, Jerry Rice, Barry Sanders,
> and Mike Ditka to defensive warriors like Mike Singletary, Ronnie Lott,
> Reggie White, Dick "Night Train" Lane, and William "The Fridge" Perry.
> Each football legend will demonstrate their signature skills and talents
> thanks to an exclusive tier-ranking and special ability system
> replicating the characteristics that made each legend the best at their
> respective position.
>
>
>
> As a next generation title, All-Pro Football 2K8 features crisp visuals
> and amazing detail to all graphic elements. From the reflective
> helmets, to the high-quality mesh textures of the uniforms, to the
> hyper-realistic weather effects of rain and snow, All-Pro Football 2K8
> also presents extraordinary stadiums designed with great flair.
> Stadiums have unique themes that will be demonstrated with over-the-top
> celebrations when touchdowns are scored. Like all 2K Sports games,
> All-Pro Football 2K8 features gorgeous animations including Signature
> Style animations of well-known legends including Walter Payton's scissor
> kick, Johnny Unitas's throwing style, and the infamous Ickey Woods
> Shuffle.
>
>
>
> Featuring a robust customization mode that allows users to select from
> various logos, uniform designs, team names, and a huge palette of colors
> for editing, gamers can tailor each of their teams to create their
> individual identity. Unique to All-Pro Football 2K8, gamers can then
> take their custom teams and created players online where they can view
> and challenge thousands of different user teams, each with their own
> look and team strategy. 2K Sports has consistently pioneered online
> sports gaming and All-Pro Football 2K8 brings a new level of online
> sports gaming to the next generation.
>
>
>
> 2K Sports has always prominently highlighted cutting edge music in every
> title and All-Pro Football 2K8 will feature a special music card packed
> into every version of the game. This music card enables consumers to
> download a special remixed version of the All-Pro Football 2K8
> soundtrack with bonus and exclusive tracks from DJ Z-Trip.
>
>
>
> Featuring football legends John Elway, Jerry Rice, and Barry Sanders on
> the cover, All-Pro Football 2K8 is rated "E10+" for Everyone 10 and
> older and is available now for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 for
> $59.99.
>
>
>
> For more information, log onto http://www.footballresurrected.com
> .

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July 11, 2007

Midway Announces Diverse And High-Powered Lineup For 2007

Explosive Product Line Features Proven Brands, Exciting New Intellectual
Properties, Kids Titles and Highly Anticipated Next Generation Games

*CHICAGO, IL – July 9, 2007 * – Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading
interactive entertainment publisher and developer, today announced its
product portfolio to be shown at the E3 Business & Media Summit, July
11-13 in Los Angeles. This year's lineup showcases exciting new
properties such as /Stranglehold™/, highly anticipated next generation
games such as /BlackSite: Area 51/™, developed by Midway Studios –
Austin, proven brands such as /Unreal Tournament® 3/ from world renowned
developer Epic Games and /Ultimate Mortal Kombat/ , Midway's top-selling
fighting franchise´s debut on Nintendo DS™; and kid´s games like
/Foster´s Home/ for Imaginary Friends, based on the top-rated Cartoon
Network series.

"Our 2007 E3 lineup truly reflects our product strategy to develop top
quality titles in a wide range of genres across all major platforms,"
said David F. Zucker, president and CEO, Midway. "With exciting next
generation games such as Stranglehold and proven brands like /Mortal
Kombat/, along with games for the younger market and handhelds, this is
Midway's most diverse and strongest line up yet."

Midway´s E3 line up with expected ship dates include:

*/_Stranglehold _/* (PLAYSTATION®3, Xbox 360™ PC; August) — Experience
exhilarating, next-gen action for the PS3, Xbox 360™ videogame and
entertainment system from Microsoft and PC, as you continue the story of
Inspector Tequila created by John Woo for his influential action film,
"Hard Boiled" starring Chow Yun-Fat. Run into danger with both fists
full of lead and take down the organized crime bosses who stepped over
the line when they took your family. Stop at nothing as you destroy the
entire world around you to get them back. You are a desperate man
following your own rules; honor thy family; do what´s right; fear no man.

*/_BlackSite: Area 51 _/* (PLAYSTATION®3, Xbox 360™, PC; September) —
Featuring a powerful single-player campaign, along with multiple online
multiplayer modes, BlackSite: Area 51 delivers vicious combat action,
next generation graphics and A.I., and a plethora of powerful weapons
and vehicles. Set in present day, players take the role of a decorated
military veteran charged by the government to lead a squadron of "secret
soldiers," each with his/her own specialty skill set, into the Rachel,
Nevada area to fight off the invasion of unidentified enemy races.

*/_Unreal Tournament 3_ /* (PC; Fall) — /Unreal Tournament 3 /marks the
return of the industry's premiere first-person shooter franchise. In the
latest installment of the award-winning Unreal® franchise, players
assume the role of a futuristic warrior engaged in contests of intense
warfare against dedicated and skilled opponents, controlled either by
human contestants online or by A.I. These brutal contests are fought
with the most powerful military weapons and vehicles known to man. In
Unreal Tournament 3, players can go face-to-face with devastating close
quarters weapons like the flak cannon and rocket launcher, or pick off
their enemies from a distance with a high-caliber sniper rifle. Players
will also be able to fully access the universe's most capable and
advanced set of vehicles in his quest to dominate and overwhelm opponents.

*/_Ultimate Mortal Kombat_ /* (Nintendo DS, November) — /Ultimate Mortal
Kombat/ combines the visceral thrills of the classic /Ultimate Mortal
Kombat 3 /and the addictive puzzle action of the /Puzzle Kombat/
component of Midway's best-selling /Mortal Kombat: Deception®/ in a
single DS-friendly package. With unlockable content, new record-keeping
capability, and Wi-Fi-connected multiplayer, players will be able take
UMK anywhere for fighting action on the go.

*For more information on other games under Midway's E3 Lineup, visit
__/MIDWAY E3 2007/ Lineup__
*

*About Midway*

Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with
offices throughout the world, is a leading developer and publisher of
interactive entertainment software for major videogame systems and
personal computers. More information about Midway and its products can
be found at www.midway.com .

BLACKSITE: AREA 51 is a trademark of Midway Games West Inc. THE
WHEELMAN, THE BEE GAME and HOUR OF VICTORY are trademarks of Midway Home
Entertainment Inc. CRUIS'N is a trademark of Nintendo of America Inc.
AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE and all related characters and elements are
trademarks of and © Cartoon Network. MORTAL KOMBAT and MORTAL KOMBAT:
DECEPTION are trademarks or registered trademarks of Midway Amusement
Games, LLC. UNREAL and UNREAL TOURNAMENT are registered trademarks of
Epic Games Inc. Used under license. CARTOON NETWORK, FOSTER´S HOME FOR
IMAGINARY FRIENDS and all related characters and elements are trademarks
of and © Cartoon Network. TNA, TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION, and other TNA
indicia used on or in this product are trademarks, copyrighted designs
and other forms of intellectual property of TNA Entertainment, LLC and
may not be used in whole or in part, without the prior written consent
of TNA Entertainment, LLC. © 2005 TNA Entertainment, LLC. All rights
reserved. "The Lord of the Rings Online," "Shadows of Angmar," "The Lord
of the Rings," and names of the characters, events, items, and places
therein are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Saul Zaentz
Company d/b/a Tolkien Enterprises under license to Turbine, Inc. Turbine
and the Turbine logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Turbine,
Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions."PlayStation" and
the "PS"Family, "PLAYSTATION" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer
Entertainment Inc. Xbox 360 and Xbox Live are registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2001
Nintendo. Game Boy Advance is a trademark of Nintendo. ©2001 Nintendo.
Nintendo Wii and the Wii logo are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2006 Nintendo.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

"This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
concerning future business conditions and the outlook for Midway Games
Inc. (the "Company") based on currently available information that
involves risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results could
differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking
statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties, including,
without limitation, the financial strength of the interactive
entertainment industry, dependence on new product introductions and the
ability to maintain the scheduling of such introductions, the current
console platform transition and other technological changes, dependence
on major platform manufacturers and other risks more fully described
under "Item 1. Business - Risk Factors" in the Company´s Annual Report
on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006, and in any more
recent filings made by the Company with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. Each forward-looking statement, including, without
limitation, financial guidance, speaks only as of the date on which it
is made, and Midway undertakes no obligation to update any
forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the
date on which it is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or
unanticipated events or circumstances, except as required by law."

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July 10, 2007

Press Release: Ubisoft Announces War World

UBISOFT ANNOUNCES WAR WORLD FOR XBOX LIVE® ARCADE
>

>
> SAN FRANCISCO – July 10, 2007 – Today, Ubisoft, one of the world's largest
> video game publishers, announced it will be releasing War World on Xbox LIVE®
> Arcade for the Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from
> Microsoft later this summer from premier developer Third Wave Games. War
> World is a fast-paced third-person shooter that combines a unique blend of
> heart-pumping action and tactical gameplay, introducing an entirely new genre
> to Xbox LIVE Arcade. Complete with next-gen visual effects and robust
> gameplay, War World throws players directly into combat on the battlefield of
> a war-torn planet. Control one of 10 different Mechanoids, each with special
> abilities, and wreak havoc throughout the 100-level single-player campaign.
> War World is truly the first of its kind on Xbox LIVE Arcade with a robust
> multiplayer game set available through Xbox LIVE® online entertainment
> network. War World on Xbox LIVE Arcade is rated "T” for Teen.
>
> About War World
> Imagine a planet dedicated just to the art of war. This third-person shooter,
> available only on Xbox LIVE Arcade, combines both single-player and
> multiplayer into one action-packed downloadable game. With four multiplayer
> game modes for up to eight players (Capture the Flag, Bomb Assault, Death
> Match, and Team Death Match) and a huge single-player campaign War World is
> destined to be one of the top games released on Xbox LIVE Arcade.
>
> © 2007 Third Wave Games Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Published and
> distributed by Ubisoft Entertainment under license from Third Wave Games Pty
> Ltd. War World is a trademark of Third Wave Games Pty Ltd and is used under
> license. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment
> in the U.S. and/or other countries. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox LIVE and the Xbox
> logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
>
>
> About Ubisoft: Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of
> interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably
> through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft
> has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the
> globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game
> titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated sales of 680 million Euros for the
> 2006-07 fiscal year. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
>
> About Third Wave Games: Third Wave Games is an experienced game developer
> based in Melbourne, Australia that develops well-crafted, entertaining and
> commercially successful games for PC and next gen consoles. The founding team
> has worked together on several multi-million unit selling console titles
> before joining forces to form Third Wave. Their years of experience in
> managing the production of high quality video games include the successful
> War World series. The company is strategically aligned with business
> management firm Flashman Studios. Find out more info online at:
> www.thirdwavegames.com / www.flashmanstudios.com.

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Konami Announces New Details About Hellboy Video Game

Hollywood Standouts Selma Blair and Doug Jones Join Ron Perlman in Video Game
> Adaptation
> of Hit Entertainment Property
>
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>
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
> SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) - July 10, 2007 -
> Konami
> Digital Entertainment, Inc., today revealed the full voice cast for
> Hellboy(TM) The
> Science of Evil (working title), its upcoming video game adaptation of the
> smash
> hit entertainment property for the Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment
> system
> from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PSP®
> (PlayStation®Portable)
> system. In addition to Ron Perlman, who portrayed Hellboy in the 2004 feature
> film,
> Selma Blair and Doug Jones will reprise their roles from the motion picture
> as Liz
> Sherman and Abe Sapien to lend their voices to the game.
> As Liz Sherman and Abe Sapien, respectively, Selma Blair and Doug Jones
> created enduring
> identities for their characters in the popular 2004 Hellboy feature film as
> they
> battled alongside Ron Perlman's imposing portrayal of the crimson-skinned
> warrior.
> Featured prominently in some of the most successful films of the last 10
> years, Blair
> is well known for her roles in Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions, while
> Jones recently
> lended his talents to the Academy Award-winning Pan's Labyrinth and
> Adaptation.
> "With voice acting from Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and Doug Jones, and creative
> guidance
> from director Guillermo del Toro and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, Hellboy
> The Science
> of Evil is shaping up to be one of the most faithful video game adaptations
> of an
> entertainment property of all-time," said Brian Christian, Vice President of
> Product
> Development at Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "Drawing from the mythology
> of
> both the comic books and the motion picture, we are able to tell an original
> story
> featuring all the characters, settings and visceral gameplay that fans could
> ever
> ask for in a Hellboy game."
> Hellboy The Science of Evil lets players take control of Hellboy's incredible
> supernatural
> powers as they battle to overcome a terrible Nazi scheme. Wielding the
> massive Right
> Hand of Doom, players will be able to wreak havoc on both the enemies that
> stand
> in the way as well as the game's detailed levels, using the rubble they leave
> in
> their wake as weapons for even more bone crushing power. With the Xbox 360
> and PLAYSTATION
> 3 versions of the game, players will be able to team up with a friend to
> battle through
> the game cooperatively via online play as a number of characters from the
> Hellboy
> universe, each with their own unique fighting style.
> Developed by Krome Studios, Hellboy The Science of Evil is planned for
> release on
> the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system and PSP system this fall. For more
> information
> on the game, please visit: www.konami.com.
>
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> About Konami
> Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic
> entertainment
> properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®,
> Silent
> Hill®, Dance Dance Revolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The
> latest
> information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami
> Corporation
> is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices,
> Konami
> Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital
> Entertainment, Inc.
> in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt,
> Germany.
> Konami Corporation is traded in the United States on the New York Stock
> Exchange
> under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can
> be found
> at www.konami.com.
> ###
> "KONAMI" is a registered trademark of KONAMI CORPORATION.
> "Hellboy(TM) is a trademark of Revolution Studios Distribution Company, LLC
> and is
> used under license by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved.
> HELLBOY(TM)
> software © 2007 Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> Motion Picture
> © 2004 Revolution Studios Distribution Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
> Based upon
> the Dark Horse Comic created by Mike Mignola. KROME STUDIOS and the Krome
> Studios
> logo are trademarks of Krome Studios Pty Ltd.
> "PlayStation", "PLAYSTATION", "PS" Family logo, and "PSP" are registered
> trademarks
> of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick Duo TM may be required (sold
> separately).
> Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox Live are either registered trademarks or trademarks
> of Microsoft
> Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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EA Announces NFL Tour

> NFL TOUR PROVIDES A BRAND NEW AND EXCITING ARCADE FOOTBALL EXPERIENCE ON NEXT
> GEN CONSOLES
>
> REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 10, 2007 - Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ: ERTS)
> today announced that NFL Tour, a new NFL licensed arcade football video game,
> will make its way to the Xbox 360(tm) video game and entertainment system and
> the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system January 2008. NFL Tour will
> bring the spectacle of a traveling NFL road show alive, with intuitive
> controls, fast-paced gameplay, and visually stunning graphics - NFL Tour is
> action-packed.
>
> NFL Tour is a new NFL licensed video game that offers players a fun and
> engaging experience with the NFL and its talented players. Gamers will be
> able to embark on a fictional NFL road show. With real NFL players as
> teammates, players will travel across the country to play against each of the
> NFL teams in newly designed stadiums. As players defeat each of the NFL
> squads, they come one step closer to winning a NFL contract.
>
> "We are extremely excited about our new arcade football game, NFL Tour, which
> will provide players with a brand new exciting football experience," said
> Executive Producer Dale Jackson. "NFL Tour is a fun, action-packed football
> game that will appeal not only to football enthusiasts, but also to casual
> gamers."
>
> NFL Tour is developed by the EA Tiburon studio in Orlando, FL best known for
> the award winning Madden NFL Football and NCAA Football® franchises, as well
> as the NFL Street franchise, and NFL Head Coach introduced in 2006. For more
> information about NFL Tour, please visit www.easports.com/nfltour.
>
> ###
> About Electronic Arts
> Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the
> world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982,
> the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software
> worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and
> the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA
> SPORTS(tm), EA(tm), EA SPORTS BIG(tm) and POGO(tm). In fiscal 2007, EA posted
> revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles that sold more than one million
> copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com
> .

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EA UNVEILS FINAL DESIGN THEMES FOR THE SIMS 2 H&M FASHION RUNWAY

Players Invited to Create Eveningwear, Beachwear and Red Carpet Fashions
> Inspired by H&M and blockbuster video game franchise, The Sims 2
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> REDWOOD CITY, Calif.-July 10, 2007- Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:
> ERTS), the world's leading interactive entertainment software company,
> announced the final three design themes for The Sims(tm) 2 H&M(r)
> Fashion Runway, including "Night Out," "Let's Go to the Beach" and "Red
> Carpet". The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Runway provides The Sims fans, designers
> and fashionistas alike the tools to create their very own fashions using
> The Sims 2 and the summer-themed collection The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Stuff
> pack. One lucky participant will have the opportunity to have their
> design produced by H&M and sold in stores worldwide!
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> The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Runway offers a unique opportunity for budding
> designers, fashion aficionados and The Sims fans to express their
> infinite creativity and personal fashion style. Using The Sims 2 for PC,
> players can create their own fashion designs, submit them online and
> enjoy the chance to see Sims wearing their creations in a virtual runway
> show broadcast on Yahoo!, www.TheSims2FashionRunway.com
> and www.hm.com
> . Whether designing the latest fashions, viewing
> them on the virtual runway or voting on what should be the next hot
> design, anyone can participate The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Runway!
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> For each design theme, 12 designs will be selected and featured in a
> virtual runway show that to be broadcast online all summer long. Voting
> will then open up to The Sims 2 community (www.thesims2.com
> ), H&M Fans, and fashion enthusiasts
> everywhere, with top picks featured in a Grand Finale Fashion Runway
> Showcase. From Milan to Montreal, Miami to Madrid, fans around the world
> are encouraged to vote for their favorite design in The Sims 2 Fashion
> Runway Showcase beginning mid-July www.TheSims2FashionRunway.com
> . Submissions for the themes are
> as follows: eveningwear "Night Out" (July 7-13), swimwear "Let's Go to
> the Beach" (July 14-20) and lastly, glamorous couture "Red Carpet"
> submissions (July 21-27).
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> For complete rules and more information on how to participate in this
> original, creative experience, go to www.TheSims2FashionRunway.com
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> The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Stuff is available now on retail shelves across
> Europe and North American.
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> Product Specifications
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> Publisher: Electronic Arts
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> Developer: Electronic Arts Redwood Shores
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> Ship Date: US: June 5, 2007
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> Europe: June 1, 2007
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> * PC
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> * Category: Simulation/Strategy
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> ESRB Rating: "T" (Teen)
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> PEGI Rating: 12+
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> * Requires The Sims 2, The Sims 2 Special DVD Edition , The Sims 2
> Holiday Edition " or The Sims 2 Deluxe for PC to play.
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> About The Sims
>
> The Sims franchise celebrated its seventh anniversary in February. The
> game skyrocketed to the top of the charts when it began shipping to
> stores in February 2000 and quickly become a universal gaming and
> cultural phenomenon. The Sims PC based product and expansion packs were
> the best selling PC games of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003. Translated into
> 22 different languages, The Sims has inspired seven top selling
> expansion packs. They include: The Sims Livin' Large, The Sims House
> Party, The Sims Hot Date, The Sims Vacation, The Sims Unleashed, The
> Sims Superstar and The Sims Makin' Magic. The Sims 2 shipped in
> September 2004 with sales already topping 13M units worldwide, it was
> the best selling PC game of 2004. The Sims 2 University shipped in March
> 2005, The Sims 2 Nightlife shipped in September 2005, The Sims 2 Open
> for Business shipped in February 2006, The Sims2 Pets shipped in October
> 2006 and The Sims(tm) 2 Seasons shipped in February 2007. Combined sales
> for the franchise are approximately 90M units life-to-date. For more
> information on The Sims 2, visit http://www.thesims2.com
> and for more information on The Sims
> franchise titles, visit http://www.thesims.com
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> About Electronic Arts
>
> Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
> the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded
> in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
> software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular
> handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
> four brand names: EA SPORTS(tm), EA(tm), EA SPORTS BIG(tm) and POGO(tm).
> In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles
> that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game
> site is www.ea.com .

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SEGA UNVEILS ITS MOST DIVERSE MULTI-PLATFORM LINEUP AT E3

/Industry Leader Showcases Roster of Original and High Profile /

/Licensed Properties for Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, PC and More/

/ /

*SAN** FRANCISCO & LONDON* (July 10, 2007) – SEGA^® of America, Inc. and
SEGA^® Europe Ltd. today announced a stellar lineup of video games to be
presented at the E3 Business & Media Summit 2007. SEGA will debut 13
titles consisting of original and high profile licensed properties
developed for the Wii™ system from Nintendo, the Xbox 360™ video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PLAYSTATION®3 computer
entertainment system. In addition, SEGA continues its strong support of
the PC and Games for Windows - Live, handheld systems including the
Nintendo DS™, and the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, as well as the
PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system,. SEGA will be located in
booth #313 in the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport.

“SEGA’s mission is to publish fun and entertaining games for people
wherever and whenever they want to play,” said Simon Jeffery, President
and COO, SEGA of America. “For some titles like /The Golden Compass/
we’ll provide a compelling and similar game experience across all the
major systems, and for other games like /Mario & Sonic at the Olympic
Games/ or /NiGHTS/ we create specific gameplay unique to the
capabilities of a platform like the Wii or DS. And with /Universe at
War/ we are leading the pack as the first third-party publisher to
announce a game that takes advantage of cross platform play between an
Xbox 360 and Windows. We are proud to show the world all of these games
and more this week at E3.”

SEGA’s lineup of high quality entertainment games to be featured at E3
includes the following titles.

*/Bleach: Shattered Blade/*™ (Wii) – /Release: Fall 2007///

*/Bleach: The Blade of Fate/*™ (DS) – /Release: Fall 2007/

The award-winning /Bleach™/ anime series, currently featured on Cartoon
Network’s Adult Swim, is coming to the Wii and Nintendo DS this fall.
Timed with the launch of the highly-anticipated second season, gamers
will get to experience the cinematic, sword fighting action of /Bleach:
Shattered Blade/ on the Wii and /Bleach: The Blade of Fate/ on the DS.
The/ /series follows the life of a 15-year-old boy named Ichigo Kurosaki
who is able to see spirits and becomes a Soul Reaper with supernatural
powers.

*/The Club/*/™/ (PS3, Xbox 360, PC) – /Release: Winter 2008/

From the developer behind the critically acclaimed racing series,
/Project Gotham Racing, /Bizarre Creations brings a whole new breed of
third-person shooter known as /The Club/.

/The Club /mixes the best elements from action shooters with fast-paced
run and gun gameplay, destructive environments, lethal weapons and
online multiplayer. Players will fight to survive in a shadowy
underground blood-sport controlled by faceless, obscenely wealthy and
influential elite who place their bets on who will survive as the
bloodbath ensues before them. Take control of up to eight unique trained
killers motivated by greed, driven by pure insane bloodlust, and hell
bent on earning respect on a global level.

*/ /*

*/Condemned 2: Bloodshot/*™ (Xbox 360, PS3) – /Release: February 2008/

The city is spiraling deeper into social decline evident by the
startling increase in riots, looting and murder. People are scared.
Local and government agencies are doing all they can to control the
situation. Playing as Ethan Thomas in this brutally realistic
first-person action thriller, you’re fighting a more personal battle.
Cast out of the police force, your life has since taken a downward
spiral and you find yourself drifting aimlessly. You have questions
about yourself and the mysterious dark influence ebbing over mankind
that no one can answer. Wanting to numb your internal plight, you’ve
turned to alcohol and isolation. Your continuing drive to hunt down
serial killers and save the city will send you on a personal journey to
learn the terrifying truth about yourself.

*/ /*

*/Ghost Squad/*™ (Wii) – /Release:/ /Holiday// 2007/**

SEGA's top-grossing light gun game from 2005, Ghost Squad, comes to the
Wii system and replicates the excitement of the arcade experience in
your home for 1-4 players. The Ghost Squad is a Special Forces unit
established in strict secrecy by the U.N. to combat terrorism and carry
out special highly-classified missions without leaving a trace. As an
elite member of the Ghost Squad, players will complete dangerous
missions such as eliminating terrorist groups, releasing hostages,
deactivating bombs, and even rescuing the U.S. President when terrorists
hijack Air Force One. Using the Wii Remote™, players will utilize
revolutionary selectable weapons including a high-powered rifle,
submachine gun and shotgun, or even engage in hand-to-hand combat.

*/ /*

*/The Golden Compass/*™* *(Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PC, DS, PSP, Mobile)
– /Release: December 2007/

Immerse yourself in the magical world of /The Golden Compass/, the
upcoming video game based on the highly anticipated new film from New
Line Cinema. It is a world where witches fly through frozen skies, giant
armored bears fight to defend their kingdom and where sinister Gobblers
kidnap children and carry them to a frozen wasteland. And it is a world
of intense danger and amazing adventure for the rebellious Lyra
Belacqua, her animal daemon, Pan, and a giant and powerful bear named
Iorek. Together they embark on an epic journey of action, exploration,
collaboration and discovery.

*/Iron Man/*/™/ (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PC, DS, PSP) – /Release:
Spring 2008/**

Marvel and SEGA bring this invincible armored hero to theaters and video
game platforms in 2008./ Iron Man/, one of Marvel’s most indestructible
crime fighters, is blasting onto video game platforms and the big screen
next year! Armed with a high-tech suit and a variety of weapons, the
player will take on entire armies on constantly evolving and chaotic
battlefields. The epic, action-packed Marvel Studios production will be
directed by John Favreau and stars Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Bridges,
Terrence Howard and Gwyneth Paltrow. Thrilling sequences from the film
will be featured in this third-person action game, immersing the player
in the explosive militaristic combat with loads of additional content
created exclusively for the game. //

*/ /*

*/Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games/*/™/ (Wii, DS) - /Release: Holiday
2007/

Two of the most beloved icons in the world, Mario™ and Sonic™, are
joining forces to star in /Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games/.
Developed exclusively for the Wii video game system and the Nintendo DS
system, this momentous agreement marks the first time these two renowned
stars will appear together in a game.

Featuring an all-star cast of characters from the amazing worlds of both
Mario and Sonic, players will be able to compete as or against a range
of familiar characters including Mario, Sonic, Luigi™, Knuckles™,
Yoshi^® , Tails™ and more. Innovative usage of the Wii and DS control
systems to maneuver your favorite character will allow players to race
the likes of Mario and Sonic down the 100m track, leap over the high
jump or churn water in a swimming heat, all while competing for the much
sought after Olympic gold medal. With up to four players on the Wii and
on the DS, the stage is set to catch the fever this holiday with Mario
and Sonic.

*NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams™* (Wii) - /Release: Fall 2007/

As a fantasy jester called NiGHTS, players will fly through Nightopia, a
rich and vibrant world where dreams come to life. With the innovative
Wii Remote, gamers will experience a heightened sense of gliding,
spiraling, and looping through a variety of mystical dream worlds packed
with high-flying adventure. Players must find inventive ways to confront
the “Nightmarens” from the neighboring dark world of Nightmare using
amazing acrobatic skills, freedom of flight, and other special abilities
to protect Nightopia. /NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams/ is an adventure filled
with courage, hope and inspiration that the whole family will enjoy**. ****

*/ /*

*/SEGA Rally Revo/*/™/ (PS3, Xbox 360, PSP, PC) – /Release: Fall 2007/

For the first time ever, experience real-time terrain deformation with
SEGA Rally Revo’s proprietary GeoDeformation™ technology. Select tire
treads according to the track surface, then drive one of more than 30
playable licensed cars around a wide variety of next-gen looping
courses, each featuring assorted weather conditions and ground surfaces
which dynamically deteriorate throughout the race. No two laps are ever
the same, resulting in a fast-action arcade racing experience which
requires reflexes and skill to win.

*/Sonic Rush Adventure/*/™/ (DS) – /Release: Fall 2007/

Sonic returns to the Nintendo DS with all the classic 2D, dual screen
action the fans loved in /Sonic Rush™, /as well as a new island hopping
3D adventure where he clashes with ruthless pirates. As Sonic, players
will set off from Windmill Village to explore seven action-packed levels
featuring the classic 2D gameplay that the Sonic series is known for.
Now players will get to explore the action stages to uncover valuable
items and materials which allow Tails to build new ships that help Sonic
explore the high seas and discover new islands. With a fleet of up to
five ships, including a submarine, water bike, and hovercraft, players
will use the touch screen technology in exciting new ways to control
their ships as they race from island to island gathering rings, busting
tricks, and torching pirate ships in fierce ship-to-ship battles. At the
end of each level, players will test their skills in epic 3D boss
battles that span both screens, including the ultimate showdown with the
evil pirate, Captain Whisker. Let the adventure begin!

*/ /*

*/Space Siege/*™ (PC) – /Release:/ /2008/

During a massive alien attack on Earth, five colony ships attempt a
daring evacuation in a desperate attempt to save the human race. Only
one of the ships survives. In /Space Siege/, you take on the role of
Seth Walker, a battle-hardened robotics specialist. Your objective is
to protect the human race from being completely annihilated by this
alien species. Ultimately, you must make a horrific choice: will you
sacrifice your own humanity to save the human race? A game of tactics,
combat-heavy action, and decision making, /Space Siege/ is an all-new
science fiction themed action-RPG being developed by gaming master Chris
Taylor and Gas Powered Games®, the creators of /Dungeon Siege® I/ & /II/
and /Supreme Commander™/.

*/ /*

*/Universe at War: Earth Assault/*/™/ (PC) - /Release: October 2007(PC),
Q1 2008 (Xbox 360)/

Earth has become an intergalactic battleground for three warring alien
factions in /Universe at War: Earth Assault/, the new real-time strategy
game from Petroglyph, the developers of last year’s /Star Wars: Empire
at War/. Each of the game’s factions will play in a totally different
manner from each other, with their own resource model, units, and
abilities. The game’s customization system, Tactical Dynamics, gives
players further control by letting them change units on-the-fly to
overcome any challenge. /Universe at War: Earth Assault /will be the
first third-party title to support Microsoft’s new Games for Windows –
Live system, allowing PC players to compete head to head against their
Xbox 360 counterparts. /Universe at War: Earth Assault/ will be
DirectX®9 and DirectX®10 compatible, and will run on both Windows XP™
and Windows Vista™.

*/Virtua Fighter /*/™*5*/*/ /*(Xbox360) – /Release:/ /Fall 2007/

/Virtua Fighter 5/, the game that pioneered the 3D fighting genre is
back with featuring online versus mode. The latest installment in the
popular series is currently under development for the Microsoft Xbox 360
and will release this fall. /Virtua Fighter 5/ raises the bar for
console fighting games including all the features fans know and love
plus enhanced gameplay mechanics, leaderboards, and online multi-player.

// //

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July 9, 2007

] Wii-kly Update: Three New Classic Games Added to Wii Shop Channel

Think you've got what it takes to be a hero? Prove it with these three heroic
games, available this week on the Wii Shop Channel. Whether you're rescuing
Mario's dinosaur pal from an eggshell or battling to protect the planet from
evil invaders, the future is in your hands.Three new classic games go live at 9
a.m. Pacific time. Nintendo adds new games to the Wii Shop Channel every
Monday. Wii(TM) owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii
Points(TM) to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop
Channel or at retail outlets.

This week's new games are:

Mach Rider(R) (NES(R), 1 player, Rated E for Everyone, 500 Wii Points): It's
the year 2112. Earth has been invaded by the forces of evil. Battle the
invaders as you race from sector to sector on your motorcycle, searching for
survivors. Feel the incredible sense of speed as you zip past evil Quadrunners
and zigzag between treacherous rocks, oil spills and other obstacles on the
course. For a different challenge, create your own course in Design Mode, using
the various twists, turns and straightaways the game has to offer. Remember,
you are Earth's only hope-you are Mach Rider.

Yoshi(R) (NES, 1-2 players, Rated E for Everyone, 500 Wii Points): Yoshi is an
action/puzzle game starring Mario's dinosaur buddy, Yoshi(TM), who has been
imprisoned in an egg. Now it's raining Goombas, Bloopers and Boo Buddies, and
you have to help Mario(TM) stop the airborne invasion. As the critters fall,
catch them on trays. Stack two of a kind and they both disappear, or capture
the whole bunch in between eggshells. When the eggshells match, out hatches
Yoshi and up goes your score. The action heats up as the characters fall faster
and faster. To save the day, switch and shuffle, and don't let your piles get
too high.

Air "Zonk" (TurboGrafx16, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone - Mild Cartoon
Violence, 600 Wii Points): Air "Zonk" is a spin-off of the popular Bonk's
Adventure series. This side-scrolling shooter retains the same cartoonish style
of Bonk but is set in a cyberpunk future. The powered-up "Zonk" gathers his
friends to form Team Cool, and they set out to stop King Drool's plan to
conquer the world. Choose from three levels of difficulty and three Friend
Modes. Shoot King Drool's cyber-robots and avoid their attacks while collecting
the Air Bones to unleash a variety of unique attacks. Combine with a friend to
create an invincible hybrid form or blast enemies with a charged attack. Air
"Zonk" is filled with humor, made evident by the wacky theme song that plays
when you post a huge score or when your game is over.

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July 2, 2007

1C Company Rolls Out Three New Properties and Brings Two Back

*MOSCOW, Russia, July 2, 2007* – Leading Eastern and Central European
publisher 1C Company unveiled today its primary titles to be shown at
the E3 Media & Business Summit 2007 in July. 1C is the largest publisher
in Europe (by covered territory) and plans to release all of their top
games for 2007-2008 in the US through either Atari, Inc. or their own
means. 1C’s hot new lineup includes the US launch of a brand new FPS, a
never-before-seen driving combat game, a classic fantasy title
reimagined and a new build of our AAA shooter. These titles represent
the apex of gaming entertainment from various 1C developers.

“1C recognizes that die hard gaming fans love classic titles and is
pleased to bring two franchises back to life. We will continue our
strong tradition of innovative gameplay and immersive storylines with
our newest group of titles for 2007-2008,” said Nikolay Baryshnikov,
International Sales Director 1C Company. “Together with Atari, we would
like to introduce our games to the American audience and invigorate
multiple genres with our unique take on great gaming.”

Our newest FPS is /Necrovision/, an intense shooter with both a combat
system and a mystical spell system to help combat the realistic and
fantasy enemies. Interactive elements, puzzles and huge boss battles
will be the staples of this title. Joining /Necrovision/ is our AAA
action shooter, /Cryostasis/. /Cryostasis/ puts players in the boots of
a Meteorologist on an ice trapped freighter fighting off the frozen
denezens of the ship and bitter cold. 1C is also bringing back two
classic games in modern form. /Death Track: Resurrection/ – the
successor to the legendary /Deathtrack/, a game which is considered by
many the founder of the modern combat racing genre will be drivable at
E3. Also the beloved /King’s Bounty/ is back in all its RPG and
turn-based combat glory. However this time it’s all 3D with
cutting-edge special effects, a new build will be available to play at
the 1C booth. Finally the new classic /XIII Century: Death or Glory/
where knights clash in fierce battles will be available to play as well.

Along with the playable builds above 1C will have review and preview
titles available to approved journalists on site. These include review
builds of /Star Wolves 2, Parkan II /and/ You Are Empty/, a preview
build of /Death to Spies/ and a /Fantasy Wars /demo. Assets for these
and all other games from the 1C 2007-08 line-up will be available on the
digital press kit at the booth.

1C Company will be located at booth #327 in Barkar Hanger in Santa
Monica. 1C’s booth is in the middle of the hanger straight down the
center aisle. Since space in each booth is very limited we suggest
making an appointment to see our newest titles.


*_About 1C Company_*

1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of
mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading
publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central
Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has
several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2
Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack,
Pacific Fighters and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and
producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced
over 100 projects for PC and consoles.

For more information on 1C please contact us at the numbers above or go
to our website at http://int.games.1c.ru .

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts
are “forward-looking statements.” The Company cautions readers of this
press release that a number of important factors could cause the 1C
Company’s actual future results to differ materially from those
expressed in any such forward-looking statements. 1C Company and 1C logo
are registered trademarks of the 1C Company. All other company names
mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Copyright ă 2007 1C Company, All Rights Reserved.

*About Atari*

New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for
all platforms and is a third-party publisher of interactive
entertainment software in the U.S. The Company’s 1,000+ titles include
hard-core, genre-defining franchises such as/ Test Drive®/; and
mass-market and children’s franchises such /Dragon Ball Z®/. Atari,
Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames
Entertainment SA (Euronext – ISIN: FR-0000052573), the largest
interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit
www.atari.com .

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