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SEGA ANNOUNCES PICTOIMAGE FOR NINTENDO DS

/Get ready to push your freehand drawing skills to the limit in a
variety //of //challenging, drawing-based multiplayer games/

**SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON **(May 22, 2008) – SEGA® of America, Inc. and
SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced that //PictoImage™////, //a fun and
challenging party game that will sharpen wit and drawing skills// //is
coming to// //Nintendo DS™. //PictoImage// is a pick-up-and-play puzzle
game scheduled for release in August 2008. //

//PictoImage// enables up to eight players to take turns drawing the
image of a word generated from a large database while competitors race
against the clock to guess the word first. Featuring eight multi-player
game modes, players can compete against each other in a variety of party
games including Picture Pass, a mode where a subject will be passed from
player to player in an image and the last player has guess the subject
based on all the drawings. In multiplayer mode players can also create a
personal library of words to use when they square off against other players.

/PictoImage/ will also include a single-player and two-player mode where
players must guess an image from a library of 300 drawings created by
people of all ages. The tutorial mode teaches players how to draw a
variety of different images from four main categories (Animals, Objects,
Food, and Other).


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*_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 SEGA Europe Ltd.:_*

SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based
SEGA Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment
both inside and outside the home. The company develops 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 Europe. SEGA
Europe’s web site is located at www.sega-europe.com
.


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