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Veteran Video Game Talents Announce Launch of New Company,

Seasoned Executives from the Music and Entertainment Space Join Forces
to Launch Video Game Portal Focused on Casual Gamers and Music Fans


*El Segundo, California - May 27, 2008* – Today the formation of *Music
Video Games™* (MvG) was announced, a music-based game company focused on
delivering interactive entertainment experiences for both casual gamers
and music fans. *MvG* was founded by David Warhol, president of video
game studio Realtime Associates, Inc., and Vincent Bitetti, a video game
publishing executive and former CEO of TDK Mediactive, which was sold to
Take Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO) in 2004.

“MvG has been created with the goal of bringing fun and easily
accessible music games to an audience that has largely remained
unnoticed to this point,” said Vincent Bitetti, CEO of MvG. “The music
video game market and the online casual games market both continue to
grow exponentially. MvG will provide games that will appeal to both

Mr. Bitetti will act as the company’s CEO while Mr. Warhol will be the
Chief Creative Officer. Acting as strategic advisors to the new company
are music industry veteran Mark Goldstein, former Senior Vice President
of Business and Legal Affairs at Warner Bros Records Inc. (NYSE:WMG),
and interactive entertainment guru Tim Walsh, formerly the Senior Vice
President of International Publishing, President of THQ Wireless, and a
Corporate Officer at THQ (NASDAQ:THQI).

According to Pacific Crest Securities the online casual games business
will grow to $725 million in 2008 from $375 million in 2006, with casual
games becoming a primary industry growth driver for 2008 and beyond.

To find out more about *MvG*, please visit www.musicvideogames.net


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