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1C LAUNCHES CONSOLE DEVELOPMENT, Announces 2 new titles


/Unveils First Two Titles for 2008 - 2009 Line Up/

***MOSCOW**, Russia** - June 5, 2008 -* Leading Eastern and Central
European publisher 1C Company today announced the development of two
brand new console games to be released in 2008 - 2009. These titles mark
the first cross-platform games from 1C to be developed and published
worldwide - /Captain Blood/, a pirate adventure with combat on land and
the high-seas, and /IL-2: Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, /a brand new console
version of the critically acclaimed combat flight simulation.

"1C is using cutting-edge technology, including the amazing power of
modern consoles, to bring superior games to every market," said Nikolay
Baryshnikov, International Sales Director, 1C Company. "Our aim is to
bring our games to even more players and expand our vision with cross
platform development. We are embracing any new gaming technology that
will improve our products including digital downloads, consoles,
handheld gaming, Epic's Unreal 3 Engine, NVIDIA PhysX and DirectX 10."

1C's first internally developed console title is /Captain Blood (Xbox
360 and PC)/, an action/adventure game inspired by novels by Rafael
Sabatini which tells an alternative story of the famous captain's
adventures. The story unfolds in the world of noble robbers and the
golden age of piracy in the Caribbean. Ship boardings and fort assaults,
treasure hunts and fights against dishonorable villains - this is the
story of Captain Blood.

The second title brings 1C's best selling game of all time,
IL2-Sturmovik, to a new audience with all new graphics, missions,
physics and planes. /IL-2: Sturmovik: Birds of Prey (developed by
Gaijin Entertainment for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, by DiP Interactive
for Nintendo DS and by Beatshapers for PSP)/ includes large-scale aerial
combat and ground based military operations from World War II. Players
will participate in some of the war's most famous battles piloting
fighters, battle planes and heavy bombers across a range of thrilling
missions. There are five areas of war to engage in - The Battle of
Britain, Stalingrad, Berlin, Sicily and Korsun' representing the main
airborne battles of World War II in Europe. As well as advanced
environmental visuals enriching the game play, IL-2 also boasts an all
new damage effects engine. Players can see real time damage to the
aircraft such as holes in the wings and trail lines during dog fights.
Hundreds of airplanes will take part in air battle in /IL-2: Sturmovik:
Birds of Prey/ and the unique environmental engine produces highly
detailed, realistic landscapes that allows players to see breathtaking
ground support actions. The difficulty levels will range from arcade to
simulation.

*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 www.1cpublishing.com
.

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 ã 2008 1C Company, All Rights Reserved.

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