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									2K Games

Key Titles: World Poker Tour, Prey, Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion

2K Games
575 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

TEL: 646 723-4200

Press Contact:
Jay Boor

Chase, Access Communications

Media Site:
User: 2kgamesmedia
Pass: 4j0BNh2-w

Press Releases:

Company Information: Founded in 2005, 2K develops and publishes top-line PC, console and handheld entertainment software,
with a strong concentration in three distinct categories, sports, high profile licenses and specialty product.
See Take-Two for more Information.

2k Sports

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Top Spin 2, Major League Baseball 2k7

2K Games
575 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Press Contact:
Anthony Chau
405 507-7609

Media Site:

Press Releases:

Development Studios: Visual Concepts Entertainment, Kush Game Studios

Company Information: The Award-winning developers of 2K Sports are known for their innovation, unparalleled realism, and
commitment to
delivering the best sports simulation gaming experience to consumers. 2K Sports is comprised of Visual Concepts Entertainment &
Games studios.

See Take-Two for more Information.

5th Cell

Key Titles: Drawn to Life

Bellevue, Washington

Press Contact:

Company Information: 5TH Cell Media LLC. was founded in 2003 by industry veterans Joseph M Tringali, Jeremiah Slaczka
and Brett Caird and currently develops entertainment software for Next-Gen Handhelds, Mobile and PC. 5TH Cell is an
authorized developer for the Nintendo DS, and BREW mobile platforms.


Developer, publisher
Key Titles: 2Moons, 9Dragons, Dance!

PR Contact:
Howard Marks
Acclaim Games

Media Site:
FTP address:
ID: u37526543-acclaim101
password: !eatin6

Company Information: Based in Beverly Hills California, Acclaim Games is a revolutionary new company with a familiar name. CEO
Howard Marks, a
cofounder of Activision, purchased the Acclaim name in 2005, confident that the new company would surpass the former glory of its
name and establish
itself as one of America's marquee brands. Today, Acclaim Games offers only the finest online games with a focus on accessibility,
playability and most
importantly fun. Acclaim's 2006 free massively multi-player games include BOTS, futuristic robot fighting action game, 9Dragons,
Martial Arts
MMORPG, 2Moons Extreme Action MMORPG, and many more to be announced shortly. To learn more, please visit


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Call of Duty, X-Men, James Bond

Activision, Incorporated
3100 Ocean Park Boulevard
Santa Monica, California 90405

TEL: 310 255-2000

Press Contacts:
Mike Mantarro

Paul Armstrong, Burson-Marsteller
TEL: 310-309-6662
2425 Olympic Blvd., Suite 200-E
Santa Monica, CA
AIM: pabzrocks

Neil Wood

Jon Lenaway

Wiebke Hesse, Step-3, Online PR

Press Releases:

Development Studios: Teryarch

Company Information: Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer,
publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net
revenues of $1.47 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.

Activision Value

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Cabela's Big Game Hunter, Whac-a-Mole

Activision, Incorporated
3100 Ocean Park Boulevard
Santa Monica, California 90405

TEL: 310 255-2000

Press Contacts:
Andy Koehler
Press Release Website:

Company Information: Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer,
publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net
revenues of $1.47 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.


Key Titles: Brain Buster Puzzle Pack

Media Contacts:
Rob Fleischer

John Kopp

Company Information: Agetec is a world-class publisher of award-winning software and hardware accessories for the North
American video game
market. Agetec publishes many well-known brand titles, including: King’s Field, The Adventures of Cookie & Cream, Bass Landing,
Maker, and the Armored Core game series as well as the growing list of titles found in the A1 Games series.

Agetec, Inc. was originally founded in 1991 as ASCII Entertainment Software, Inc., the North American satellite office of ASCII
Corporation (Japan).
ASCII Entertainment Software, Inc. published a variety of products including hardware and software for dedicated entertainment
consoles and LAN
support products for the home PC market.

To better focus on supporting the interactive entertainment channel in the U.S., Agetec, Inc. was spun off as an independent
California corporation in
1998. Agetec, Inc. became a fully independent publisher in 1999 and has since published numerous titles for the PlayStation, PS2,
Dreamcast, N64, and
Game Boy Color console systems.


Wii, DS
Key Titles: Bob Ross' The Joy of Painting

AGFRAG Entertainment Group
P.O.Box 26295
San Jose, CA, 95159

Press Contacts:

Joseph Hatcher, Director of Product Developemnt


Company dissolved. No Bob Ross.


No announced Nintendo support, but likely in the future
Key Titles: Eagle Eye Golf

Aksys Games Localization
373 Van Ness Ave., Suite #110
Torrance, CA 90501

TEL: 310 212-6724
FAX: 310 212-6754

Press Contact:
Gail Salamanca

Media Site:
username: media
password: access

Company Information: Aksys Games Localization Inc., is a full service localization and marketing company that specializes
in a wide array of video game publishing services, ranging from project management, game localization, and marketing.
Aksys Games Localization, Inc. was founded in January 2006 by a group of video game professionals dedicated to bringing
a wide variety of game publishing related services. Aksys was founded by ex-Atlus employees.

Amaze Entertainment

DS, GameCube
Key Titles: Pirates of the Caribbean, Ice Age 2, The Sims 2 DS

Amaze Entertainment
12421 Willows Road NE #200
Kirkland, WA 98034

TEL: 425 825-6800
FAX: 425 825-6700

Press Contact:


Development Studios: Amaze (Washington HQ), Amaze (Austin, TX)

Company Information: As one of the world’s largest independent interactive game development companies, Amaze Entertainment
delivers world-
class video games on time and on budget. And we do it every time and on any platform. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in
Washington, we’ve been dedicated to creating high quality, cutting edge game play from the very first day. And now, with more than
270 talented
employees, we're as responsive and enthused as ever. Amaze creates games that showcase the highest capabilities of every
gaming platform: PC,
Nintendo’s DS, Game Boy Advance and GameCube; Sony’s PSP and PlayStation®2; and Microsoft’s Xbox.


Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Dragon Ball Z:Budokai Tencaichi 2, Enter The Matrix, Retro Atari Classics

Atari, Inc.
417 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10016

TEL: 212 726-6500

Press Contacts:
Alissa Bell, Public Relations Associate

Arturo Rodriguez

Media Site:
Pass: Wo4678

Press Releases:

Company Information: New York-based Atari, Inc. develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest
third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of
France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA, the largest interactive games publisher in Europe.


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Trauma Center, Snowboard Kids, Shining Soul, Contact, Super Robot Taisen

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
15255 Alton Parkway, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92618

TEL: 949 788-0455
FAX: 949 788-0433

Press Contact:

Aram Jabbari
949 788-0455 x122

Media Site:
User: online
Pass: games

Press Releases:

Company Information: Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is a publisher of challenging and engaging video games for a variety of
platforms, including the Sony PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, and Microsoft Xbox. Founded in
1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is best known for its library of classic role-playing games, including Ogre Battle,
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, Magna Carta: Tears of Blood, and the Shin Megami Tensei series.


Developer, Publisher
Star Trek Tactical Assault

Bethesda Softworks LLC
1370 Piccard Drive, Suite 120
Rockville, MD 20850

TEL: 301 926-8300
FAX: 301 926-8010

Press Contacts:

Company Information: ZeniMax Media is a unique media organization which has brought together a powerful creative force of
world-class game
developers, artists and designers, programmers, and leading executives and talent from traditional media. Our Bethesda Softworks
founded in 1986, has a long history of success as a developer and publisher of award-winning video games for PCs, Sony’s
PlayStation® 2, and Microsoft’s Xbox®, and has games in development for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® Portable (PSP), Nintendo DS,
other next generation consoles.

Blitz Games

Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Pac-Man World 3, Bratz Rock Angelz, Zapper, Sponge Bob

Blitz Games
PO Box 186
Leamington Spa
CV32 5TX

TEL: +44 0 1926 311 284
FAX: +44 0 1926 887 209

Press Contact:

Company Information: Blitz Games is a top 5 Independent European Video Game Developer, Established 1990, and
currently has around 150 talented staff.

Blizzard Entertainment

Developer, Publisher
Key Titles: Starcraft, Warcraft, Diablo, Lost Vikings
Blizzard Entertainment
P.O. Box 18979
Irvine, CA 92623

PR Contacts:
Lisa Jensen
949 854-6200

Gil Shif
949 854-7200

(800) 953-SNOW

Press Releases:

Company Information: Blizzard Entertainment® is a premier publisher of entertainment software. Since establishing
the Blizzard label in 1994, the company has quickly become one of the most popular and well-respected makers of
computer games. Blizzard Entertainment is a division of Vivendi Universal Games, an operating unit of Vivendi Universal.


Xbox 360
Key Titles: Kingdom of Fire: Circle of Doom

Blueside INC.
3F Nobel Building
111-13 NonHyun
Seoul, Korea 135-010

PR Contact:
Dee Lee, Senior Project Manager

Media Site:
FTP : (best view via FTP client program)
ID : falcon
P/W : codfalcon

Company Information: BLUESIDE was founded in October 2003 as a videogame developer. Consisting of the core developers of
"Kingdom Under Fire: The
Crusaders," the most successful videogame out of Korea, the marketers who have years of industry experience on their belts,
BLUESIDE aims to develop
AAA titles that can thrill and move gamers all over the world.


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Mega Man, Viewtiful Joe, Resident Evil, Onimusha, Ace Attorney

Capcom Entertainment
475 Oakmead Parkway
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

TEL: 408 774-0500

Press Contacts:
Alicia Kim, Public Relations Manager

Melinda Mongelluzzo, Public Relations Director

Arne Cual-Pedroso, Public Relations Manager

Media Site:
User: media
Pass: Regina

Press Releases:

Company Information: Capcom Co. Ltd. of Japan is a leading force in the interactive entertainment industry.
Established in 1979, its business encompasses consumer video games for Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft
game machines. It boasts one of the most influential and successful R&D operations in the industry;
successfully producing platform defining hit products.


Developer, Publisher
DS, GameCube
Key Titles: MicroMachines V4, Second Sight

Codemasters, Inc.
2900 Polo Pkwy, Suite 105
Midlothian, VA 23113

TEL: 804 897-8400
FAX: 804 897-8404

Press Contacts:

Jennifer Campana
(310) 694-3144

Sunny Ing
Kara Montgomery

Jaime Jensen
(310) 477-4647, Ext. 223

Media Site:

Pass: 83932c7b

Press Releases:

Company Information: Codemasters is a developer and publisher of world-class video games. On PlayStation 2,
 Xbox, PC and Nintendo, we are dedicated to bringing games of excellence to players across the globe. For over
18 years, our mission has been to deliver excellent, innovative games based on popular themes and that's become our reputation.

Conspiracy Entertainment

Developer, Publisher
DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Road Trip, Flipper Critters

Conspiracy Entertainment Corporation
612 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

TEL: 310 260-6150
FAX: 310 260-1450

Press Contact: (press@)

Press Releases:

Company Information: Based in Santa Monica, CA., Conspiracy Entertainment Corporation is a developer,
publisher and marketer of entertainment software in North America and Western Europe. The company
develops and licenses properties from several sources, including global entertainment and media companies,
and publishes software for DVD media, wireless devices, personal computers and videogame consoles including
those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment, and Microsoft Corporation.

Crave Entertainment

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Future Tactics, Tringo, World Championship Poker

Crave Entertainment, Inc.
4 San Joaquin Plaza, Suite 200
Newport Beach, CA 92660

TEL: 949 219-1100
FAX: 949 219-1191

Press Contact:

Michael Meyers Public Relations
11875 Dublin Blvd, Suite C-247
Dublin, CA 94568

Linda Meyers

Kate Hedstrom (sudokuro)

Press Site:
User: mmpr
Pass: games

Press Releases:

Company Information: Formed in 1997 and based out of Newport Beach, California, Crave Entertainment, Inc., is
a division of Handleman Corp., Crave, is a publisher of videogame entertainment products and a leader in the
world's interactive entertainment software industry. Crave Entertainment Group (CEG) is the parent company of
Crave Entertainment and SVG Distribution. CEG is uniquely positioned to offer a full spectrum of services to the
interactive entertainment industry.

Crossbeam Studios

Key Titles: Orb, Thorn, Darkness

Press Contact:
Greg Szemiot, Director
Company Information: Crossbeam Studios was started by a group of friends in high school in 1999. Since then, they've grown
their staff from 4 people to about 25, with ranging experience in the games industry. CSE has staff working on developing
and/or designing multiple projects for various platforms, most notably Wii. We are striving to create games that can introduce
the player to new worlds and new adventures. We want to tell great stories with innovative gameplay and memorable characters.


Developer, Publisher
DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Naruto Clash of Ninja, Break 'em All, Flushed Away

D3Publisher of America, Inc.
11500 W. Olympic BLVD., Suite 460
Los Angeles, CA 90064

TEL: 310 268-0820

Press Contacts:

Tamara M. Sanderson, publicity manager
Tel: 310 268-0820 ext 129
Cell: 858-204-1393
AIM: TamaraSPR

Megan Korns, 310-231-8866 <>
Kirk Green
Gonzo Communications
(949) 459-2165

Alison Quirion VP of Marketing

Media Sites: (no password) (press section, no log-in info atm)

Press Releases:

Company Information: D3Publisher of America, Inc. is a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software. A

subsidiary of D3, Inc., with headquarters in Tokyo, D3PA's strategic focus is on licensed and original titles from leading

third-party developers that appeal to mass-market comsumers or gaming enthusiasts.

Destination Software Inc.
Developer, Publisher
Key Titles: Snood 2, Big Mutha Truckers, Scrabble Blast

Destination Software, Inc.
137 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Suite C
Sewell, NJ 08080

TEL: 856 262-0065
FAX: 856 262-0066

Press Contact:
Alison Kain
(720) 771-4432

Vice President of Sales

Press Releases:

Company Information: Founded by Industry veterans with over 60 years of experience in the Video Game business, Destination
Software debuted in
January of 2001. As of September of 2005, Destination Software has released almost forty titles for Nintendo’s GameBoy Advance
handheld platform,
and we are currently in development on sequels and new properties for both the GameBoy Advance SP and the new Nintendo DS.


Developer, Publisher
Key Titles: Fullmetal Alchemist

13755 First Avenue North, Suite 500
Plymouth, MN 55441

TEL: 763 231-8000
FAX: 763 231-8001

Press Contact:

Alex Brewer
HighWater Group
(212) 338-0077 x.308

News Releases:

Company Information: Destineer develops and publishes cutting-edge videogames for videogame consoles, handheld game
players and personal computers, and we develop highly realistic training simulations for the world’s leading military
and intelligence organizations. We’re led by executives who helped grow Bungie, Red Storm, and Atari into industry
leaders, and we have strong financial backing from a variety of notable investors, including In-Q-Tel, a private
venture capital firm funded by the US Central Intelligence Agency.
Disney Interactive Studios (BVG)

Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Pirates of the Caribbean, Spectrobes, Meteos Disney Edition

Buena Vista Games
500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-8174

TEL: 818 553-5000

PR Contact:
Eric Wein
818 553-4137

Dianne Baker,

Lilit Baron, BH Impact
310 694-3110

Eddiemae Jukes
Kohnke Communications
415 777-4000

Media Site (UK):
User =
Pass= bwood

Press Releases:

Development Studios: Avalanche Software, Propaganda Games

Company Information: Buena Vista Games, Inc. (BVG), the interactive entertainment arm of The Walt Disney Company,
is a global business unit that self-publishes and licenses a broad portfolio of video games for multiple platforms in all
major markets worldwide.


Developer, Publisher
DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Blood Omen 2

Eidos Inc.
651 Brannan Street 4th Floor
San Francisco, California 94107
TEL: 415 547-1200
FAX: 415 547-1201

PR Contact:
Bill Gardner, President and CEO

Press Releases:

Company Information: Eidos is the largest video games developer and publisher in the UK. We have publishing operations across
Europe (France,
Germany, Spain, UK) and in the US, Japan and Australia. We also have significant development studio expertise, both internal and
external, in
Europe and the US.

Electronic Arts

Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, Gamecube, GBA
Key Titles: Battlefield, Fight Night, Sims, Madden, Burnout, Harry Potter, SSX

Electronic Arts Inc.
209 Redwood Shores Parkway
Redwood City, California 94065

Press Contacts:
Various, by title

Vander Caballero, Concept Artist (MIGS)
EA Montreal
Suite 12350 3, place Ville Marie
Montreal, QC H3B 5L6
514 448 8800 (main)
514 448 8813 (direct)

Pgog Island:
Shirley Chu Publicist

Media Site:
Pass: npgames

Press Releases:

Development Studios:
EA Redwood Shores
EA Canada -
Maxis -
EA Tiburon -
EA Origin -
EA Phenomic

Company Information: Electronic Arts (EA) is the world's leading independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment
software for
advanced entertainment systems such as the PlayStation 2, PSP, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance and the
Nintendo DS as well
as PC. EA is also developing or planning to develop games for next generation consoles including Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and
Nintendo Wii. EA has been a leader in its field since the company was founded in 1982.

Empire Interactive

Key Titles: Hello Kitty Roller Rescue, Bad boys II

Empire Interactive
16th Floor
580 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

TEL: 415 439-4854
FAX: 415 439-4928

PR Contact:
Jimmy Lamortcelli, General Manager

Marketing enquiries/promotional oportunities:

Press Releases:

Company Information: Empire Interactive is one of the original and more successful game software publishers in the world. Our
success has been
due, very simply, to our ability to consistently develop and publish great games for over 17 years. It's an achievement few other
publishers can match. Headquartered in the UK, we have operations in every major territory in the world, and staff dedicated to each
key link
in the developing, publishing and distribution chain. Empire Interactive was Founded in 1987 as a result of a merger between
International (UK) Ltd and Oxford Digital Enterprises.

Exile Interactive

Key Titles: Nintendo Pennant Chase Baseball, World Series Baseball

Exile Interactive Inc.
Box 496
126 Alberni Hwy.
Parksville, BC V9P 2G6

TEL: 250 951-0151

Press Contact:

Company Information: Game development studio in Canada, headed up by Dan Tudge (President). The company started off
designed by Visual Concepts and Blue Shift for SEGA.

NOTES: exile Interactive has been dissolved. President now leads Bioware's handheld division.

Factor 5

Key Titles: Star Wars Rogue Squadron, Lair

Entertainment Software
101 Lucas Valley Rd. ,Suite 300
San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

TEL: 415 492-5900
FAX: 415 492-5901

Press Contact:

Company Information: Based in San Rafael, California, originally founded in Germany in 1987 and privately held, Factor 5 LLC is a
developer of interactive entertainment software and technology for a variety of console and computer platforms.

First 4 Figures

Collectable Design
Key Products: Legend of Zelda, Metroid collectables

Press Contact:
Alex Davis

Company Information: Puzzle Productions Ltd was established in 2002 to produce high quality officially licensed resin
collectables. First 4 Figures is the brand name under which all Puzzle Productions merchandise is sold. When you see the
F4F logo, you will know that the product is synonomous with quality.

Foundation 9

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Death Jr., MechAssault

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Development Studios:

Backbone Entertainment
Key Titles: Mech Assault Phantom's War, Age of Empires DS

Backbone Vancouver
#110-1650 West 1st Ave.
Vancouver, BC, V6J 1G1
TEL: 604 738-9292
FAX: 604 738-9294

Backbone Emeryville
5515 Doyle St. Suite 1
Emeryville, CA 94608
TEL: 510 547-6101
FAX: 510 547-6104

Backbone Charlottetown
Suite 405, 90 University Ave.
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4K9
TEL: 902 892-7723
FAX: 902 892-7725

555 Lincoln Ave. Suite D
Eugene, OR 97401
TEL: 541 685-0644
FAX: 541 685-0671
Key Titles: Godzilla Destroy All Monsters Melee
Press Contact: Dan Duncalf, President and Co-Founder.

The Collective
1900 Quail Street
Newport Beach, CA 92660
TEL: 949 255-1900
FAX: 949 724-9667
Key Titles: Marc Ecko's Getting Up, The Da Vinci Code, Star Wars III
Press Contact:

Company Notes: Foundation 9 Entertainment is a premier developer of interactive entertainment products and properties,
from licensed titles to original IP’s. The company is the largest independent game developer in North America. With divisions
founded as early as 1992, Foundation 9 Entertainment has become a development powerhouse through a number of strategic
mergers and acquisitions. More than 300 employees work in its studios in Emeryville, Newport Beach, Vancouver, Eugene,
Boston, Charlottetown and Honolulu. Through its studios and core brands, Backbone Entertainment, The Collective,
Pipeworks, ImaginEngine, and Digital Eclipse, Foundation 9 Entertainment has worked with the largest names in game publishing,
including Electronic Arts, Activision, Vivendi-Universal, and Take-Two Interactive, providing quality titles on schedule.

Notes: Digital Eclipse (Namco Museum, Midway Arcade Treasures) and ImaginEngine (Edutainment) merged to become Backbone
Entertainment. Center of Confusion is a movie production company that is part of Foundation 9.

Free Radical

Key Titles: Second Sight, TimeSplitters

Free Radical Design,
Unit 1 Interchange 25,
Bostocks Lane, Sandiacre
NG10 5QG
United Kingdom

Press Contact:

Company Information: After leaving developer Rare in February 1999, former GoldenEye and Perfect Dark team members
Dr. David Doak, Steve Ellis, Karl Hilton and Graeme Norgate began trading as independent developer 'Free Radical Design'
a mere two months later.

Frontline Studios

Key Titles: Hardcore Pool, Sudoku Mania, Ed's Farm, Sadness

FRONTLINE Studios, Inc.
80 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004

TEL: 212 504-2909
FAX: 917 591-6157
Press Contact:


Development Studios:
Frontline Studios America
Frontline Studios Poland

Company Information: In 1998, Marcin Michel set out to form a video game development studio that reflected his love of art and
He applied his formal technical expertise and created NAWAR Development Studios in Poland. While at NAWAR, Marcin was
games and business applications for several years. In 2001 the company began to develop its own engine, which has been refined
and tested
in several applications. Now FRONTLINE Studios, the company's vision, as reflected in the name of the company, is to bring
together talented
and motivated people to be on the frontline of creating cutting-edge entertainment software and solutions.


Media Outlet

G4 Media, Inc
12100 West Olympic Blvd, Ste. 200
West Los Angeles, CA 90064

Press Contact:
Paul Gendreau

Frances Byrne

Media Site:

Company Information: G4 launched in April 2002 and is now available in 56 million cable and satellite homes nationwide. The #1
cable network in America and a leader in VOD, G4's programming includes breaking video game industry news, trends, reviews, the
games and gear, celebrity interviews and insider opinions. Targeting the male 18-34 audience, G4 is the last word on games,
animation, interactivity, the Internet and broadband. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles and is owned by Comcast

Global Star Software

Developer, Publisher
GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Sudoku Fever, Kids Next Door, Scaler, Outlaw Sports

Global Star Software
622 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Press Releases:

Company Information: Founded in 1995, Global Star Software develops and publishes aggressively-priced PC, console and
handheld entertainment
software across various popular genres. In addition to original content, Global Star Software manages the jewel case and value
business for all Take-Two PC products. Global Star Software is headquartered in Manhattan and is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Interactive Software, Inc.

Graffiti Entertainment

Developer, Publisher
Mazes of Fate, Back to Stone

Graffiti Entertainment, LLC.
3000 Bridge Parkway Suite 101
Redwood City, CA 94065.

TEL: 650 654-4800
FAX: 650 654-4804

Media Contact:
Linda Shannon
Over the Moon Management
TEL: 310 408-5616

Company Information: Graffiti Entertainment, LLC. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Signature Devices, Inc. Signature
Devices, Inc. publishes, creates, develops and manufactures advanced information technologies, including computer
systems, software, and electronic products. The company also publishes software including video games, and
commercial products.

Grasshopper Manufacture

Wii, DS, GameCube
Key Titles: Killer 7, Contact, Heroes

1-8-5, Minami-asagaya, Suginami-ku, Tokyo


Press Contacts:

Nobuhiko NAKAMURA, product manager

Company Information: Grasshopper Manufacture was established March 30, 1998. They specialize ing Planning, research and
development of video game software, Design and production of audio, sound, and music for video game software, Planning
and production of magazines, books, films, and movies.


Key Titles: Karaoke Revolution Party, Guitar Hero

Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.
675 Massachusetts Avenue, 6th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139

TEL: 617 491-6144
FAX: 617 491-7411

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Company Information: Harmonix is an independent game development company based in Cambridge, MA. The company
specializes in music-based
videogames, and we are renowned for groundbreaking design innovation.

Hudson Entertainment

Developer, Publisher
Wii VC, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Bomberman, Adventure Island, Mairo Party, Bloody Roar, Pinobee, Bonk
Hudson Entertainment Inc.
350 Marine World Parkway, Suite 100
Redwood Shores, CA 94065

TEL: 650 622-9500
FAX: 650 622-9599

Press Contact:

Tim Ng, Kohnke Comm

Eddiemae Jukes, Kohnke Communications
415 777-4000

Press Releases:

Company Information: Hudson Entertainment is the North American publishing arm of Hudson Soft, an international provider of
games and
entertainment content founded in 1973. Hudson introduced best-selling classic videogame franchises including Bomberman, Bonk,
and Super
Adventure Island. Hudson Entertaiment focuses on three key business: Console Games, Mobile Games, and Music.


Developer, Publisher
GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Backyard Baseball, Backyard Basketball, Dora the Explorer

Humongous, Inc.
3855 Monte Villa
Bothell, WA 98021

Press Contact:
Lauren Schechtman

Dianne Douglas, Douglas Communications
TEL: 415.584-4906
MOB: 415.812-0120

Company Information: Humongous is a division of Atari that specializes in youth-oriented products.

Ignition Entertainment

Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Elf Bowling, Zoo Keeper, Animaniacs, Zooo

Ignition Entertainment Ltd. USA
PO BOX 448
Jamul, CA 91935

TEL: 619 335-0222

Press Contacts:
Tracie Snitker

Paul Robinson, President

Ken Gratz, Product Manager

Media Site:
Password: horsefair

Press Releases:

Development Studios: Ignition Banbury

Company Information: Ignition Entertainment Limited is privately owned software Developer & Publisher. Created by a core team of
Industry veterans with
the purpose of building upon their successful track record within the international Games industry, and to bring a fresh new
approach to both the
development & distribution of original gaming product. Incorporated in April 2002 from a select group of smaller studios &
publishers, Ignition
continues its expansion. With a flourishing Development Studio in Banbury (UK), the European HQ & Distribution Centre in Waltham
Abbey (UK) and
the Chicago (USA) based nerve centre, plans are being drawn for the release of a number of innovative titles across all major Game
Platforms during

IO Interactive

Key Titles: Hitman, Freedom Fighters

IO Interactive
Kalvebod Brygge 35-37
DK-1560 Copenhagen V

TEL: +45 33 73 29 00
FAX: +45 33 33 02 15

Press Contact:

Media Site:

Company Information: IO Interactive (IOI) was established in September 1998 as a joint venture between Nordisk Film & TV and the
developer Reto-Moto. IO Interactive develops advanced computer games for the global market. Using proprietary technologies IOI
are represented on all major formats such as PC, Xbox, PS2 and GameCube. IO Interactive games are widely recognized for their
storytelling, excellent gameplay and graphics combined with a highly competitive game technology. Today, IOI is a part of the Eidos
group, one
of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software.


Developer, Publisher
DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Rogue Ops, Egg Mania, Top Gear Downforce

Kemco USA Inc.
14711 NE 29th Place
Suite 118
Bellevue, WA 98007

TEL: 425 869-8000

Press Contacts:

Press Releases:

Company Information:KEMCO (Kotobuki System Co., Ltd.) was established in 1984 as one of Kotobuki Engineering &
Manufacturing Co., Ltd.'s
subsidiary companies. One of the original Nintendo licensees, in 1985 KEMCO began to develop games for the Nintendo
System. The company has never looked back. KEMCO has been developing and publishing games for nearly 20 years.


Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Dynasty Warriors, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Mystic Heroes

KOEI Corporation
1818 Gilbreth Road, Suite 235
Burlingame, CA 94010

TEL: 650 692-9080

Press Contact:
Jarik R. Sikat

Press Releases:

Company Information: KOEI Corporation, the North American subsidiary of KOEI Co., Ltd. of Japan, established operations in 1988.
Based in the
San Francisco Bay Area, the company is now in its eighteenth year and is recognized as a leading content provider in the highly
video game industry. KOEI is respected worldwide as the premier brand for Strategy and Simulation games, and is the innovator of
the Tactical
Action genre. KOEI develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems and personal


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Metal Gear Solid, Dance Dance Revolution, Boktai, Casltevania, Elebits

1400 Bridge Parkway, Suite 101
Redwood City, California, 94065-1567

Tel: 888 212-0573
Fax: 650 654-5690

Press Contacts:
Marc Franklin, Associate Director of PR

Kit Ellis, Konami

Shahed Ahmed, Bender/Helper Impact

Peter Nguyen, PR Specialist

Media site:


Press Releases:

Compant Information: Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Corporation, is a leading,
global developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties, specializing in the home video game market.
Headquartered in Tokyo Japan, Konami Corporation first began operating in North America in 1982, and has been publishing
computer and
video games as Konami of America since 1999 from its offices in Redwood City, California near San Francisco.

Kuju Entertainment

Wii, GameCube
Key Titles: Battalion Wars
Kuju Entertainment Ltd.,
Unit 10, Woodside Park,
Catteshall Lane,
Godalming, Surrey
United Kingdom

TEL: +44 (0)1483 414 344
FAX: +44 (0)1483 414 287

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Developer's Studios:
Kuju Surrey - R&D, action
Kuju London - Action/tactical
Kuju Sheffield - Conversions & Sports
Kuju Brighton - Lifestyle studio
Kuju Mobile - Mobile phones
Kuju Simulation - Simulation

Company Information: Kuju Entertainment is one of Europe’s leading independent games developers on console, PC and wireless
Operating as six studios in the UK, Kuju has a substantial development capability and has been creating top-rated games for over
sixteen years.
Kuju Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuju plc.

Left Field Productions

Key Titles: Backward Football, NBA Courtside 2002

ATTN: Julie Kurland
2151 Alessandro Dr. Suite 209
Ventura, CA 93001

TEL: 805-373-6599 (??)

Press Contact:

Company Information: Left Field Productions has an 11 year history of developing great games, such as ExciteBike 64, NBA
Courtside, Backyard
Football and Play magazine's Best Extreme Sports Game 2004, MTX Mototrax. We are currently developing for the latest platforms,
in a
relaxed, friendly, and highly focused environment.

Lifesaprk Studios
Lifespark Studios

Key Titles: Sunder Land of Divide

Contact: PlayAdmin @


DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Gladius, LEGO Star Wars, KOTOR, Escape From Monkey Island

P.O. Box 29908
San Francisco, CA 94129-0908

Press Contacts:
Chris Baker, LucasArts

Jason Andersen, LucasArts
415 746-8489

Media Site:

Press Releases:

Company Information: LucasArts is a leading publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software for video game console
systems and
personal computers. The company was founded by filmmaker George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a
multi-faceted entertainment company. Since its inception in 1982, LucasArts has continually been heralded for its focus on creating
immersive worlds for players to discover.


Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Products: Controllers, Memory cards, adaptors, Game Shark

7480 Mission Valley Road
Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92108

TEL: 619 683-9830, 1-800-831-1442
FAX: 619 683-9839

Press Contacts:

David Tractenberg, President Traction Public Relations
Work: 310 593-4719 Ext 111
Mobile: 310 600-0217

Media Site:

Press Releases:

Company Information: Since 1989, Mad Catz has looked at ways to help gamers Play Better. From consoles to pocket games, Mad
Catz has
produced accessories that show our distaste in mediocrity while highlighting our infusion of innovation with our own unique, stylistic
Being gamers ourselves, creating cutting-edge designs and technology is not only our business, it's our passion. We dedicate our
time to talking
with core gamers to identify the needs and wants of the video game community. Today, Mad Catz seeks to exploit these
opportunities by
designing solutions that continue to lead the global gaming market.


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube
Key Titles: Bust-a-Move, GBA Video, Age of Empires, ATV Quad Frenzy, Cooking Mama

Majesco Entertainment
160 Raritan Center Parkway
Edison, NJ 08837

TEL: 732 225-8910
FAX: 732 225-8408

Press Contacts:
Gloria Quinn

Ann Mangold, HighWater Group PR
212.338.0077 x. 312
Press Releases:

Developer Studios: Pipe Dream Interactive

Company Information: Majesco Entertainment Company was incorporated in 1986 under the laws of the State of New Jersey. We
produce product
for all major current-generation interactive digital entertainment hardware platforms.

Mastiff Games

Wii, DS, GameCube
Key Titles: Space Raiders, Mr. D Goes to Town, Dr. Sudoku

Mastiff Games
2762B Octavia St,
San Francisco, CA 94123

TEL: 415 674-6615
CELL: 310 403-3462

Press Contacts:
Bill Swartz, President

Ron Kurtz, Sales

General Inquiries

Media Site:

Company Information: With offices in San Francisco and Tokyo, Mastiff has history across a number of platforms with its gaming
members (including veteran members of companies such as Koei, Activision Japan and Ocean) who have come together to form
this company.

Microsoft Game Studios

Developer, Publisher, Hardware
No Nintendo platforms supported
Key Titles: Perfect Dark Zero, Halo 3, Gears of War

Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052-7329

TEL: 425 882-8080
FAX: 425 706-7329

Press Contacts:

Tara Mulcahy, Edelman
(206) 223-1606

Press Releases:

Company Information: Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help
people and businesses realize their full potential.

Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Rampage Total Destruction, Midway Arcade Treasures, Blitz, Mortal Kombat

2704 West Roscoe Street
Chicago, IL 60618

TEL: 773 961-2222

Press Contacts:
Press Phone 773 961-2222

Ann Mangold, HighWater Group PR
212.338.0077 x. 312

Tim DaRosa, Manager, Media Relations

Sarah Moschea, Public Relations

Johner Riehl, Sr. Media Relations Manager

Media Site:
User: midway
Pass: midwaypress
Pass: npgames

Press Releases:

Company Information: Headquartered in Chicago, IL with offices in San Diego, CA, Seattle, WA, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Los
Angeles, CA,
Munich, Germany and London, UK, Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY) is a leading developer and publisher of interactive
software for major video game systems.

Namco Bandai Games

Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Pac-Man, Tales Of, Soul Calibur, Ridge Racer, One Piece, Gundam, Digimon

Namco Bandai Games
4555 Great America Parkway
Suite 201
Santa Clara, CA 95054

TEL: 408 235-2000
FAX: 408 235-2005

Press Contact:
Rannie Yoo, Kohnke Communications (Bandai)
607 Market St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415 777-4000

Melody Pfeiffer, Bandai Namco

Kit Ellis, Kohnke Communications (Namco)
607 Market St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415 777-4000

Media Site:
Pass: namconews
user: general
pass: press123

Press Releases:

Company Information: On September 29, 2005, Bandai Co., Ltd. and NAMCO LIMITED implemented a management integration
to form NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. This step was taken to compete more effectively on the global stage in the fast-changing
entertainment industry and to deliver further growth. The resulting BANDAI NAMCO Group is a global entertainment group involved
in business fields ranging from toys, amusement facilities, video game software and visual software, to apparel, sundries and


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Harvest Moon, Medabots, River King

1818 Gilbreth Road, Suite 229
Burlingame,CA 94010
TEL: 650 692-1941

Press Contact:
Graham Markay

Media Site:
User: publicmedia
Pass: BosTon21

Press Releases:

Company Information: Natsume started publishing interactive games in 1990 in Burlingame, California (near San Francisco).
we develop and publish games for the Sony PlayStation 2, PSP, Nintendo DS, GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

Next Level Games

Key Titles: Super Mario Strikers

Next Level Games Inc.
1128 Homer Street, 3rd Floor
Vancouver, BC V6B 2X6

TEL: 604 484-6111
FAX: (604) 484-6112

Press Contact:


Comany Information: Next Level Games is a full-service videogame developer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Founded in October
2002, Next Level Games has successfully assembled some of the best talent in the industry under one roof.

Wii, DS
Key Titles: Raid over the River, Sadness

Press Contact:

Company Information: Nibris is a small, but extremely innovative and experienced developing team, situated in the very heart
of Europe - Krakow, where East meets West.

Developer, Publisher, Hardware
Wii, Wii VC, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Animal Crossing, Brain Age, Donkey Kong, F-Zero, Metroid, Zelda, Mario, Pikmin, Project HAMMER, Wii Sports

Nintendo of America, inc.
PO Box 957
Redmond, WA 98073

Press Contacts:
Corporate Communications/ PR Department: 425.882.2040

Tyrone Rodriguez, Golin Harris
213 623-4200

Julia Roether
213 623-4200 ext 783

Monica Morong
Cohn & Wolfe Toronto
(416) 924-5700 x 4039

Virginie Martel
Cohn & Wolfe | Montréal
(514) 845-2257 x239

Media Site:
User: dgarcia
Pass: nphiles

Press Releases:

Development Studios:
First Party
Nintendo Integrated Research & Development
Nintendo Technology & Development
Nintendo Software Production & Development
Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development
Intelligent Systems
Nintendo EAD Tokyo
Nintendo Software Technology
Retro Studios
Brownie Brown

Alpha Dream
Camelot Software Planning
Creatures, Inc.
Game Freak
Genius Sorority
HAL Laboratory

Compant Information: Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, is the acknowledged worldwide leader in the creation of interactive
entertainment. To
date, Nintendo has sold more than one billion video games worldwide, created such industry icons as Mario and Donkey Kong and
franchises like The Legend of Zelda and Pokémon. Nintendo manufactures and markets hardware and software for its popular
home video
game systems, including Nintendo GameCube and the Game Boy series - the world's best-selling video game system. As a wholly
subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Washington, serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the
Hemisphere, where more than 40 percent of American households own a Nintendo game system.


Media Outlet
Wii, Wii VC, DS, GameCube, GBA

4117 SW 20th Ave #237
Gainesville, FL 32607

TEL: (352) 327-2224

Press Contacts:

Desire Garcia

Ben Wood
613 828-2091

Desiré C Garcia, director, writer pr

Jared Thomas, eic writer

Gareth Trinkwon, editor webmaster

Adrian DeHerrera, editor,

Ben Wood, writer pr db,

Curtis Brunet, writer,

Daniel William Biersdorf, writer,

Jordan Mammo, writer,

Daniel Sousa, news,

Gustav Nikolai Davila, news,
John Smigleski, news

James Ondrey, contributor

John Ondrey, contributor

Company Information:
N-Philes is a company that operates as an online media outlet, which receives 16 million hits per month. For more information,
including advertising opportunities, visit us at


Wii, DS, GameCube
Key Titles: Geist, Mary Kart & Ashley

n-Space, Inc.
6751 Forum Dr, Suite 210
Orlando, FL 32821-6047

TEL: 407-352-5333

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Company Information: Located in Orlando, Florida, n-Space, Inc., designs, and develops, innovative and technically-sophisticated
games for multiple platforms, including Nintendo Gamecube and DS, Sony Playstation, Playstation 2 and PSP, as well as home
PC's and next-
generation consoles.



NYKO Technologies, Inc.
1990 Westwood Blvd.
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025

TEL: 310-446-6602
FAX: 310-446-6617

Toll Free 888-444-NYKO (6956)

Press Contact:
Chris Arbogast, Marketing Manager
(310) 446-6602 ext:24

Media Site:
pass: npgame2

Company Information: Nyko Technologies develops, manufactures and markets innovative peripherals to enhance the digital
lifestyle. Nyko's mission is to
deliver high technology, high-performance products that solve problems, and improve the user experience for work and play. The
company specializes
in producing both licensed and original accessories for the interactive entertainment, computing, consumer electronics, iPod, and
portable audio
industries, as well as utilizing wireless and online technologies. Nyko holds several product patents, is regularly featured in the
media, and has won
numerous industry awards and accolades for outstanding innovation and consumer-friendly design. The company has distribution
through major U.S.
and Canadian retailers, along with distributors worldwide. Founded in 1995, Nyko is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

O~3 Entertainment

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Radio Allergy, Tank Beat, Pocket Dogs, Chaos Field, Konductra

O~3 Entertainment
3350 Scott Blvd.
Building #1201
Santa Clara, CA 95054

TEL: 408 919-0252

PR Contact:

Mike Pepe, Product Marketing Manager

Rannie Yoo, Kohnke Communications
607 Market St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415 777-4000

Michael Myers

Media Site:
User: o3 pr
Pass: o3pr

Press Releases:

Company Information: On Our Own Entertainment (O~3 Entertainment) is an interactive entertainment publishing and distribution
established to bring to the retail marketplace, new, dynamic video games from independent studios located all over the world. The
has been founded by a group of highly experienced managers that have experience as well as key relationships and contacts in all
areas of video
game development, corporate management, administration, finance, marketing, sales and operations.


Wii, DS
Key Titles: Konductra

Press Contact:
Ian Dunlop, President
AIM: iandaviddunlop

Press Releases:

Company Information: oeFun, Inc. is an independent game development studio and official Nintendo developer dedicated to making
fun and
innovative titles for a variety of platforms including Nintendo DS and Wii. Austin-based oeFun was founded in January 2005 by Ian
Dunlop, a
career games developer with 18 years in the industry.

Orbital Media

Developer, Publisher
Key Titles: Juka, Scurge Hive

Orbital Media, Inc.
803 - 24th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2G 1P5

TEL: 403 920-0090
FAX: 403 920-0092

Press Contact:

Press Releases:
Company Information: Orbital Media, Inc. is a publisher and developer of handheld video-games. Orbital’s debut title, Racing Gears
Advance, launched in 2005 earned its recognition as one of the best racing games for the Nintendo GameBoy Advance and still
ranks within
the top 5 of all/genres GBA games released in 2005. Our games are based on original content and integrated licensed brands. Our
and several design teams have extensive experience working together producing cutting edge entertainment software and
technologies for handheld platforms.

Oxygen Interactive

Wii, DS, GBA
Publisher: King of Clubs

Oxygen Interactive Ltd
15 Bentley Court

TEL: 01933 442660
FAX: 01933 446420

Press Contact:
Philippa Carroll
01933 446 426

Simon Callaghan, Specialist Press

Media Site:
pass: npgames

Company Info: Oxygen Interactive are an ambitious young publisher based in the UK. Publishing videogames across Europe under
two labels,
Oxygen and Liquid Games, and have plans to expand both of these labels into the US in 2006. We publish on PS2, PC, Xbox and
now also on
GBA and PSP. But it is not the territory or platform that is important to us - it is the consumer and the evolution of the market.

Pelican Performance

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Products: styli, screen guards, carrying cases

Pelican Performance
184- East 27th Street
Vernon, CA 90058

TEL: 323 234-9911
FAX: 323 234-9922

Press Contact:
Birute Tursa, Performance Designed Products, Inc.
12233 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 280
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Tel: 323-325-9547 Ext 225

PR Kohnke Communications

Public Relations
Key Clients: Foundation 9, Hudseon Entertainment, Namco Bandai Games, Vivendi Universal, Disney Interactive

607 Market St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

TEL: 415 777-4000


Rannie Yoo

Katherine Lollar

Eddiemae Jukes

PR Michael Meyers PR

Public Relations
Key Companies: SNK, Crave, Netamin/UBO, Mastiff, Click TV, Penny Arcade, Splitfish, Konami Mobile, and Oxygen.

11875 Dublin Blvd, Suite C-247
Dublin, CA 94568

TEL: 925 551-8080
FAX: 925-551-8282

Michael Meyers

Kate Hedstrom

Media Site:

PR One Pr Studio

Public Relations

3645 Grand Avenue, Ste. 305
Oakland, CA 94610

TEL: 510 893-3271
FAX: 510893-2581


Jeane Wong -

Tyrone Rodriguez

Key Titles: Hulk Ultimate Destruction, Crash tag Team Racing, The Simpsons Hit & Run

Radical Entertainment
8th Floor, 369 Terminal Avenue
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6A 4C4

TEL: 604 688-0606
FAX: 604 685-0298

PR Contacts:
Marc Marrujo

Press Releases:

Company Information: Radical is one of North America’s largest game developers. With more than a decade of hit titles like
Simpsons Hit & Run,
the Hulk, and soon to be released Scarface, the commitment to our partners and our players continues to set us apart. Today, over
talented employees from diverse creative, technical and business backgrounds consistently deliver top-selling titles. Radical is
wholly owned by
Vivendi Universal and operates as a developer under Sierra Entertainment.


Key Titles: Diddy Kong Racing, Perfect Dark, Banjo Kazooie, Viva Pinata

Rare Limited HQ
Manor Farmhouse
Church Street
Twycross, Warks
CV9 3PJ, England

Rare, Inc.
6135 Northwest 167 Street, Suite E-21
Miami, Florida 33015

Press Contacts:
Edelman Seattle (Microsoft Game Studios) 206 223-1606

Press Releases:

Company Information: The company was founded in 1982 as Ultimate by the brothers Tim and Chris Stamper and initially
concentrated on
developing for the Spectrum Sinclair. Later, the company shifted focus to Nintendo's consoles and handhelds, and Rare was set up
as a
specialised subdivision in 1985. The former member of the Nintendo "Dream Team" is located in Twycross, England.

Retro Studios

Wii, GameCube
Key Titles: Metroid Prime

Retro Studios
1835A Kramer Lane,
Suite 100
Austin, Texas
78758 USA

TEL: 512 493-4600

PR Contact:
Nintendo of America

Company Information: Retro Studios, founded in 1998, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Company, Ltd. Retro is a State of
the Art Game Development Studio working in conjunction with Nintendo to bring cutting-edge games to Nintendo Hardware
Systems like the Nintendo GameCube.

Rockstar Games

Developer, Publisher
Key Titles: Smuggler's Run, Grand Theft Auto, Midnight Club

Rockstar Games
622 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Press Contact:

Company Information: The Rockstar Games label, founded in 1998 by Sam Houser, Terry Donovan, Dan Houser, Jamie King and
Gary Foreman,
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar Games, Rockstar North,
Rockstar San
Diego, Rockstar Vancouver, Rockstar Toronto, Rockstar Leeds, Rockstar Vienna, Rockstar Lincoln, 2K Games, Global Star
Software and related
logos are trademarks of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

Savannah College

Media Contact:
Brenda L. Brathwaite, IGDA (MIGS)
PO Box 3146
Savannah, GA 31402-3146
TEL: 912-525-8521
FAX: 912-525-8597


Developer, Publisher
Wii, Wii VC, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Feel the Magic, Sonic, Nights, Phantasy Star Online, Monkey Ball

SEGA of America
650 Townsend Street, Suite 650
San Francisco, CA 94103-4908

Press Contact:
SEGA Entertainment:

"Sue, Jennie (SOA)" <>
"Groll, Steve (SOA)" <>

Kyle Walker, Bohle Company
(310) 785-0515

Brian Rubin, Bohle Company
(310) 785-0515

SEGA Corporate:

Molly Musler, Access Communications
(415) 844-6230

Denny Chiu
(415) 701 4125

Media Sites:
pass: Wo2357

Press Releases:

Company Information: Sega of America, based in San Francisco, California, was established in 1986 as the wholly-owned
subsidiary of Sega
Corporation of Japan. However, its rich history of gaming goes back 50 years. Sega’s roots stretch back to 1940 and a
company called Standard Games, formed by Martin Bromely, Irving Bromberg, and James Humpert. In 1951, Bromely inspired the
company’s move to Tokyo, and Service Games of Japan (also known as Sega) was officially registered in May of 1952. Initially,
provided coin-op machines to U.S. military units stationed in Japan.

Sensory Sweep

Key Titles: Need for Speed Most Wanted, Marvel Rise of the Imperfects

Sensory Sweep Studios
114 W. Business Park Dr.
Draper, Utah 84020

Press Contact:

Company Information: Sensory Sweep's talented Research and Development Department assures their clients of the finest in
cutting edge
technology on all video game platforms. An experienced, imaginative, and talented art department, accompanied by an extremely
and experienced design team, as well as top-notch, innovative programming assures their clients of a top quality game.

Sierra Entertainment

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Crash Bandicoot, Eragon, Spyro

Vivendi Univesal Worldwide Corporate HQ
6060 Center Drive, 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90045

TEL: 310 431-4000

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Development Studios:
Massive Entertainment
Radical Entertainment
Swordfish Studios
High Moon Studios

Company Information: Vivendi Games is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment.
The company is the
leader in the subscription-based massively multi-player online (MMO) games category, holds leading positions in the PC, console,
and mobile games markets, and is an emerging player in casual online games. Vivendi Games maintains strategic relationships with
leading content partners, including Universal Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, and Ludlum Entertainment. The
has 16 offices around the world conducting business in 75 countries.

Silicon Knights

Key Titles: Eternal Darkness, Metal Gear Solid The Twin Snakes, Too Human

Silicon Knights
One St. Paul Street, Suite 800
St. Catherines, ON L2R 7L2

FAX: 905 687-3652

Press Contact:
Susan Lusty

Company Information: Silicon Knights was incorporated in July, 1992. Our first games were real-time strategy/action hybrids for the
Amiga and Atari. Since then, we have focused on developing new ways to make non-linear content in games. This resulted in our
action adventure game, Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (1996) for the Sony PlayStation. In 2000, Silicon Knights became an exclusive
second party developer for Nintendo during which time we created the critically acclaimed, Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
Later with Nintendo and Konami, Silicon Knights® created Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (2004). Most recently, Silicon Knights
broke away from exclusivity with Nintendo and are now working with Microsoft on the Too Human Trilogy for the Xbox 360 and Sega
on an unannounced project.

SNK Playmore

Wii, DS, GBA
Key Titles: Metal Slug, SNK vs. Capcom

SNK Playmore
(1720 Highway 34)
P.O. Box 1140
Wall, NJ 07719-1140

Press Contacts:

Linda Meyers

Media Websites:
User: mmpr
Pass: games

Press Releases:

Company Information: SNK Playmore, USA was founded in 2003.

Sony Computer Enertainment America

Developer, Publisher, Hardware
No Nintedo platforms supported
Key Products: PlaySataion 3, PlayStation Portable, PS2

Sony Computer Entertainment America
PO Box 5888
San Mateo, CA 94402-0888

TEL: 800 345-7669

Press Contact:
Brian Keltner, PR Assistant Sony Computer Entertainment America
Tel (650) 655-5944
Fax (650) 655-3532

Media Site:

Company Information: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) markets the PlayStation® family of
products and develops, publishes, markets, and distributes software for the PS one console and the
PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system for the North American market. Based in Foster City, California,
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. serves as headquarters for all North American operations and is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, Children of Mana

Square Enix, Inc.
999 Sepulveda Boulevard, Third Floor
El Segundo, CA 90245

PR Contact:
Kumiko Hakushi

Press Releases:

Company Information: Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix) develops, publishes and distributes
entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia.
Square Enix, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Co., Ltd. with offices in Los Angeles, California and Seattle,
It handles operations in North America, including development, localization, marketing, and publishing of Square Enix titles.

Take 2 Interactive

Developer, Publisher
DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Smuggler's Run, Grand Theft Auto, Top Spin 2

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
622 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

TEL: 646 536-2842

Press Contact:
James Ankner, Take-Two
646 536-3006

Press Releases:

Company Information: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading worldwide publisher, developer and distributor of interactive
software, hardware and accessories. The Company publishes and develops products through its wholly owned labels: Rockstar
Games and
Global Star Software; and distributes products in North America through its Jack of All Games subsidiary. Take-Two also
manufactures and markets
video game and electronic peripherals and accessories in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region through its Joytech


Key Titles: Top Geat Downforce, Spongebob Squarepants, Anaka

Level 5 'The Tea House'
28 Clarendon St, South Melbourne 3205
Victoria Australia

TEL: +61 3 9694 0900
FAX: +61 3 9694 0999

Press Contact:
Tom Cargo, President

David Gilles, Director of Development

Press Releases:

Company Information: Tantalus has been developing video games since 1994.


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS
Key Titles: Dead or Alive, Ninja Gaiden, Super Swing Golf Pangya

Tecmo Games
P.O. Box 5553
21235 Hawthorne Boulevard, Suite 205
Torrance, CA 90503

TEL: 310 944-5005
FAX: 310 944-3344

Press contacst:
Ryan Arbogast
310 944-5005

Media Sites:
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Press Releases:

Company Information: Tecmo, Inc. has been satisifying customers since 1967.


Key titles: Ultimate Brain Games, Ultimate Card Games

1001 E. Pleasant Run Road

DeSoto, Texas 75115

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1855
DeSoto, Texas 75123

TEL: 972 228-0690
FAX: 972 228-0693

Press Contact:

Company Information: Telegames USA has been a leading online and direct mail retailer of video game hardware and software
since 1986, with headquarters based in Texas.

The Game Factory

DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Franklin, Land Before Time, Strawberry Shortcake

The American Game Factory Inc.
1337 3rd St. Promenade, Suite 301
Santa Monica CA 90401

TEL: 310 393-7931
FAX: 310 899-3741

Press Contacts:
Damien Sarrazin, Public Relations Manager
Phone: 310-394-5392
Cell: 310- 741-8659

Karen Lynch, Flashpoint PR, LLC
2325 3rd Street, Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94107
415 551-9619

Melissa Menton, Mkt. Director
310 393-7931

Media Site:
User: BenW
Pass: BWood
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Pass: damiengf

Press Releases:

Company Information: THE GAME FACTORY was founded in 2004 and has since become the fastest growing independent
international publisher of interactive entertainment software for PC, Nintendo DS and PlayStation. The majority of titles are
based on popular international children's characters and licenses, targeted at the young casual gamer.


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key titles: Tak & Juju, Scooby Doo, WWE, Zoo Tycoon, Sponge Bob

27001 Agoura Road Suite 325
Calabasas Hills, CA 91301

Press Contacts:
Kathy Bricaud

Karen Fujimoto Public Relations Coordinator
TEL: 818.871.5188
FAX: 818.871.7588

Bob Finlayson, VP of Coporate Communications

Liz Pieri

Media Site:
Pass: npgames

Press Releases:

Development Studios:
Blue Tongue Entertainment Ltd
Concrete Games
Cranky Pants Games

Gas Power Games
Heavy Iron Studios
Pacific Coast Power & Light Co.
Rainbow Studios
Relic Entertainment

Seven Studios

SimBin Development Team AB

Studio Oz
THQ Studio Australia
Volition, Inc.
Yuke's Co., Ltd. (minor interest)

Company Information: THQ Inc. is a leading global developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software (video games).
The Company's
diverse product portfolio caters to every segment of the expanding gaming audience. THQ stands for "Toys Headquarters."

Toys For Bob

Wii, GameCube
Key Titles: Madagascar, Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam

Novato, CA
TEL: 415-898-1060

Media Contact:
Alex Ness, producer

Toby Schadt, Senior game designer (MIGS)


Company Information: Development company in Novato, California. In the past, Toys for Bob worked exclusively with Crystal
Dynamics on joint game creation,
but has since grown to become an independent development studio. In May 2005, Activision bought the studio. The 27-person Toys
for Bob team continues
to operate out of Novato, CA.

Two Tribes
Key Titles: Garfield A tale of Two Kitties, ReWind, Three Tribes

Two Tribes
Marie Curiestraat 53
3846 BW Harderwijk
The Netherlands

TEL: +31 (0)341 423 305
 FAX: +31 (0)341 452 696

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Company Infomormation: Two Tribes B.V. is a privately owned company focusing on the development of games for portable
Since 2000 we have been operating from our offices in the center of the Netherlands.


Developer, Publisher
Wii, DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia, Rayman, Far Cry, Red Steel

5505 boul Saint-Laurent
Suite 5000
Montreal, Quebec H2T 1S6

TEL: 514 490-2000
FAX: 514 490-0882

625 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

TEL: 415 547-4000
FAX: 415 547-4001

Press Contacts:

David Hawk

Ashley Jenkins, Red Steel

Cédric Orvoine, PR Manager Canada

Jaime Borasi, USA

Press Releases:
Vivendi Universal Games

Developer, Publisher
DS, GameCube, GBA
Key Titles: Crash Bandicoot, Eragon, Spyro

Vivendi Univesal Worldwide Corporate HQ
6060 Center Drive, 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90045

TEL: 310 431-4000

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Erik Reynolds

*Laura Weir
(310) 431-4295

Press Releases:

Development Studios:
Sierra Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment

Company Information: Vivendi Games is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment.
The company is the
leader in the subscription-based massively multi-player online (MMO) games category, holds leading positions in the PC, console,
and mobile games markets, and is an emerging player in casual online games. Vivendi Games maintains strategic relationships with
leading content partners, including Universal Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, and Ludlum Entertainment. The
has 16 offices around the world conducting business in 75 countries.

Warner Bros. Interactive

Publisher: Wii
Key Titles: Looney Toons Acme Arsenal

Press Contacts:
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Remi Sklar, 818-977-3023

Rogers & Cowan
Marina Beck

Karina Tang

XS Games

Key Titles: XS Moto

270 Lafayette St.
Suite 610
New York, New York

TEL: 212-431-1210

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Company Information: XS Games is a leading publisher of Entertainment Software - through innovation, creation and distribution of
content - with a quality portfolio of game titles for PC, PlayStation, Game Cube and Xbox. XS Games has publishing operations
across North
America and Europe (France, Germany, Spain, UK) and Australia. XS Games is exclusively distributed by Take 2 and Jack of All
Games in
the U.S.


Unspecified Consoles, Likely Wii
Key Titles: Funkydilla

Zoonami Ltd
PO Box 200
15 Millers Yard
Cambridge CB2 1RQ

TEL: +44 1223 352222
FAX: +44 1223 352221

Press Contact:

Press Releases:

Company Information: Zoonami Ltd. is an independent producer and developer of entertainment software for video game consoles
based in
Cambridge, UK. Zoonami was established in 2000 by Martin Hollis, renowned game industry veteran and producer/director of the
acclaimed first-person shooter GoldenEye007. Zoonami is a privately owned company.

Anne-Julie Gratton, Montreal International Games Summit 2006
High Road Communications

Valerie Lopez , Research Coordinator, Internet Media
Bacon's Information, Inc., An Observer AB Company
332 S. Michigan Ave, Ste 900
Chicago, IL 60604

Lee Alessi Senior Editor,

Virtual Press Office

T: +1 973-783-7787
F: +1 973-783-1187

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