4th November 2008

Beenox Celebrates 007 Quantum of Solace Release

Quebec CityBeenox Studios, an Activision Publishing, Inc. property today announced that the Quantum of Solace™ video game, based on the eagerly anticipated “Quantum of Solace” and prior “Casino Royale” James Bond films, is now available. Developed under license from EON Productions Ltd and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM), the Quantum of Solace video game equips players with the weapons, espionage and hand-to-hand combat skills and overall charm needed to survive the covert lifestyle of legendary 007 secret agent James Bond. Beenox Studios developed the Games for Windows and Wii versions of the game.

“Activision’s Quantum of Solace video game marks the first time players can become the newly re-imagined, dangerous and cunningly efficient James Bond as portrayed by Daniel Craig,” said Rob Kostich, Head of Marketing for Licensed Properties, Activision Publishing. “We’re extremely pleased to release the game day and date with the new movie, so for those of us waiting for the new era in Bond gaming, Quantum of Solace has arrived.”
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4th November 2008

The Adventure Company Signs Nintendo DS Adaptation of Feature Film Inkheart

Every Story Ever Written is Just Waiting to Become Reality

TorontoThe Adventure Company, a leading publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced it will publish Inkheart for Nintendo DS™. Based on the feature film adaptation of the best-selling Cornelia Funke novel, Inkheart brings high-quality, beautiful graphics to your DS in the fantastic and lovingly detailed world of Inkheart.

“To launch an adventure game in conjunction with its feature film release is an exciting opportunity for us,” said Brian Gladman, Global Product Manager at The Adventure Company. “Adventure enthusiasts can see the movie and then become a part of the story themselves by playing the game. The story has all the components for a successful transition to a DS game, fantasy, intrigue, exploration, character development and puzzle solving. We can’t wait to put it out there!”

Inkheart is the story of Meggie, a young girl whose father has a secret magical ability; he can bring book characters to life simply by reading the story aloud! It sounds like a wondrous gift, but evil lurks within the pages of a rare children’s fable…

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29th October 2008

Episode Two of Penny Arcade Game Available Now

VancouverHothead Games today announced that Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode Two is now available worldwide simultaneously via Xbox LIVE® Arcade (except Korea) and via the Greenhouse digital distribution platform for the Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® versions. Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode Two is expected to offer players six to ten hours of gameplay, and is priced at $14.95 for the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions and at 1200 Microsoft points via Xbox LIVE Arcade. The game has been rated “M” for Mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board for all platforms.

The madcap Penny Arcade experience continues in Episode Two of the RPG-adventure game series! Players can jump right in with a fresh character and new customization options or carry over their look and stats

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21st October 2008

Penny Arcade PS3 Version Game Launch Confirmed

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Oct. 21, 2008 – Anxious fans and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system owners, the wait is almost over! Hothead Games today announced that its well-received Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One will arrive on the PLAYSTATION®Network for download on October 23 in North America (other regions to follow shortly thereafter).

The PLAYSTATION Network version of Episode One features newly-implemented PLAYSTATION 3 system features such as trophies, score ranking and background music (BGM) support and

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1st October 2008

Penny Arcade Episode 2 Reaches Gold

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Oct. 1, 2008 – Hothead Games is pleased to announce that the anxiously-awaited Episode Two in its well-received Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness game series has reached Gold Master status for the Windows®, Mac® and Linux® versions. In recognition of this momentous milestone, Hothead has further announced that Episode Two will be priced at $14.95 for download this fall via the Greenhouse digital distribution service and other popular digital distribution systems or 1200 Microsoft points on Xbox LIVE® Arcade. The PLAYSTATION®Network version of Episode Two is also expected for release shortly thereafter with similar pricing.

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28th August 2008

The Adventure Company Ships Outcry for Windows

August 28, 2008. Toronto, Canada: The Adventure Company, a leading publisher of adventure games in North America, is pleased to announce the haunting adventure title Outcry for Windows® has shipped to retail stores across North America.

Players will take on the role of a middle-aged writer who receives a strange invitation from his brother who he hasn’t seen for years. Accepting his invitation, you are soon confronted with the discovery of his sudden disappearance and his connection to a mysterious machine which, according to your brother, can separate one’s consciousness from his body.

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25th August 2008

The Adventure Company Ships Murder in the Abbey for Windows

August 25, 2008. Toronto, Canada: The Adventure Company, a leading worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced Murder in the Abbey for Windows® has shipped to retail stores in North America. The title will sell for a suggested retail price of $19.99 USD.

“Murder in the Abbey is a fresh approach for adventure gamers,” said Brian Gladman, Product Manager at The Adventure Company. “The game offers a remarkable reproduction of a medieval abbey, with stunning architecture and works of art. Players will have 60 locations to explore in a unique cinematic presentation which combines 2D and 3D graphics.”

Storyline:

Monks, murder, and above all, suspense…

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20th August 2008

Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant Details Released

Details and facts about the upcoming addition to the Crash Bandicoot franchise were released this week at GC Leipzig.


Publisher Sierra Entertainment
Category Action
Developer Radical Entertainment
Format Xbox360, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP

Product Overview
In Crash Bandicoot: Mind over Mutant, a rejuvenated Neo Cortex is taking over the world one brain at a time! Cortex and N. Brio devise a new kind of evil; a text-messaging, do-anything device which controls both mutant and bandicoot minds. Armed with his quick-wits and lightening agility, Crash must free his friends, the titans and save the day!
Product Features
• Mutant in Your Pocket! – Not only does Crash keep the ability to control his enemies when he jacks them – now he can store his favorite monsters in his pocket, upgrade them and utilize their powers when they are most advantageous

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16th August 2008

Meridian4 Inks Deal For SpaceTrader

Montreal– August 16, 2008 – Meridian4 is pleased to announce that they have signed a publishing agreement with Hermitworks Entertainment Corporation of Grande Prairie, Alberta for their unique, habit-forming Action-Trading game; Space Trader.

“We’re really excited to be working with Meridian4. They share our vision in offering players a unique game play experience. We’ve changed the rules of traditional action games to challenge both new and veteran players and Meridian4 supports us in this.” said Cameron Tofer, President and Co-Founder of Hermitworks Entertainment.

“When we were first presented Space Trader, we were thrilled to see a small, independent developer, close to home producing such a unique title.” said Andy Sher, CEO of Meridian4, “With its clever mix of FPS and Trading, we were, as I’m sure gamers will be, hooked immediately.”

About Space Trader
In the far future, humanity is ruled by The Ministry of Accounts, an oppressive bureaucracy that tracks, records and taxes every transaction of daily life. From the depths of Red Tape, a new breed of marketeer arises to challenge the authority and make a profit: the Space Trader is born!

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7th May 2008

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