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BioWare to Integrate AGEIA PhysX Technology into Next-Generation Eclipse Engine™

PhysX Processor to Boost Future BioWare PC Titles

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - November 7, 2006 - AGEIA Technologies, Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, today announced that BioWare Corp. is integrating AGEIA PhysX technology into its next-generation BioWare Eclipse Engine for PCs and next-generation consoles. BioWare chose AGEIA PhysX for its unmatched physics capabilities and its straightforward implementation across multiple platforms.

One of the most respected game developers in the industry, BioWare has developed scores of successful game titles and currently boasts an online community of over 3 million registered users. BioWare's integration of AGEIA PhysX technology into their next-generation game engine will deliver unprecedented physics action to a huge population of gamers using PCs and consoles.

Gamers whose PC gaming rigs are powered by the AGEIA PhysX processor will experience especially dramatic PhysX hardware-accelerated physics in BioWare's upcoming title Dragon Age, as well as future PC games.

The AGEIA PhysX processor is available now in game PCs from Dell and Alienware, and on add-in boards from ASUS and BFG Technologies.

"There's no reason to reinvent the wheel when you have a world-class, easy-to-implement physics solution such as AGEIA PhysX technology," said Ray Muzyka, CEO of BioWare. "AGEIA PhysX will deliver mind-blowing physics action for games using BioWare's next-generation game engine."

"BioWare is synonymous with top-quality games and has an unparalleled relationship with its gamer community," said Greg Stoner, vice president of business development at AGEIA. "We're extremely proud that they have chosen AGEIA PhysX technology to power the physics component of their much-anticipated next-gen game engine."

About BioWare

BioWare Corp. is an electronic entertainment company which develops computer and console video games focused on rich stories and memorable characters. BioWare's developers are hard at work on Mass Effect, a brand new BioWare-created intellectual property, and an Xbox 360 exclusive, to be published by Microsoft. Mass Effect is an epic science-fiction role-playing game set in a spectacular new vision of the future. BioWare's new studio in Austin, Texas, has begun work on a new massively multiplayer online game, marking BioWare's entry into the MMO space. In 2006, BioWare formed a new group to develop games for handheld platforms, beginning with the Nintendo DS. Jade Empire, BioWare's first game based on a BioWare-created intellectual property, was released for Xbox in April 2005 to critical and commercial success, with a PC version scheduled for release early 2007, to be published by 2K Games. BioWare is also hard at work on Dragon Age, a high fantasy RPG set in another brand-new world created and owned by BioWare. BioWare's Technology Architecture Group is also developing the cutting-edge next-generation BioWare Eclipse Engine technology for multiple platforms. BioWare has an online fan community at http://www.bioware.com consisting of over 3 million registered users who regularly connect to discuss the company's current and future games. In November 2004, the company launched the BioWare Online Store at store.bioware.com, where fans can purchase new content for their favorite BioWare titles and merchandise. Previously published projects include: the action-RPG of 2005 for Xbox, Jade Empire; the 2003 Game of the Year, Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic for PC and Xbox; the award-winning Neverwinter Nights series; the genre-defining Baldur's Gate role-playing game series for the PC; MDK2 for Dreamcast and PC, MDK2: Armageddon for PlayStation®2, and Shattered Steel. Employment information at BioWare can be found online at jobs.bioware.com.

About AGEIA

AGEIA Technologies, Inc., is the pioneer of hardware-accelerated physics for PC games and has developed the world's first dedicated physics processor, the AGEIA PhysX processor. The AGEIA PhysX processor powers massive and pervasive real-time interactive worlds that for the first time obey the laws of classical physics. AGEIA provides a world-class cross platform software development kit to simplify advanced physics programming for the PhysX processor, as well next-generation gaming consoles. AGEIA is changing the face of gaming by working with more than sixty leading developers and publishers to deliver the next generation of physically immersive entertainment. The company, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is privately-held. For more information visit http://www.ageia.com.

BioWare, BioWare Corp., BioWare Eclipse Engine, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and Jade Empire are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by BioWare Corp. in the U.S. and other countries. AGEIA and PhysX are trademarks of AGEIA Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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