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Codemasters Online Gaming Announces Attendance at Europe's Largest Fantasy Fair

Codemasters Online Gaming to showcase The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ at forthcoming Elf Fantasy event.

Monday, 16th April (2pm GMT) - Codemasters Online Gaming announced today that they will be showcasing The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar at the forthcoming Elf Fantasy Fair to be held in Castle de Haar on April 20 - 22.

Set for North American and European release on April 24th, The Lord of the Rings Online is one of the most highly anticipated online games of 2007. Elf Fantasy, Europe's largest fantasy fair, will take place just days before release and the Codemasters Online Gaming team will be in full attendance to answer and guide players through one of the world's most famous fantasy settings -Middle-earth.

Elf Fantasy will be held in Holland's largest castle, Castle de Haar. Codemasters Online Gaming will be conducting various competitions with the top prize being the highly sought after and limited The Lord of the Rings Online Collector's Edition.

Developed by Turbine, Inc., The Lord of the Rings Online lets players experience the unique and mystical world based on the Books of J.R.R. Tolkien, creating a virtual setting that brims with life and opportunity for endless adventure. The game delivers an experience that takes players beyond the Books to where they can create their own story within the most famous fantasy world of all time.

For more information on Elf Fantasy visit www.lotro-europe.com/events

For more information on The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar visit www.movetomiddle-earth.com

UK PRESS INFORMATION

Codemasters 01926 814 132

Erica Hutton erica.hutton@codemasters.com

www.codemasters.com/mediabank

PRESS RESOURCE WEB SITE

Download game artwork, screens and essential Codemasters' press materials direct to your desktop from: http://www.codemasters.com/mediabank

ABOUT CODEMASTERS

Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive entertainment products for a global audience on current and future gaming platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the company's dominant brands include Colin McRae Rally, TOCA Race Driver, LMA Manager, Brian Lara Cricket and Operation Flashpoint. The company is headquartered in Southam, Warwickshire UK and maintains operations in the US, Germany, France, Spain, and Benelux. More information about the company and its products is available online at www.codemasters.com

ABOUT TURBINE, INC.

Turbine, Inc. is a premier developer, publisher and operator of online entertainment and is headquartered in Westwood, Massachusetts. The company is one of the largest privately-held online games companies in North America. Turbine's catalogue includes some of the most famous online entertainment brands, including Asheron's Call®, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE: Stormreach, and The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar. For more information on Turbine and its services, please visit www.turbine.com.

ABOUT TOLKIEN ENTERPRISES

The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Tolkien Enterprises is the holder of worldwide motion picture, legitimate stage, merchandising, and other rights in J.R.R. Tolkien's literary works The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Tolkien Enterprises has been producing and licensing films, stage productions and merchandise based on Tolkien's works for almost 30 years. Its headquarters are in Berkeley, California, and its website may be found at www.tolkien-ent.com.

"The Lord of the Rings Online," "Shadows of Angmar," "Middle-earth", The Watcher logo, "The Lord of the Rings" and the names of the characters, events, items and places therein are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Tolkien Enterprises under license to Turbine, Inc. Codemasters is a registered trademark owned by The Codemasters Software Company Limited and the Codemasters Online Gaming logo is a trademark owned by The Codemasters Software Company Limited. Turbine and the Turbine logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Turbine, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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