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D3Publisher of Europe Ltd. announces the imminent release of Cabbage Patch Kids®: The Patch Puppy Rescue for Game Boy® Advance.

Cambridge, UK. April 19, 2006 - Just in time for Spring, the Cabbage Patch Kids® are back on the scene and finding their way into the hands of Game Boy® Advance players. D3Publisher of Europe Ltd. (D3PE), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, announced today the release of Cabbage Patch Kids: The Patch Puppy Rescue for Game Boy® Advance, where players can help rescue the mischievous puppies that have escaped from the Babyland Playroom.

"Two generations later, Cabbage Patch Kids are still one of the most beloved and popular children's products of all time," said Nick Clarkson, PR & Marketing Manager for D3PE. "We are proud to introduce a new generation of children to the fun and adventures of the 'Kids in a whole new way on Game Boy® Advance."

While seeking out the lost puppies, players may choose from a randomly generated selection and play as a unique Cabbage Patch Kid. Players will have the ability to help fellow 'Kids find their puppies, each into their own mischief, while encountering different events in town. By helping friends, players will be given hints to the whereabouts of the puppies. All environments and puppies are interactive and there is a variety of exciting, unlockable content, including hidden story elements, characters and cool mini games.

Since the birth of Cabbage Patch Kids in 1983, more than 100 million one-of-a-kind 'Kids have been "adopted" throughout the world. Now in the 21st century, this must-have toy of the 1980's has found a new home, inside a video game, the new trend of entertainment. Cabbage Patch Kids: The Patch Puppy Rescue for Game Boy® Advance is set for a May 26th release with an MSRP of £19.99.

About D3Publisher of Europe Ltd.
D3Publisher of Europe Ltd is a subsidiary of D3Publisher Inc., with headquarters in Tokyo. D3Publisher of Europe's strategic focus is on licensed and original titles from leading third-party developers that appeal to mass-market consumers or gaming enthusiasts. Based in Cambridge, UK, D3Publisher of Europe distributes and publishes software for personal computers and the major console platforms including Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo GameCubeTM, Nintendo DSTM, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP portable entertainment system and both the Xbox® and Xbox 360® video game systems from Microsoft. For additional information on D3Publisher of Europe and its products, visit the website at

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About Original Appalachian Artworks
Original Appalachian Artworks, Inc. (OAA) founded in 1978 by Cabbage Patch Kids creator, Xavier Roberts, is a privately held corporation located in Cleveland, Georgia. Owners of the world famous Cabbage Patch Kids brand and home to BabyLand General® Hospital, one of Georgia's top tourist attractions, OAA also manages a wide range of other projects, while continuing to deliver hand-stitched one-of-a-kind, soft-sculpture Cabbage Patch Kids. For more information visit

About 4Kids Entertainment, Inc.
Headquartered in New York City with international offices in London, 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) is a global provider of children's entertainment and merchandise licensing. 4Kids, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, provides domestic and international merchandise licensing; television, film, music and home video production and distribution; media planning and buying; product development and Web site development. 4Kids represents all merchandise licensing rights for the Cabbage Patch Kids. For further information, please visit the Company's Web sites at and www.4Kids.TV.

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