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David Blundell Joins NCsoft Europe

NCsoft Europe Appoints European PR Manager

Thursday 22 June 2006/... NCsoft Europe today confirmed the appointment of David Blundell as European PR Manager with immediate effect. David, who was previously at KOCH Media, brings four years PC expertise in pan-European PR to the Brighton-based team.

David has proven skills in all areas of PR and marketing including the creation and running of a highly successful PR department and the building and maintaining of strong relationships with key press in the UK and Europe.

Dirk Metzger, Marketing Director, NCsoft Europe, said, "David is a fantastic acquisition for NCsoft Europe. His experience in pan-European PR and his in-depth knowledge of PC titles makes him the perfect person for creating maximum focus on our products in the UK and Europe."

Throughout his career David has brought several high-profile titles to the market, most recently including X3: Reunion (PC), City Life (PC), Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes (XBOX). He has also played a pivotal role in working closely with developers on game scripting, voice over recordings and game design which earned him credit as Assistant Producer on a number of titles.

"I am extremely proud to be joining NCsoft Europe at this stage in the game," said David. "NCsoft Europe has gone from strength to strength in the last two years and I am enthused to be working for a company that has a strong reputation for delivering quality games. I look forward to building on and increasing the success NCsoft has already achieved as I enter this new phase of my career."

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About NCsoft Europe

NCsoft Europe (NC-E) is headquartered in Brighton, England and is part of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation, the world's leading developer and publisher of online games. NCsoft has already successfully established itself in North America, Japan, Taiwan, China and Thailand. NC-E began operations on 1st September 2004 and serves as a central hub for all NCsoft sales, marketing and distribution operations in Europe, via its European distribution network. NC-E currently services Auto Assault®, Lineage® II, City of Heroes®, City of VillainsTM, Guild Wars® and Guild Wars FactionsTM in Europe. More information about NCsoft Europe can be found at http://www.plaync.com.

EDITORS' NOTES - For further information please contact in the first instance:

Deborah Coster / Helen Page

Barrington Harvey

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