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Bristol, England 18th October 2004: On the 27th September 2004, and Sky Telemedia announced a partnership to the international press; today we are pleased to announce details of what the partnership entails.

The key aspects of the Partnership between Sky Telemedia and are focused on the following key elements:

Official Tournaments: From November 2004, online tournament will never be the same again! Xequted will be running a number of tournaments either in-house or via the Last Man Standing web site, with the final of each tournament to be broadcast live on channel 172 in a new major national gaming show starting soon.

Tournament Stats System: For players and Clans, this new project is now in development and details will be released soon.

Competitions: From December 2004, Xequted and Sky Telemedia will be providing gamers with even more great competitions by working together to provide the gamer with a number of ways of winning instant prizes via Live TV or through online interaction.

Media event coverage: Xequted and Sky Telemedia will yet again break the benchmark and provide our readership and viewers with full media coverage of press events, with a film crew recording the event and making the coverage available on channel 172 in a new major nationwide gaming show starting soon and content will be exclusive via

"Having worked closely with Xequted since early September, we feel ready to move forward with this exciting partnership" Said Gareth Williams, Producer of Game Network UK. "Utilising our industry knowledge together will not only offer gamers more than ever before, but provide a solid internet and television platform upon which to build a full service media outlet, whether the consumer chooses television, or the internet to fulfil their need for gaming information. We can't wait to get going!"

"The team and I are extremely pleased and excited to have worked out a great deal with Sky Telemedia" Says Luke Newcombe Head of Communications "We've already proven to the games industry our dedication and enthusiasm to bringing the gamer a vast array of free services. The advantages of broadcasting live and providing coverage online offers our viewers and readers even more extensive and exclusive content."


About was founded in May 2003 as a web community concept. Over a long development cycle, it is now in full flow and gaining pace daily as a major upcoming gaming and digital entertainment portal. Headquartered in Bristol, England with editorial and journalist aspects across the United Kingdom and the United States. Sponsors the Last Man Standing Tournaments:

European Contact:

Luke Newcombe - Head of Communications

07905 494 089

North American Contact:

Mike Thompson - Head of Public Relations

001 (925) 528 9335

About Sky Telemedia

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Skytelemedia is led by highly experienced management who have a successful track record of building profitable multi-million dollar businesses providing value-added billing and distribution services in the international telecom sector.

The company operates across multiple platforms, principally fixed-line and wireless telephones, the Internet, and is particularly focused on interactive television

About Game Guru

Game Guru is a long running successful video games show on Game Network, Sky Digital Channel 172. Featuring over 20 hours of live airtime every week, the show is dedicated to helping gamers get past that last hurdle or take them to the next level in gaming. Running weekdays and weekends, the show is produced in-house at Sky Telemedia's London Studios.

Any enquiries should be handled through the contact below.

Contact Details:

Gareth Williams


+44 (0)7952 418116

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