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'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' premiers digitally

- 'Dreamfall' now available for digital download from Funcom and Direct2Drive -

Durham, USA - May 25, 2006 - The critically acclaimed and multi award-winning 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' is now available for digital download exclusively from Funcom's online store and through IGN's digital download store, Direct2Drive.

'Dreamfall; The Longest Journey' is a mesmerizing modern adventure which captivated the hearts and minds of worldwide gamers when the title released a few weeks ago. The game was named one of the years best by Yahoo games, Gamespot said it has one of the best stories in any game in years, Gamezone handed out an Editors Choice Award and Gamespy named it their "Game of the Month".

"We are naturally very pleased to offer 'Dreamfall' as digital download from the Funcom online store as well as through IGN's Direct2Drive, and now anybody from anywhere in the world can download and experience the fantastic journey 'Dreamfall' brings," said Trond Arne Aas, CEO of Funcom. "The future of games distribution is digital and physical hand-in-hand, and for Funcom it's great that our choices in digital distribution technology have brought us to a level where we can also offer games directly from our site."

The digital PC version of Dreamfall, secured by Softwrap, is available for USD / EUR 39.99. Only the US version of the game is available for download.

Links to high speed downloads: Funcom has for years focused on exploring digital distribution solutions, not only to sell games but also to deliver free trials and free gameplay. With Direct2Drive and 'Anarchy Online - Alien Invasion' Funcom was the first gaming company to offer a game in digital retail on launch day.

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- Funcom is an independent developer and publisher of online games for PC, consoles and mobile platforms. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Recent successes include 'The Longest Journey', 'Anarchy Online' and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit For information about Funcom games visit , or . Funcom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FUNCOM.

About IGN Entertainment
IGN Entertainment, a unit of Fox Interactive Media, Inc., is a leading Internet media and services provider focused on the videogame and entertainment enthusiast markets. Collectively, IGN's properties reached 35 million unique users worldwide in the month of March 2006, according to Internet audience measurement firm comScore Media Metrix.* IGN's network of videogame-related properties (, GameSpy, FilePlanet, TeamXbox, Direct2Drive and others), is the web's number one videogame information destination and attracts one of the largest concentrated audiences of young males on the Internet. IGN also owns and operates the popular movie-related website, Rotten Tomatoes and one of the leading male lifestyle websites, In addition, IGN provides technology for online game play in videogames. IGN is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices throughout the U.S. and in Montreal.

About Fox Interactive Media

Fox Interactive Media manages the Internet assets from all News Corp. divisions, including the highly trafficked, and News Corporation has quickly ascended to the top echelon of Internet properties with the 2005 acquisitions of Intermix Media (the parent company of, Scout Media and IGN Entertainment.


*comScore Media Metrix, March 2006 Worldwide data. Worldwide data cited herein represent an aggregate of 32 countries reported by comScore Media Metrix on a monthly basis.
IGN Entertainment, Direct2Drive,, GameSpy, Rotten Tomatoes, FilePlanet, GameSpy Arcade, GameSpy Arena and TeamXbox are trademarks of IGN Entertainment. Other trademarks and copyrights mentioned are the properties of their respective holders.

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