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English version of ArmA: Armed Assault 1.05 available worldwide

For Immediate Release

Prague, Czech Republic - March 02, 2007

IDEA games - gathering of independent developers - is proud to announce the launching of the online distribution of their successful military PC game ARMA: ARMED ASSAULT in the English version, developed by Bohemia Interactive, creators of legendary Operation Flashpoint!

ARMA: ARMED ASSAULT will be available worldwide in the English version for the first time. After its European release on February 16, 2007 the game goes to the online distribution with improved and more polished version 1.05.

"ArmA stormed into the UK PC (full price) Chart at #3 after its first weekend. It also was among the top selling games on Amazon.co.uk and all other leading online stores in the UK; we are excited to offer the latest version of ARMA: ARMED ASSAULT to all players without the limitation of territories through the online distribution system," said Marek Spanel, founder and managing director of Bohemia Interactive.

For online distribution of ARMA: ARMED ASSAULT IDEA games choose to use its own internet server SprocketIdea.com where you can buy and download computer games developed by members of IDEA games.

The online release date was set to March 02, 2007.


ARMA: ARMED ASSAULT is a first person tactical military shooter computer game with large elements of realism and simulation. This game features a blend of large-scale military conflict spread over large areas alongside the more closed quarter's battle. The player will find himself thrust in the midst of an engaging and expanding storyline, fighting against smart, aggressive enemies who will continually provide a challenge over a massive landscape.

Visit www.sprocketidea.com and buy games directly from the developers!

Find more about ARMA: ARMED ASSAULT on www.armedassault.com.

For further information please contact:

Robert Stipek, Marketing & PR Manager rs@idea-games.com

About IDEA games

IDEA games (Independent Developers Association) was founded in November 2005 by three games development studios: ALTAR Games, Black Element Software and Bohemia Interactive. IDEA games offers to its members a wide range of services including legal, sales, marketing and PR services and thus saves both time and money for its members, allowing them to focus on the areas they know best - game development. For more info please visit www.idea-games.com.

About Bohemia Interactive

Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development company, with studios in Czech Republic and Australia, founded in 1999, that focuses on developing state of the art computer entertainment software and the research of advanced graphics, artificial intelligence and physical simulation technologies for real-time interactive environments.

Company's debut release, Operation Flashpoint for personal computers, has won universal acclaim for its realism of simulating military conflict situations, even to the extent where the game's technology has been adapted for real soldiers to use as a special combat training application Virtual Battle-space that's used by various military organizations worldwide. Company has been awarded Best PC Game Developer of the year 2001 Award and Rookie Studio of the Year Award at GDC 2002. For more information about the company visit BohemiaInteractive.com

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