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Football Genius - The Ultimate Quiz

Over 3,500 questions for football fans to answer.

Cologne, Germany - August 18, 2009 – RTL Interactive GmBh, under the label RTL Sports, announced today that Football Genius – The Ultimate Quiz is due to be released for Xbox LIVE Arcade in the autumn of 2009, and will be available worldwide from Xbox LIVE Marketplace. Whether you call it soccer or football, Football Genius – The Ultimate Quiz promises a sociable multiplayer experience that focuses on the world's most popular sport.

Football Genius – The Ultimate Quiz gets underway with a brilliant kick-off that incorporates more than 3,500 different questions and six football packs with reference to football leagues around the world including, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The quiz allows for up to four players to compete for the best score with subjects ranging from general football trivia to true insider questions, testing players' knowledge of all things related to the vast world of football.

Virtual Football enthusiasts will have no trouble keeping up with their favorite sports figures with the various game varieties. Play against the clock in "Kick-Off" mode, or risk it all in "Foul Play" - football fans get to experience far more than just 90 minutes' worth of fun, and test their sports knowledge in nine different game modes with sensational features.

Beginners and advanced players will be able to turn pro online or offline as Football Genius – The Ultimate Quiz provides plenty of entertainment for the whole family. The quiz supports Xbox 360® Buzzers for a genuine stadium atmosphere in the players' own living rooms.

Football Genius – The Ultimate Quiz was developed by South-African studio I-Imagine Interactive. Located in Johannesburg, I-Imagine Interactive is the first independent developing studio on the African continent. In 2000, I-Imagine Interactive was the first developer worldwide to be accepted into the Microsoft Incubator promotion program in order to develop a stunt racing title for Xbox.

To learn more about RTL Interactive or its products, please visit http://www.rtlsports-games.de.

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About RTL Interactive Games Publishing:

The Games Publishing division of RTL interactive GmbH (RTL Games GmbH until December 31, 2008) is responsible for the entire computer and console games business of the Media Group RTL Germany. The team designs and publishes video games for different types of gamers and focuses on the mass market of arcade and casual games. Further, individual titles by the Games Publishing Unit appeal to fans of adventure, fantasy and role playing games. Generally, RTL interactive is aiming to serve all console platforms as well as PC with its future projects. In the market, the games publisher operates with a consistent three label strategy: Especially family friendly titles are released by the label Playtainment. The brand RTL Sports encompasses successful sports video games. The label Black Inc. appeals to fans of adventure, fantasy and role playing games, providing high-quality, complex premium titles especially for core gamers. For fu rther information please go to http://www.rtlsports-games.de

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Company PR:

Thomas Bodemer

Presse RTL interactive GmbH • Am Coloneum 1 • D-50829 Cologne, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 221 / 780 - 1501 • E-mail: thomas.bodemer@rtl.de

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Phone: (209) 586-1495 x113 • Fax: (209) 586-1855

E-mail: Brandon@reverbinc.com

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