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Future's Debuts With An Impressive 2.6 Million Unique Visitors In March

South San Francisco, CA (April 20, 2006) - GamesRadar (, Future US, Inc.'s recent entry into the exploding US games information website marketplace, has debuted as the fifth largest site in the category, measuring 2,602,354 unique visitors strong in the US, according to comScore/Media Metrix's March 2006 Gaming Information Key Measures report. GamesRadar ranked substantially higher than IDG Entertainment, UGO Games and Ziff Davis' 1Up Network.

Since its March 1st launch, GamesRadar has enjoyed support from a number of leading industry publishers, including 2K Games, Atari, Capcom, Konami, LucasArts, Microsoft, Sega of America, Sony Computer Entertainment America and Ubisoft. In the coming months, Future will roll out an aggressive outbound online marketing effort for GamesRadar that will generate even more advertiser interest and participation.

GamesRadar will further increase its visibility among industry insiders and consumers alike with reporting during E3 Expo, the world's premiere event for the video and computer game industry. GamesRadar US and UK staff will team up to bring consumers breaking news and images about current and next-generation game systems from the industry's leading software and hardware makers.

"We are thrilled that more than 2.6 million unique visitors* appreciated the quality and the passion for PC and videogame information that our editors produce daily on GamesRadar," said David Cooper, Publisher of GamesRadar. "Future US, Inc. is also the publisher of the leading games magazines ­ Official Xbox Magazine, PSM: Independent PlayStation Magazine and PC Gamer magazine ­ and we are proud to have delivered another leading games media vehicle in the US marketplace. We appreciate the support of GamesRadar's charter advertisers."

GamesRadar can be viewed online at US and UK versions of the site are published daily from their respective countries.

*Source - comScore Media Metrix 2.0, March 2006; 2,602,354 US unique visitors

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About Future
Future US is a leading US publisher of cutting-edge games, computing, action sports and musician magazines, which sell in excess of 2.6 million copies per month. Future's publications reach a young, active, affluent audience and rank 11th among audited newsstand publishers in gross newsstand revenue. Its market-leading titles include Official Xbox Magazine, PSM: 100% Independent PlayStation 2 Magazine, PC Gamer, Maximum PC, MacAddict, Scrapbook Answers, Future Snowboarding Magazine, Snowboard Journal, Snowboard Trade News, Skateboard Trade News, Skateboard Buyer's Guide, Guitar World, Guitar One, Revolver, Future Music, Guitar World Acoustic, Bass Guitar, Guitar World Legends, Pregnancy, House DIY, Decorating Spaces, Women's Health & Fitness and Men's Edge. Future also publishes leading consumer websites GamesRadar ( and Cheat Planet (, as well as Next Generation ( ), the highly-respected US game industry news source. Future is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Diego.

About Future plc
Future plc is an international special-interest media group with offices in the UK, US, France and Italy. Founded in 1985 with one UK magazine, today it creates over 150 special-interest publications, websites and events, with strong portfolios in the computing, games, music, automotive, sports, crafts and leisure sectors. Over 100 international editions of Future's magazines are also published under licence in 30 other countries across the world. Future employs over 1,500 people worldwide. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR).

Marie Lopez, Four Corners Communications, 212-849-8253

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