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GDC 2008: CTO of Exit Games to Address the Role of Mobile Social Gaming in Today's Networked World

Exit Games would like to invite you to a presentation by CTO and co-founder, Christof Wegmann, titled Mobile Social Gaming - Breaking Down Barriers to Connectivity during GDC Mobile 2008. The session, which addresses the role of mobile gaming combined with social networking capabilities, will take place on Tuesday, February 19, 2008, at 11:45 a.m. in North Hall Room 125 of the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Please visit the session website for more details:

During the presentation, Wegmann will disclose how a mobile game can take advantage of the networking capabilities of the device to create opportunities that leverage social networking features for enhanced gameplay, sustained enjoyment, and increased popularity of the game. A brief Q&A session will follow to give attendees a chance to discuss specific topics with Wegmann.

The presentation is geared toward the following audiences:

1.) Developers - Learn how to take advantage of mobile social/community networking capabilities and available social gaming technologies and features;

2.) Publishers - Discover why mobile social gaming is such a powerful medium, and how to use available technologies and features to connect a wide segment of audiences;

3.) Others - Find opportunities in mobile social games, and gather insight into what we can expect to see in the future: in-game billing (wireless carriers), in-game advertising (advertisers), mobile-PC connectivity, etc.

Christof Wegmann (34) is CTO and co-founder of Exit Games, responsible for IT and software development specifically for the Exit Games Neutron platform. During 2001 to 2002, he served as Senior IT Architect for Mobile Data Services at Mobilcom/France Telecom. Prior to this role, Wegmann worked for several Bertelsmann companies (RTL, Bertelsmann Broadband Group and Pixelpark) as IT Manager from 1997 to 2001. Christof Wegmann studied industrial engineering and management at the University of Kaiserslautern and London.

About Exit Games

Exit Games Neutron is the market-leading independent platform for hassle-free development, global deployment and hosting of cross-platform multiplayer games. Neutron powered games are live in over 50 countries, and have been launched by over 100 carriers and portals. With access to more than 500 million billable subscribers, Neutron offers cross-platform connectivity complete with billing, lobby and presence integration.

For questions about Neutron, or to set up interviews with Mr. Wegmann, please contact:

Michaela Hoffmann

Exit Games GmbH

+49 40 41 35 960

Joe Ziemer

TriplePoint, on behalf of Exit Games

(212) 730-9744

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