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GoPets, Ltd. Announces Exclusive Partnership Deal with Game Garden in Japan

SEOUL, KOREA - Oct. 19, 2005 - GoPets, Ltd., today formally announced that it has entered into a long-term exclusive marketing and operations agreement with industry veteran, Game Garden, for the Japanese portion of GoPetsLive (

Widely known and respected in Japan, Game Garden is a wholly owned subsidiary of Solid Networks, an extensively experienced massively multiplayer operations and services company. With experience in the areas of customer relations, payment collection, marketing and hosting services, Game Garden has previously worked with large publishers such as Nexon and Hangame.

"We are excited to have GoPets in Japan," stated Takuto Takizawa, CEO of Game Garden. "The blend of friendship and networking combined with an array of unique features provides us with a distinct advantage within our game portal. We are confident our Japanese users will embrace the GoPets experience."

"Game Garden's valuable experience within the Japanese online games community is both proven and respected," said Erik Bethke, CEO of GoPets, Ltd. "It is an honor to be joining forces with this successful management team. Their leadership will benefit GoPets not only in Japan, but in the rest of the world as well."

Launched in the form of a public beta earlier this year, GoPets is a unique online entertainment service offering friend making, social networking and games, all wrapped together in the world's most advanced virtual pet raising experience. Currently consisting of cats and dogs, GoPets are 3D animated creatures housed on the desktops of computer users across the globe. These pets are able to interact with other GoPets characters all across the world in exciting and unique ways. The loveable creatures can ride skateboards, dance and even sample exotic dishes with other users.

About GoPets, Ltd.

GoPets, Ltd. is an international game developer and publisher in Seoul, South Korea, with partners around the globe. Incorporated in August of 2004, GoPets is gaining impressive momentum with its flagship product, allowing users to easily play games and make friends all across the world. Comprised of numerous industry veterans, GoPets is quickly establishing itself in the online gaming marketplace. For more information please go to

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