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Got Game Entertainment Ups the Ante with "Arctic Stud Poker Run"

Action-packed "full-contact poker" game with high stakes, high speeds, and high explosives goes all in this March


Weston, CT - January 10, 2008 - Got Game Entertainment LLC today announced a North American publishing deal for "Arctic Stud Poker Run", an arcade-style combat racing game for the PC with a revolutionary multi-player battle experience. Developed by Game Refuge, the veteran arcade team behind "Rampage World Tour" and "General Chaos", "Arctic Stud Poker Run" is a decidedly irreverent, over-the-top reinvention of real-life cross-country "poker runs" in which players race from place to place picking up playing cards in an effort to assemble a winning hand. The action-packed "full contact poker" game includes everything from heat-seeking missiles and dynamite-filled snowmen to spell-casting goblins and bullet-proof long-johns. "Arctic Stud Poker Run" is scheduled for release March 2008 and will retail for $19.99 (USD). The game is not yet rated by the ESRB.

"Some have described 'Arctic Stud Poker Run' as 'Twisted Metal'-meets-Texas Hold 'Em, while others find it a thinking-man's free-for-all with gambling principals to add strategy, depth, and nuance to an otherwise mindless genre," said Game Refuge CEO Brian Colin. "We just call it flat-out fun."

"Arctic Stud Poker Run" allows players to employ trickery, intimidation, bravado, deceit, speed, stealth, and brute force to bankrupt their opponents and win. In this "friendly" game of cards, players can use high-powered vehicles to rush out and grab any card they see, engage machine guns, dynamite, and heat-seeking-missiles to steal opponent's cards, and put a "bounty" on the head of troublesome adversaries. "Arctic Stud Poker Run" features include:

Single player, multiplayer, and tournament elimination modes 37 unique, playable characters 126 levels spanning 81 square miles in 9 environments Players with varying skill sets compete effectively Cash-based tournament scoring Player-to-player bounty system allows alliance formation "Big Hand Possible" feature advises the best available hands before the round begins "Auto Card Swap" feature alleviates the need for advance poker knowledge

"No gentle taps on green felt and quiet tinkling of cocktail glasses in this poker game," said Got Game Entertainment President Howard Horowitz. "'Arctic Stud Poker Run' doesn't just up the game ante, it chases it down and explodes it."

For more information, visit www.ArcticStudPokerRun.com.

About Got Game Entertainment

Founded by Howard Horowitz, Got Game Entertainment, LLC is a leading publisher of interactive entertainment games. With the release of games such as "Arctic Stud Poker Run", Got Game Entertainment continues its commitment to bringing to market quality games offering exceptional entertainment. For more information on the company and its games, visit www.GotGameEntertainment.com.

About Game Refuge

An independent videogame design and development company, Game Refuge, Inc., has been creating legendary video game products for the coin-operated arcade, coin-operated gaming, PC, and home console markets for over fifteen years. The game credits of Brian Colin and Jeff Nauman, the principal game designers at Game Refuge, include some of the most popular, highest earning, and best-selling games in video game history. For a complete list of credits and more information about this unique company, visit www.GameRefuge.com.


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