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Gothic 3 - The Beginning

Mobile version of JoWooD's RPG launched in the States by GAMEVIL.

Los Angeles, California — June XX, 2008--GAMEVIL USA, the LA-based mobile games publisher, announced today the launch of JoWooD Production’s Gothic 3 – The Beginning, a mobile version of the PC RPG Blockbuster.

The mobile version is part of the original Gothic PC universe, published by JoWooD Productions. Gothic 3 – The Beginning, as mentioned in the title, takes users to the beginning of the story, set 140 years back from the first Gothic series. Users play as young Xardas, a hero chosen by God Innos, to find the four chosen ones and bring back the sealed magic to the island of Khorinis.

Boasting a vastly wide map with 50 different scenarios to explore, Gothic 3 – The Beginning is packed with various features. There are more than a dozen enemies such as wolves, orcs, bandits, and trolls to battle against, players can learn numerous magic spells and collect armors, items by talking to the 35 non player characters, backed by a great AI system, to enhance their character. One of the best features of Gothic 3 – The Beginning is the intuitive controls and attention to details. There are 8 slots to shortcut certain moves, a smooth maneuvering system, and small details such as original soundtracks from the official Gothic PC game – which is sure to please Gothic fans all around - helps create a less frustrating, more relaxed gaming atmosphere. Along with easy tutorials in the beginning to show how everything works, Gothic is very user friendly and makes it easy for newcomers to quickly get involved in the world of Gothic.

Another feature is the continuance of gameplay. While solving the main assignment, users play small side-quests to gain experience points, gold and unique items. Even if players manage to beat the game, players can continue your adventure on Khorinis and further develop their character.

Christopher Kassulke CEO of HandyGames says, “We are happy to expand our cooperation with Gamevil for such a great Title like Gothic 3 – The Beginning. So more consumers worldwide are able to play the best RPG on mobile phones.”

“HandyGames is well known for its consistent quality of games. RPG is a sector in mobile gaming that can show a lot of improvement in the future due to the enhanced capabilities of the handsets.”, says Kyu Lee, President of GAMEVIL USA, “We’re happy to deliver one of the best RPG games that HandyGames has developed so far”.

Developed and published by HandyGames, distributed by Gamevil Inc., Gothic 3 – The Beginning is now available for download.

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GAMEVIL is a premier global mobile games publisher headquartered in Los Angeles, USA and Seoul, Korea. Since its founding in 2000, GAMEVIL has earned a reputation as one of the best companies in the mobile games sector by crafting 10 award winners in a diverse portfolio of over 60 games. GAMEVIL is well known for revolutionizing the sector with its original and innovative mobile games, backed by unparalleled expertise in advanced mobile and network technology. As a world class leader in mobile game publishing, GAMEVIL continues to lead the sector with a commitment to establish mobile as the definitive mass market entertainment platform for the world.

About HandyGames

HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers of games for mobile phones. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany and in Bucharest, Romania and has its very own international distribution network. The company was founded in 2000 by Markus Kassulke, Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein, has more than 35 employees and plans to expand further.

The huge and diverse variety of products, which all excel by high quality, consists of downloadable and pre-installed games, as well as applications and games for the mobile Internet. HandyGames™ has developed top sellers such as Gothic 3 – The Beginning, Panzer Tactics, My Model Train, Townsmen or Flitzer. The company’s long time success is reflected in close co-operations with producers of mobile phones and network operators, as well as in the many international prizes it has won.

About JoWooD Productions Software AG

JoWooD Productions Software AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a leading publisher of computer- and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality titles for all existing and future gaming systems. JoWooD games are distributed worldwide by an efficient net of distribution partners.

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Gothic© 2008 by Pluto 13 GmbH, Ruhrallee 63, Essen, Germany. Published by JoWooD Productions Software AG, Pyhrnstraße 40, 8940 Liezen, Austria

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