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Interview with the Bitmap Brother

Mike Montgomery talks about his concept forSpeedball 2

Berlin, 25 May 2007: In a brand new interview Mike Montgomery explains development, game-design and concept of Speedball 2 in detail. The interview about the remake of the computergames-classic has been posted on the website of it's German publisher: www.frogster-interactive.de. As eminent advisor and favoured leader, legendary games veteran Mike Montgomery supervises all steps in the development of Speedball 2. Since 1987, when he founded the Bitmap Brothers with two partners, he has been behind the beloved original of Speedball and Speedball 2 as well as classics like Xenon Megablast, The Chaos Engine, Gods, Cadaver, Magic Pockets and Z. Editors will find the interview attached for their own usage, which would be greatly encouraged and appreciated.

Since December 2006, a newsletter on Speedball 2 provides exclusive information about every step of the development process. Subscribers regularly receive news in English or German, exclusive material and access to competitions. Who wants to be up to date with Speedball 2, registers now on www.speedball2.com

Team Brutal Deluxe returns

In 2326, rival gangs form an ultra-violent streetsports league to settle their deadly disputes called Speedball 2. Two teams face each other in bloody battles for a steel ball. Nine on nine - in an all-out rush on the opponents' goal. Almost any malicious move is permitted. The winner of the matches secures control of the city.

In the third quarter of 2007, Frogster Interactive is set to publish Speedball 2 as the longed-for sequel to the Amiga classic. The new release for the PC platform transforms the futuristic game setting with state-of-the-art technology into a high-speed online sports spectacle. Offering international leagues, a worldwide ranking system and a virtual marketplace, Speedball 2 pulls all registers of modern multiplayer gaming action. A wide range of fully customisable male, female and cyborg characters, dynamic sports battles, and continuous community support will convince sports simulation enthusiasts, action fans, and e-sports cracks likewise.

The The Bitmap Brothers logo is a registered trade mark of The Bitmap Brothers. Speedball is a registered trade mark and copyright of The Bitmap Brothers.

About Frogster Interactive Pictures AG

Frogster Interactive Pictures AG, based in Berlin, acts as publisher of computer games of all genres and price levels and is amongst the market leaders in Germany. Under the labels Brigades, Hall of Game, Eclypse and BacktoGames the publisher markets PC games by international licensors. Besides this core business, for the future the growing market of massive multiplayer online games is taken into focus. Related to this there are, amongst others, stakes into Frogster Studios Co. Ltd., Korea, in Online Embassy GmbH, in OnlineWelten GmbH and in Yusho GmbH. The company currently employs more than 30 staff in the departments licensing, marketing, sales, administration and logistics. Internet: www.frogster-interactive.de

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