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The game achieves runners up position in the Game of the Year (Editors Choice) Award

London, UK (November 8th, 2004) - Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Ltd. is delighted to announce that the groundbreaking multiplayer FPS title Joint Ops: Typhoon Rising has received a runners-up place at the Golden Joystick Awards.

Joint Ops received the runner-up place in the Game of the Year (Editor's Choice) Award, at the prestigious event organised by Future Publishing last week, narrowly missing out to Konami's popular Pro Evolution Soccer 4.

Paul Rebhan, General Manager for NovaLogic Ltd commented: 'We are absolutely delighted to have received this recognition for Joint Ops from well-respected members of the gaming industry. NovaLogic constantly strive to lead in their field by releasing exciting and groundbreaking, multiplayer FPS titles and Joint Ops has proved that it is no exception!'

Joint Ops is the only FPS to allow players to participate in mammoth 150 player battles with no subscription fee, more than double the player hosting capability of any other FPS. Incorporating maps of up to 50 km sq for large-scale conflict, Joint Ops also fully supports squad play with its smaller scale squad maps, that provide a concentrated cluster of respawn battle points, to provide excellent close quarter battle environments. Along with a full 24-hour day/night cycle and over 29 different land, sea and air vehicles to control, Joint Ops represents a huge leap forward for online multiplayer FPS games.

Joint Ops: Typhoon Rising (PC CD ROM) is in stores now and the expansion pack Joint Ops: Escalation will be available on Nov 26h 2004 for PC. To find out more visit the official game web site at

About NovaLogic

Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games for the PC, PlayStation® game console and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and XboxTM video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, the company's European arm, NovaLogic Ltd., has its offices in London, UK. Key game franchises include Delta Force®, Delta Force® - Black Hawk Down®, Joint OperationsTM, Comanche® and F-22 Lightning®. For more information go to

About Future Publishing

Beginning in 1985 with one idea for a single computer magazine in the UK, Future Publishing Network now prints over ninety special-interest magazines each month through wholly-owned business in the UK, US, France and Italy. Many of Future's magazines are licensed in more than 30 countries. In the UK alone we sell over 2 million* magazines a month!

The Golden Joysticks began life in 1982, and in the past three years the awards have quickly grown to become the most respected and prestigious awards in the industry. The awards received in excess of 80,000 consumer votes last year - a number that promises to be significantly greater this year with the added support of the entire Future Publishing portfolio. Future publish the number one Official PlayStation Portfolio, Official Xbox Magazine and an unrivalled independent portfolio including huge titles such as: Official PlayStation 2 Magazine, PSW, Xbox Gamer, PC Gamer, Edge and Gamesmaster.

*Data is based on average ABC figures ( Jan-June 04 and Jan-Dec 03)& publishers statement for unaudited titles.


Clare Turner

European PR Executive

NovaLogic, Ltd.

Tel: 0207 324 8900

Fax: 0207 324 8919

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