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KOCH Media announces co-publishing agreement with JoWooD Productions for "Panzer Elite Action"

Planegg / Rottenmann, October 2005

KOCH Media GmbH hereby announces that a further co-publishing deal has been signed with JoWooD Productions Software AG for the multi-platform title "Panzer Elite Action", in addition to the contracts already signed for the games "Gothic 3", "SpellForce 2" and "The Guild 2". As before, KOCH Media has been acknowledged the exclusive licensing and distribution rights for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the UK and Italy. All titles will therefore be published under both the Deep Silver and the JoWooD label.

"We are happy to be able to continue our successful co-publishing work with JoWooD. With its impressive graphics and the gripping gameplay, Panzer Elite Action will complement the already powerful line-up of Deep Silver titles," says Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of KOCH Media.

"We are particularly proud to be able to continue the highly successful Panzer Elite brand with this exciting action spin-off in cooperation with KOCH Media. This deal will enable JoWooD to ideally market the multi-platform title in important European markets as well as strengthening the company's cooperation with KOCH Media," states Dr. Albert Seidl, Chairman of the Board of JoWooD Productions Software AG.

"Panzer Elite Action" is being developed for the platforms PC and Xbox by the Slovenian company ZootFly; the PlayStation 2 version is being adapted by the French company Wizarbox. "Panzer Elite Action" will be released in 2006. For further information please visit www.panzereliteaction.com.

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver is KOCH Media's Premium Games Label. It was established in 2002 with the goal of publishing games for gamers. From FPS and Simulations to MMO, Deep Silver offers anything and everything that a gamer's heart desires. Deep Silver published Singles ®, X2 - The Threat ®, Scrapland ® and many more games. For more information visit http://www.deepsilver.com

KOCH Media, founded in 1994 by Franz Koch and Klemens Kundratitz, is a leading marketer of games and utility software. The enterprise also publishes PC games and software. KOCH Media Home Entertainment has also published and distributed DVD movies

since autumn 2003. KOCH Media maintains branch offices in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France and United Kingdom.

About JoWooD

JoWooD develops and publishes state-of-the-art entertainment software for all major existing and coming systems. JoWood's games are distributed in all territories by a worldwide net of distribution partners.

Please visit the homepage www.jowood.com for further information.

In case of queries please contact

Martin Metzler

KOCH Media Deutschland GmbH

Lochhamerstr. 9

82152 Planegg/Munich

Germany

Fon: +49 89 24245-123

Fax: +49 89 24245-3 123

m.metzler@kochmedia.com

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