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"Gamers connect in the Windy City sponsored by NEC HDTV Displays"

Buffalo Grove, IL - Mar. 15, 2005 - Zyos and Walshy, World Cyber Game Halo Champs sponsored by Major League Gaming, will kick off this year's XTREME CYBERMANIA 2005, an innovative three-day festival of gaming and entertainment to be held May 27-29, 2005 at Chicago's Navy Pier, one of the country's most unique recreation and exposition facilities and the largest tourist attraction in Illinois with over 9 million visitors per year. This safe, family environment welcomes gamers ages 5-11 in our Kidz Orbit area.

XTREME CYBER MANIA 2005 will bring together gamers and spectators from around the United States and International countries.

With over 170,000 sq.ft, XTREME CYBER MANIA 2005 is the Midwest largest interactive gamer's EVENT. XTREME CYBER MANIA 2005 will provide opportunities for the most recently developed games to be exhibited before a varied audience.

Starr Group, Ltd, in association with the Metropolitan Pier Exposition Authority (MPEA) is the host of XTREME CYBER MAINIA 2005.

Captivating the popularity of platforms i.e. Sony Playstation 2, Microsoft X-BOX, and Nintendo Game Cube for in-home use, XTREME CYBER MANIA 2005 will provide consumers creativity and technology combined to invigorate game play. XTREME CYBER MANIA 2005 is an opportunity to expose the videogame interactive marketplace to new consumers, make millions of impressions and showcase new release products.

XTREME CYBERMANIA 2005 is the ultimate Gamers' Expo where attendees can test drive games, engage in friendly play and compete in an atmosphere featuring the real 3D world of light and sound effects as well as optical illusions. XTREME CYBERMANIA 2005 will feature a technology pavilion, Kidz Orbit, video games and platform stations, educational panels, entertainment, exhibit booths, state of the art Gamer Tables with NEC 30" LCD HDTV displays & Microsoft XBox, NEC 40" LCD HDTV displays for spectators, Photismos® 80"

Projection Units, electronic sports arena, tournament and autograph sessions and special features.

About Starr Group, Ltd.

Starr Group is dedicated to bringing gamers a rich experience in public venues by providing large display HDTV quality systems. Gamers can now socialize and engage in friendly competition face to face and avoid the anonymity of the Internet. The venues are also family friendly. Starr Group will be hosting "XTREME CYBER MANIA @ NAVY PIER CHICAGO" May 27-29,2005. For further information contact or call our marketing department at 888-525-4142 Ext. 370.

About NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America, Inc.

Headquartered in Itasca, Ill., NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America, Inc.

is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based NEC-Mitsubishi Electric Visual Systems Corporation, a joint venture company established by NEC Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. The company incorporates the strengths of NEC's worldwide leadership in LCD desktop and information displays, AmbixTM, and MultiSync technologies, with Mitsubishi's market leadership in flat aperture grille CRT technology development. NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display ranked as the number one best-selling stand-alone LCD monitor brand according to the iSuppli/Stanford Resources Flat Panel Monitrak® Quarterly Report, Q4 '04.

NECMitsubishi was also ranked the top stand-alone LCD monitor manufacturer in North America for all of CY2003 according to DisplaySearch's Annual LCD Monitor Strategy Report 2003. For more information, call 1-888-NEC-6487 or visit

About Navy Pier Chicago

Navy Pier was originally designed as a shipping and recreational facility and has evolved into a premiere family entertainment center. It also provides state-of-theart meeting space perfectly suited for small-to-medium sized trade shows. All of these elements combine to make Navy Pier Chicago's number one tourist destination drawing more than 9 million visitors annually. For information contact

312) 595-PIER or visit

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