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London, UK 3 October 2004 Cartoon Network, the world's most widely distributed kids' animation channel, and Macrospace, the global provider of mobile games and mobile gaming services, today announces the global launch of 'Wacky Races', a fantastic new 3D-style racing game for mobile phones.

'Wacky Races' is the first mobile outing for Peter Perfect, The Gruesome Twosome, Penelope Pitstop, Professor Pat Pending and all the other crazy characters from the original animated series. 'Wacky Races' features six brilliant tracks to race, with jumps, tunnels, tumbling boulders and loads of other hazards to challenge even the most skilled racer. There are also plenty of powerups that you can collect and use to help you beat the other racers to the finish line. The game features all 11 Wacky Racing teams, each with their own unique skill - from the Slag Brothers' Speed Ram attack to a special smokescreen belched out by Luke and Brother Bear on the Arkansas Chugabug!

"Wacky Races is a game that truly captures all the fun, madness and brilliant visuals of the original cartoon," said John Ozimek, Head of Marketing and Communications at Macrospace. "This is our first game to use 3D-style graphics; it allows us to build a really immersive racing game with a great sense of speed and motion. And of course being a Cartoon Network title, there is plenty of fun and great visuals to complete the package. As with all Macrospace games this title shows the kind of innovative and engrossing gameplay possible on today's mobile handsets, and we are sure it will quickly become a real favourite with mobile gamers and Cartoon Network fans alike."

Mobile games based on Cartoon Network characters are part of the Cartoon Network Mobile channel, which extends the globally recognised Cartoon Network brand into a widely deployed, interactive and fun mobile content universe for cartoon fans around the world. Macrospace and Cartoon Network have worked closely to produce Java, i-mode and BREW versions of wireless games featuring Cartoon Network's cast of characters.

Visit for a fully playable demo of the game as well as trailers, screenshots and other game information. 'Wacky Races' is available for all colour S30, S40 and S60 Nokia devices, as well as selected Sharp and Motorola handsets. Versions for Sony Ericsson, Siemens, LG and other devices will be available soon.


About Macrospace

Macrospace develops and publishes mobile games and provides mobile gaming solutions for network operators, service providers, handset manufacturers, media companies and brand owners around the world. Macrospace products and services are available through more than 90 carriers and 70 service providers, reaching over 700 million subscribers. With expertise in single and multiplayer gaming, web emulation and content provisioning, Macrospace is uniquely positioned to offer complete end-to-end mobile gaming solutions across Java, BREW and i-mode. ProvisionX, the company's fully managed provisioning solution, is the most widely deployed Java download service worldwide. For further information, please visit

About Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network, currently seen in 17 languages in 165 million homes in 145 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s 24-hour, ad-supported cable service offering the best in animated entertainment. Drawing from the world's largest cartoon library, Cartoon Network showcases unique original ventures such as Codename: Kids Next Door, The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Ed, Edd n Eddy and other Cartoon Cartoons. Cartoon Network also features Adult Swim, a late night block of animation for grown-ups. Since its launch in 1992, Cartoon Network has remained one of ad-supported cable's highest-rated networks. Cartoon Network's website is located at (AOL Keyword: Cartoon Network).

Cartoon Network currently distributes its wireless portfolio to more than 50 operators in over 30 countries, including Vodafone, T-Mobile, Telecom Italia, Verizon, AT&T, Bouygues, Sony Ericsson, Telstra, Starhub and Smartone.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.

For more information please contact:

John Ozimek

Head of Marketing and Communications - Macrospace

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7368 1122

Natalie Pritchard

PR Manager - Cartoon Network UK

Tel: +44 20 7693 1113

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