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NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and DEEP SILVER sign co-publishing agreement for WARHAMMER®: MARK OF CHAOS™ and MAGE KNIGHT™: APOCALYPSE in all European territories

Wednesday 28 June 2006, Basingstoke/... Leading games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and DEEP SILVER today announced an agreement to allow Koch Media to co-publish both revolutionary real-time strategy game Warhammer®: Mark of Chaos and the fantasy role-playing game Mage Knight: Apocalypse under its premium games label DEEP SILVER in all European territories. Both titles are scheduled for release in late 2006 for the PC.

"We are happy that yet another renowned publisher, NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., has decided to work together with us and our premium games label Deep Silver in Europe," states Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, Managing Director of Koch Media. Both titles are impressive with their high quality and strong brands. "Warhammer: Mark of Chaos and Mage Knight: Apocalypse are already excitedly anticipated by the press, fans of both licenses and players alike."

"Our highly-regarded AAA PC titles now have a top-notch European publisher," said Mr. Nobuhiro Kasahara, NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.'s, Executive Vice President and COO,. "We are particularly excited to be working with Deep Silver in bringing Warhammer: Mark of Chaos to Europe, where the license originates, so that fans of the license can appreciate a visceral real-time battle experience set in the rich fantasy world of Warhammer. Action RPG gamers can also look forward to the exciting story and epic depth of Mage Knight: Apocalypse."

Developed by Black Hole Entertainment, a subsidiary of Cinergi Interactive, Warhammer: Mark of Chaos features epic battles on a massive scale, where big demons and huge beautifully rendered battalions clash with thousands of characters battling on screens in intricate detail -- from a bird's eye view down to the insignias on a warrior's armour.

Mage Knight: Apocalypse, developed by InterServe, features unprecedented depth and customisability with a free camera system that allows the player to explore as never before in an action RPG.

About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. is an interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. The company is a subsidiary of the newly formed NAMCO BANDAI Holdings (USA) Inc. based in Cypress, CA. As previous separate entities (Namco Hometek Inc. and Bandai Games Inc.) the companies were each known for creating some of the industry's top video game franchises including: Tamagotchi®, Tekken®, SOULCALIBUR®, Dead to Rights®, Pac-Man® World, Digimon®, Ridge Racer®, Time Crisis® and ACECOMBAT®. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and its products log onto www.namcobandaigames.com.

About Cinergi Interactive
Cinergi Interactive is a subsidiary of Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc. whose backgrounds include credits in box office hits The Rambo series, Total Recall, Tombstone, Die Hard With a Vengeance, and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, among others. With the establishment of several development studios, including Black Hole Entertainment, the developer of Armies of Exigo, and Digic Pictures, Cinergi Interactive has now extended its creative power to the production of video game entertainment. http://www.cinergi-interactive.com/

Founded by Franz Koch and Klemens Kundratitz in 1994, Koch Media is a leading production and marketing company for digital entertainment products in Europe. The company focuses on publishing and licensing software products, games and films on DVD. Koch Media's sales, marketing and distribution activities cover the whole of Europe, and the company has achieved strategic cooperation agreements with numerous software and games manufacturers: G-Data, JoWooD, Lexware, Pinnacle, Square-Enix, Sunflowers, Ulead, etc. While Koch Media's head office is situated in Planegg, near Munich, the company also maintains further branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.
More information: http://www.kochmedia.com and http://www.deepsilver.com

Deep Silver is KOCH Media's premium games label. Deep Silver has been collaborating with international developers and publishers since 2002 to publish creative and innovative computer and video games. The multi-award-winning X2 and the daring Singles have already put Deep Silver at the top of the charts. Pipeline projects include co-publishing titles with Sunflowers (ANNO 1701, ParaWorld) and JoWooD (SpellForce 2, Gothic 3, etc). www.deepsilver.com

Warhammer® : Mark of Chaos & ® Copyright Games Workshop Ltd 2006. All Rights Reserved. Games Workshop, Warhammer, Warhammer: Mark of Chaos, and all associated races, race insignia, marks, names, characters, illustrations and images from the Warhammer: Mark of Chaos game and the Warhammer world are either ®, TM and/or ® Games Workshop Ltd 2000-2006, variably registered in the UK and other countries around the world, used under license by NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Mage Knight: Apocalypse & ® 2006 WizKids, Inc. Mage Knight is a trademark and/or registered trademark of WizKids, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All rights reserved. Licensed in conjunction with Fog Studios, Inc. Licensed exclusively to NAMCO BANDAI Games America, Inc.

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