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Oxygen Interactive Announces Gusto Games Partnership

Gusto Games’ golf title set to tee off early 2006 with new publishing deal

Northants, UK. 13th Oct 05 - Oxygen Interactive today announced a partnership deal with Gusto GamesTM to help bring Gusto's golfing vision to life. This agreement brings together the rich sporting history and creative talent of Gusto Games and the previous publishing experience of Oxygen Interactive within the sports and popular gaming arenas.

"Signing World Tour Golf to the right publisher, rounds off an excellent year for us. This, combined with a fresh and innovative marketing campaign, leads us to believe that 2006 is going to be another excellent year." - Simon Phillips, Managing Director (Gusto Games)

World Tour Golf is destined to capture the player's imagination. Fusing the features of real-world golf, high-end graphics, accurate animation and a unique control system, Gusto Games' masterpiece intends to amaze both gamers and golfers alike.

"We are genuinely excited about working with Gusto. They are incredibly passionate about this title, and we want to help deliver the most realistic golfing videogame to date. It is easy to see from the attention to detail they have lavished on the courses and overall game play, that they are well on their way to delivering this" - Jim Scott, CEO

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For further information on this product contact:

David Bancroft

Media Relations - Oxygen Interactive

01933 446 427


For further information on Gusto Games contact:

Dene Landucci

Gusto Games



About Gusto Games

Since recently moving Eidos' hugely successful Championship Manager franchise to Sony PlayStation 2 and Microsoft's XBOX, and recently being nominated for the 'Best New European Studio of the Year' at 'Develop's Industry Excellence Awards', Gusto Games has become one of Europe's most respected independent game development studios. The studio has grown steadily since it was established in September 2003 and now boasts a head count of 22 development staff and is continuing its aggressive expansion programme.

Whilst being known in the main for the completion of the Championship Manager project, Gusto Games will continue to invest a great deal of time, money and effort into its original golf project for PSP, PS2, XBOX and PC, which has now been signed by Oxygen Interactive.

Previous projects include the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE franchise across PC, PlayStation and PS2, the Michael Owen's World League Soccer franchise, the official Olympic Soccer and Olympic Games franchises, as well as major titles for the LEGO brand.

About Oxygen Interactive Software Ltd

Oxygen Interactive, based in Northamptonshire, UK. Founded in 2001, the company currently, publishes and distributes interactive software for videogame systems & personal computers. Oxygen Interactive Markets its products under two brands Oxygen Interactive and Liquid GamesTM

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