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Ozura Mobile and Nextnation Partner to Launch Malaysia's First Live Mobile Gaming Competition – Beauty Queen

"A total of RM25,000 in cash prizes, plus a dinner with Gloria for the Grand Winner!"


24 March 2006

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 24 2006 - Ozura Mobile, Malaysia's leading developer of mobile phone games today launched Malaysia's largest and first ever 'live' mobile game competition - Beauty Queen.

Beauty Queen is expected to be the catalyst that introduces mobile gaming to the mass market in Malaysia and is Ozura's latest mobile game. Developed specially for mobile phones, the appropriately titled game features Miss Malaysia 2004 Ms. Gloria Ting. Gamer will get to play the role of Gloria as she goes about her daily life.

The mobile game competition is structured into 3 heats culminating in the grand finals. To keep things interesting, each heat features a new edition of the Beauty Queen game. Each new edition features the same outstanding graphics and becomes progressively more challenging with the release of each game.

Beauty Queen will run for a total of 7 months beginning March 2006, with the Grand Finals being held in October 2006. The top 3 winners of each heat will get to compete 'live' in a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. A total of RM25,000 in cash prizes is being offered, plus a dinner with Gloria for the Grand Winner!

Gamers can download the game by typing "ON BQ" and sending it to 39355 on their mobile phone or visit www.fonwar.com to find out more. After the end of the game, gamers can then upload their score via GPRS to the Beauty Queen gaming web and wapsite. They will be able to check their game ranking via the internet or WAP. There is no limit to the number of score uploads (or entries) thus providing gamers with the chance to obtain the highest ranking possible based on their scores.

Fonwar.com Platform is powered by FunLogiX 1.0, a full service mobile game engine for mobile interactive game development, hosting and worldwide deployment. Nextnation is the appointed mobile technology and application service provider for the mobile game competition, connecting to 15 million customers from Maxis, Digi and Celcom.

About Ozura

Ozura is a leading international developer and publisher for mobile games and game developer engine to carriers, aggregators, mobile phone manufacturers and service providers. The company creates games for the mobile phones based on J2ME, BREW or Symbian platform. Ozura's games are available all over the world through its distribution network of thousands of partners spanning across 130 countries. It is expected that the growth of mobile phones supporting these platforms will exceed one billion units worldwide in 2008

About Nextnation Communication Berhad

Nextnation, a mobile application service provider, enables businesses and individuals to access, connect, and transact across today's complex global mobile networks. Its core product MINDCEPTM Platform is a mobile multimedia communication platform, facilitating and enabling mobile data transmission worldwide using WAP, MMS, SMS and Java technologies. MINDCEPTM is connected to some of the largest premium messaging networks in the world in order to offer a broad range of services from content distribution to mobile m-commerce and place the company at the forefront of this rapidly growing messaging market. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.nextnationnet.com.

This press release was issued by Ozura Mobile on 24 March 2006. For further information, please refer to: www.ozura.com


Ozura Sdn. Bhd.

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