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PSM: Independent PlayStation Magazine Names Rob Smith Editor In Chief

For Immediate Release

South San Francisco, CA (March 22, 2007) - PSM: Independent PlayStation Magazine, Future US Inc.'s leading publication devoted to coverage of Sony's console, has appointed Rob Smith as Editor In Chief. In his new role at PSM, Smith returns to his editorial roots to oversee the vision and voice of the only magazine in the industry representing the PlayStation platform.

A fourteen-year veteran of the video game magazine industry, Smith has dedicated 10 of those years to Future US, Inc. He moves to PSM from his most recent position as Associate Publisher of Future US publications PC Gamer and Maximum PC where he was instrumental in the development of advertising sales, new revenue generation and audience cultivation.

Prior to his position as Associate Publisher for both magazines, Smith contributed as Associate Publisher of Official Xbox Magazine (OXM) and before that, as Editor In Chief of the publication. For the four years preceding his tenure at OXM, Rob served as Editor In Chief of PC Gamer magazine.

"Rob is one of this industry's most experienced and well-respected journalists, having covered GameBoy, Xbox, PC gaming, and many points in between," said PSM Publisher Dan Morris. "His breadth of skills and his knowledge of the magazine craft will be major contributions to PSM going forward."

About Future

Future US is a leading publisher of cutting-edge special interest magazines and Web sites, which sell in excess of 2.3 million and reach more than 3.5 million unique visitors per month. Futures publications reach a young, active, affluent audience and rank 12th among audited newsstand publishers in gross newsstand revenue. Its market-leading print titles include Official Xbox Magazine, PSM: Independent PlayStation Magazine, PC Gamer, Maximum PC, Mac|Life, Pregnancy, Future Snowboarding Magazine, Snowboard Trade News, Guitar World, Guitar One, Revolver, Guitar World Acoustic, Bass Guitar and Guitar World Legends. Future also publishes leading consumer Web sites GamesRadar ( www.gamesradar.com) , Futuresnowboarding.com ( www.futuresnowboarding.com) and Next Generation ( www.next-gen.biz ), the highly-respected US game industry news source. Future is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Diego. ( www.futureus.com).

Contact: Noa Rabinowitz, 212-849-8257, noa@four-corners.com

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