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SEGA Puts Gamers In Front Of The Eight-Ball In 'World Pool Championship 2007' And 'World Pool Challenge 2007'

Take Turns at Becoming a Pool Champion at E3

SAN FRANCISCO (April 27, 2006) - SEGA of America, Inc. today announced World Pool Championship 2007 and World Pool Challenge 2007. Published by SEGA and developed by renowned U.K. studio Blade Interactive, World Pool Championship 2007 will be available on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and World Pool Challenge 2007 will be available on the PSP portable entertainment system. Chalk up a cue stick and rack up a round of either eight-ball or nine-ball against an array of the world's best pool players this Fall.

"Pool is a classic game that a wide variety of audiences can identify with," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "With a host of exciting new modes and features, both World Pool Championship 2007 and World Pool Challenge 2007 will provide new avenues for virtual hustlers to rack 'em up."

In World Pool Championship 2007 and World Pool Challenge 2007, gamers can create their own pool player or play as one of the world's top pros in over 10 officially licensed pool tournaments including the Mosconi Cup, World Cup, and U.S. Open. Players will test their versatility in Golden Cue Mode by challenging other pro players to games of eight-ball, nine-ball, and other cuesports within the same tournament. Pool sharks will be able to showcase their favorite crowd-pleasing skills in the World Trickshot Championship from a vast selection of trickshots.

For more information on SEGA's Road to E3 2006, please visit the official E3 page at For screenshots and artwork, please visit the SEGA FTP site at:

SEGA's E3 booth will be located in the South Hall, #946, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American Publishing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The SEGA® of America Web Site is located at


Denny Chiu
SEGA of America
(415) 701-4125

Steve Groll
SEGA of America
(415) 701-4124

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