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Ship Simulator 2008 Add-on: New Horizons

'Sail the Open Sea' contest starts today, with Matrox TripleHead2Go panoramic display systems to be won.

Haarlem, The Netherlands – June 9, 2008 – Today leading computer software publisher Lighthouse Interactive and game developer VSTEP announced the Ship Simulator ‘Sail the Open Sea’ Contest sponsored by Matrox Graphics. The contest starts on Monday, June 9, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. (GMT) and closes on Monday, June 23, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. (GMT). Enter for a chance to win over ten prize packages and one of two Matrox TripleHead2Go™ Digital Edition units. For contest details and to enter the ‘Sail the Open Sea’ Contest, visit or click on ‘Contests’ at

The TripleHead2Go™ technology is the perfect compliment to the Ship Simulator franchise as it provides a panoramic view by expanding the game across three displays. This extended view fully engages your peripheral vision on the side displays with the main point of focus on the center display – experience totally immersive gaming like never before. Ship Simulator 2008 is the World’s best nautical simulator on the market today. This true-to-life naval simulation for Windows® includes all new features, such as: multiplayer (LAN and online), a highly customizable mission editor, 16 new ships, and world renowned ports like San Francisco, New York, Rotterdam, Marseille, Southampton (Solent) and many others to sail in. Ship Simulator is available in 20 countries and 7 languages, and has sold over 250,000 copies to date. For contest details and to enter the ‘Sail the Open Sea’ Contest, visit or click on ‘Contests’ at

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About Matrox Graphics Inc.

Matrox Graphics is a leading manufacturer of specialized graphics solutions for professional markets such as finance, digital media, medical imaging, industrial, and enterprise computing. In-house design expertise, top-to-bottom manufacturing, and dedicated customer support make our solutions the premier choice in industries that require stable, high-reliability products. Fortune 1000 companies rely on our multi-display solutions— dual, quad, and beyond—to increase productivity and improve decision-making by enabling them to see more and do more. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with representation and offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. To learn more about the complete Matrox Graphics product line, visit:


VSTEP develops professional simulators for fire-fighters, train drivers, safety officers, and nautical training. Since its initiation in 2002, VSTEP has completed over 30 training simulators for customers like the Royal Dutch Navy, the Port of Rotterdam, Falck/Nutec, and the Dutch Railways. VSTEP’s experience and core technology from these projects has been adapted to deliver a “true to their roots” simulator for the home PC user.

About Lighthouse Interactive

Lighthouse Interactive Game Publishing B.V. is a fast growing publisher of interactive entertainment with offices established in Toronto and Montreal, Canada, Haarlem, The Netherlands and London, England. The company is focused on bringing strong titles to the worldwide market in a wide array of genres including: RPG, Simulation, Adventure, Action and Strategy. Staffed with industry veterans, Lighthouse is the right choice for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience.

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