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SUNFLOWERS' Intro wins 2 Prestigious Awards at FMX/05

Heusenstamm. "Knights of Honor" by SUNFLOWERS is the absolute winner of this year's FMX/05. The PC game's cinematic sequence, created by Virgin Lands, not only received first place for 'Best Intro' in the category "Professional / Games"' of the Animago competition, but also in the category "Cut Scene" of the FMX Echtzeit Film Festival which was held for the first time this year.

"These awards are further proof of Sunflowers' emphasis on top quality. We are especially delighted for Virgin Lands, as we are currently working on the ingame graphics for ANNO 3 (Working Title)", commented Adi Boiko, SUNFLOWERS President, Virgin Lands' massive success.

Tobias WeingTMrtner, CEO of Virgin Lands, had the following to say after receiving the two prestigious awards: "We are immensely proud to have won not only the Animago Award but also the Echtzeit Film Festival this year - a real double whammy. The awards are also an impressive testament for the good cooperation with SUNFLOWERS, to which our current efforts for ANNO 3 (Working Title) will further contribute."

SUNFLOWERS (Interactive Entertainment Software GmbH) is Germany's leading publisher of entertainment software. All projects are realized in close cooperation with associated development studios.

The company was founded in 1993 by Adi Boiko and Wilhelm Hamrozi with the express aim of developing outstanding computer games with an enormous fun factor for the international market.

Over four million copies of the strategy hits ANNO 1602 and ANNO 1503 have been sold so far, making them the two most successful computer games ever to come out of Germany.

Contact:

Martin Szymanski

Seligenstaedter Grund 1

63150 Heusenstamm

Tel: +49 (0) 6104/948-244

Fax: + 49 (0) 6104/948-217

Mobile: 0172/6714002

e-mail: szymanski@sunflowers.de

Nadine Knobloch

Seligenstaedter Grund 1

63150 Heusenstamm

Tel: +49 (0) 6104/948-269

Fax: + 49 (0) 6104/948-217

Mobil: 0172/6512632

e-mail: knobloch@sunflowers.de

www.sunflowers.de

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