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The Game Creators And NVIDIA Launch Competition For Budding Developers

FPS Creator and DarkBASIC Professional users invited to submittheir games for the chance to win a publishing deal

WIGAN, UK - NOVEMBER 1 2006 - Graphics technology leader NVIDIA and game creation software gurus The Game Creators announce they are teaming up for a competition that invites would-be developers worldwide to put their skills to the test.

The competition is split into two categories, one for FPS Creator and the other for DarkBASIC Professional. Entrants must create a one level first person shooter in FPS Creator or let their imagination run wild in DarkBASIC Professional - games will be judged on a number of criteria, including graphics, gameplay and sound. Full details are available at www.nzone.com/object/nzone_fpsc_contest.html.

The FPS Creator winner will receive a stunning top-spec PC and a publishing deal with Mastertronic, who will fund the development of the top entry into a 15-level game to be published and sold as part of their budget-priced range. Four runners-up will also win great NVIDIA hardware prizes. Two DarkBASIC Professional winners will receive a complete PC system, with NVIDIA SLI goodies up for grabs for second and third places. In addition, NVIDIA will host the best entries on their website for visitors to play.

Darryl Still, NVIDIA's Director of Content Management for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, said: "We're delighted to be working with this unique product. The Game Creators' PC game creation software means it's not just big studios who can produce great games and amazing visual effects - any gaming enthusiast can turn their ideas into playable reality."

Rick Vanner, The Game Creators' Director of development said: "We're very excited by this co-marketing deal with NVIDIA - by teaming up with the world's best video card manufacturer we're able to reach many more creative individuals and as a result we expect to have hundreds of entries

Free trial version of FPS Creator at:

http://www.fpscreator.com/demo.html

Entries close for FPS Creator games January 16th 2007

Free trial version of DarkBASIC Professional at: http://darkbasicpro.thegamecreators.com/?f=trial

Entries close for DarkBASIC Professional games February 16th 2007

About The Game Creators Ltd

The Game Creators develop and publish innovative game creation tools for PC users. The company has established successful game making tools used by thousands of enthusiasts worldwide.

The Game Creators are based in Wigan, United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.thegamecreators.com

About NVIDIA

NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.co.uk.

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