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The History Channel(R) Partners with CDV Software Entertainment USA on Rome Campaign

Integrated Sponsorship Offers Chance to Win Rome: Engineering an Empire DVD and Glory of the Roman Empire Video Game

The History Channel ® and CDV Software Entertainment USA ® have partnered through The History Channel ® website to offer history buffs a chance to win Roman treasures. As the exclusive sponsor of History.com's Weekly Quiz through the second week of August, CDV is awarding winners with a copy of Glory of the Roman Empire, a city building and management simulation game, in addition to a DVD of ROME: ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE, the hugely popular special that premiered on The History Channel ® in September 2005.

Incorporating state-of-the-art CGI technology, ROME: ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE chronicles the rich history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Caesar in 44 B.C. to its eventual fall around 537 AD, detailing the remarkable works of architecture and technology in between that helped create Rome's indelible mark on the world.

In Glory of the Roman Empire, players will enter the wondrous age of the Roman Empire and use their city building skills to create cities that would humble even Rome itself. In campaign mode, players use careful planning and governing in order to become the empire's most respected governor. Or they can go online in Challenge mode to best players across the Internet and determine who can build an empire to stand the test of time. Glory of the Roman Empire is an easy to learn, yet difficult to master city building and management simulation that will challenge players in an historically authentic settings, while lush graphics immerse the player in the culture of the ancient Roman empire.

CDV Software Entertainment is dedicated to publishing and distributing top-notch video games worldwide. The publicly traded company, founded and headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, has its North American offices located in New Jersey and North Carolina, and partners with leading distribution partners across the globe. As publisher of critically acclaimed titles like City Life, Glory of the Roman Empire, DarkStar One, Codename: Panzers, Divine Divinity, American Conquest, Combat Mission, War Front: Turning Point, Cossacks and the Blitzkrieg series, CDV is Europe's foremost publisher of PC strategy titles.

The History Channel ® is one of the leading cable television networks featuring compelling original, non-fiction specials and series that bring history to life in a powerful and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. The network provides an inviting place where people experience history in new and exciting ways enabling them to connect their lives today to the great lives and events of the past that provide a blueprint for the future. The History Channel has earned three Peabody Awards, six News and Documentary Emmy ® Awards and received the prestigious Governor's Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the network's Save Our History ® campaign dedicated to historic preservation and history education. The History Channel reaches more than 89 million Nielsen subscribers. The website is located at www.History.com.

Press Contacts:

The History Channel

Joshua Gross

212-210-9184

joshua.gross@aetn.com

CDV Software Entertainment USA

Mario Kroll

919.386.3475

Mario.kroll@cdvus.com

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