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The Hunter

MMO critter-bagging game goes live.

LONDON, UK, April 2nd, 2009 – Emote Games, publisher of theHunter, has now officially launched the hunting game and social network, giving thousands of eager hunting and gaming enthusiasts the opportunity to play this breakthrough simulation. Free to play, users can simply log on at www.thehunter.com, sign up and gain instant access.

The recent launch has quickly proven a tremendous success with over a hundred thousand people already making theHunter one of the world’s most popular hunting destinations. Originally targeted at a US audience, demand for theHunter has also been phenomenal throughout Europe with particular interest coming from the UK, Germany, France and Sweden.

“The primary objective in the first phase of release was to focus our efforts on quality of service”, said David Rose, Emote Games co-founder and COO. “We wanted to make sure that the whole experience is as amazing as the graphics and AI. We have had a huge demand and want to ensure everyone gets to play with an excellent level of support and service; something that players will come to expect from Emote Games. Feedback to date has been amazing and so now is the time to open theHunter to a much wider audience”.

theHunter combines realistic hunting action that includes tracking, spotting and harvesting a variety of animals, with a larger social networking community that gives players the chance to meet other players, post information about themselves and their hunts, receive awards and see scores. The online element of theHunter allows the game to continually evolve, with regular updates and the release of new features such as hunts, gear, new species, maps and habitats, making the game truly reflective of the ever changing hunting world.

“TheHunter addresses the lack of quality and realism found in many hunting games, which has done a great disservice to the sport and its fans for many years,” said Morgan O’Rahilly, President of Emote Games. “By developing an experience that uses the most advanced technology and follows strict ethical guidelines, theHunter will change the way thegenre is perceived and set a new benchmark for future hunting games.”

Emote Games have had a dedicated community during its development who have provided excellent feedback and suggestions. At Emote we believe the community are the key to success and we look forward to continuing this relationship with original and new members.

To learn more about theHunter and create your free account, visit www.theHunter.com.

About Emote Games

Emote is an online games publisher focusing on the creation of high quality interactive entertainment. Emote’s titles are designed to be dynamic social experiences, offering outstanding cross-platform gaming with extensive personalisation and social networking features, presenting unique opportunities for gamers, game developers and brand owners.

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Laurie Bella

HighWater Group

(212) 338-0077 x. 301


Emma Brown

Marketing Manager

Emote Games

+44 (0) 791 733 2923

emmab@ emotegames.co.uk

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