LONDON, 4th May 2005 - Gizmondo Europe Ltd, subsidiary of Jacksonville, Florida-based Tiger Telematics Inc. (other OTC, TGTL), today confirmed the line-up of amazing game titles to be unveiled and demonstrated on the Gizmondo multi-entertainment device at this year's mammoth E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles, which runs from 18-20th May.
The entertainment industry focal event that draws tens of thousands of industry professionals and analysts will be the stage from which Gizmondo will give the first ever demos of six new original titles exclusive to Gizmondo, namely; Supernaturals, Johnny Whatever, Chicane, Hit and Myth, Sticky Balls, and Agaju: The Sacred Path - which is scheduled to have a soon-to-be-announced legendary rock star provide a title soundtrack.
The multi-million dollar booth (#1078, South Hall), next to software giant and supplier of the Gizmondo's Windows® CE operating system, Microsoft, will also feature expert demos of the first ever, internally developed GPS enabled gang warfare game, Colors. In addition, Gizmondo will be showing the award-winning driving game, Richard Burns Rally, and launch titles; TrailBlazer, Fathammer Classics, and Gizmondo Motocross 2005, all delivery in stunning detail by the 128-bit NVIDIA® GoForceTM 3D 4500 graphic accelerator.
On of the show's lead games, Agaju: The Sacred Path, will also feature incredible new gaming technology only available on Gizmondo using Augmented Reality and Gyroscopic Camera technology. More details will be released prior to the event along with A-list performances and attendees.
Eric Peterson, President of Gizmondo Studios, offered: "These breathtaking original titles we are showing resonate the entertainment ethos that is unique to Gizmondo. The new technologies in particular will demonstrate that the Gizmondo, although recognised as the most feature-rich handheld available, becomes greater than the sum of its parts when we introduce and combine different areas of functionality."
Carl Freer, Co-founder and Chairman, Tiger Telematics says: "We have gone all out for this year's show. The new games are fantastic and the new technology will blow people away." He added, "As well as celebrating our 19th May 05 pan-European rollout, we'll be announcing the US street date at the show, marking the start of our launch ramp up for North America."
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The Gizmondo is powered by Microsoft Windows CE advanced real-time operating system, boasting a 2.8-inch TFT colour screen with a Samsung ARM9 400Mhz processor and incorporates the GoForce 3D 4500 NVIDIA graphics accelerator. It provides cutting-edge gaming, multimedia messaging, an MP3 music player, Mpeg4 movie playing capability, a digital camera and a GPRS network link to allow wide-area network gaming. Additionally, it contains a GPS chip for location-based services, is equipped with Bluetooth for use in multi-player gaming and accepts SD and MMC card accessories.
The Gizmondo device and its games are in retail stores now in the UK, and in North American and Continental Europe markets from Spring 2005
About Tiger Telematics and Gizmondo
Gizmondo Europe Ltd. is an owned subsidiary of Tiger Telematics Inc (TGTL) and is the maker of Gizmondo, a next-generation mobile entertainment device. Launched in 2004, the gaming device includes built-in music, video, messaging and picture functions and GPS.
Tiger Telematics is a designer, developer and marketer of mobile telematics systems and services that combine global GPS functions and voice recognition technology to locate and track vehicles and people down to street level in countries throughout the world. The systems are designed to operate on GPS and are currently being marketed to GSM current and potential subscribers, primarily by the company's United Kingdom based subsidiaries.
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