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TWO ROCKPOOL'S DEVELOPED GAMES ACHIEVE TOP-TEN CHART POSITIONS THIS MONTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- 5th July 2006 -- Manchester, United Kingdom -- 5th July 2006 -- Rockpool Games achieved another landmark last month when two titles developed by its Manchester Studio achieved top-ten chart positions. The best-sellers for April 2006 announced by games industry trade body, ELSPA, detail the nation's best-selling games for the Java platform and feature both Worms, published by THQ Wireless and Ronnie O'Sullivan's Snooker published by Player One. Data is collected from mobile phone airtime operators including; 3, O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone and are widely accepted as the most-accurate portrayal of sales in the UK market. "We work hard to produce great games for our client publishers", commented Managing Director, Paul Gouge, "we know that we make the best games in the market and we're delighted that the consumers agree. Having two games in the top-ten for the first time is great acknowledgment of our exceptional team". Rockpool have a large number of new titles in development for the major UK mobile games publishers. -- About Rockpool Games -- Rockpool is one of Europe's leading developers of games for wireless devices. Amongst the largest and longest-established independent studios, Rockpool is one of the few able to offer a full solution including Development, QA, Porting and Certification. It has a proven track-record of delivering the highest-profile brands for the largest publishers. -- About ELSPA -- ELSPA(the Entertainment & Leisure Software Publishers Association) was founded in 1989 to establish a specific and collective identity for the British computer and video games industry. Since then, the membership has steadily grown from 12 to nearly 100 companies, including almost all the major companies concerned with the publishing and distribution of interactive leisure and entertainment software in the UK. ELSPA works to protect, promote and provide for the interests of all its members, as well as addressing issues that affect the industry as a whole. For further information please contact: Tina Elkin, Rockpool Games Ltd Tel: +44 (0) 161 839 2828, Fax: +44 (0) 161 839 2838 Email: tina.elkin@rockpoolgames.com
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