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US Release Date for GTR is certain

10TACLE STUDIOS enter into a co-publishing agreement with Viva Media

Darmstadt, Germany, April 18th, 2005: Starting May 3rd, the "GTR - FIA GT Racing Game" can be found on the shelves of outlets all over North America. Recently started in Europe with major success, the publisher 10TACLE STUDIOS AG, the developer Simbin, and US co-publisher Viva Media are looking forward to the release of the official game of the international FIA GT Series in the USA with excitement. "We are absolutely certain that our market will receive GTR with great enthusiasm. After all, for a long period of time the championship was dominated by powerful American Muscle Cars such as the Dodge Viper or the Saleen SR-7," confirms Carlo Voelker, CEO Viva Media, pointing out the large potential of the exceptional title. A collaboration between the New York-based company and well-known US distribution partners guarantees a nationwide availability of the game; the partner is managing together with 10TACLE on-site marketing and PR campaigns.

Frank Holz, Director Marketing & Sales, 10TACLE STUDIOS AG, is delighted with the positive resonance: "The first feedback is already overwhelming; US-American media were more than excited about the high degree of realism never attained so far. The game received appreciation and many compliments, and the high demand was clearly visible in an initial preorder campaign over the Internet. With Viva Media we also have found a strongly dedicated partner supporting us, with their long-time know-how and strong distribution power, in the marketing of GTR in the USA."

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About SimBin Development Team AB

SimBin Development Team AB is a software development company comprised of more than 80 world class coders and artists - all racing enthusiasts - united with the single vision of creating the ultimate racing simulation. Headquartered in Vara, Sweden; Docklands, London and Gothenburg, Sweden, SimBin Development Team AB was founded in 2003 by Ian Bell and Henrik Roos, a three-time Swedish GT champion and current competitor in the FIA GT world championship.

About 10tacle studios AG

Darmstadt-based 10tacle studios AG was founded in August 2003 and currently employs 100 people worldwide. As one of the leading German publisher, 10tacle is pursuing an international expansion policy. Within the course of this, they acquired the development studio Reakktor in Germany and founded a subsidiary in Singapore and also a new development studio in Slovakia.

The foundation of the 10tacle studios is built upon all three pillars of interactive entertainment: innovative online, offline and wireless games are created under the 10tacel banner. As a developer and publisher, the joint-stock corporation guides imaginative developers in order to facilitate the production of select-quality, marketable games. In selecting the portfolio, 10tacle is led by its partners and the quality of the games: Action, adventure, strategy and racing games for PC and all next-generation consoles. Target: Hardcore gamers as well as occasional players.

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