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World Bunco Association® Chooses Ultizen Games To Create World of Bunco

Shanghai, China - February 19, 2008 - The World Bunco Association, owners of the Bunco® trademark, announced today they have chosen Ultizen Games Ltd., a game development and outsourcing company, to create "World of Bunco", a social gaming network scheduled to debut this summer.

Bunco is a dice game played by an estimated 17 million people around the world who organize Bunco parties of typically 12 players in a social, friendly and fun atmosphere. Bunco Games can last for hours with prizes awarded throughout the game and screams of "BUNCO!" heard throughout neighborhoods when a player rolls three of the same dice matching a corresponding round number (216 to 1 odds).

"Bunco is a worldwide phenomenon and we are incredibly excited to be bringing an amazing new way to play this great game in a new online community," said Leslie Crouch, Founder and CEO of the World Bunco Association. "Our new online game will feature custom player characters, advanced chatting and email functioning, tournaments, and new and exciting ways for the player to customize the experience and play Bunco whenever they want."

"World of Bunco" is utilizing many of the new features in our U-Pal social gaming system," said Lan Haiwen, CEO of Ultimate Games, Ltd, "It allows a single dedicated site to enjoy many of the more advanced social gaming features like micro transactions, message retention and multi-layered private and public chat function usually found in multiple gaming portals."

The WBA also said the site would have a free play mode and as well as a full featured mode for a nominal monthly fee.

About Ultizen Games

Ultizen Games Ltd is a Shanghai-based game development outsourcer for North American, European and Japanese companies, and the creator of the U-Pal casual game platform for the Chinese market. The company was founded in 2005 by a group of industry experts from Ubi Soft China, Shanda and The 9. The company now has 4 studios in China and opened a business development office in Los Angeles earlier this fall.

Ultizen Games' 280-person studio provides game development services including game design, porting, programming and testing, art and sound effects, localization, and background environment development.

About World Bunco Association

The World Bunco Association was chartered in 1996, and is dedicated to the organization, preservation, promotion and the expansion of Bunco group activity. The World Bunco Association specializes in fundraising, Bunco tournaments as well as promotions. They own a family of Bunco trademarks. The WBA partners with companies which are looking to market their specific brand and also license their Bunco trademarks to entities which then promote specialized Bunco products. The WBA operates several different websites: the official Bunco site which has a wealth of information on everything Bunco, an online retail store, and a recently established online Bunco community The WBA is the official source and sanctioning body of bunco games, products and accessories and is located in Newport Beach, California.

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