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Xploder HDTV Player to make North American Debut.

US launch at DigitalLife – the leading consumer electronics and entertainment event in NYC

3rd October 2006 Press Release - For Immediate Distribution

Following the successful European unveiling of the Xploder HDTV Player at the Games Convention, Germany, Blaze Games today announces that the North American preview of the eagerly anticipated HDTV Player will take place at the DigitalLife exhibition in New York on 12th - 15th October.

Xploder HDTV Player is the ONLY PlayStation 2 Upgrade that allows PS2 games to be played in High Definition.

By visiting Booth 1318, DigitalLife attendees will witness a direct comparison between output from a standard PS2 and output via the Xploder HDTV Player. Attendees will see for themselves the vast improvements in image clarity, character definition, colour quality and overall gameplay.

Compatible with over 95% of all PS2 games, the Xploder HDTV Player is a unique software utility that unlocks the inherent High Definition capabilities of PS2 games - providing gamers with 480p, 576p, 720p and 1080i HD modes. Simply load the disc, select the required settings from the simple on-screen interface and position the screen image for optimal playback, before loading the game.

Scheduled for release in October 2006, the Xploder HDTV Player will be available for just $49.99 and is supplied with a high-quality RGB component cable to connect the PS2 directly to the HDTV - ensuring superior image quality.

Digital Life takes place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center - 655 West 34th Street - New York, NY 10001 from 12-15th October 2006. For more details visit www.digitallife.com

For more details about the HDTV Player and to register your interest in the product please visit: http://www.xploder.net/products/148/Xploder-HDTV-Player.htm

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Please note: Xploder products are marketed in the US by Blaze Games Ltd.

International PR/Media Contact:

Phil Holmes

Marketing Manager

Blaze Games Ltd.


Tel: +44 (0) 1302 325 225

About Blaze Games Ltd:

Blaze Games develops, manufactures and supplies worldwide a comprehensive range of console and PC based media management and video game enhancement utilities under the Xploder and Blaze brand-names.

As an MPEG4/AAC licensee, Blaze Games provides advanced media conversion of video and music for use on PSP, Xbox 360, PS2, DS, Mobile Handsets and iPod as a single access point. Cross-platform media management solutions are available for all media, whatever the system.

The Blaze brand has been recently been used to re-launch a range of innovative bespoke accessory lines for major videogame consoles, available in sector leading metal packaging.

Blaze Games provides OEM solutions for own-label product ranges across a wide variety of accessories, hardware and software. Products include: Xploder PSP Movie Player, Xploder PSP Music Studio, Blaze PSP Pro Audio Sound System and Protector Case, Xploder Xbox 360 Media Centre, Xploder PS2 Media Centre, Blaze PS2 HDTV Adaptor, Blaze PS2 Mini Pro Shock Wireless Controller, Xploder DS CheatSaves and Xploder iPod Media Centre.

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