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Xploder PS3 Movie Player and Media Manageravailable for US Launch of PS3

Fire International releases the World's first PS3 media management software to coincide with North American launch on 17th November 2006.

15th November 2006 Press Release - For Worldwide Distribution

Convert, manage and transfer your digital media collection on both PS3 and PSP.

'It's like iTunes for PS3' - comprehensive media management solution featuring an all-new user interface for PS3 AND PSP.

MOVIES - PC and DVD movies (with HD media support for PS3).

Convert movie files into AVC (.MP4) for playback on PS3 & PSP; including High Definition digital movies (PS3), non copy-protected DVDs, Xvid, DivX, MPEG 1&2, and AVI formats. Multiple video output selection allows optimum settings for both PSP and PS3, with PSP files automatically renamed in line with the PSP file format structure.

MUSIC - CDs, iTunes and digital music files.

Transfer music from your existing iTunes database. Convert your CDs to MP3 with auto completion of artist, track and album details via the online database. Attach album artwork to your MP3 music files. Simply drag-and-drop MP3, AAC and WMA files to your memory card or USB device for playback on PS3 and PSP.

IMAGES - Photos and digital images.

Manage your photo and image gallery for viewing on PS3 and PSP. Preview thumbnail images from within the Xploder software and simply copy them across to your portable memory device for viewing on the PS3 or PSP.

GAMESAVES - Access, download and manage the latest gamesaves for PS3 and PSP from the Xploder database. The in-application RSS feed sends alerts as new gamesaves become available for download to keep you ahead of the game.

Maximise your investment! - Xploder Movie Player and Media Manager is the perfect accessory to ensure that you get the most from your PS3 from DAY ONE!

Jason Cooper, Fire International, comments "As an official MPEG 4 Patent Licence holder, we're delighted to be first to market with such an advanced media management solution. It's a great credit to our team that it is available on day one of the North American release of PlayStation 3."

Available from major retailers from December 1st and to download from November 17th from

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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

Fire International Ltd.

office: +44 (0) 1302 325225

cell: +44 (0) 7717 713876

About Fire International Ltd:

Fire 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, Fire provide 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.

Proprietary products include: PSP Xploder Movie Player, PSP Xploder Music Studio, Blaze PSP Pro Audio Sound System and Protector Case, Xbox 360 Xploder Cheat Saves, XBOX 360 Xploder Media Centre, PS2 Xploder Cheat System and Media Centre, Xploder PS2 HDTV Player, Blaze PS2 Mini Pro Shock Wireless Controller, NDS Xploder Cheat Saves and iPod Xploder Media Centre.

Fire also provides OEM solutions for own-label product ranges across a wide variety of accessories, hardware and software - Fire technology powers the GameShark brand for Mad Catz in the US, Xterminator for Gametech in Japan and the Limited Edition Xploder Lite software that is bundled with the Lexar Gaming Edition PSP Memory Stick PRO Duo.

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