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Gameloft press release:

    Gameloft’s TV Show King Available Now,
    Exclusively for WiiWare



    Paris (France), 12 may 2008

    New York – Gameloft®, a leading publisher and developer of video games for consoles and mobile phones, today launched TV Show King on WiiWareTM, Nintendo’s new downloadable game service for Wii™.

    “As we remain at the forefront of the casual games market, we’re excited to launch our first WiiWare game,” said Gonzague de Vallois, senior vice president, publishing. “The Wii has completely revolutionized the gaming space, and the launch of WiiWare now makes it possible for us to distribute more innovative and entertaining games easier than ever before, the first of which is TV Show King.”

    An original game, developed exclusively for WiiWare, Gameloft’s TV Show King is a mock quiz show that tests general knowledge trivia. As a contestant, the player will have to answer questions using strategy and bluffing to eliminate the other three players. Complete with a lively TV game show atmosphere, the 3,000 questions range from history, geography, literature, science, sports, entertainment and general knowledge. With 80% of the questions focusing on general knowledge and 20% on region specific categories, TV Show King can be enjoyed across multiple countries.

    TV Show King game features include:
    • Play up to 4 players, either against friends and family or A.I
    • Three types of difficulty levels – Normal, for the average Joe ; King, for the smarty-pants ; Genius, for the Mensa member
    • Three types of quizzes – Classic Quiz, be the first to answer and you earn 100% of the points, 2nd to answer receives 70% of points ; Scratch Quiz, answers are hidden! Use your Wii Remote™ to look for the correct answers by scratching the different options ; Light Quiz, answers are in the dark! Use your pointer as a torch light to scan the correct answer.


    • Gameloft’s TV Show King is available now for download on WiiWare in North America, and is coming soon to Europe and Japan.

      About Gameloft

      Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones. Established in 1999, it has emerged as one of the top innovators in its field. The company creates games for mobile handsets equipped with Java, Brew or Symbian technology. The total number of games-enabled handsets is anticipated to exceed four billion units in 2011.

      Partnership agreements with leading licensors and sports personalities such as Ubisoft Entertainment, Universal Pictures, ABC, Touchstone Television, DreamWorks Animations SKG, Endemol, 20th Century Fox, Viacom, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., Paris Hilton Ent., FifPro, Lamborghini, Lleyton Hewitt, Gus Hansen, Kobe Bryant, Robinho, Patrick Vierra, Christophe Dominici, and Jonny Wilkinson allow Gameloft to form strong relationships with international brands. In addition to the partnerships, Gameloft owns and operates titles such as Block Breaker Deluxe, Asphalt: Urban GT and New York Nights.

      Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online store, Gameloft has a distribution network in 80 countries.

      Gameloft has worldwide offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Montreal, Mexico, Buenos Aires, Paris, London, Cologne, Copenhagen, Milan, Madrid, Warsaw, New Delhi, Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul, and Sydney. Gameloft is ranked in Compartment B of Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA)

      For more information, visit www.gameloft.com

      Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4671) on May 20, 2008.

    WiiWare press release (US):
      TV Show King (Gameloft, 1-4 players, Rated E for Everyone, 1,000 Wii Points): TV Show King transforms your living room into a real TV quiz show studio where you'llll face the challenge of answering more than 3,000 questions across six different categories. Compete against family and friends and use your Wii Remote controller in original ways to make it to the finals to see who can win the greatest amount of cash in one final, deciding duel.

      Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4671) on May 20, 2008.