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14th September 2009

Monday News from IUGO, Cosmic Logic, D-Box and Craig Wireless

IUGOVancouverIUGO Mobile Entertainment has announced that all three chapters of the Toy Bot Series are now available in one convenient download in the iTunes App Toy Bot Store. IUGO’s hit series and one of the first iPhone exclusive titles are now bundled for hours of platforming fun. The Toy Bot Diaries Compilation containing Toy Bot Diaries 1,2 and 3 is available for $3.99 US while individual chapters are now on sale for $1.99 per title. Toy Bot Diaries follows the adventures of Toy Bot who, in Chapter One, needs to recover his memory. The Toy Bot titles is one of the few iPhone/iPod games which uses fully blended controls – its tilt and touch features makes this game one of the best mobile titles ever. Add to this the high quality graphics and excellent audio for a winning combination that results in a high quality IUGO title which provides above-average amusement return for the investment.

Cosmic LogicKelownaCosmic Logic Inc., a new gaming force in the indie revolution, has officially announced details on their first game release: “Cosmic Lacrosse”. A throwback to the days of classic 2D sports games, “Cosmic Lacrosse” is an arcade-style Cosmic LaCrosslacrosse game with an emphasis on fun over simulation. With stylized art and sci-fi themes, it’s lacrosse like you’ve never seen it before. “Cosmic Lacrosse” will be available on Xbox Live Indie Games in Fall of 2009.

Some features in this new title include:

· Arcade-style 3-on-3 Lacrosse with fast and furious gameplay
· 3 different player classes with different attributes and unique super abilities
· 2D hand-drawn artwork by Luke Fimio
· Local multi-player and co-op

Andrew Roberts, President and CEO of Cosmic Logic, will be presenting at the Kamloops Canadian Information Processing Society’s monthly meeting, where he will be discussing how radical changes in the video game industry have created new opportunities not available only 3 years ago.

D-BoxLongueuilD-BOX Technologies Inc. has been named a 2009 EXC!TE award winner in the Home Theatre category at this year’s CEDIA expo in Atlanta, Georgia for its new Hybrid Motion System, the GPH-120. Due out in the market this fall, the

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GPH-120 offers motion effects that work in perfect sync with the onscreen action for both video games and movies. A first-of-its-kind in the industry, the GPH-120 offers unmatched, realistic motion effects, creating a unique experience for movie and gaming fans alike. The company was honoured at the awards dinner during the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association’s Banquet on September 10th.

Presented by CustomRetailer magazine, the annual EXC!TE awards honour companies whose products stand out for being innovative, high-performing and solutions-oriented for the custom installation professional. This year’s winners have an important impact on the industry, which is felt in the installers’ productivity, the dealers’ profitability, the clients’ satisfaction and the industry’s vitality.

“It has been an incredible year thus far for D-BOX Technologies,” said President and CEO, Claude Mc Master. “We are proud to be named an EXC!TE award winner at this year’s CEDIA and honored to be recognized by our peers for this new motion technology system. We have participated in CEDIA in previous years and are pleased to have the opportunity to showcase our motion technology for the entertainment industry at the show.”

D-BOX Motion Code™ is embedded in film and videos by D-BOX Motion Designers. Compatible with over 850 movie titles and more than 12 video games, this groundbreaking technology offers real time immersive motion effects that work in perfect sync with the onscreen action.

Craig WirelessWinnipegCraig Wireless Systems Ltd. has officially announced that, following the Industry Canada decision to award a Broadband Radio Service License to its subsidiary, Craig Wireless British Columbia Inc., it is commencing construction of a new 802.16e WiMAX-enabled 4G network in Vancouver. Craig Wireless’ leading edge 4G network in Vancouver will offer both consumer and business users the ability to access the Internet wirelessly from any place within the coverage area at broadband speeds, and at prices competitive to those of incumbent Internet service providers.

“We are thrilled to be launching this leading-edge 4G network in one of the Canada’s most exciting cities. We believe that consumers and businesses in Vancouver will embrace 4G technology and the speed, productivity and freedom of mobility that it allows users,” said Co-Chief Executive Officer, Drew Craig.

Craig Wireless has selected Motorola, Inc. as its equipment vendor for the network build-out because of its reputation for quality and reliability and because of Motorola’s comprehensive portfolio of customer premises equipment that will give Craig Wireless and its customers access to a large selection of the most advanced end-user devices to support its services. Motorola has agreed to provide its end-to-end WiMAX solution, including base stations, wireless access controllers and an operation and maintenance center. Motorola also will provide supporting services for network design, planning, installation and optimization for end-to-end integration of the network, which will operate in the 2.5GHz spectrum band.

“The Motorola solution will enable us to hit the ground running in our Vancouver market and seize immediate opportunities to serve our customers with new mobile services and applications,” said Rod Vandenbos, president of Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. “Our customers in Vancouver will be able to enjoy fast, reliable connections to the Internet anywhere they live, work or play.”

“This first commercial deployment of Motorola’s WiMAX technology in Canada underscores our commitment to WiMAX,” said Fred Gabbard, vice president Wireless Networks, Motorola Home & Networks Mobility. “We look forward to helping Craig Wireless launch a new technology for new services in a new market and in future markets as they expand internationally.”

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