CRYPTIC STUDIOS LICENSES RIGHTS TO PRODUCE STAR TREK ONLINE

Los Gatos, CA– July 28, 2008– Cryptic Studios™, a leading independent developer and publisher of massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), announced today that it has secured the global rights to develop and publish Star Trek® Online, a massively multiplayer online game based on the legendary Star Trek franchise, from CBS Consumer Products.

Cryptic will unveil the first Star Trek Online gameplay footage as well as details about this highly anticipated MMO at the annual Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas on Sunday, August 10, 2008. Trek fans from around the globe can also view the event live via webcast at www.startrekonline.com.

Interested participants can register today for the Star Trek Online webcast and to sign up for the STO Community by visiting www.startrekonline.com.

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About Cryptic Studios:

Cryptic Studios™, Inc., based in Los Gatos, CA, and established in July 2000, is one of the leading independent developers of massively multiplayer online games for the PC and next-generation consoles. Cryptic Studios is an independent, employee-owned company committed to delivering the next level of MMOG gameplay. In Champions Online, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game being developed by Cryptic, gamers will create a hero, completely customized to exact specification and ready to fight evil villains in a stunning 3D graphical world. For more information on Cryptic Studios, please visit www.crypticstudios.com

Cryptic Studios Media Contact:

Tracie Snitker

Reverb Communications

(209) 586-1495 ext. 104

tracie@reverbinc.com

Jerry Whitehead III

Reverb Communications

(209) 586-1495 x111

jerry@reverbinc.com


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