FORTS, FRENCHMEN AND NEW TOURNAMENT PLAY AWAIT THE BRAVE IN PIRATES OF THE CRIMSON COAST™

WHAT:

Pirates of the Crimson Coast™ is the latest addition to Sony Online Entertainment’s Pirates Constructible Strategy Game™ (CSGO). This new expansion includes legions of French ships in this saga of online gold and glory with 63 new ships, 84 new crewmen and treasure icons to enhance player strategies.

Pirates of the Crimson Coast also introduces a new way to blow enemies out of the water! Players can build Forts to protect the gold they’ve amassed and arm them with cannons to blast any scurvy knaves foolish enough to steal booty straight to Davy Jones Locker!

This latest expansion also marks the introduction of a new style of tournament play for the Pirates CSGO. For the first time, sealed play tournaments will be available; this tourney style levels the playing field and emphasizes quick wits rather than advanced strategy, since packs are sealed and neither player knows what’s in their fleet!

WHEN:

October 4, 2007

WHERE:

www.piratescsgonline.com

www.station.com

WHO:

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE), a global leader in the online entertainment industry.

About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises and hit titles including EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, Untold Legends™, and PlanetSide®, as well as for developing Star Wars Galaxies™, SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX, Seattle, WA, Denver, CO, Los Angeles, CA and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge games in development. SOE is owned by Sony Pictures Digital and Sony Computer Entertainment America.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest and PlanetSide are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. Untold Legends is a trademark of Sony Online Entertainment LLC.

About WizKids

A wholly owned subsidiary of the Topps Company (TOPP), WizKids is a Seattle-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating tabletop games driven by imagination. Its HeroClix® and Pirates brands are among the most successful games on the market today, with over one hundred million miniature game figures sold worldwide. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.

©2007 WizKids Inc. All rights reserved. HeroClix, Pirates of the Crimson Coast, constructible strategy game, and WizKids are trademarks of WizKids Inc.


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