‘THE HUNTER’  PARTNERS WITH STEVE WEST - CELEBRITY HUNTING EXPERT AND TV HOST

LONDON, UK, June 24th, 2009– Emote Games, publisher of innovative online video game‘The Hunter’, has teamed up with professional hunter and TV celebrity Steve West to add further credibility to The Hunter’s claim to be the most realistic hunting experience you will ever play. Devotees of Steve’s TV show and website will also benefit from this exciting partnership through a special in-game group and ongoing collaborations.

Steve West, host of the popular Outdoor Channel television show‘Steve’s Outdoor Adventures’, will be joining The Hunter team to offer a weekly blog about both real and in-game hunting, plus regular forum threads and email contact for avid fans of both Steve and the game. Steve’s Outdoor Adventure Group will allow its members to play, compete, connect and share information in a dedicated group environment.

The Hunter combines realistic hunting action, ranging from tracking, spotting and harvesting a variety of animals, while also blending in a social space where players can post information about themselves, receive awards, compete against each other and see scores; all as part of larger social networking community. This online presence allows the game to continually develop, with regular updates and the release of new features such as hunts, gear, new species, maps and habitats, making the game truly reflective of the ever changing hunting world.

“I’m really excited to be working with The Hunter”, said Steve West.“It’s the closest experience you will ever get to real life hunting and the game includes features such as changing weather systems, superb animal behavior and fair chase ethics. I look forward to meeting fans of The Hunter and most of all I look forward to topping those leader boards.”

The recent launch of The Hunter has already proven a tremendous success with over a hundred thousand people already making theHunter one of the world’s most popular hunting destinations.

“The Hunter addresses the lack of quality and realism found in many hunting games, which has done a great disservice to the sport and its fans for many years,” said Morgan O’Rahilly, CEO of Emote Games.“We are therefore very excited to have Steve West as our resident hunting Pro who will be adding his great expertise directly to the game and gamers.”

The Hunter is a free to play hunting simulation game that offers amazing real life quality never before seen in a hunting game. Steve’s Blog can be fount at www.thehunter.com and located under the community link.

Sign up now at www.thehunter.com

About Emote Games

Emote is an online games publisher focusing on the creation of high quality interactive entertainment. Emote’s titles are designed to be dynamic social experiences, offering outstanding cross-platform gaming with extensive personalisation and social networking features, presenting unique opportunities for gamers, game developers and brand owners.

About Steve’s Outdoor Adventures

Steve’s Outdoor Adventures is an adventure based hunting show that features the most extreme big game hunts for elk, deer, sheep, mountain goats, moose, African safaris, and a lot more. Every episode is an adrenaline rush. Go to the TV show website for more information on airtimes, sponsors, and more at www.stevesoutdooradventures.com

Contacts:

Emma Brown

Marketing Manager

Emote Games

+44 (0) 791 733 2923

emmab@emotegames.co.uk


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