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26th October 2007

Speedball 2– Tournament, the exciting new remake of the retro classic Speedball 2 - Brutal Deluxe (1990), is set for UK release. Speedball 2– Tournament brings the futuristic extreme sport to life, recapturing the excitement and ferocity of its addictive predecessor with state-of-the-art 3D graphics and extreme online multiplayer action.

In a violent and bloody battle, two heavily armoured teams must fight for possession of a steel ball. With no rules or regulations, any mean manoeuvre is possible; smash your way through the opposition, punch and kick players to the ground; disable them with sliding tackles to the legs; just put your team ahead at all costs.

Teeth grind and muscles flinch as the steely clash of metal echoes around the vast arena and the jeering crowds scream for victory. Years after the birth of the most extreme sport on the planet, a new wave of civil unrest is boosting the popularity of this brutal game, where the victor takes all.

Gameplay and Features

Create an indestructible team of ruthless players, with new female and cyborg characters. Join the Speedball revolution online and subscribe toworldwide rankings, leagues and events, as well as playing against friends or other ranked players.

Speedball 2 - Tournament thrusts the world’s most extreme sport into the 21st Century; now it just needs the world’s most extreme gamers…

Let battle commence.

Fast facts:

Publisher: Ascaron Entertainment

Web: www.Ascaron.com / www.Speedball2.com

Developer: Kylotonn Entertainment

Co-Producer: The Bitmap Brothers&Frogster Interactive Pictures AG

Release date: February 2008

PEGI: 12+ (expected)

Format: PC

Genre: Futuristic Sports

About Ascaron Entertainment

>From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European“boutique” developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.

Ascaron maintains development studios in Berlin, Gutersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.

Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkrieg seriesof games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and TrackMania United.

For further press information please contact:

Matt King / Stephen Denton

Media Safari

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E: stephend@mediasafari.co.uk

FIP Publishing GmbH

Axel Schmidt

PR Manager

T. +49 (0)30 / 28 47 01 -44

E. aschmidt@fip-publishing.de


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