Side-kick to Show Motion Games at CES 2011, Announces Support for OpenNI Standard Initiative

RAMAT GAN, Israel– December 7, 2010 - Side-kick, a leading production house for motion control games, today announced that it will be demoing prototypes from its 2011 line-up on leading hardware platforms at CES, held annually in Las-Vegas, January 6-9, 2011. Side-kick’s motion games will be presented on a wide variety of platforms including IPTV, All-in-one PCs and media centers that support human gesture interfaces. The titles will present Side-kick’s unique mix of high-end content and motion technology. Sidekick’s business partners at CES include PrimeSense, and the games can be seen and played at their booth 36255 in south hall 4 as well as at six other technology and platform makers.

“CES is where the world looks to see the latest consumer electronics trends, and motion control games are definitely one of the top trends in the market,” said Guy Bendov, CEO of Side-kick.“IPTV, media center and PC manufacturers are all looking at gesture based entertainment and we’ll have a full line-up of fun, compelling games and content that supports these emerging platforms. We are committed to leading the motion-control games market and will be supporting the OpenNI standard, an open source framework which provides an application programming interface for writing applications utilizing natural interaction.”

With the recent success of the Xbox360 Kinect™, PlayStation®Move and the Nintendo Wii™, Side-kick is geared to offer OEM and technology providers a variety of funded motion-control games to be launched in 2011, covering sports, music, and action genres.

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About Side-kick

Side-kick is a production house specializing in video game systems that use human gestures as the game controller. The company was created by veteran games industry entrepreneurs and the technical team behind key strategic game demos used in presentations for the PrimeSense technology. Side-kick’s close ties with motion control technology pioneers as well as unparalleled hands-on development experience provide the company with unique access to faster development cycles and the ability to create ground-breaking games. Side-kick is backed by Wekix, Kima Ventures, Jasmine Group and private investors. For more information, please visit:

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