Koch Media broadens its portfolio with Mindscape

Basingstoke, England– 16 July 2006– Koch Media UK is pleased to announce today a distribution deal with Mindscape. Following a series of successful weeks of acquisitions, Koch Media UK closed a deal for distributing 4 upcoming DS titles from the French publisher, including the DS version of the popular TV quiz Show“Deal or no Deal”.

“We’re very proud to work with such a strong name as Mindscape and their games will perfectly compliment our Nintendo DS line up for this Christmas. This year Deal or not Deal will be one of our key titles” commented Craig McNicol, MD of Koch Media.

“Mindscape new line up on console is fascinating. Koch and Mindscape are now building a fantastic team and we am very excited of this new partnership” added JP Nordman, CEO Mindscape.

Real Adventures: Pet Pals, Crazy Pig, Real Adventures: Wild Horses and Deal or no Deal, based on the popular UK TV Show are all scheduled to be released in Q4 2007

About Koch Media UK - Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk

About Mindscape

Since the eighties, Mindscape develops, publishes and distributes video games, educational software and productivity titles worldwide. Mindscape is one of the longest established software publishers with famous international brands such as Noddy, Thomas Tank, Garfield, Franklin, etc.. Mindscape’s head office is in Paris, France. The company operates from a number of offices throughout the world including France, UK, Germany, Holland and Australia. The Group currently employs about 120 people and has sold over 5 million CDs in 2006.

For further information, please contact:

Stefano Petrullo( s.petrullo@kochmedia.com)

Head of PR

Tel: +44 870 027 6502

Mobile: +44 7828 692315

or

Stephanie Baker ( s.baker@kochmedia.com)

Pr Executive

Tel: +44 870 027 6505


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