Hoffman Estates, IL– May 26, 2009– High Voltage Software, Inc., the independent developer behind the upcoming Wii first-person shooter The Conduit, today officially announced that Mark A. Sheppard, the voice actor for the game’s main character of Mr. Ford, would be appearing at their booth at next month’s Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3).

Mark Sheppard is the London born actor who played Romo Lampkin in“Battlestar Galactica”, Badger in“Firefly”, Dr. Walker in“Medium”, Tanaka in“Dollhouse”, as well as a host of other characters in films and TV - he can currently be seen as Jim Sterling alongside Timothy Hutton in“Leverage”, and is the voice of Michael Ford in“The Conduit”.

“I’m really excited to be going to E3 and can’t wait to see everyone’s reaction to the game,” said Mr. Sheppard.“I love the fact that these guys are putting their money where their mouth is.”

"All of us at High Voltage are thrilled to have him with us at E3," said Kerry J. Ganofsky, CEO and founder of High Voltage Software. "Mark has been incredibly enthusiastic about the project and we look forward to his future involvement with our studio."

High Voltage Software's booth will be located in the first row of the West Hall, Booth 4500. 2009 marks the first year for High Voltage Software as an E3 exhibitor. Booth hours will match those of the trade show, from Tuesday, June 2, through Thursday, June 4. Visitors at the booth will have a chance to play the final version of The Conduit, which is scheduled for release on the Nintendo Wii on June 23. The Conduit received a number of awards at last year's E3, including Best Overall Wii Game from and Publishers and members of the press interested in meeting individually with High Voltage Software should email andspecify available meeting times.

About High Voltage Software, Inc.

High Voltage Software, Inc. is an award-winning studio that has been developing games and simulations for over 16 years. Located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, it now employs over 170 staff members. The independent company has successfully produced a wide variety of license-based video game titles that include competitive racing, professional sports, horror, motion picture adaptations, and military simulations, and is now making its foray into original and innovative intellectual properties. More information about High Voltage Software and its products can be found at





Game Information:

Title: The Conduit

Genre: First-person shooter

Platform: Wii

Scheduled release date: June 23rd 2009


Publishers and members of the press interested in meeting individually with High Voltage Software should email and specify available meeting times.


HVS media relations


Telephone: 847-490-9567


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