NEW OPERATION FLASHPOINT: DRAGON RISING 'FOG OF WAR' DEVELOPER VIDEO REVEALS GROUND-BREAKING TECHNOLOGY

Monday 21st September/... Go behind the scenes with the sandbox shooter of the year as Codemasters® today released the latest Operation Flashpoint®: Dragon Rising™ developer video at www.flashpointgame.com. Entitled“Fog of War”, the video focuses on the cutting-edge technology and special effects deployed to create the game’s stunning battlegrounds.

Key Codemasters Studios developers explain how the 220km² island of Skira becomes the ultimate gaming war zone, accompanied by gameplay and development footage demonstrating the unique scale, drama and beauty of the benchmark-setting military shooter.

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is an incredibly ambitious title. Some of the technology that we’re using here is unique, our streaming technology is unsurpassed,” said Sion Lenton, Executive Producer for Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising.“This environment, this level of realism, this atmosphere that we generate will bring you closer to war than you’ve ever been,” he added.

Powered by the award-winning EGO™ Game Technology Engine, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising will set the standard for accessible, authentic war gaming when it arrives October 6th (US) / 8th (PAL) / 9th (UK) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC.

Go behind the scenes with the new developer video, now available online at www.flashpointgame.com. Gamers can also receive the latest updates as they happen by signing up to Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/flashpointgame or follow developments straight from the studio on Twitter http://twitter.com/flashpointgame.

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ABOUT OPERATION FLASHPOINT: DRAGON RISING

In Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising gamers play the decisive role in defusing a military flashpoint between two global superpowers that threatens the entire world. Players take the role of US Marines and Special Forces operatives dispatched to take back the oil-rich Russian island of Skira from an invading force of Chinese PLA.

The 220km² island becomes the ultimate open-world battlefield as players are empowered to make their own choices, deploy their own tactics and fight war on their own terms. Objectives are set– how they are accomplished is always up to the player who has the full resources of the US Marine Corps at their disposal and the ability to attack from any direction. Intelligent squad and enemy AI, based on authentic military tactics, react in real-time to situations as they unfold to ensure that no two games will ever play out the same.

Players will become immersed in a stunningly realistic conflict with unprecedented levels of detail, freedom and authenticity. Every decision counts, every action has a consequence and every bullet can kill as Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising recreates the lethality, tension and adrenaline of real war like never before.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Adrian Lawton Communications Manager

Adrian.lawton@codemasters.com

Codemasters (UK 01926 814 132)

Richard Eddy, Director, Communication

Rich.eddy@codemasters.com

Codemasters (UK 01926 814 132)

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