PREPARE TO TAKE DAMNATION™ ONLINE AS VERTICAL SHOOTER HITS RETAIL

Thursday 21st May/... Damnation™, the game that turns the corridor shooter on its head with its mix of huge vertigo-inducing levels and acrobatic, fluid-movement gunplay, launches tomorrow for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC. Gamers can now preview Dammantion’s online experience with the new multiplayer gameplay available to view or download from www.damnationgame.com.

The new Damnation gameplay video showcases some of the most spectacular multiplayer moments players will experience as they duck, dive, leap, climb and shoot through four different, action-packed and vertically twisted multiplayer modes: Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, King of the Hill and Capture the Flag. With up to 8 players in each game, attacks can truly from any direction as each map takes full advantage of the scale and height of the game’s vertically themed levels.

In Damnation players assume the role of hero Captain Hamilton Rourke as he embarks on an epic journey to reveal the sinister truth behind Prescott Standard Industries, led by industrialist magnate W.D. Prescott. Together with his fellow Peacemakers, Rourke will engage in high-octane gun battles against hordes of drug-enhanced soldiers and steam-powered mechanical monsters to save the country from Damnation.

Damnation’s single player mode also features split-screen, drop-in-drop-out co-operative gameplay through all of its large-scale levels with magnificent landscapes, each with up to three hours of streaming gameplay and thousands of vertical feet to explore. These stunning open environments provide the backdrop for the frenetic combat, daredevil acrobatics and vehicle based stunts that power Damnation’s exhilarating, fresh and revolutionary gameplay.

Developed by Blue Omega Entertainment in Annapolis, USA, Damnation will be available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC from tomorrow. To download the new multiplayer gameplay video and for more information on Damnation, visit www.damnationthegame.co.uk.

Available across Continental Europe, UK, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia from 22nd May 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Stu Taylor

stuart.taylor@bhpr.co.uk

Barrington Harvey (UK 01462 456 780)

Anna Larke

anna.larke@bhpr.co.uk

Barrington Harvey (UK 01462 456 780)

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Blue Omega Entertainment, founded in 2003, in Annapolis, USA, by CEO Michael Urbanski, as a cutting edge entertainment company specialising in feature film and video game production. Comprised of uniquely talented and diverse professionals from various industries, the team of Blue Omega has made it their goal to develop new best practices for entertainment product development. Blue Omega’s film productions include Dark Ride, released by Lions Gate Films and psychological thriller Danika, starring academy award winner Marisa Tomei and Craig Bierko. Blue Omega is now moving into the video game space with Damnation, a genre-blending action shooter. The prototype was a winner in the Make Something Unreal contest, hosted by Epic Games and sponsored by NVIDIA Corp and now this groundbreaking title is coming to the PC, Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3 system in late 2008

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