SBK®08– Official Trailer is…Live™

Varese, 22nd of April 2008 - Black Bean, a leading European publisher, today announces the first trailer of SBK®08, the highly anticipated official game of the HANNspree Superbike World Championship, is now available on Xbox Live™.

The video gives a small taste of the high speed, accessible and highly entertaining world of the WSBK Championship, perfectly captured in SBK08, a game that delivers all of the adrenaline, fun and pure racing madness of one of the world's most popular motorsports.

SBK®08 is scheduled for release on June 20th on Xbox 360TM, PlayStation®2, PC and PSP, and in Q3 2008 on PlayStation®3. In the meantime, make sure you visit the game's official website www.sbkthegame.com for up to date information, assets and more…

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About SBK®08

SBK®08 is the unique official game of the HANNspree Superbike World Championship. As well as featuring the official teams, riders and tracks of the current WSBK Championship, SBK08 combines fast-paced, knee-scraping racing action with the very latest technology.

The game has 6 games modes– from Instant Action through to full championship weekends from the 2008 season– and 6 difficulty settings, that will appeal to WSBK fans and gamers alike, from an action packed arcade mode for gamers that want to jump in and challenge WSBK greats like Troy Bayliss and Max Biaggi, through to a full simulation mode for those that like to be challenged by mastering a superbike round some of the worlds most famous circuits including Donington, Valencia, Miller, Misano, Assen, Magny Cours and many more. The game also features an online multiplayer mode that enables up to 8 players going head-to-head!

About Lago/Black Bean. Black Bean is the games label of Lago Srl, which is part of the Leader Group. Leader SpA has been the leading independent distributor in Italy since it started business in 1984. Lago is based in Gazzada (Varese) which is situated 30 miles north of Milan in northern Italy. Black Bean label's philosophy is to focus on a wide range of games genre leveraging on the niche targets that remain uncovered into the market. By adding original content to the products and by fully localising the titles Black Bean's vision is to remain close to player's needs. Black Bean has distribution partners all across Europe and PAL territories including Australia and South Africa. www.blackbeangames.com

Press Contacts

Pulsar Communication (Europe except UK)

Alberto Belli

CEO

+39 335 7181610

a.belli@pulsarsrl.com

Livio Cantagallo

Senior Account

+39 347 698 2081

l.cantagallo@pulsarsrl.com

Black Bean (UK)

Davide Latina

PR Manager

+44 (0) 0789 9846 748

d.latina@blackbeangames.com


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