Vicious Cycle Software Expands To Focus On Next-Gen Game Development

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MORRISVILLE, NC - May 8, 2008 - Vicious Cycle Software, a premier developer of interactive entertainment and game development technology, announced today that the studio has relocated to a spacious new office in Morrisville, NC. Expanding its headquarters to 20,000 square feet, the move represents the company's growing focus on development for next-generation consoles. Vicious Cycle plans to fill its new facility by expanding its current 50-person team to more than 90 game development professionals.

"The games of today and tomorrow require more manpower to create," said Eric Peterson, president of Vicious Cycle Software. "Our brand new office, along with the support of D3Publisher, gives us the opportunity to cultivate a larger team of talented pros who can deliver top-notch titles."

In 2007, the company released critically-acclaimed titles Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords TM (co-developed with Infinite Interactive Pty. Ltd.) for the PSP ® (PlayStation ® Portable) system, PlayStation ® 2 computer entertainment system, and the Wii TM home videogame system and Dead Head Fred TM for the PSP system.

More information about Vicious Cycle Software is available at www.viciouscycleinc.com.

About Vicious Cycle Software

Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., based in Morrisville, NC, is a premier developer of interactive entertainment software across all platforms. Founded in 2000, the company blazed onto the gaming scene with its debut title Robotech: Battlecry and continues to create compelling titles for all age groups based on licensed and original content. Vicious Cycle is the developer and licensor of the Vicious Engine, a comprehensive and fully portable middleware solution for personal computers, consoles, and handheld systems. Recently, the company announced Vicious Engine 2 (Ve2) which offers a suite of new and improved game development features on the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION ® 3 computer entertainment system. For more information, please visit the company's web sites at www.viciouscycleinc.com, www.monkeybargames.com, and www.viciousengine.com. Vicious Cycle is a D3Publisher development studio.

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