VIVENDI GAMES MOBILE TEAMS WITH BOOST MOBILE TO DELIVER A DIVERSE LINEUP OF MOBILE GAMES TO BOOST CUSTOMERS
Los Angeles, CA – September 14, 2006 – Vivendi Games Mobile and Boost Mobile®, a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand that develops and distributes wireless communications products for the youth market, today announced a distribution agreement to offer an array of compelling games to Boost Mobile customers. Boost customers will soon have easy access to a variety of popular titles including Black Hawk Down®, Empire Earth®, Flying Toaster™, Navy Battle™, SWAT® Force and The Legend of Spyro™.
“Boost has been a leader in offering highly entertaining content across many different genres and with mobile gaming taking off with our customers, we are pleased to team with Vivendi Games to offer an even greater selection of hit games for our customers to choose from,” said Boost Mobile Director of Value Added Services Craig Thole. “Vivendi Games Mobile has created a great lineup of mobile games that appeal to our customer base – whether it’s the casual mobile gamer or someone looking for more advanced, hardcore games.”
“Having access to truly fun mobile games is a must have with today’s savvy mobile subscriber and we’re thrilled to bring a host of really entertaining games to Boost Mobile’s customers,” said Paul Maglione, president, Vivendi Games Mobile. “Boost customers will surely enjoy playing Flying Toaster based on the ubiquitous Flying Toasters® screen saver, the legendary inspiration for the modern day screen saver. Gamers will also find games like Navy Battle, inspired by the classic Battleship board game, hard to put down.”
About Boost Mobile
Based in Irvine, California, Boost Mobile, LLC, a division of Sprint Nextel Corporation, (NYSE: S), is a lifestyle-based telecommunications brand focused on offering premium Pay-As-You-Go wireless phones and services to the youth market. Boost is among the fastest growing wireless services in the U.S. and now has more than 3.6 million customers – the majority of which are under the age of 25. Boost-branded wireless phones with its exclusive Boost™ Walkie-Talkie service and Re-Boost® Cards are available nationwide at locations where youth prefer to shop, including national retailers and convenience stores, and merchants that focus on fashion, music, and action sports-related activities. Experience Boost on the Web at www.boostmobile.com.
About Vivendi Games Mobile
Vivendi Games Mobile, a division of Vivendi Games, is dedicated to publishing quality titles for the worldwide mobile games market. Vivendi Games Mobile is headquartered in Paris, France, with regional headquarters in Los Angeles and Singapore. The Company has production and commercial operations teams throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Vivendi Games Mobile offers a diverse portfolio of action, strategy, casual and classic games based on original IP, high-profile entertainment licenses and mainstream content to more than 90 operators in 60 countries around the world. Top-selling titles include: Crash Twinsanity™, Crash® Bandicoot Racing, Spyro the Dragon®, Leisure Suit Larry®: Magna Cum Laude, Empire Earth®, SWAT® Force, Navy Battle™, Red Baron®, Flying Toaster™ and Black Hawk Down®: Team Sabre™. For further information, visit http://www.vgmobile.com.
Vivendi Games is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company is the leader in the subscription-based massively multi-player online (MMO) games category and holds leading positions in the PC, casual online, console, handheld and mobile games markets. Vivendi Games’ two principal studios and publishing labels include Blizzard Entertainment, headquartered in Irvine, CA, and Sierra Entertainment, headquartered in Los Angeles, which includes Radical Entertainment, Swordfish Studios, High Moon Studios and Massive Entertainment. Vivendi Games is also home to Sierra Online, dedicated to publishing casual games for online play and distribution on all platforms. Vivendi Games maintains strategic relationships with industry leading content partners, including Universal Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, and Ludlum Entertainment. The company has 16 offices around the world conducting business in 75 countries.