SOURCE: Novint Technologies, Inc.

July 15, 2008 06:00 ET

Novint Falcon Cracks the Code With Codemasters' Deal

Millions of Codemasters Gamers Gain Access to Falcon Compatible Games

ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Novint Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: NVNT), the pioneer of 3D touch for consumer computing has entered into an agreement with Codemasters®, a leading developer and publisher of acclaimed video games, to make several of its most popular game titles available for the award-winning Novint Falcon game controller. The agreement includes the highly anticipated Operation Flashpoint®2: Dragon Rising, which will incorporate Falcon compatibility in a day and date release. Race Driver: Grid™, Colin McRae: Dirt™, Overlord™ Raising Hell, Sensible Soccer, and Brian Lara Cricket will also join the Novint Falcon game lineup.

"We are excited to bring our technology to Codemasters' titles," said Tom Anderson, Novint's CEO. "These are incredibly fun and compelling games that span many different genres that will really shine with Falcon play. Our integration in Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising is particularly significant as one of our first worldwide day and date releases with a major title."

"The Falcon is an innovative game controller that will add another level of reality to some of our best-selling titles," said Peter Chan, Director, Business Development, Codemasters. "After experiencing Falcon gameplay firsthand, we look forward to offering it to our customers."

Replacing a mouse or joystick, the Novint Falcon ($189.99 MSRP) is an entirely new type of PC controller that adds realistic 3D touch and force effects to gaming. Novint is currently taking advance reservations at www.novint.com for a special bundle which will include the new Falcon Pistol Grip, a must have FPS accessory. The Novint Falcon is available nationwide at Fry's Electronics, J&R Music World, TigerDirect, CompUSA, CompUSA.com, GoGamer.com, CircuitCity.com, Amazon.com, NovintFalcon.com, and specialty retailers nationwide.

About Novint

Novint (OTCBB: NVNT) develops, markets, and licenses technology that adds high-fidelity interactive 3D touch to computing. For more information visit: www.novint.com.

About Codemasters

Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive entertainment products for a global audience across multiple gaming platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the company's dominant brands include Colin McRae DiRT, Overlord, Clive Barker's Jericho, Race Driver GRID and Operation Flashpoint. Codemasters is headquartered in Warwickshire UK, with North American operations based in Universal City, Calif. The company also maintains operations in Germany, France, Spain, Benelux and Malaysia. Codemasters receives over two million visitors to its web site every month, discover why at www.codemasters.com.

This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements." Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. Factors that may cause or contribute to such differences include fewer sales than expected, changes in industry conditions, litigation, and other risk factors identified in the Company's Form 10K filed with the SEC. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements for revisions or changes after the date of this press release.

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