SOURCE: H3 Enterprises, Inc.

August 14, 2008 12:24 ET

Official Launch Date Set for

H3 Enterprises, Inc. and Set Official Launch for

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwire - August 14, 2008) - H3 Enterprises, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HTRE) ("H3" or the "Company"), the world's first publicly traded Hip-Hop company, has announced the official launch date of the premier Pay to Play gaming site in conjunction with will launch August 22nd, 2008 and will provide on-line video gamers the ability to win prizes and cash daily by playing in video game tournaments and instant matchups based on skill. The site will support hundreds of video game titles across all the top console and pc platforms especially Xbox360. Utilizing H3's business model, the partnership will immediately provide H3 new revenue streams and an official presence within the urban video gaming community.

The official launch will take place at the Tampa HipHopSodaShop located at 1241 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa at 5:00pm on August 22nd, 2008. The launch will include a live streaming global webcast of the entire event on starting at 5 PM EDT. In addition, H3 will announce the winners of the prize bundle giveaway live over the webcast. Participants can still enter the contest by pre-registering an account at before 5 PM EDT on August 22nd. will be offering a 5-for-5 launch promotion for the first one hundred participating gamers that activate their account. August 22nd, 2008 also serves as the HipHopSodaShop's "Welcome Back to School" celebration for all USF Students. The night will be highlighted with celebrity appearances including Florida's own We the Best Music/ Def Jam recording artist Ace Hood, who will perform at 10:30pm.

Jordan Edelson, H3 Enterprises, Inc.'s Chief Technology Officer and Digital Entertainment Director had this to say on's marketing strategy. "H3 will be employing a set of unique and aggressive marketing programs to fully promote the online venture. will take center stage as the largest pay to play video gaming entity on the web. Hardcore and casual video gaming enthusiast will both be targeted via our grassroots and mainstream marketing initiatives. Ease of use and customer satisfaction is a primary component behind Viewers of the Tampa launch events streaming webcast will be able to see a demonstration on how to fully utilize to win cash and prizes."

" expands the company's business model in our HipHopSodaShops as well as online to make competitive video gaming a pivotal part of H3's revenues and profits," states Brian Peters, H3's Founder and President. "This launch will lead to new opportunities for H3 that will make our company not only the premier corporate developer of Hip-Hop themed restaurants but also the pay to play video game leader in world."

About is the world's largest video game tournament network that lets adults compete for real cash prizes in head-to-head and multi-player tournaments. members can chat live with each other and view a potential opponent's profile containing history and other player comments. Over 100,000 members are registered (free) with the website and more than $1.3 million in cash prizes have been awarded since was launched in November, 2006.

About H3 Enterprises, Inc. and the HipHopSodaShop: H3 Enterprises, Inc., the first publicly traded Hip-Hop company, is the parent company of the HipHopSodaShop (

The unique HipHopSodaShop concept combines a restaurant operation with entertainment bringing hip-hop music, sports and community involvement to every city with a Hip Hop Soda Shop. The HipHopSodaShop comes complete with a quick-service menu, a state of the art recording studio, multiple giant LCD screens, the latest Xbox 360 live video games, and a large area dedicated to competitive on-line video gaming. The HipHopSodaShop is a modern day cultural entertainment center where many forms of Hip-Hop can be expressed by patrons and embraced by the community. H3 opened its first HipHopSodaShop in Tampa in December of 2007 and recently opened its second unit in Miami in May 2008.

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