TransGaming Inc.

TransGaming Inc.

March 01, 2007 11:39 ET

TransGaming Launches The Cider Adventure With Heroes of Might and Magic V

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 1, 2007) - TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG) ("TransGaming"), a leading developer of software portability products for the electronic entertainment industry, announced today the release of the legendary Heroes of Might and Magic® V, the first Cider™ enabled game for the Intel Mac that is now shipping.

Under license from Ubisoft, Freeverse, the award winning Macintosh publisher, will soon be inviting Mac gamers to re-enter the acclaimed world of Heroes of Might and Magic with the fifth and highly anticipated installment in this storied series. After four successful episodes, Heroes of Might and Magic V has evolved to include next-gen 3D visuals, ground breaking strategic combat, innovative multiplayer features, and addictive RPG elements that make it a must have for Intel Mac gamers.

"The ability of TransGaming's Cider technology to speed the porting process and provide one-to-one feature parity with the PC version was compelling and is sure to put a smile on every Intel Mac gamer's face," remarked Ian Lynch Smith, President of Freeverse.

"We are extremely pleased to be working with Freeverse to bring an acclaimed franchise such as Heroes of Might and Magic to the Mac. The Cider edition of this game demonstrates how effectively publishers can extend their franchises to the explosively growing Intel Mac market. We are thrilled to be fulfilling the appetite of avid Mac gamers hungry for triple A games on their Macs", commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming.

This title, the first of many others to follow, affirms TransGaming's reputation as the portability technology provider of choice for rapid deployment of triple A games on Intel Macs and Linux.

About TransGaming

TransGaming is a leader in the development of software portability products that allow game developers and publishers to develop games on one system and deploy them across multiple platforms more quickly and economically than anyone else. Supported platforms include Linux, Mac, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PSP, and other next generation devices. TransGaming is a licensed developer for the Microsoft Xbox, the Sony PSP, and the PlayStation 2.

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About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through its strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated revenue of 538 million Euros for the 2004-2005 fiscal year, an increase of 8 percent over the previous fiscal year at constant exchange rates. To learn more, please visit

About Freeverse

Freeverse strives to develop and publish seamless software, with a particular concentration on the Mac OS. Our developed and published titles have been honored with more Apple Design Awards than any other company. Headquartered in New York City, Freeverse draws upon the talents of artists, programmers, and sound designers from around the globe.

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