TransGaming Inc.
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TransGaming Inc.

March 28, 2006 08:30 ET

TransGaming Partners With Mandriva to Bring Linux Gaming to Poland

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2006) - TransGaming Technologies (TSX VENTURE:TNG)("TransGaming"), a leader in the development of software portability products for cross-platform gaming, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Amazis.net, Mandriva's representative in Poland, to resell its Cedega gaming product to Linux gamers.

Under the agreement, Amazis.net will offer a full version of Cedega with the PowerPack 2006 edition. With this offering, the new PowerPack becomes a complete solution for home users, who can now run multimedia applications and top tier, blockbuster video games on the Mandriva operating system.

"This is great news for Polish Linux users. Cedega allows hundreds of games written for Microsoft Windows to run in a Linux environment", said Marcin Zalicki, President of Amazis.net. "The amount of games supported by Cedega is impressive. TransGaming Technologies is committed to providing high quality customer service and we are very excited to announce this partnership today."

Vikas Gupta, President & CEO of TransGaming said, "Linux adoption across the globe is gaining momentum, particularly within public institutions, businesses and home users in Europe. One of the key application gaps to be filled to encourage the proliferation of Linux is the ability to deliver a great gaming experience."

"We are delighted to add Amazis.net to our list of global resellers and partners who are allowing us to expand TransGaming's customer base and extend our reach into the global Linux market," said Mr. Gupta

For more information about Cedega's features, supported game titles and underlying portability technologies, or to try the Time Demo, please visit TransGaming at www.transgaming.com.

About TransGaming Technologies Inc.

TransGaming Technologies is a global leader in the development of software portability products that allow game developers and publishers to develop games for one system and deploy them across alternate platforms - faster, cheaper and better than anyone else. The platforms supported range from Linux, Mac to Xbox, PlayStation 2, and next generation devices. TransGaming Technologies is a registered Microsoft Xbox developer and a licensed Sony PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable (PSP) developer.

TransGaming's portability technologies have been applied to some of the hottest franchises and marquis blockbuster titles in the industry including Buena Vista Interactive's TRON 2.0®, Electronic Arts'™ James Bond 007™: Nightfire™ and The Sims™, Legacy Interactive's Law & Order™, Lucas Arts' Indiana Jones® and The Emperor's Tomb™, just to name a few. TransGaming's Linux product, Cedega, supports hundreds of the hottest and most popular games on Linux, out-of-the-box, including hit titles such as Battlefield 2™, Dungeon Siege® II, City of Villains™, Madden NFL™ 2006, World of WarCraft®, Half-Life® 2, Guild Wars®, and many more.

TransGaming has a research and development center in Ottawa, Canada, with business, strategy, and operational activities conducted at the Toronto, Canada office. More information about the company can be obtained at www.transgaming.com.

TransGaming, Cedega, and SwiftShader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of TransGaming Technologies Inc. in Canada, the United States and/or other countries. All other products, company names, brand names, trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners.

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Contact Information

  • TransGaming Technologies Inc.
    Monica Zaied
    Vice President, Public Relations
    (416) 979-9900 x. 323
    monica@transgaming.com