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cdv Promotes Sacred 2: Fallen Angel with Blind Guardian Appearance at Comic Con 2008

German Power Metal Band to Sign Autographs in Support of Action RPG Sacred 2: Fallen Angel at Comic Con Booth 5129

Cary, NC, July 23, 2008– cdv Software Entertainment USA is pleased to announce that Hansi K?rsch and Andr? Olbrich, lead vocalist and lead guitarist of the definitive power metal band BLIND GUARDIAN, will be signing autographs in the Sacred 2: Fallen Angel area ( Booth 5129) at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego. The band members will be available on Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26, from 5 to 6 pm to meet fans and promote a new song written exclusively for Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. Fans will also be able to visit the booth to enjoy hands-on play time with Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, the? Action RPG set to release this fall on PC and next-generation consoles.

"The opportunity for Blind Guardian to work on a popular video game is quite exciting alone,” said Hansi K?rsch, lead singer of BLIND GUARDIAN. "To have us be able to contribute to and have our band exist within a game as rich as Sacred 2: Fallen Angel has been very rewarding for us, as gamers and fans of the Sacred series.”

“We’ve been long-time fans of Blind Guardian’s music,” added developer Ascaron Entertainment’s founder Holger Fl?ttmann.“The opportunity to have one of our favorite bands write a song and include their alter egos in-game has been a wonderful experience. It also signifies how great music and amazing games can fit together to deliver an even more enjoyable experience to gamers.”

“The members of Blind Guardian and their US record label, Nuclear Blast, have been extremely easy to work with,” indicated Mario Kroll, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for cdv Software Entertainment USA. "To have musicians of this caliber and popularity not only help and create, but also promote Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is something we're incredibly excited about."

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel will release for the PC in North America in September 2008. Console versions will be released in November 2008. For more information, please visit the Sacred 2 website at http://www.sacred2.com.

Visit BLIND GUARDIAN online at http://www.blind-guardian.com and http://www.myspace.com/blindguardian.

BLIND GUARDIAN music and DVDs will be available for purchase throughout the convention at the Nuclear Blast area ( Booth 116) at Comic Con 2008.

For additional information, please contact:

Blind Guardian -

Loana dP Valencia

Publicity&Video Promotions, Nuclear Blast Records

ph. 323.418.1400, ext. 124

email: Loana@nuclearblastusa.com

cdv Software Entertainment USA

Mario Kroll

cdv Software Entertainment USA

ph. 919.386.3475

email: mario.kroll@cdvus.com

Ted Brockwood

Calico Media Communications

ph. 503.342.8067

email: ted@calico-media.com

? 2008 cdv Software Entertainment USA. All rights reserved. cdv and the cdv logo are registered trademarks of cdv Software Entertainment USA in North America or cdv Software Entertainment AG in other countries. Sacred 2– Fallen Angel? Ascaron Entertainment GmbH 2008. Sacred, the Sacred logo, Ascaron, and the Ascaron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ascaron Entertainment GmbH. All other logos are property of their respective owners and are used with permission. All Rights Reserved.

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