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THREE KINGDOMS BRAWLER COMING TO PC THIS SPRING FROM THE9 INTERACTIVE , INC.

San Jose, Calif.– February 25, 2011 -- The9 Interactive, Inc., an interactive entertainment publisher, today announced their first title, Three Kingdoms Brawler, will be released this Spring as a free-to-play action MMO for Windows PC.

Three Kingdoms Brawler takes the classic side-scrolling arcade beat-em-up and updates it for a new generation of online gamers. Inspired by the events and battles of the Three Kingdoms era in China, players take control of legendary warriors fighting to determine the future of the country. By choosing their guiding spirit and hero class, players can customize their fighting experience to their own personal skills. As they progress they will upgrade their combo moves, armor, and weapons, becoming even more powerful and able to face the challenges ahead. The fight cannot be won alone, however. By joining and fighting together, the heroes will be able to face ever increasing odds and emerge victorious.

Joining together in factions and guilds, players have a vast world to explore and conquer. A robust crafting system allows players to create unique weapons and armor that enhance their personalized combat skills. The online marketplace and auction house allows players to buy and sell their creations with thousands of players. With thousands of different weapon, skill, and armor combinations, each player will have their own unique experience tailored to their personal choices.

Player vs. player combat adds a new twist to the action, with players competing for victory against each other in arena combat. Players can prove they are the mightiest warrior by defeating all their opponents or teaming up in tag-team matches. Leaderboards and in-game honorary titles will show the world who has the most skill.

For more information or to register for an upcoming Beta, please visit www.threekingdomsbrawler.com

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About The9 Interactive, Inc.

The9 Interactive, Inc. is a division of The9 Limited (NASDAQ: NCTY), an online game developer and operator in China.??Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Shanghai, The9 Limited is focused on developing and operating high-quality games for the online marketplace. For more information about The9 Interactive, Inc., please visit http://us.the9.com

Three Kingdoms Brawler™ and? 2011 The9 Interactive, Inc.

Contact:

Colin Ferris

The9 Interactive

408-627-7853

colin.ferris@us.the9.com?

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