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Ubisoft propels Nitrobike™ Exclusively onto Wii™

SANTA MONICA, Calif.,– July 12, 2007– Today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced it will release Nitrobike™ exclusively for the Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo.

Developed by Left Field Productions, the creators of the classic Excitebike? 64 for the Nintendo? 64, Nitrobike will be published and distributed by Ubisoft for Holiday 2007. Players will navigate rocket-propelled motorcycles in this arcade-style game. Players can choose to race against the clock or against worthy opponents in Nitrobike's exciting multiplayer game mode and unique online mode.

"Ubisoft is thrilled to be introducing the first Motocross game available for Wii," said Jay Cohen, vice president of publishing at Ubisoft. "Nitrobike's fun and fast-paced gameplay is sure to be a hit for Wii owners for the holiday season."

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a 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 sales of 680 million Euros for the 2006-07 fiscal year. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

About Left Field Productions

Left Field Productions is a leading developer of interactive entertainment products, with a long history of critically acclaimed titles. From Nintendo classics such as Excitebike 64 and NBA Courtside, to the recent World Series of Poker video-games, Left Field Productions has shown its ability to quality products that please both consumers and our publishing partners. Left Field Productions is headquartered in Ventura, California. To learn more, please visit www.left.com.

? 2007 Left Field Productions Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published and distributed by Ubisoft Entertainment. Nitrobike is a registered trademark of Left Field Productions Inc and is used under license. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Nintendo, Wii and Nintendo 64 are trademarks of Nintendo.? 2006 Nintendo.

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