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Watch Global MMO Game Festival on your PC!

Seoul, Korea - November 30,2007 - Watch the grand finale of Game and Game World Championship (GNGWC) 2007 on live with 800kbps high-quality video! Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency(KIPA), the host of this global MMO game festival, announced that they will broadcast the final match on GNGWC web page ( www.gngwc.com) with support from the professional user created content (UCC) provider in Korea "The mgoon ( http://www.mgoon.com).

The broadcasting schedule sets up as below:

Time (GMT) - Program

4:00-4:20pm

Bomb N Dash Final Match

4:30-4:50pm

Record of Lunia Final Match

5:00-5:50pm

War Roack Final Match

6:00-6:40pm

Silkroad Online Final Match

6:50-7:30pm

Shot Online Final Match

7:40-8:20pm

Navy Field Final Match

8:30-9:00pm

Closing

To watch the live show, installation of web-broadcasting plug-in is necessary. Although GNGWC live web page will automatically detect visitors' system and request to install the plug-in, the representative in mgoon suggested to visit the GNGWC website before the show starts and download and install the software to avoid possible network bottleneck caused by too much visitors and download of the file during the live show.

"For this internet live show, we adopt P2P live solution from CDNetworks ( www.us.cdnetworks.com) Co., Ltd", Marketing director of mgoon Choi, D.I. said, "We expect from mgoon that this live show boosts wide interests from global MMO gamers, and help GNGWC official games to thrive their services." He added.

In this event, 100 players who survived from preliminary matches among 1.500.000 players all over the world will compete in 6-divisions (Game: Navy Field, Lunia, Bomb 'N Dash, Shot Online, Silk Road Online, War Rock) for the No.1 place in the world.

On the one hand GNGWC2007 is proving and spreading excellence of Korean online games by hosting online game festival which has only Korean online game divisions unlike others. Also GNGWC is expected to be foundation for Korean online games to enter the world market hereafter.

GNGWC is part of the marketing campaign of KIPA's "Global Service Platform" project, which began in 2004 to give Korean online games opportunities to enter the overseas market. In this year's competition, six Korean mmo games ('Bomb 'N Dash', 'Shot Online', 'Navy Field', 'Silk Road', 'War Rock', 'Lunia') were selected as the official games and 102 best players, out of 1.5 million participants from Europe, America, South East Asia, Korea, Japan, are advanced to the Grand Final Match held in Seoul on December 1st.

About GNGWC (Game and Game World Championship)

GNGWC is an international game competition which began in 2006 by KIPA in order to promote Korean online games throughout the World. Last year, 1,070,000 gamers from 5 regions including Korea, Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan, America took participation in competing in 3 Korean games, 'Silkroad Online', 'Gunbound', and 'Shot Online'. With the success from previous year, the event is planned to continue in the future.

About KIPA

KIPA (Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency) was established in 1998 by the Ministry of Information and Communication as a non-profit organization. Its role is to contribute to the globalization of the Korea information technology industry, support start-up software companies, and improve the quality of Korea's software the industry's productivity through process improvement efforts. "Global Service Platform" initiative, which is also known as "game&game" and "Game and Game World Championship", is an part of its global marketing support program for the information technology industry.

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