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February 4, 2003 -- San Jose, CA -- Mike Taylor, GLOBAL VR Vice President of Sales, today announced that industry veteran, Marty Man Smith has become the most recent addition to the growing GLOBAL VR sales department. Marty brings 18 years of industry experience to GLOBAL VR which, he will immediately utilize in his new role as Regional Sales Manager.

"GLOBAL VR has developed one of the most professional and experienced sales teams in the industry," states Mike Taylor. "Our team has over 80 years of combined experience in the coin-op market. We are well positioned to not only anticipate the growing needs of our customers, but also to be able to fulfill them."

Prior to GLOBAL VR, Marty held positions with Greater Southern, Sunbelt Distributing, Brady Distributing, and Birmingham Vending Company. He also spent several years working for SNK Manufacturing both in both the coin-op and consumer divisions.

"I am very excited about working closely with the many friends I have made over the years," says Smith. "In addition to the great team of people I will now be working with, I am equally excited to be representing GLOBAL VR's product line which I consider to be the absolute best in the industry."

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Jose, California, Global VR is the world's leading manufacturer of coin-operated video games based on home gaming technology. With an exploding home gaming market, GLOBAL VR is leveraging massive investment in development of home games and trigger a renaissance in the out-of-home video game industry. GLOBAL VR has development agreements with the world's leading game publishers Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI) Infogrames (NASDAQ :IFGM) and Rage (FTSE:RGE) that provide exclusive rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTS PGA TOUR® GOLF, Heavy Gear II and Incoming.

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