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SAN JOSE, Calif., November 11, 2005 — GLOBAL VR and Inspired Leisure Link Italia SpA (ILLI), a newly formed subsidiary of Leisure Link and Inspired Broadcast Networks, today announced that an agreement has been reached between the companies that grants exclusive rights to ILLI to distribute the full line of GLOBAL VR product in Italy for the next three years. The agreement was executed at the recent coin-op tradeshow in Rome, Enada, where company heads were present and details of the arrangement were finalized.
“It is an honor to represent such a highly respected company and highly anticipated product line. GLOBAL VR products have always done well in Europe,” commented Luca Contiello, Managing Director of Inspired Leisure Link Italia SpA. He went on to note, “It was no surprise to see lines of players waiting to play Need For Speed Underground in our booth at Enada. In our opinion, this is the best driving game the coin-op industry has ever seen, and I needn’t mention how much we Italians love our driving games! ILLI’s mission is to rapidly expand our presence in the Italian marketplace with GLOBAL VR products leading the way.”
When GLOBAL VR Vice President of Global Business Development, Debbie Minardi, was asked for comment about the new arrangement, she said, “The Italian market holds tremendous potential for GLOBAL VR and our products. New gaming laws in Italy and a renewed interest in coin-op gaming make timing perfect for our product introduction. ILLI’s concentrated efforts in Italy will certainly help to insure that GLOBAL VR products find their way quickly and efficiently into Italian gaming establishments.”
Inspired Leisure Link Italia SpA (ILLI) is a subsidiary of Leisure Link, Europe’s largest pay-to-play machine company, and its digital division, Inspired Broadcast Networks. Inspired is the leading supplier of video lottery and server based gaming systems in Europe. ILLI and Inspired are also shareholders and strategic suppliers to Gmatica, one of the leading official government gaming concessionaries in Italy.
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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. GLOBAL VR® is leveraging massive investment in development of home games and triggering 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), Atari (NASDAQ:ATAR) that provide exclusive rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® GOLF, NEED FOR SPEED™, Beach Head and Operation Blockade.
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