FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GLOBAL VR® USES IMMERSION'S ROBUST FORCE FEEDBACK STEERING TECHNOLOGY
SAN JOSE, Calif - (July 17, 2007) - GLOBAL VR today announced that it is now using a newly designed force feedback steering wheel board from Immersion Corporation (Nasdaq: IMMR ), a leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology. The new RoHS-compliant board has been designed to meet the high level of reliability demanded by the coin-op market.
Beginning with the release of EA SPORTST NASCAR Racing, GLOBAL VR will provide this updated force feedback board as a standard component, complete with an extended one-year warranty on this part. "We are very excited about this new board and its performance," stated Ken Bayer, GLOBAL VR's Executive VP. "Customers, distributors, and operators can continue to look forward to a game play experience that lives up to the GLOBAL VR reputation for fun, excitement, realism, and high performance."
GLOBAL VR customers will be pleased to learn that Immersion's new RoHS-compliant board is compatible with all GLOBAL VR driving games including Need for Speed Underground, and enjoys a new, low price-point.
For information about other GLOBAL VR products, please visit www.globalvr.com or contact your local GLOBAL VR distributor or sales representative.
About GLOBAL VR: Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Jose, California, GLOBAL VR® is one of the world's leading manufacturers of coin-operated video games based on home gaming technology. Through the development of proprietary technology, GLOBAL VR is able to leverage the massive investment in development of PC and console games by third party developers by making them suitable for play in out-of-home locations. Development agreements are in place with some of the world's leading game publishers including Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS ), Ubisoft, and Atari (NASDAQ:ATAR). These agreements provide GLOBAL VR rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTST PGA TOUR® GOLF , Underground, NASCAR, Blazing Angels, Beach Head and Operation Blockade. In addition, GLOBAL VR also develops and manufactures products previously marketed under the UltraCade label including Global Arcade Classics and Ultrapin. More information on GLOBAL VR can be found at www.globalvr.com.
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