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Sales Pro, John B. Hill Joins GLOBAL VR as Northeastern/Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1, 2005 - GLOBAL VRŽ announced today that industry sales veteran, John B. Hill, has joined GLOBAL VR as the new Northeastern/Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager. Replacing Tony Maniscalco, who recently accepted a role with a new venture, John will immediately assume responsibility for the sale of GLOBAL VR products. John began his career in the coin machine industry as a high school student working for Miller Newmark Distributors. Moving from service to sales during his employment with the company, John quickly found his niche. Prior to GLOBAL VR, John spent the past 19 years at Sega Entertainment as Senior Eastern Regional Sales Manager. During his career, he also spent time in the employ of Arachnid Inc., Southwest Vending Sales, Atari Inc., and Bally. "What a great time to be joining the company," John stated. "The release of Need for Speed™ Underground and EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŽ Golf: Challenge Edition are two of the most highly anticipated events in the industry this year. I'm excited to be a part of their launch and to work with the team that brought them to market. I am looking forward to representing GLOBAL VR and its excellent products." When asked for comment, James Harris, GLOBAL VR Senior Vice President of Sales and Service said, "John's appointment was met with enthusiasm by all of our customers." He went on to state, "There is hardly a person in this industry that John doesn't know. His experience and familiarity with coin-op will allow him to hit the ground running and get right to the most important part of the job-our customers . I am excited and proud to have John become a part of this team." For more information on GLOBAL VR or GLOBAL VR products, please visit the GLOBAL VR website at , or call 408.597.3400. Those wishing to contact John Hill can reach him at 770.565.8621.

For further information please contact:

Barb Roy
Phone: (408) 597-3400 ext: 2409
Fax: (408) 597-3431


Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Jose, California, GLOBAL VRŽ is the world's leading manufacturer of coin-operated video games based on home gaming technology. With an exploding home gaming market, GLOBAL VRŽ is leveraging massive investment in development of home games and triggering a renaissance in the out-of-home video game industry. GLOBAL VRŽ has development agreements with the world's leading game publishers Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS), Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI) and Atari (NASDAQ:ATAR) that provide exclusive rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŽ Golf, EA GAMES™ Need for Speed™, Beach Head and Operation Blockade.

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