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D3Publisher of Europe Ltd. announces the imminent release of Cabbage Patch Kids®: Where’s My Pony? for the PC

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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Cambridge, UK. February 20, 2006 - D3Publisher of Europe Ltd. (D3PE) a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced the forthcoming release of Cabbage Patch Kids: Where's My Pony? on PC.

"With the surge in popularity of nostalgia toys, the Cabbage Patch Kids franchise was a perfect opportunity for D3PE, since they personify the toys of the '80s," said Nick Clarkson, PR & Marketing Manager for D3PE. "The tremendous success of the Cabbage Patch Kids re-launch combined with the impending introduction of new toys in the spring meant the timing was right to create a fun 'kids' gaming experience in the interactive market."

"The addition of the Cabbage Patch Kids brand to D3PE's product release schedule further solidifies our strategy of focusing on very select platforms and genres with the greatest market opportunities," said David Hope Managing Director of D3PE. "Cabbage Patch Kids, in addition to our Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi license, supports our objectives during this period of console transition."

Since the birth of Cabbage Patch Kids in 1983, more than 100 million one-of-a-kind dolls have been "adopted" throughout the world, and their unique individual features and representation of all races and ethnicities have established the 'Kids as one of the most loved and popular children's products of all time.

Cabbage Patch Kids: Where's My Pony? will be released in March 2006 for the PC with a MRRP of £9.99.

About D3Publisher of Europe Ltd.

D3Publisher of Europe Ltd is a new subsidiary of D3Publisher, with headquarters in Tokyo. D3Publisher of Europe's strategic focus is on licensed and original titles from leading third-party developers that appeal to mass-market consumers or gaming enthusiasts. Based in Cambridge, UK, D3Publisher of Europe will distribute and publish software for personal computers and the major console platforms including Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCubeTM, Nintendo DS, PlayStation game console, PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, PSPTM portable entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. For additional information on D3Publisher of Europe and its products, visit the website at http://www.d3p.us

Contact:

Nick Clarkson ([email protected])

D3Publisher Europe

22 / 26 Citibase

Sheraton House

Castle Park

Cambridge

CB3 0AX

+44 (0)1223 370080

About Original Appalachian Artworks

Original Appalachian Artworks, Inc. (OAA) founded in 1978 by Cabbage Patch Kids creator, Xavier Roberts, is a privately held corporation located in Cleveland, Georgia. Headquarters to the world famous Cabbage Patch Kids brand and home to BabyLand General Hospital, one of Georgia's top tourist attractions, OAA also manages a wide range of other projects, while continuing to deliver hand-stitched one-of-a-kind, soft-sculpture Cabbage Patch Kids. For more information visit www.cabbagepatchkids.com.

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