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WorldWinner Signs Deal with MumboJumbo™ to Create Cash Competitions in Hit Action-Puzzle Game Luxor

Downloadable puzzler to be playable for cash prizes.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Newton, Mass. - March 8, 2006 - WorldWinner, Inc. (, the leader in online game competitions, today announced a partnership with leading games developer MumboJumbo to develop online competitions in MumboJumbo's popular puzzle game Luxor for cash and prizes. Luxor was one of the most downloaded games of 2005, compelling players to play repeatedly to achieve new levels and high scores. Since Luxor was introduced last year, the game has been downloaded tens of millions of times. Through this agreement, WorldWinner will give Luxor fans, as well as online gamers looking for a new challenge, a platform to prove their skills by competing against other players for cash and prizes.

Luxor is an action-puzzle game that takes players on an exciting adventure across the lands of ancient Egypt. Players must shoot magical spheres and destroy the approaching colored spheres by making matches of three before they reach the pyramids at the path's end. Power-up talismans, such as explosive fireballs, thundering lightning bolts and magical multi-color spheres, are up for grabs to aid players in their quest.

"With a tremendous install base, and that easy-to-learn, but difficult to master quality that online gamers crave, Luxor is well positioned to become an instant favorite at WorldWinner," said Stephen Killeen, president and CEO of WorldWinner. "Players who think no one can top their score in Luxor will now have an opportunity to prove it by competing at WorldWinner for cash and prizes."

"Given the wild popularity of Luxor, which remains one of the most downloaded casual games week after week, we're excited to work with WorldWinner to broaden the game's appeal to an even larger audience," said Ron Dimant, managing director, MumboJumbo. "Offering cash competitions in Luxor is guaranteed to elevate the level of fun to a whole new level."

Cash competitions in Luxor will be available in Q2 2006 at, and through WorldWinner's partner network, which comprises some of the largest games and lifestyle sites on the Internet, including Pogo, Shockwave,, NetZero and Juno.

About WorldWinner, Inc.

WorldWinner ( is the leading global provider of online games for cash and prizes, where the outcome of each competition is determined by the player's skill. With more than 17 million registered players internationally, WorldWinner hosts six million tournaments and awards millions of dollars in prizes every month. The privately held company was founded in 1999 and has received funding from leading venture capital firms, including Zero Stage Capital, HarbourVest Partners and Benchmark Capital. WorldWinner is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

About MumboJumbo

MumboJumbo is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Developers, LLC. Based in Dallas, TX, MumboJumbo is a premier developer of casual games and the leading retail publisher of premium casual games. For more information about MumboJumbo, please visit

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