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Glu Tracks Another Hit With Deer Hunter(R) 2 Mobile; Leading Mobile Entertainment Publisher to Deliver Sequel to Best Seller.

LOS ANGELES -- Today at the CTIA Wireless I.T. and Entertainment(R) 2006, Glu Mobile, a leading creator and global publisher of mobile entertainment, announced plans to develop and publish Deer Hunter(R) 2 Mobile, the sequel to the award-winning, top-selling mobile hunting game, Deer Hunter. Based on Atari Inc.'s Deer Hunter franchise, the game will include a host of new features and upgrades such as all new environments with enhanced graphics, a GPS map that enables players to track deer, realistic deer movement and behavior, new firearms and game modes. Deer Hunter 2 Mobile will be available on North American wireless carriers beginning November of 2006.

"Deer Hunter Mobile has consistently been one of our best-selling games and was one of the first Glu titles to achieve one million downloads," said Jill Braff, general manager of North America, Glu Mobile. "With Deer Hunter 2 Mobile, we've built on the core elements that made Deer Hunter successful and used the latest in mobile games technology to deliver the most authentic hunting experience on mobile phones."

The launch of Deer Hunter 2 Mobile will follow its acclaimed predecessor Deer Hunter Mobile, launched in December 2004, which received numerous industry awards including the Mobie Award for Best Sports Game of the Year at the Annual Wireless Gaming Awards at CTIA WIRELESS 2005. Glu will be giving demonstrations and previews of the game for the first time at CTIA at the Glu booth, which will be located in the M-tertainment Pavilion, 746-V.

"Glu's launch of Deer Hunter Mobile in 2004 was met with great success, so we're eager to see the sequel," said Nique Fajors, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Atari, Inc. "With Glu's proven track record in translating Atari's franchises to the mobile platform, we are confident that the result will be one of the most authentic virtual mobile hunting experience available."

The Deer Hunter franchise is a realistic, accurate and engaging deer hunting game. Deer Hunter has been the leading hunting brand since 1997.

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About Glu Mobile

Glu Mobile is a leading developer and global publisher of mobile entertainment. Glu's portfolio of games, ringtones, wallpapers and information applications include both original titles and entertainment based on major brands from Atari, Cartoon Network, Celador International, FOX Sports Interactive, Harrah's, Hasbro, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, Sega and Twentieth Century Fox. Based in San Mateo, California with offices in Hong Kong, London and Manchester, Glu is funded by top venture firms NEA, BA Venture Partners, Granite Global Ventures, Sienna Ventures and Globespan Capital Partners, and by Time Warner Investments. Recently Glu acquired the UK-based mobile entertainment company iFone, adding SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, MONOPOLY, and ATARI Classics to its portfolio. Consumers can find fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at

About Atari

New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining franchises such as The Matrix (Enter The Matrix and The Matrix: Path of Neo) and Test Drive(R); and mass-market and children's franchises such as Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues and Dora the Explorer, and Dragon Ball Z(R). Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext - ISIN: FR-0000052573), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit

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