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Date added: November 18, 2008

XS Games' Popstar Guitar™ Takes Center Stage – Available Now At Retail Stores Nationwide

Featuring Blockbuster Master Tracks from Rihanna, Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, Maroon 5, 3 Doors Down, Paramore and Fall Out Boy NEW YORK, NY – November 18, 2008 – VVideogame publisher XS Games announced today that PopStar Guitar™, the pop music-based rhythm videogame, is now available on retail shelves nationwide for Wii™ and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. PopStar Guitar comes loaded with more than 50 songs from many of today’s hottest pop artists, featuring master tracks performed by Rihanna, Maroon 5, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Fall Out Boy and more.

PopStar Guitar offers a unique air guitar game play experience exclusive for Wii with the introduction of the AirG™ peripheral that snaps easily onto the Wii Remote™ – allowing players to release their inner pop star. In the game, players assume the role of a lead guitarist in their very own band, whose mission is to compete in the ultimate “Battle of the Bands” contest. Additionally, players will have the choice to perform solo in the Career Mode, taking the stage for more challenging and rewarding performances that in turn deliver success, fame and fortune.

“PopStar Guitar is an exciting videogame that all gamers can enjoy, with music from some of today’s greatest pop music talents,” said Steve Grossman, chief executive officer of XS Games. “The game also provides a tremendous value to families by offering a fantastic game at a very competitive price. The Wii version comes with two AirG peripherals so that multiple players can enjoy playing the game together, right out of the box.”

PopStar Guitar for Wii™ comes with two AirG peripherals and is available for $59.99. For PlayStation®2 system, PopStar Guitar supports officially licensed PlayStation®2 system, non-USB guitar peripherals and is available for $29.99. Developed by Broadsword Interactive, PopStar Guitar is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB. For more information, along with access to the PopStar Guitar widget, please visit: popstarguitar.com

ABOUT XS GAMES

XS Games is a leading publisher of entertainment software with a quality portfolio of multiplatform games for the Wii™, PlayStation®2 system, Nintendo DS™ and PC. XS Games has publishing operations across North America and Europe (France, Germany, Spain, UK) and Australia.

© 2008 XS Games. XS Games, the XS Games logo, PopStar Guitar and the PopStar Guitar logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of 5381 Partners LLC. Developed by Broadsword Interactive Ltd. The Broadsword logo is the property of Broadsword Interactive Ltd. Domestic and foreign application patent pending. Wii and the Wii logo are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2006 Nintendo. "PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The ratings icon is a trademark of the Entertainment Software Association. All other marks and trademarks are properties of their respective owners. All Rights Reserved.

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