/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Funcom presents its new CEO and development
outlook for Montreal/

MONTREAL, Jan. 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Trond Arne Aas, CEO of Funcom, the well-known independent developer and publisher of online games, is in Montreal to announce the name of the new CEO of Funcom Games Canada, and to present the development outlook for the company, which now has offices in Montreal. Media representatives are invited to attend this event, which will take place on January 7 at 10:30 a.m., at Montréal International.

Mr. Aas will take this opportunity to announce the company's new location, as well as to present the business objectives and the role Montreal will play in Funcom, the group's vision for the upcoming years and the company's labour development plan in Canada.

Since Funcom's Montreal division will play a pivotal role in a series of new business initiatives, in both high-end massively multiplayer online (MMO) and general public gaming, Mr. Aas will also be presenting excerpts of highly anticipated new games, including The Secret World.

    WHAT:  Official announcement of appointment of first CEO for Funcom Games
           Canada Inc. and business objectives

    WHEN:  Thursday, January 7, 2010, 10:30 a.m.

    WHERE: Salle du conseil
           Montréal International
           380 Saint-Antoine West, suite 8000


Funcom was founded in 1993 and is today one of the world's leading independent developers and publishers of MMO games. More than 300 employees from over 35 different nationalities work at Funcom, at its offices in Norway, China, Switzerland, Canada and the US, making it one of the most multicultural game development studios in the world. The company is responsible for several highly acclaimed titles, including the MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures and the adventure games The Longest Journey and Dreamfall.


For further information: For further information: Alexandra Graveline, Morin Public Relations, (514) 289-8688, ext. 229, Cell.: (514) 247-9971, alexandra@morinrp.com; Charles Durivage, Morin Public Relations, (514) 289-8688, ext. 227, charles@morinrp.com; Source: FUNCOM

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