BEDMINSTER, NJ and HOOK, UK — Superscape Group plc (LSE: SPS), the world's leading 3D mobile games publisher, and Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, today announced Verizon Wireless's V CAST wireless broadband multimedia services feature Evel-ution Superscape's 3D Evel Knievel mobile game licensed by Global Wireless Entertainment (GWE) as one of its 3D games. V CAST from Verizon Wireless is the first true 3G wireless broadband consumer multimedia service in the country, allowing customers to view crystal clear graphics for 3D games and short content because it runs on Verizon Wireless' Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) network the only widely available wide-area wireless broadband network in the United States. The V CAST coverage area, which mirrors Verizon Wireless' EV-DO network, is available in more than 30 major metropolitan markets and covers more than 75 million people.
The action-packed 3D Evel-ution game allows players to control Evel Knievel as he goes on a wild ride through a series of obstacles and jumps, gaining points as he progresses. The various levels of the game take Evel over numerous ramps made of anything from cars, buses and trucks to fountains. Players need to use considerable skill to control Evel's speed and maintain his balance as he moves toward the 'Main Event' that includes the Vegas Fountain jump, the 13 Mack Truck jump and a stadium packed with fourteen Greyhound buses in King's Island.
For $15.00 monthly access added to their Verizon Wireless calling plan, customers get the V CAST VPak which includes unlimited access to a wide array of more than 300 daily updated short content and video clips from leading content providers. Unlimited basic video clips are included, but application download fees still apply for 3D Games, premium video clips and all other Get It Now® applications. There are no airtime charges to download or stream and watch video clips and other V CAST content. For a limited time, customers who sign up for V CAST will receive two months of service free. Verizon Wireless V CAST customers also receive monthly access and unlimited browsing on Verizon Wireless' Mobile Web 2.0SM news and information service. In addition, customers can choose from premium video clip content, available at additional cost that includes music videos and more.
V CAST's array of hot new multimedia programming is located in the Get It Now virtual store customers can access short content from news, sports and entertainment providers in the getVIDEO shopping aisle and check out new cutting-edge 3D games in the getGAMES aisle. V CAST also gives customers unlimited airtime to browse applications in the other familiar Get It Now shopping aisles such as getTONES and getGOING. Evel-ution is available in the 3D Games section of the getGAMES shopping aisle in the Get It Now virtual store for $2.49 monthly access or $8.99 for unlimited use purchase.
V CAST customers can find Evel-ution on the new 3G-capable VX8000 phone that allows customers to download content with just a few clicks and experience outstanding clarity and sharpness. The LG VX8000 is available to Verizon Wireless customers for $199.99 after $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement. V CAST customers can also find Evel-ution on the Samsung a890, which is $249.99 after a $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement, and the CDM8940 from UTStarcom Personal Communications (formerly Audiovox Communications Corp.) for $229.99 after a $70 rebate with a two-year customer agreement.
For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com.
(EDITORS: High-resolution images of Evel-ution on V CAST are available online. Log on to www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia to preview and request images.)
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 43.8 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
Superscape is the world's leading 3D mobile games publisher. The company was the first in the world to develop and launch international standard (JSR 184) compliant solutions for the delivery of innovative games on mass-market handsets. Superscape's 2D and 3D games are available from the majority of global network operators. The company's technology has been adopted by Siemens, Samsung and Motorola and Superscape's portfolio of games is based on many well-known brands including those from 20th Century Fox, Universal, Sony and Activision.
Superscape is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has corporate offices in Hook, Hampshire (UK), San Clemente, California (USA) and Moscow. www.superscape.com