By Al Giovetti


GTR 2 Demo Release

July 22, 2006

The Pit Lane is Open!

With the demo released today it’s green flag for the first test drives of the new racing sensation „GTR 2 – FIA GT Racing Game“.

Darmstadt (Germany), July 21st 2006. Developer Simbin Development Team AB and Publisher 10TACLE STUDIOS cut the time racing fans have to wait for the sequel to their award-winning racing simulation. Today they drop the green flag on test drives and present the official „GTR 2 – FIA GT Racing Game“ demo for exclusive download on gamespot.com and their game website, gtr-game.com!

Players can already experience the totality of the powerful DirectX9 Graphics Engine enabled dynamic day/night changes, spectacular crashes and changing weather conditions. Amongst others, the demo lets players go the distance on a complete racing weekend with their choice of training, qualifying, warm-up and the race itself. Both beginners and pros can test themselves against 14 virtual drivers based on the unique artificial intelligence. In the demo players can choose between two teams with truly hot machines for the world-famous Barcelona Grand Prix course: the Team G.P.S. Giesse Squadra Corse with its Ferrari F575 and the Team DAMS with its Lamborghini Murciélago. With the introduction of the new Time-Trial Mode nothing stands in the way of the first multiplayer contests. In this mode players can easily save their laps and post the file on the Internet for comparison with other drivers.

„GTR 2 – FIA GT Racing Game“ is the official simulation of the FIA GT Racing Championship. More than 140 highly-detailed race cars, a choice of 34 different track designs, breathtaking graphics and outstanding physics provide incredible variety in the race for the championship. GTR 2 will be revving up on PCs everywhere in September 2006.

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About 10tacle studios AG:
Listed in the General Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, 10tacle studios AG (security code number: TACL10) is one of Europe’s leading independent development and production companies of high-end computer and video games. 10tacle studios AG (www.10tacle.com) produces top-quality products meeting international development standards and with its product portfolio it covers all relevant segments of growth in the games market. In the past business year, the company generated a turnover of 17.9 million Euros according to IFRS and was thus able to more than double its prior-year result (in 2004: 8.4 million Euros). Compared to the same period of time the year before, the EBIT increased by roughly 362% to 1,684 TEUR (in 2004: 364 TEUR) in 2005. Currently, more than 180 employees work for the company at its headquarters in Darmstadt and at the development sites in Darmstadt, Hanover, London, Charleroi, Bratislava and Singapore.

About SimBin Development Team AB
SimBin Development Team AB is a Swedish games development company making interactive entertainment software with a focus on the highest simulated gaming realism for all leading gaming platforms. The company possesses a global distribution network with its main markets in Europe and the USA. SimBin was founded in 2003 and today employ a total staff of 70 people, consisting of 40 employees at the headquarters in Vara and in the development studio in Gothenburg. In addition to these employees we have our distribution team and consultants managed by the Core Team in Gothenburg.

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