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The latest news about Stillfront Group and our Studios

STILLFRONT GROUP POSTS HIGH GROWTH AND RECORD PROFITS FOR 2011

2012-04-05

Umeå, Sweden. Apr 5th, 2012 Swedish game developer, publisher & operator Stillfront Group posts very strong FY2011 financial results. Stillfront's 2011 year continues to proof the group's strong financial position, showing above industry average margins, reaching an EBITDA of 20% and 18% organic growth, achvieved in part through a outstanding performance of the game service "Playzeek" and the PS3 Move launch title "The Fight". 'We are very happy to announce that our rapid expansion of Playzeek and record sales of The Fight has enabled us to show strong 2011 figures and accelerate our growth.' says CEO & Founder of Stillfront Group Jörgen Larsson. About Stillfront Group Stillfront Group´s Business concept is to develop, publish and operate online social games, console/handheld games and digital entertainment. The company has offices in Uppsala, Umeå Sweden and Hong Kong, China with more than 25 full-time employees. Stillfront Group’s online gaming branch is a pioneer online game developer specializing in creating Fan Immersion Games based on high profile IPs. Online activities also include social gaming community sites and MMO development. The console branch of the company Coldwood is producing blockbuster titles to the PS3, PC and Xbox platforms, with Publishers like Sony Entertainment. For more information, please contact: Jörgen Larsson CEO and Founder of Stillfront Group jorgen.larsson@stillfront.com Phone: +46 (0)70 321 18 00  

Stillfront Group's Playezeek expands to Poland!

2012-03-05

Uppsala, Sweden. Mar 5th, 2012 Swedish game developer, publisher & operator Stillfront Group is excited to announce a major territory expansion to Poland with our strategic partner Macro Games SA. The successful online Counterstrike gaming community with over 500.000 registered players is gearing up to expand to Poland, starting soon Polish players will be able to enjoy the rich community experience of Playzeek and compete on a global stage for honor and prizes. We are also delighted to announce our new strategic operating and marketing partnership with Marco Games in Poland, that will embark together with us on this endeavor. 'We are delighted work together with Marco Games on the Playzeek expansion, together we can create a tremendous opportunities with our joint experience in the industry to publish and operate more great games and services in Poland. We are looking forward to working with Tomasz and his team.' says CEO & Founder of Stillfront Group Jörgen Larsson. About Stillfront Group Stillfront Group´s Business concept is to develop, publish and operate online social games, console/handheld games and digital entertainment. The company has offices in Uppsala, Umeå Sweden and Hong Kong, China with more than 25 full-time employees. Stillfront Group’s online gaming branch is a pioneer online game developer specializing in creating Fan Immersion Games based on high profile IPs. Online activities also include social gaming community sites and MMO development. The console branch of the company Coldwood is producing blockbuster titles to the PS3, PC and Xbox platforms, with Publishers like Sony Entertainment. For more information, please contact: Jörgen Larsson CEO and Founder of Stillfront Group jorgen.larsson@stillfront.com Phone: +46 (0)70 321 18 00 About Macro Games Macro Games SA is a young yet thriving company in the segment of new technologies, electronic games and entertainment. Macro Games is positioned in the market with a portfolio of various websites relating to gaming and innovative gaming community projects. The company has access to a vast community of players and utilizes this advantage also for e-software distribution, production and operating online gaming services. For more information, please contact: Tomasz Kurek CEO of Macro Games SA tomasz.kurek@macrogames.pl  

STILLFRONT GROUP TO ACQUIRE 29% OF EPOS GAME STUDIOS

2012-01-13

Umeå, Sweden. Jan 5th, 2012 Swedish game developer, publisher & operator Stillfront Group is excited to announce a successful acquisition of 29% of Entertainment Products of Sweden AB (EPOS Game Studios). Stillfront Group also secured an option to increase to ownership to 51% in the future. EPOS is a small high quality AA-development Studio with strong fully owned IPs like Crash Commando and another under development to be released later this year. EPOS was founded, owned and operating by Staffan Langin and Olof Gustafsson who represent a very strong record in the gaming industry in Europe by founding DICE, Scandinavia's most successful studio, today EA’s development studio with titles like Battlefield and Need for Speed and more. 'We are excited to join Stillfront Group and be part of a bigger family. It has been our goal to develop a variety of titles for multiple platforms. Together we and Stillfront Group will be able to realize a much higher potential due to our unique combination and strengths of a strong and profitable IP and several high value distribution channels and platforms.' says founder of EPOS Staffan Langin. 'We are delighted to have EPOS Game Studios on board, they will be a great asset and valueadd to Stillfront Group. Together we can create a tremendous opportunities with our joint experience in the industry to develop and publish more great games. We are looking forward to working with Staffan and his team.' says CEO & Founder of Stillfront Group Jörgen Larsson. About Stillfront Group Stillfront Group´s Business concept is to develop, publish and operate online social games, console/handheld games and digital entertainment. The company has offices in Uppsala, Umeå Sweden and Hong Kong, China with more than 25 full-time employees. Stillfront Group’s online gaming branch is a pioneer online game developer specializing in creating Fan Immersion Games based on high profile IPs. Online activities also include social gaming community sites and MMO development. The console branch of the company Coldwood is producing blockbuster titles to the PS3, PC and Xbox platforms, with Publishers like Sony Entertainment. For more information, please contact: Jörgen Larsson CEO and Founder of Stillfront Group jorgen.larsson@stillfront.com Phone: +46 (0)70 321 18 00 About EPOS Game Studios EPOS Game Studios AB(Entertainment Products of Sweden AB) was founded in the summer of 2005 by Staffan Langin and Olof Gustafsson, two veteran game developers who also cofounded famed Swedish developer Digital Illusions (DICE), Scandinavia’s most successful studio, today EA’s development studio with titles like Battlefield and Need for Speed and more. The company goal is to assemble a talented team and produce cutting edge titles for a variety of platforms. Its initial game, an online shooter called Crash Commando for the PlayStation 3's PlayStation Network, was released on by Sony Entertainment Europe and received critical success. For more information, please contact: Staffan Langin CEO and Founder of EPOS Game Studios staffan.langin@eposgamestudios.com Phone: +46 (0)70 990 88 00  

Stillfront Group Releases new Game “Move Fitness” on PlayStation3

2011-11-25

Uppsala, Sweden, Nov 25th, 2011 Swedish game developer and publisher Stillfront Group is thrilled to announce the release of Move Fitness™ on PlayStation®3, published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. “This game is all about making fitness fun, with exciting and immersive gameplay. It’s a great exercise game that keeps people coming back for more, not just because it may make them fit and healthy, but because it’s a lot of fun to play. We’ve worked together with professional trainers to design exercises and routines that are safe, fun and healthy, and we’re really pleased with the result“ says Martin Sahlin, lead designer at Coldwood Interactive. Move Fitness™ turns your living room into your own personal gym, where you can shoot some basketball hoops, try some boxing, play dodge ball and try over 25 different exercises, ranging from the basic to the exotic. “It’s been an exciting project, and it’s great to see Move Fitness™ released on PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Network. This is our second game published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and we’re privileged to work with Sony – a leading publisher with global reach. We’re looking forward to continuous cooperation in the future, and will remain in the vanguard for motion based gaming.” says Christopher Holmberg, CEO of Coldwood Interactive. Check the game out on the PlayStation® website! About Stillfront Group Stillfront Group´s Business concept is to develop, publish and operate online social games, console/handheld games and digital entertainment. The company has offices in Uppsala, Umeå Sweden and Hong Kong, China. Stillfront Group’s online gaming branch is a pioneer online game developer specializing in creating Fan Immersion Games based on high profile IPs. Online activities also include social gaming community sites and MMO development. About Coldwood Interactive Coldwood Interactive (CW), a subsidiary of Stillfront Group, is a game studio based in Umeå, in the northern part of Sweden. The studio was founded in 2003 by a tight knit group of veteran game developers, with a passion for creating great, innovative games. Since then we’ve grown into one of Sweden’s most successful and productive game studios, all while still staying true to the same close friendly vibe, dedication and creative spirit that has inspired us from the beginning. CW have now released two PlayStation®Move titles in the past two years, exclusively published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) and look forward to a continued relationship with SCEE. About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in around 110 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these platforms, as well as managing the third party licensing programs in these territories. Innovation has always been key to the success of PS3 and that continues to be seen with the launch of PlayStation®Move and 3D gaming. For more information, please contact: Christopher Holmberg CEO of Coldwood Group christopher.holmberg@coldwood.com Phone: +46 (0)90 34 35 500  

STILLFRONT'S GROUP TOP HIT FAST AND FURIOUS FIG PASSES 3 MILLION USERS

2011-09-23

Uppsala, Sweden. September 23rd, 2011 Swedish game developer Stillfront Group AB’ released online title Fast and Furious FIG has hit the mark of 3 million users, growing by 300, 000 per month. Since the Fast and Furious FIG was released on April 6th, 2009 gamers across six continents, 191 countries, 7 997 cities have built, modified and painted cars to prove they have what it takes to rule the road. The game is available in ten different languages and is continuously translated into more. One of the cooperation partners is Bigpoint, the biggest browser based games portal in the world, who encloses flyers about the game to every Fast and Furious DVD sold in Germany. All of this tremendous growth has resulted in a very strong user base for the game which now tops 3 million users, growing by 300, 000 new players a month. "It has been exciting to see our user base grow day by day with Fast and Furious and other games. The cooperation with Universal Studios to bring movie titles to gaming experience is great and successful. We are looking forward to building more games that's fun which our users can relate to." says CEO of Stillfront Group Jorgen Larsson. Stillfront games available at : http://www.stillfront.com/Products/ About Stillfront Group Stillfront Group´s Business concept is to develop, publish and operate online social games, console/handheld games and digital entertainment. The company has offices in Uppsala, Umeå Sweden and HK China with more than 25 fulltime employees.Stillfront Groups online gaming branch is a pioneer online game developer specializing in creating Fan Immersion Games based on high profile IPs. Online activities also include social gaming community sites and MMO development. The console branch of the company ColdWood is producing blockbuster titles to the PS3,PC and Xbox plattforms, with Publishers like Sony Entertainment. For more information, please contact: Jörgen Larsson CEO of Stillfront Group Jorgen@stillfront.com Phone: +4670-321 18 00  

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