August 22, 2006

Highly Anticipated Action Title to be Available Exclusively on Amp'd Mobile
Los Angeles (August 22, 2006)
Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix™ interactive entertainment products in North America, and Amp'd Mobile, the first fully integrated mobile entertainment company, today announced the debut of DIRGE of CERBERUS™ LOST EPISODE™ -FINAL FANTASY® VII- (DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE). The action-packed 3D mobile game is available for download exclusively on Amp'd Mobile handsets. For more information visit www.ampd.com.

"Amp'd is committed to bringing the best mobile games to market, and DIRGE OF CERBERUS LOST EPISODE raises the bar in 3D gaming worldwide," said Paul Nakayama, Sr. Director of Content Programming at Amp'd Mobile. "We believe game fans will be blown away by this title's advanced graphics and gameplay. This exclusive title represents another 'first' for Amp'd and showcases our leading 3G handset capabilities."

"Adapting a truly dynamic game like DIRGE of CERBERUS to the mobile platform was an invigorating experience for us," said Kosei Ito, Producer, Square Enix Co. Ltd. "DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE -FINAL FANTASY VII- effectively reveals the missing chapter from the PlayStation 2 version. With this in mind, we wanted to create a game on the mobile platform that retained the integrity and imagination of the console version, but could be played on the go. We are confident that gamers will appreciate the innovation in detail and game play and ultimately embrace DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE as another quality continuation to the FINAL FANTASY VII legacy."

Frazer Wilson, CEO of Ideaworks3D Ltd, said: "This has been a really exciting project, and another great opportunity to push the boundaries of mobile gaming with our Segundo technology. Working with the Square Enix team on this important title has been a great honor, and we are delighted to have created a mobile game which offers such unparalleled playing experience."

To support the deployment, Amp'd will feature video previews and mobile game highlights of DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE within Amp'd branded kiosks at retail outlets nationwide, including independent wireless dealers and Best Buy, recently announced as a core Amp'd Mobile distributor. Fans will also have a chance to participate in a limited online giveaway to receive a highly articulated Vincent Valentine action figure with purchase. Amp'd will also be featuring DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE at GamOrz Ball (co-sponsored with mtvU). Lastly, Amp'd will feature DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE in Amp'd The Magazine.

Utilizing the latest in mobile technology, DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE maintains the integrity of the Square Enix brand, and is consistent with the excellence that fans have come to expect from the FINAL FANTASY franchise. Mobile users experience console quality content including intuitive target systems, real time frame rate and high quality picturesque backgrounds.

DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE -FINAL FANTASY VII- tells the story three years after Meteorfall, where the original FINAL FANTASY VII ended, with Vincent Valentine struggling to save the world from Deepground, a mysterious army of bloodthirsty warriors. This action role-playing game will take advantage of all mobile gaming has to offer, allowing players to explore a sprawling world in Battlefield mode, and battle with Deepground soldiers in FPS Battle mode.

Gamers can also experience the original PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system game, DIRGE of CERBERUS -FINAL FANTASY VII- (DIRGE of CERBERUS) which shipped last week on August 15, 2006. The first action title in the beloved series, DIRGE of CERBERUS is blockbuster thrill ride from the creators of FINAL FANTASY VII and comes fully loaded with all-new features and bonus content created exclusively for North American audiences.

DIRGE of CERBERUS is rated "T" for Teen. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) Web site at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. DIRGE of CERBERUS is available at North American retailers for the suggested retail price of $49.99(USD). Additional information on DIRGE of CERBERUS can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/dcff7/.

DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE -FINAL FANTASY VII- was developed by a Square Enix Co., Ltd. team led by Kosei Ito in collaboration with Ideaworks3D Ltd., a BAFTA award-winning mobile games studio headquartered in London (http://www.ideaworks3d.com). For more about information about DIRGE of CERBERUS LOST EPISODE -FINAL FANTASY VII- visit www.sqexm.com/dirge.

About Square Enix Co., Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc.
With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix) develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises—FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 68 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 40 million units worldwide—under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.

Square Enix, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Co., Ltd. with offices in Los Angeles, California and Seattle, Washington. It handles operations in North America, including development, localization, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com/na.

About Amp'd Mobile
Amp'd Mobile is the first integrated mobile entertainment company for youth, young professionals and early adopters, and the only 3G carrier in the US specifically targeting that demographic. By leveraging the power of broadband wireless (EVDO), Amp'd Mobile offers traditional services such as voice and text within a completely fresh user interface designed specifically for the "mobile graduate" and third-generation (3G) technology. With a myriad of customizable options to meet each person's individual needs, as well as strategic alliances with top entertainment properties, such as MTVN and Universal Music Group, Amp'd Mobile brings a more relevant, personal experience to the wireless lifestyle with unique music, video, community, entertainment, sports and gaming offerings divided into various channels for quick and easy access. Amp'd Mobile is offered nationwide and more information can be found at www.ampd.com.

About Ideaworks3D
Ideaworks3D, Ltd. is a privately held technology and game development company headquartered in London. Founded in 1998 with a strong Oxford and Cambridge computer science and electronic engineering pedigree, the company has an unparalleled track record of creative innovation and technical leadership in the field of rich mobile gaming. Its Segundo3D™ game development and porting tool-chain, and AirPlay™ connected games platform power more blockbuster gaming brands across BREW, Symbian OS, JAVA, Linux and Windows Mobile than any other mobile games technology.

Ideaworks3D's game studio is the recipient of multiple industry accolades including two consecutive BAFTA Games Awards in 2005 and 2004 for best handheld and mobile games. More information can be found at www.ideaworks3d.com.

DIRGE OF CERBERUS, DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, LOST EPISODE, SQUARE ENIX and the Square Enix logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Co., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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