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Press Release

May 26th, 2006

3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
Capcom Co., Ltd.
Kenzo Tsujimoto, President and CEO
(Code No. 9697 Tokyo - Osaka Stock Exchange)

 

 

 

Capcom acquires Mobile Game Company, Cosmic Infinity
- Capcom to expand mobile content business in North America -

 Capcom U.S.A. Inc., a full subsidiary of Capcom Co., Ltd., (hereafter together referred to as “Capcom”) has acquired all of the issued shares of Cosmic Infinity Inc. (hereafter referred to as “Cosmic Infinity”) making it a full subsidiary of Capcom.

 Based in Canada, Cosmic Infinity develops and distributes game content for the mobile phone market. Cosmic Infinity has established a reputation of excellence for their expertise in developing popular casual and multiplayer games on this ever-growing medium. Cosmic Infinity also possess the rights to distribute the popular mobile game based on the hit TV show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and has secured a solid position in the North American mobile game market.

 Capcom considers mobile phones a major gaming platform that works in tandem with the home console market. The mobile content business has worked closely with the home console business to invest in the production of mobile games based on internationally popular hit console titles in order to obtain a greater share of the mobile game market.

 With this most recent acquisition, Capcom has been able not only to add the excellent mobile game development know-how that Cosmic Infinity is known for, but has also obtained a better position in the casual user market by securing the rights to popular mobile game franchises.

 In addition, through Cosmic Infinity’s content distribution network, Capcom’s existing mobile content will be given an additional route of distribution, helping to expand its mobile business.

 Capcom will continue to seek new business opportunities for acquiring popular content and will work to further expand in this exciting medium in order to become a leader in the mobile content market.

 

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" "Golf Channel: Mobile Tour"

 

About Cosmic Infinity
 Cosmic Infinity is a developer and distributor of mobile games founded in the city of Burlington, Ontario in 2001. It holds the rights to famous licenses, popular around the world, such as Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Golf Channel: Mobile Tour, Rocket Bowl and Vortex.

About Capcom
 As a worldwide leader in the gaming industry, Capcom is proud to have produced a number of hit products such as Mega Man, Street Fighter, Onimusha, Devil May Cry and Resident Evil. Capcom’s head office is based in Osaka, Japan with branches in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit http://www.capcom.co.jp/.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire © 2006 Valleycrest Productions Ltd., All Rights Reserved. All other marks are the property of their respective holders.

 

 

 

Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Office (Tanaka or Tamoto)
(Email) ir@capcom.co.jp
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108

 

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