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GameTap Adds Earthworm, MDK to Lineup

GameTap, a first-of-its-kind broadband entertainment network from Turner Broadcasting System, today announced that it has expanded its considerable vault of games as a result of licensing agreements with Interplay, SNK PLAYMORE USA and Riverdeep. The agreement with Interplay, SNK PLAYMORE USA and Riverdeep adds over 150 new games to the GameTap service, including titles such as: Battlechess, Clayfighter, Earthworm Jim, Giants, Ikari Warriors, MDK, Ninja Commando, Sacrifice, Shock Troopers, Virtual Tennis, Viva Soccer, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego and Oregon Trail.

The current deal will significantly increase the already electrifying lineup of video games on the GameTap network. “GameTap is continually striving to provide our subscribers with new and exciting gaming content through licensing agreements with premiere publishers,� said GameTap General Manager Stuart Snyder. “We are the destination for everyone interested in getting their video-gaming fill, and Interplay, SNK PLAYMORE and Riverdeep will bring a great collection of both classic and newer titles that are sure to keep our subscribers entertained. The addition of Riverdeep also adds to GameTap’s library of educational games, a genre that we are looking forward to continually grow.� GameTap launched with nearly 300 games and has grown from there, with new games added to the service each week.

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