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Planetwide Games, North American licensing rights owner of MMORPG "RYL: Path of the Emperor" will be exhibiting at the Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3) 2005 in Kentia Hall Booth #6547. "RYL: Path of the Emperor" will be the first Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game to offer a $1,000,000 Grand Prize to the winner of a Player vs. Player Skill-Based Tournament. The "RYL" qualifying tournament will start July 1, 2005 and will end April 30, 2006, culminating in a Final Tournament event to be broadcast live and to take place in conjunction with next year's E3 Video Game Expo in May 2006.

Planetwide will also be sponsoring the iHollywood Forum event at E3 in the Fox Skybox in the Staples Center all day on Thursday, May 19. Highlights include Planetwide President, Kevin Donovan, speaking on panels from 3:45 to 5:00pm discussing the MMO industry and the profitability of the business. Other panel members including Steve Parkis, VP Premier Products of Disney Online and Steve Hoffman, Executive Producer of Mobile Games and Entertainment for InfoSpace Mobile, will discuss the logistics of MMORPG's and the future of online gaming. Press reception and networking event to follow from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. For more information please visit www.ihollywoodforum.com.

A second event will be eFocus @ Los Angeles, a Pepcom event on May 17, the eve of the E3 show. The event will take place at the California Market Center in downtown LA from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Planetwide Games will have a table at the event with computers displaying "RYL: Path of the Emperor" gameplay and attendees will have the ability to speak with top Planetwide execs.

For more information please visit www.pepcom.com or RSVP to Jon Pepper at jon@pepcom.com or Jen Ferency at jen@pepcom.com

About Planetwide Games

Based in Costa Mesa, CA, Planetwide Games (a Bluetorch On-Line Games, Inc. company) is establishing itself as a provider of leading online video games and interactive entertainment. Bringing Worlds Together Planetwide Games also develops proprietary online technology, software products, and is building a worldwide network of affiliates to distribute video games. Visit http://www.RYL.net or http://www.PlanetwideGames.com.

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Mark Politi
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