New Site Offers Four Free Games And 60-Minute Free Trials Of All Titles, Making It Easy To Find Games That Go Anywhere
MILPITAS, CALIFORNIA, March 4, 2008 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) and Big Fish Games Inc. today announced a new web site offering a large library of casual games that run on USB flash drives enabled with U3™ smart technology.
The new site (http://www.bigfishgames.com/sandisk) currently offers 56 game titles, and is expected to offer 100 titles by summer. Visitors can download and play games free for one hour. Full versions of the games can be purchased for $19.99, or $6.99 with a Game Club subscription from Big Fish Games. U3 smart technology, developed by SanDisk, allows applications to run from a USB flash drive, without having to be installed on the host computer.
SanDisk and Big Fish Games are also providing four popular games at the site for free: "Atlantis," an action-puzzle game; "Magic Vines," a puzzle board game; "Mystery Case Files: Detective Training," a hidden object game; and "Sudoku," the number-placement puzzle game.
SanDisk will add a direct link for the new site to the on-screen U3 Launchpad. The U3 Launchpad with the link will be included on SanDisk Cruzer® Micro flash drives beginning in the second quarter of 2008. When users click this "Games for your drive" link, they will be taken directly to the new site.
"Casual games are a perfect companion for SanDisk's Cruzer flash drives, because our customers often have a few minutes to play when they're away from home - in the office, at school, at a friend's house, or at an Internet café - where it isn't appropriate or even possible to install a game on the computer itself," said Ittai Golde, Senior Director of Product Marketing for the USB Division at SanDisk. "By offering a wide selection of Big Fish titles on the new Web site, users of U3 flash drives can discover games that are just right for them."
"SanDisk's reputation for innovation in flash storage devices makes them the ideal partner in bringing our games to this platform," said Paul Handelman, Vice President of Business Development for Big Fish Games. "This partnership gives new and existing Big Fish Games customers the flexibility and convenience of having their game library with them at all times."
More information on U3 is available at http://www.sandisk.com/U3.
About Big Fish Games
Big Fish Games is a global leader and innovator in the online games industry, producing and delivering the world's best games and game experiences. Big Fish Games Studios develops and publishes the industry's leading brands for computers, mobile devices and consoles. Its portfolio of hit games includes Mystery Case Files®, Hidden Expedition™, Azada™ and Fairway Solitaire™. Big Fish Games' portal at www.bigfishgames.com distributes more games worldwide than any other online site and offers visitors a rapidly expanding selection of content by launching A New Game Every Day!™
SanDisk Corporation, the inventor and world's largest supplier of flash storage cards, is a global leader in flash memory - from research, manufacturing and product design to consumer branding and retail distribution. SanDisk's product portfolio includes flash memory cards for mobile phones, digital cameras and camcorders; digital audio/video players; USB flash drives for consumers and the enterprise; embedded memory for mobile devices; and solid state drives for computers. SanDisk (http://www.sandisk.com/corporate) is a Silicon Valley-based S&P 500 company, with more than half its sales outside the United States.
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