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Entertainment Games, Inc.
eGames Preps Defender of the Crown Title for Battle
LANGHORNE, Pa., Dec. 4, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- PC games publisher eGames, Inc. announced today that an all-new installment of its Cinemaware(r) franchise, Defender of the Crown(r), will be available for purchase online in early 2007. Entitled "Defender of the Crown: Heroes Live Forever(r)", and developed entirely in Macromedia Flash(r), the game has reached the alpha stage of development, and represents the first Cinemaware Classics(tm) title for the PC. Planning to reimagine and revitalize its ground-breaking past properties such as Rocket Ranger(tm), Wings(tm), The King of Chicago(tm), Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon(tm), SDI(tm), The Three Stooges(r), It Came From the Desert(tm), and more, eGames is also in discussions with developers to explore the development of the beloved Cinemaware franchises for next-generation consoles, including the Nintendo Wii(tm).
Electronic Game Card, Inc.
Electronic Game Card Completes Conversion of Promissory Notes to Preferred Stock
NEW YORK and LONDON, Dec. 4, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Electronic Game Card(tm), Inc. (OTCBB:EGMI), the creator of a proprietary credit card-sized pocket game combining interactive capability with "instant win" excitement called the Electronic GameCard(tm), today confirmed that it has filed an 8K detailing agreement with the required majority in interest of investors to resolve outstanding obligations and issues in its previously completed offering pursuant to the Securities Purchase Agreement dated March 15, 2005.
Barnwell Industries, Inc.
Barnwell Industries, Inc. Reports Real Estate Investment and Receipt of Consulting Fee
HONOLULU, Dec. 4, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Barnwell Industries, Inc. (AMEX:BRN) announced today that Kaupulehu Investors, LLC, a limited liability company wholly-owned by Barnwell, has invested $3,000,000 in two unrelated limited liability companies to acquire a passive minority interest in Hualalai Resort, located at Kaupulehu, North Kona, Hawaii, which includes the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu, two golf courses and undeveloped residential property.
Tix Corporation Announces Purchase of Stand-By Golf Business in Las Vegas, Nevada
STUDIO CITY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Tix Corporation (OTCBB:TIXC) (the "Company") announced that effective November 30, 2006, it has purchased all of the tangible and intangible business assets of Stand-By Golf, which offers discounted golf reservations to most Las Vegas golf courses. The initial purchase price was paid in the form of $100,000 of restricted shares of common stock of the Company, with additional performance-based earn-outs in the form of cash and common stock payable during the first three years based on incremental defined net revenues.
SPAR Group, Inc.
SPAR Group to Recruit New Chief Executive Officer
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SPAR Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGRP) today announced that Robert G. Brown will step down from the post of chief executive officer some time in 2007 and remain chairman of the board, where he will continue to focus on the company's international and strategic initiatives including the development of third-party relationships throughout the world. A CEO selection committee appointed by the Board will guide the recruitment effort and ensure a smooth leadership transition.
NetManage Named to Software Magazine's Software 500 for Six Consecutive Years
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 4, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gartner Application Integration And Web Services Summit -- NetManage, Inc. (Nasdaq:NETM), a software company that provides solutions for integrating, Web enabling and accessing enterprise information systems, today announced it has ranked among the world's foremost software and services providers in the Software Magazine Software 500 listing for the sixth consecutive year. The Software 500, now in its 24th year, ranked the world's largest software and services companies based on annual revenue from 2005.