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SouthPeak Interactive Corporation Joins Entertainment Software Association


Fast-Growing Video Game Publisher Becomes First New Member in 2009

Washington, DC – SouthPeak Interactive Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SOPK) joined the membership ranks of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade association for U.S. computer and video game publishers, the ESA announced today. The ESA looks forward to adding SouthPeak Interactive’s talent and creative energy to the association’s membership of world-leading computer and video game companies.

“We welcome SouthPeak Interactive to the ESA, and look forward to experiencing first-hand the array of creative products for which it is known,” said Michael D. Gallagher, CEO of the ESA. “We are proud to represent the entire video game industry and look forward to working closely with SouthPeak Interactive’s leadership and its employees as we continue to fight piracy, combat unconstitutional legislation, and expand our industry’s contributions to the economy and society overall.”

As one of the nation’s fastest growing entertainment software companies, SouthPeak Interactive develops innovative games for every taste, in genres that include action/adventure, role playing, racing, puzzle strategy, fighting and combat. SouthPeak’s broad selection of video game titles includes the My Baby series, Two Worlds, Big Bang Mini, Velvet Assassin, Ninjatown and Section 8.

“Our industry needs a strong and active trade organization and we are pleased to support that effort,” said Richard Iggo, Vice President of Marketing for SouthPeak Interactive. “We look forward to participating in the many programs and opportunities provided by the ESA.”

About SouthPeak Interactive Corporation

SouthPeak Interactive Corporation develops and publishes interactive entertainment software for all current hardware platforms including: PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PC. SouthPeak’s games cover all major genres including action/adventure, role playing, racing, puzzle strategy, fighting and combat. SouthPeak’s products are sold in retail outlets in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. SouthPeak is headquartered in Midlothian, Virginia, and has offices in Grapevine, Texas and Leicester, England.

About the Entertainment Software Association

The Entertainment Software Association is the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet. The ESA offers services to interactive entertainment software publishers including a global anti-piracy program, owning the E3 Expo, business and consumer research, federal and state government relations, First Amendment and intellectual property protection efforts. For more information, please visit


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