Burger King Corporation Delivering eGames(TM) Software and Branded Browser In Big Kids Membership Kits

Represents First Promotional Distribution for the eGames Branded Browser



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from eGames, Inc.

    LANGHORNE, Pa., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- eGames, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   EGAM) today announced that Burger King Corporation began
 delivering CD-ROMs containing eGames software and a "Branded Browser"
 interface in BURGER KING(R) Big Kids membership kits. This promotional program
 is being conducted by Alcone Marketing Group on behalf of Burger King
 Corporation, a subsidiary of Diageo (NYSE:   DEO).
     The CD-ROMs have been sent via direct mail to new members of the BURGER
 KING(R) Big Kids database as part of a "Welcome Aboard" mailer.  Presently,
 Burger King Corporation enrolls between 30,000 and 50,000 new members monthly
 between the ages of four and twelve.
     Jerry Klein, President and CEO of eGames, stated, "We are very excited
 that our vision is now a reality.  This distribution will bring eGames
 products directly into the homes of families throughout the U.S. while helping
 to drive traffic to the eGames online store and BURGER KING(R) restaurants.
 The popularity of BURGER KING(R) restaurants with millions of children and
 parents makes it the perfect relationship through which to grow the eGames
 brand.  As more and more children familiarize themselves with our excellent
 game play and high-quality sounds and graphics, we are confident that they
 will become loyal game players and will seek out the eGames brand when making
 future purchasing decisions.  Parents and children alike will appreciate the
 cost-effective, Family Friendly(TM) and entertaining content of our games.
     "We anticipate that the successful implementation of this program will be
 just the first step in our strategy to combine eGames' proprietary branded
 browser technology and our quality gaming content to bring a compelling, new
 product offering to corporate America.  This is the first relationship of its
 kind for eGames, and we are very excited about the significant opportunity
 this represents," continued Mr. Klein.
     The CD's being provided to BURGER KING(R) Big Kids members are being
 specially designed for Burger King Corporation and will feature two separate
 game collections -- one for kids under the age of eight and one for Big Kids
 ages eight and above.
     "eGames offers us an excellent opportunity to provide a value-added
 product to our growing family of Big Kids members and the branded 'browser'
 will help us cross market the BURGER KING(R) brand.  eGames Family Friendly
 games are ideal for our four to twelve year-old demographic," said Brian Gies,
 director of youth and family marketing for Burger King Corporation.
 
     About Burger King
     Burger King Corporation created the American icon, the HOME OF THE
 WHOPPER(R), in 1957. The company and its franchisees operate more than 11,330
 restaurants in all 50 states and 58 countries and international territories
 around the world, with more than 92% of BURGER KING(R) restaurants owned and
 operated by independent franchisees.  Since the company's founding in Miami in
 1954, the BURGER KING(R) brand has become recognized for great flame-broiled
 taste and HAVE IT YOUR WAY(R) food customization.  In fiscal year 2000, the
 BURGER KING(R) system had system-wide sales of $11.4 billion.  Burger King
 Corporation is a part of Diageo (NYSE:   DEO), the international food and drinks
 company. To learn more about the BURGER KING(R) system, please visit the
 company's website at www.burgerking.com .
 
     About eGames
     eGames, Inc., headquartered in Langhorne, Pa., develops, publishes and
 markets a diversified line of personal computer software primarily for
 consumer entertainment and personal productivity.  The Company promotes the
 eGames(TM), Game Master Series(TM), Multi-Pack and Galaxy of Home Office
 Help(TM) brand names in order to generate customer loyalty, encourage repeat
 purchases and differentiate the eGames Software products to retailers and
 consumers.
     Additional information regarding eGames, Inc. can be found on the
 Company's Web site at http://www.egames.com .
 
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including
 without limitation, statements regarding the distribution of the BURGER
 KING(R)  branded browser CD-ROMs in the BURGER KING(R) Big Kids Welcome Aboard
 mailer; the number of new members of the BURGER KING(R) Big Kids that join
 each month; and the ability of the CD-ROMs to drive traffic to the eGames
 website and cause participants in the BURGER KING(R)  Kids Club to seek out
 the eGames brand when making future purchasing decisions. The actual results
 achieved by eGames and the factors that could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements are in many
 ways beyond eGames' control.  eGames cautions readers that the following
 important factors, among others, could cause the Company's actual results to
 differ materially from those expressed in this press release: the success of
 the branded browser as a means of driving website traffic; the Company's
 ability to generate continued interest in its branded browser program and to
 negotiate partnerships on commercially acceptable terms; downward pricing
 pressure for PC game software products; fluctuating costs of developing,
 producing and marketing the Company's products; the Company's ability to
 license or develop quality content for its products; the timeliness and
 success of developing and selling products, including customized branded
 browser products; the acceptance by the market of the eGames products;
 consumers' continuing demand for PC gaming software; competition; and various
 other factors described in the Company's reports, including Form 10-KSB for
 the fiscal year ended June 30, 2000, and Form 10-QSB for the quarter ended
 December 31, 2000, filed by eGames (formerly RomTech)with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE eGames, Inc.
    LANGHORNE, Pa., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- eGames, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   EGAM) today announced that Burger King Corporation began
 delivering CD-ROMs containing eGames software and a "Branded Browser"
 interface in BURGER KING(R) Big Kids membership kits. This promotional program
 is being conducted by Alcone Marketing Group on behalf of Burger King
 Corporation, a subsidiary of Diageo (NYSE:   DEO).
     The CD-ROMs have been sent via direct mail to new members of the BURGER
 KING(R) Big Kids database as part of a "Welcome Aboard" mailer.  Presently,
 Burger King Corporation enrolls between 30,000 and 50,000 new members monthly
 between the ages of four and twelve.
     Jerry Klein, President and CEO of eGames, stated, "We are very excited
 that our vision is now a reality.  This distribution will bring eGames
 products directly into the homes of families throughout the U.S. while helping
 to drive traffic to the eGames online store and BURGER KING(R) restaurants.
 The popularity of BURGER KING(R) restaurants with millions of children and
 parents makes it the perfect relationship through which to grow the eGames
 brand.  As more and more children familiarize themselves with our excellent
 game play and high-quality sounds and graphics, we are confident that they
 will become loyal game players and will seek out the eGames brand when making
 future purchasing decisions.  Parents and children alike will appreciate the
 cost-effective, Family Friendly(TM) and entertaining content of our games.
     "We anticipate that the successful implementation of this program will be
 just the first step in our strategy to combine eGames' proprietary branded
 browser technology and our quality gaming content to bring a compelling, new
 product offering to corporate America.  This is the first relationship of its
 kind for eGames, and we are very excited about the significant opportunity
 this represents," continued Mr. Klein.
     The CD's being provided to BURGER KING(R) Big Kids members are being
 specially designed for Burger King Corporation and will feature two separate
 game collections -- one for kids under the age of eight and one for Big Kids
 ages eight and above.
     "eGames offers us an excellent opportunity to provide a value-added
 product to our growing family of Big Kids members and the branded 'browser'
 will help us cross market the BURGER KING(R) brand.  eGames Family Friendly
 games are ideal for our four to twelve year-old demographic," said Brian Gies,
 director of youth and family marketing for Burger King Corporation.
 
     About Burger King
     Burger King Corporation created the American icon, the HOME OF THE
 WHOPPER(R), in 1957. The company and its franchisees operate more than 11,330
 restaurants in all 50 states and 58 countries and international territories
 around the world, with more than 92% of BURGER KING(R) restaurants owned and
 operated by independent franchisees.  Since the company's founding in Miami in
 1954, the BURGER KING(R) brand has become recognized for great flame-broiled
 taste and HAVE IT YOUR WAY(R) food customization.  In fiscal year 2000, the
 BURGER KING(R) system had system-wide sales of $11.4 billion.  Burger King
 Corporation is a part of Diageo (NYSE:   DEO), the international food and drinks
 company. To learn more about the BURGER KING(R) system, please visit the
 company's website at www.burgerking.com .
 
     About eGames
     eGames, Inc., headquartered in Langhorne, Pa., develops, publishes and
 markets a diversified line of personal computer software primarily for
 consumer entertainment and personal productivity.  The Company promotes the
 eGames(TM), Game Master Series(TM), Multi-Pack and Galaxy of Home Office
 Help(TM) brand names in order to generate customer loyalty, encourage repeat
 purchases and differentiate the eGames Software products to retailers and
 consumers.
     Additional information regarding eGames, Inc. can be found on the
 Company's Web site at http://www.egames.com .
 
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including
 without limitation, statements regarding the distribution of the BURGER
 KING(R)  branded browser CD-ROMs in the BURGER KING(R) Big Kids Welcome Aboard
 mailer; the number of new members of the BURGER KING(R) Big Kids that join
 each month; and the ability of the CD-ROMs to drive traffic to the eGames
 website and cause participants in the BURGER KING(R)  Kids Club to seek out
 the eGames brand when making future purchasing decisions. The actual results
 achieved by eGames and the factors that could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements are in many
 ways beyond eGames' control.  eGames cautions readers that the following
 important factors, among others, could cause the Company's actual results to
 differ materially from those expressed in this press release: the success of
 the branded browser as a means of driving website traffic; the Company's
 ability to generate continued interest in its branded browser program and to
 negotiate partnerships on commercially acceptable terms; downward pricing
 pressure for PC game software products; fluctuating costs of developing,
 producing and marketing the Company's products; the Company's ability to
 license or develop quality content for its products; the timeliness and
 success of developing and selling products, including customized branded
 browser products; the acceptance by the market of the eGames products;
 consumers' continuing demand for PC gaming software; competition; and various
 other factors described in the Company's reports, including Form 10-KSB for
 the fiscal year ended June 30, 2000, and Form 10-QSB for the quarter ended
 December 31, 2000, filed by eGames (formerly RomTech)with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
 
 SOURCE  eGames, Inc.

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