S3 Graphics Launches ‘ChromoZone’, a Premier PC Gamer Site Powered by ByteSwarm

S3 Graphics Launches ‘ChromoZone’,
a Premier PC Gamer Site Powered by ByteSwarm

ChromoZone™, the first PC gamer
website by a graphics vendor featuring AceGain’s ByteSwarm™ technology, provides
high-speed access to the latest game demos, trailers, updates and patches

Fremont, CA, January 7th, 2005 – S3
Graphics today launched ChromoZone, a new PC Gamer web site providing a wealth
of content dedicated to the support of the whole PC gaming community,
reaffirming S3 Graphics’ commitment to continue as a pioneering innovator in the
3D Graphics industry.

The ChromoZone site will provide
support for the growing number of S3 Graphics DeltaChrome users and the whole
gaming community. ChromoZone will also serve as a forum for connecting gamers
directly with the game developers, giving smart access to the latest game
patches and updates, demos and a host of other features, which include:

  • DeltaChrome Game Compatibility
    List

  • S3 Graphics ISV Partners’ Program

  • Special Developer’s Notes section
    where game developers can discuss their latest 3D technologies

  • Cool downloads

  • Early preview of S3 Graphics’ next
    generation products

ChromoZone is a free of charge
service for the entire gaming community. Visitors to the site will have an
opportunity to download full versions of showcase games – in addition to many
demo and trial applications and upgrades. For those wanting to personalize their
systems there will be cool screensavers and backgrounds, developed by ChromoZone
partners and users. Those feeling creative will be able to submit artwork for
cool prizes and publication.

ChromoZone will feature ByteSwarm, a
high-speed file publishing portal developed by AceGain, Inc., the premier file
publishing partner of companies such as Electronic Arts and America’s Army. By
syndicating ByteSwarm’s game-file lists, ChromoZone provides users with many
game files downloads such as demos, trailers, patches, mods and more. ByteSwarm
uses advanced data routing and multi-source download management technology to
optimize and accelerate download speeds.

ChromoZone is the only gamer website
launched by a hardware graphics vendor to leverage ByteSwarm Technology.

For more information on ChromoZone,
please visit our website at:
http://www.s3graphics.com/chromozone/
 

About AceGain ByteSwarm is owned and
operated by AceGain, Inc. ByteSwarm is based on the AceGain DRAMA platform.
AceGain is the premier provider of Grid software products based on its patent
pending decentralized technology.

AceGain DRAMA—Dynamic Routing
Adaptive Mobile Agent—is a software platform that provides fundamental
application infrastructure for routing-based data networking, management,
security, and content distribution across heterogeneous operating environments.
DRAMA and its suite of applications are being implemented in a variety of
diverse application environments in Fortune 500 companies around the globe.
Additional information can be found at the Company’s website at
www.acegain.com

About S3 Graphics S3 Graphics Co.,
Ltd., a VIA Technologies joint venture company, is a leading supplier to the 3D
enabled PC graphics market it pioneered. Today, S3 Graphics ships high
performance consumer graphics cards to desktop board manufacturers and low
power, high performance, Commercial Grade 3D graphics sub-systems to top tier
notebook manufacturers. In addition, S3 Graphics integrates market-leading
chipset technology from VIA Technologies, Inc. into shared memory architecture
products for the high volume, value PC market. S3 Graphics has a long-term
commitment to top performance, quality and state-of-the-art features for desktop
and mobile applications. Additional information can be found at the Company’s
website at www.s3graphics.com