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Lexis Numerique Joins Virtools Game Developer Program

Successful Virtools Authorized Game Developer Program (December 16, 2005)

Virtools, a Dassault Systèmes company announced its new partnership with Lexis Numérique, joining the 6 other members of the successful Virtools Authorized Game Developer Program.

Having captured the game market for 8-14 year old girls with the highly successful Alexandra Ledermann 4, 5, Lexis Numérique once again turned to the Virtools engine as they launched their sixth Alexandra Ledermann sequel, featuring the famous horseback rider ( As a reminder, the Alexandra Ledermann sequel is published by Ubisoft. Lexis also recently released Incrazyball (, an addicting single player and multiplayer game where you play a marble in different vertiginous environments.

The Virtools Authorized Game Developer Program makes the studios take advantage of the Virtools developers and publisher network and helps them close more business and accelerate their ROI even more.

About Virtools

With several thousands of users throughout the world, the Virtools Software Suite enables prototyping, development and deployment of offline and online/networked video games. Virtools clients include major game studios such as Electronic Arts, Remedy, Nickelodeon, Sony Computer Entertainment, Microsoft, Dreamcatcher, Warner Bros Online and Ubisoft, etc. Among its partners in the gaming industry, Virtools counts Microsoft, Sony, Nvidia, ATI, Autodesk, Alias, Newtek, Avid, Havok and Metrowerks.

Along with applications in the field of video Games, Virtools technology is used for industrial simulation/virtual reality and marketing/multimedia applications, counting industry leaders among its clients, such as Procter & Gamble, PSA Peugeot Citroën, EDF, EADS, CEA, CNRS, France Telecom, Matsushita, American Department of Energy, Intel, Publicis Networks, Renault, Arte TV and L'Oréal.

Virtools launched its commercial activities in 1993 with consulting and services targeting interactive real-time 3D. With vital industry needs in mind, Virtools built the company's initial software solution, Virtools Dev. Since Q4 1999, Virtools is the leading provider of comprehensive software development solutions for building innovative, highly interactive 3D content. In June 2005, Virtools became a fully-owned subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, a leader in the 3D software market.

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