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MIPS Technologies Teams With Gameloft to Bring Popular HD Games to MIPS-Based(TM) Android(TM) Tablets

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTERNATIONAL CES -- MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications, and Gameloft, a leading publisher of digital and social games, announced they are working together to optimize several of Gameloft's cutting-edge video games for new MIPS-Based™ tablets. Games include Asphalt 6: Adrenaline, Spider-Man: Total Mayhem and Let's Golf! 2.

The games will be optimized for Android™ tablets powered by Ingenic Semiconductor's JZ4770 mobile applications processor, which leverages a MIPS-Based XBurst™ CPU running at 1GHz. The tablets are currently available for less than $100 from Ainol Electronics Co., Ltd. and will ship in the United States and other geographies within the next several months under additional brands. Spider-Man: Total Mayhem will be embedded on the devices, and the other games will be available for purchase from the Gameloft Store.

"We are pleased to see some of Gameloft's most popular games running so well on these new MIPS-Based tablets. With their affordable price point, the tablets have the potential to reach a broad range of consumers who will now be able to experience our high-quality HD games. We look forward to working with MIPS licensees to bring our games to a variety of MIPS-Based platforms from tablets to DTVs and set-top boxes," said Gonzague de Vallois, Senior Vice President Publishing, Gameloft.

"The Gameloft games have stunning visuals, creating a compelling gaming experience on the new MIPS-Based tablets. We are excited to work with Ingenic and Gameloft to help bring the high-end gaming experience to the mainstream—made possible through the performance efficiency of the MIPS architecture and Ingenic's innovative processor design. This is another step in building a high-quality and robust MIPS mobile ecosystem," said Gideon Intrater, vice president of marketing, MIPS Technologies.

Demonstrations at International CES

MIPS Technologies will demonstrate select Gameloft games running on new tablets powered by Ingenic Semiconductor's JZ4770 mobile applications processor in its demo suite at International CES. To schedule an appointment, contact info@mips.com. To visit the MIPS Technologies Media Center for CES, visit www.mips.com/2012CES_media.

About Gameloft

A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set top boxes, connected TVs and consoles. Gameloft partners with leading international brands such as UNO®, Spider-Man®, James Cameron's Avatar™, Ferrari® and Sonic Unleashed®. Gameloft also operates its own established franchises, such as Real Football, Asphalt™, Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus and N.O.V.A Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance®. Gameloft is present in all continents, distributes its games in 100 countries and employs over 4,500 developers.

Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN:FR0000079600, Bloomberg:GFT FP, Reuters:GLFT.PA).

About MIPS Technologies, Inc.

MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIPS) is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications. The MIPS architecture powers some of the world's most popular products, including broadband devices from Linksys, DTVs and digital consumer devices from Sony, DVD recordable devices from Pioneer, digital set-top boxes from Motorola, network routers from Cisco, 32-bit microcontrollers from Microchip Technology and laser printers from Hewlett-Packard. Founded in 1998, MIPS Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices worldwide. For more information, contact (408) 530-5000 or visit www.mips.com.

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MIPS, MIPS32 and MIPS-Based are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and other countries of MIPS Technologies, Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. All other trademarks referred to herein are the property of their respective owners.

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         Jen Bernier-Santarini
         MIPS Technologies, Inc.
         +1 408-530-5178
         jenb@mips.com

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