Lighthouse signs European licence agreement with Nintendo

    Latest SilverBirch addition to publish games for Wii(TM) and
    Nintendo DS(TM)

    TORONTO, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - Leading videogame publisher Lighthouse
Interactive, part of SilverBirch Inc.'s (SVB:TSXV) video game division,
announced today that it has signed a publisher licence agreement with Nintendo
of Europe GmbH to publish and develop products on Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM)
    Steve Wall, Cofounder and Vice President of Lighthouse Interactive said,
"This is a significant milestone in the continued growth of the company. It
gives us the opportunity to further expand our product catalogue and take
Lighthouse Interactive to the next level. We look forward to working with
    In other news, SilverBirch Inc. announced that further to its earlier
press release, issued July 31, 2008, the company has entered into an investor
relations contract with Bristol Capital Ltd. Bristol Capital Ltd. will provide
the Company with introductory investor meetings, help develop presentations,
and assist in the preparation and distribution of related press releases.
    The term of the agreement is thirty-six months with the bulk of the
services to be provided in the first year. During the first year, the Company
will pay a monthly fee of $10,000. The cash compensation is in addition to the
grant of stock options that was previously disclosed.

    About SilverBirch Inc.

    Toronto-based SilverBirch Inc. is a leading digital media company
operating in the fastest growing sectors of the video game and mobile markets.
The company's video game operations include SilverBirch Studios, a mobile and
handheld video game developer, Lighthouse Interactive, a publisher of
interactive entertainment based in the Netherlands, and a co-venture with
G4Box Inc. to operate licenced English language online multiplayer games. In
its mobile division it provides mobile marketing services through Jambo Mobile
Solutions and mobile content by way of an investment in CrossRoad Mobile. For
more information see

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For further information:

For further information: Derek van der Plaat, Chief Executive Officer,
SilverBirch Inc., Tel: (416) 621-6711 Ext 34, Email:;
Paul Haber, SVP & CFO, SilverBirch Inc., Tel: (416) 621-6711 Ext 35,

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