High-profile ranking expected to drive significant additional awareness
TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - SilverBirch Studios, a member of the SilverBirch
Inc. (TSX-V: SVB) group of companies, and G4Box today announced that Metin2
has been voted one of best MMORPGs of 2007. The game earned fifth place in a
Top 10 ranking by visitors of GameBorder.com, a leading PC gamers' website.
"We're delighted Metin2 has been voted in the Top 10 by such a respected
gaming community," said G4Box Inc. CEO Howard He. "This confirms our belief
that Metin2 is one of the top MMORPGs available today."
"We thank all of our players for making Metin2 such a great place to
spend time online," said Wojtek Kawczynski, Senior Vice President and General
Manager of SilverBirch Studios. Noting that GameBorder generates more than
1.5 million page views per month, Kawczynski added, "This recognition will
help to further increase awareness of Metin2."
With total game downloads now exceeding 350,000, Metin2's revenue and
user base continue to grow rapidly each week. The full GameBorder report can
be viewed at http://www.gameborder.com/bestmmorpg07.php.
About SilverBirch Studios Inc.
SilverBirch Studios is a leading developer, based in Toronto,
specializing in premium handheld and mobile games. The Company is focused on
end-to-end game development with leading publishers for projects based on its
own proprietary IP as well as that of its many partners. SilverBirch Studios
Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of SilverBirch Inc., a publicly traded
digital media company based in Toronto. For more information visit
About G4Box Inc.
G4Box was founded in September 2004 in Markham, Ont. Its primary business
is in the distribution of MMORPG games. The company is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of 568 Network Inc., a Markham based developer, publisher and
distributor of games that also partners with CryptoLogic Inc. in online casino
and poker games for the Chinese market. For more information on G4Box, please
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