SilverBirch and SkyZone continue relationship in multi-game deal

    Partnership will target three releases for 2008

    TORONTO, Oct. 31 /CNW/ - SilverBirch Inc. (TSX.V: SVB) announces that its
game division, SilverBirch Studios Inc., an accomplished game development
studio, entered into a three mobile game development agreement with SkyZone
Entertainment, a leading mobile game publisher. Following on the success of
the "Triple Scoop Twist" project, this agreement will see the partnership
deliver three more games in 2008.
    The three games currently slated for development include FizzBall and two
games to be disclosed at a later date. FizzBall is an addictive, award-winning
breakout type game currently available for the PC. The other two games are one
licensed property currently available for the Nintendo Wii and one original
property being developed by SkyZone Entertainment.
    "We are most pleased to continue working with SkyZone Entertainment,"
said Derek van der Plaat, CEO of SilverBirch. "After the release of the highly
rated Triple Scoop Twist we are anticipating great success from these games."
    "SilverBirch Studios is a shining example of a great, creative
development partner," says Bob Shireman, Chief Publishing Officer of SkyZone
Entertainment. "We are elated to be able to extend our relationship to future
titles and eagerly anticipate seeing their vision on our original and licensed
    The development agreement provides for revenue to SilverBirch in the form
of development advances as well as a percentage of download sales.

    About SilverBirch Inc.

    Toronto-based SilverBirch Inc. is a fully integrated developer, publisher
and distributor of high quality interactive media content and, through its
Jambo Mobile division, provides mobile marketing and direct-to-consumer mobile
content. In addition, the company is a multi-platform video game developer and
operates an MMORPG (massive multiplayer online role-playing game) game called
Metin 2 (see For more information, please visit and

    About SkyZone Entertainment

    SkyZone Entertainment, Inc. creates and delivers exciting "Made for
Mobile(TM)" content that meets emerging consumer demand for gaming over
multiple mobile phone networks and home entertainment devices. Through a
network of investors and partners such as SK Group, SkyZone draws on an
advanced Korean legacy of network interoperability and publishing innovation
to offer cutting-edge games and brand name applications featuring 3D graphics,
networked multiplayer environments and trans-medial access to
telecommunications carriers and mobile gamers around the world. For more
information, visit

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of the content of this news release.

For further information:

For further information: Derek van der Plaat, Chief Executive Officer,
SilverBirch Inc., Tel: (416) 621-6711 Ext 34, Email:

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