Soon to be released N+ wins best PSP game of E3 show from
GamingExcellence and best handheld game of show by Blast Magazine
TORONTO, July 29 /CNW/ - SilverBirch Studios, a member of the SilverBirch
Inc. (TSX-V: SVB) group of digital media companies, today announced that N+, a
DS and PSP game to be released by Atari, Inc. in August, has won two awards at
the recently concluded 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit in Los Angeles.
N+ won best PSP game of show awarded by GamingExcellence and separately
won the best handheld game of show awarded by the Blast Magazine. N+ is a
physics-based platformer in which a player assumes the role of a ninja who by
running and jumping has to make his way to a door while collecting gold,
avoiding attackers and fighting the clock.
"This is obviously a great honor for us," said Wojtek Kawczynski, Senior
Vice President, SilverBirch Studios. "Winning two awards at E3 further
validates the quality of N+ and is a reflection of the passion that went into
the making of the game."
The E3 Media and Business Summit, formerly known as Electronic
Entertainment Expo and commonly known as E3, is an annual trade show for the
computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software
Association (ESA). It is used by many video game developers to show off their
upcoming games and game-related hardware.
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 game called Metin 2 (see www.metin2.us). For more
information, please visit www.silverbirchstudios.com and www.jambomobile.com.
About Atari, Inc.
One of the world's most recognized brands, New York-based Atari, Inc. is
a third-party publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software
in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include genre-defining franchises such
as Test Drive(R) and mass-market and children's franchises such as Dragon Ball
Z(R). Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames
Entertainment SA (Euronext - ISIN: FR0010478248). For more information, visit
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