Meridian4‘Links’ up with 2DEngine on Chains!

Montreal, Quebec, Canada– June 18, 2009– Meridian4 ( http://www.meridian4.com) is thrilled to announce that they have signed an agreement with independent developer 2DEngine.com ( http://www.2dengine.com) to digitally distribute their challenging and addictive puzzle game; Chains.

"Working with Meridian4 is an excellent opportunity to gain the right exposure for our game which would not be possible otherwise. Most conservative casual portals would not appreciate how Chains is so expressive and different from other puzzle titles." Said Ivan Traykov, Lead Designer and Programmer at 2DEngine.com.

“We were instantly addicted to Chains the moment we played it and instead of getting no work done, we decided to sign the game so we had a legitimate reason for playing it. We also saw a great, challenging independently-developed game that needed to get exposure to a wide audience. This is one of those‘just-one-more-level’ games that will have you playing for hours.” said Andy Sher, CEO at Meridian4.

Chains will be available in the coming weeks on most digital distribution channels. For more information, visit www.meridian4.com/games/chains/index.html

About Chains

Chains is a challenging puzzle game with a unique feel and distinctive vector graphics style. The object of the game is simple - to link adjacent bubbles of the same color into chains. As you progress through the physics-driven stages it becomes increasingly more challenging and players’ speed, strategy and skill will be put to the test.

Chains is the first commercial title produced entirely with 2DEngine.com’s proprietary engine and was also an official IGF entrant.

• 20 levels each focusing on action, strategy or flow

• Physics-driven gameplay

• 3 difficulty modes

• Colorblind option

• Up to 15 player profiles

• Unique art direction with beautiful vector graphics

• Soundtrack from the Belgian electro band Silence

• Unlimited replayability value

About Meridian4

Meridian4 is an interactive software publisher located in Montreal, Canada. A new publishing company, with new ideas and a different approach to forming partnerships with developers, Meridian 4 aims to actually form a partnership– a true relationship characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility to achieve the best possible performance for developers’ products. For more information, visit http://www.meridian4.com.

About 2DEngine.com

2DEngine.com is a two-man game studio founded in 2007 and based in New York City. Their goal is to combine a strong artistic vision with modern technology designed and programmed entirely in-house.

AGen, 2DEngine.com’s proprietary engine is a new 2D engine and framework specifically designed for the easy and rapid development of games, game prototypes or other visual applications. AGen is completely Lua scripted and allows developers to make games with little overhead and without a compiler. The engine has been in the works for a while and still continues to improve. For the latest updates on the project, please visit 2DEngine.com’s forums. For more information, visit http://www.2dengine.com.

For more information about this title or any of our games, do not hesitate to contact me. Review copies are available.

Steve Milburn

Meridian4

www.meridian4.com


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