Snail Games USA Announces Beta Phase 2 for HEROES OF GAIA™

LOS ANGELES, October 20, 2009– Snail Games USA, a business unit of Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. (Snail Games) announced today that the beta phase 2 period for HEROES OF GAIA™, the innovative browser-based strategic MMORPG, would begin on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. The beta two phase has been started with a limited number of closed beta keys made available through our partner MMORPG.com http://www.mmorpg.com/giveaways.cfm?offer=113&bhcp=1

Based on classic strategy game concepts pioneered in legendary PC strategy titles, HEROES OF GAIA™ puts gamers in the shoes of one of four warring factions (Humans, Elves, Orcs or the Undead) and challenges them to build a castle, recruit mighty heroes, quest for magical items, summon up devastating armies and rampage across the land battling against players and NPCs alike in thrilling strategic combat to dominate the kingdom of Gaia. The game is free to play and browser-based which means no heavy client to download or install and no subscription fees– ever.

“As development on HEROES OF GAIA™ continues to move forward, we have seen an amazing response from players” said Scott Miller, General Manager of Snail Games USA.“HEROES OF GAIA™ mixes the social environment of an MMORPG with classic strategy game concepts in an amazing mix that’s easy to get into but hard to stop playing. HEROES OF GAIA™ will allow players to enter an exciting new world through their Web browser and pit their strategic skills in battle against thousands of other players.”

As a special thank you to its loyal group of beta testers, Snail Games has also announced its“head start” program. All beta testers who sign up and play just once between October 13 and the end of the beta period will be able to retain any heroes, castles assets and items they collect during the beta and take them into the start of official gameplay.

Players interested testing Heroes of Gaia can get a beta key from: http://www.mmorpg.com/giveaways.cfm?offer=113&bhcp=1

More information:

HEROES OF GAIA™ official Web site: http://www.heroesofgaia.com/index.html

Gameplay information: http://www.heroesofgaia.com/introduction/introduction.html

Screen shots: http://www.heroesofgaia.com/playerpic/index.html

Concept Art: http://www.heroesofgaia.com/art/index.html

Contact information:

All media inquiries on HEROES OF GAIA™, Snail Games USA or Snail Games can be directed to:

Scott Miller

General Manager

Snail Games USA

press@snailgamesusa.com

©2009 Snail Games USA. All Rights Reserved. HEROES OF GAIA™, Snail Games USA, Snail Games, Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. and the Snail Games logo are trademarks of Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. and/or Snail Games USA in the United States and/or other countries.

About HEROES OF GAIA™

Heroes of Gaia™ is an innovative browser-based MMORPG that combines the social environment and fantasy-based excitement of the best online universes with strategic gameplay inspired by the legendary classics of PC gaming. Browser-based and free-to-play, HEROES OF GAIA welcomes gamers into an exciting new world of MMORPG gaming.

About Snail Games USA

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Snail Games USA is the North American division of Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd., a leading developer of MMORPGs and virtual world experiences in China. Founded in 2009, Snail Games USA is committed to delivering the highest quality gaming experiences to consumers. To learn more about Snail Games, please visit http://www.snailgame.net

About Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd

Named as one of the“Top 10 Chinese game developers,” Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. (Snail Games) is a leading developer of MMORPG and interactive online games in China. Founded in October 2000, Snail Games’ growing library of titles includes 5 Street, Age of Armor, Voyage Century and the upcoming Heroes of Gaia. Snail Games’ wildly popular titles are currently sold and distributed throughout Asia including Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan.


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