TRION WORLD NETWORK AWARDED“RED HERRING 100 GLOBAL AWARD”

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.– January 19, 2010– Trion World Network, a publisher and developer of server-based dynamic online games, has been selected as a winner of the Red Herring 100 Global Award, a prestigious honor recognizing the year’s most promising private technology ventures from around the world. The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of 1,200. Finalists for the Red Herring 100 Global Award were evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.

Winners of the 2009 edition of the Red Herring Global 100 award were selected from the regional recipients or finalists of the Red Herring 100 awards in 2007, 2008, or 2009 ranging from Asia, Europe, and North America. For the past three years, the award has been given to the top 100 global technology companies based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health.

“We are deeply honored to be recognized by Red Herring as one of world’s top technology start ups,” said Lars Buttler, CEO of Trion. Trion seeks to foster an innovative environment in the interactive entertainment arena, and this accolade serves to reinforce our mission as we develop the next generation of online games.”

Trion is developing multiple Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) games including the MMORPG Heroes of Telara™, a MMORTS with real-time strategy experts Petroglyph, and a groundbreaking MMO action RPG in collaboration with Syfy. More information about Trion can be found at www.trionworld.com.

About Trion World Network

Trion World Network, Inc. is the publisher and developer of server-based, dynamic online games and original entertainment for the connected world. Trion provides groundbreaking new capabilities and content to revolutionize entertainment by combining the best elements of online, gaming, and traditional media. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., and with development and technology studios in San Diego, Calif., and Austin, Texas, Trion combines its vision and experience in the interactive entertainment industry with a world-class team of Internet and gaming veterans.

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company, which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. More information about Red Herring is available online at www.redherring.com. ;

Contact:

Craig Sinel/Sibel Sunar

fortyseven communications

323.658.1200

craig@fortyseven.com / sibel@fortyseven.com

Katie Uhlman

Trion World Network

650.394.1240

kuhlman@trionworld.com


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