10tons Ltd announces Miriel the Magical Merchant HD for iPad

Tampere, Finland– August 11, 2010– 10tons Ltd announced today that Miriel the Magical Merchant HD will be released for the iPad during August 2010.

"As Miriel and her adventures have been hugely popular on PC and Mac, we are excited to bring it to the iPad too. We think that the game works like a charm on the iPad as the touch interface really fits the game mechanics and the theme. Miriel the Magical Merchant HD should be a lot of fun for the whole family.", said Sampo Töyssy of 10tons.

Miriel the Magical Merchant is a time management game with a magical theme. The main character is a girl called Miriel who has a general store in a magical kingdom. With the player's help Miriel travels through the kingdom and uncovers a branching storyline while building a general store empire. The game has over 60 levels and it provides several hours of entertainment. The player can create 19 different items in the store while traveling across six unique areas with their own environments and musical pieces. Also, there is a mini game and real-life cooking recipes can be unlocked.

10tons is also hosting a Miriel the Magical Merchant HD competition. The task is simple: watch Miriel the Magical Merchant HD game play trailer ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwB_itQU0mw) and count how many times Miriel peeks from behind the iPad. Then send your answer to mirielhd(at)10tons.com before August 22nd 2010. From all those who've answered right, five randomly selected winners will receive a promo code for Azkend HD iPad game (US iTunes account required).

Miriel the Magical Merchant HD will be available from the Apple App Store in August 2010 for $4.99/3.99€/£2.99

Game play trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwB_itQU0mw

More information: http://www.10tons.com/Game/miriel.html

iPad screenshots: http://www.10tons.com/Screenshots/miriel.html#iPad

You can also follow 10tons Ltd on YouTube ( http://www.youtube.com/10tonsLtd), twitter at #10tonsLtd or find us on Facebook ( http://bit.ly/10tonsfacebook). Please contact sampot (at) 10tons (dot) com for any information or interview requests.

About 10tons Ltd:

10tons Ltd is a Finnish game developer and publisher founded in 2003. Their debut title, Crimsonland, has become a cult-classic among fans of top down shooter games. 10tons has also released several games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Their latest creations include iPad games Sparkle HD, Azkend HD, and Abundante! for iPhone. 10tons has created eight casual games under the MythPeople brand. These include popular titles such as Azkend, Miriel's Enchanted Mystery, and Dragon Portals. To find out more, please visit http://www.10tons.com.

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PR contact:

Sampo T

sampot@10tons.com

+358-45-1260928


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