Heroes of Gaia Exceeds 1,000,000 Players with New Distribution Markets Set to Open

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– March 17, 2010– SNAIL GAMES USA announced today that HEROES OF GAIA, the innovative browser-based RTS MMO currently in Open Beta, has now reached a monthly active-user population of more than 1,000,000 users worldwide.

“We’re thrilled with the popularity of HEROES OF GAIA and its rapid growth in the U.S. and Asia,” said Michael Chan, VP Global Business for Snail Games USA.“Since we began our Open Beta a few months ago, we’re seeing strong pickup in our core markets and are getting ready to announce expansion to several huge new regional and national markets, including India, Latin America, and others. HEROES OF GAIA sets the standard for graphics and gameplay in browser-based games and we are seeing very positive trends across the boards.”

“Many browser-game developers and publishers claim traffic numbers which are based upon‘total lifetime accounts,’” added Chan,“and this can be highly deceptive because many of those accounts are inactive. Our 1,000,000+ HEROES OF GAIA users are unique accounts who have logged in during the past 30 days.”

Players interested in discovering HEROES OF GAIA for themselves can register for accounts at www.heroesofgaia.com or through one of our partners.

Please direct all media inquiries on HEROES OF GAIA, Snail Games USA or Snail Games to:

press@snailgamesusa.com

Based on the classic strategy-game architecture pioneered in legendary PC strategy titles, HEROES OF GAIA allows gamers to choose one of four warring factions (Humans, Elves, Orcs or the Undead) and challenges them to build castles, recruit mighty heroes, quest for magical items, summon up devastating armies and rampage across the land battling against live 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.

© 2010 Snail Games USA. All Rights Reserved. HEROES OF GAIA, Snail Games USA, Snail Game, Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. and the Snail Game logo are trademarks of Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. and/or Snail Games USA in the United States and/or other countries.

More information about HEROES OF GAIA

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

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

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

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

Press Pack: www.snailgamesusa.com/PressPack.zip

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 MMOs and virtual world experiences in China. Snail Games USA is committed to delivering the highest-quality interactive experiences to gamers. To learn more about Snail Games USA, please visit: www.snailgamesusa.com.

About Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd.

Named as one of the“Top 10 Chinese game developers,” Suzhou Snail Electronic Co., Ltd. (Snail Game) is a leading developer of MMO and interactive online games in China. Founded in October 2000, Snail Game’s growing library of titles includes 5 Street, Age of Armor, Voyage Century and Heroes of Gaia. Snail Game’s wildly popular titles are currently sold and distributed worldwide. To learn more about Snail Game, please visit: www.snailgame.net.


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