Merscom and SHOWTIME Team Up for Casual Game Based on The Tudors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHAPEL HILL, NC - May 5, 2009 - Merscom announced today it has teamed up with Showtime Networks, Inc. to create a casual game based on the award winning drama series THE TUDORS

THE TUDORS television show presents the rarely dramatized, tumultuous early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40 year, omnipotent reign (1509-1547). In addition to his famous female consorts, 20+ years of marriage to Catherine of Aragon and infamous dalliance with Anne Boleyn, the series delves into Henry's most notable political relationship and the deconstruction of the Roman Catholic Church in England.

In this casual adventure/hidden object game, players will enter the world of THE TUDORS and solve a mystery that that runs parallel to the show.

"THE TUDORS is a property that will really appeal to our market," stated Lloyd Melnick, Chief Customer Officer at Merscom, "Not only does the story arc appeal to the casual gamer, but the rich and beautiful graphical environment lends itself to an adventure game."

About Merscom

Merscom is a global publisher of mass market computer and video games that distributes games through multiple channels, multiple platforms and multiple revenue models. Merscom's channels include retail distribution in the US and Europe, online sale through major portals worldwide and games on Microsoft~ Xbox Live~ Arcade. Merscom publishes games from leading casual game developers, including Media Art, Bamtang, Gunnar Games and Elefun. Merscom produces entertaining products for gamers of all ages and guarantees all customers a great experience. For more information, visit www.merscom.com.

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