Merscom Releases GAMEINVEST's Hospital Hustle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHAPEL HILL, NC - November 26, 2008 - Merscom today announced the official release of Hospital Hustle, the latest downloadable title for the PC developed by Portugal's leading video game developer, GAMEINVEST. Hospital Hustle is an exciting and whimsical new time management game with brilliant graphics and challenging gameplay. Gamers can now download Hospital Hustle through leading online portals including iWin, Big Fish Games~, and Oberon Media, with a full list included below.

In Hospital Hustle, players are cast as Nurse Sarah and tasked with running a successful hospital by diagnosing and treating patients. The game features two different game play modes and seven diverse, customizable locations. Treat hundreds of unique types of patients suffering from different ailments and conditions. Enjoy hours of hospital humor and faced-paced fun.

"Hospital Hustle is a really fun and beautiful game that should appeal to all casual gamers." said Lloyd Melnick,Merscom's Chief Customer Officer. "We are really happy to have had the opportunity to work with GAMEINVEST on this project as they did a fantastic job creating a fun game."

"Both GAMEINVEST and Merscom have been dedicated to creating an entertaining experience for audiences with Hospital Hustle." said Mariana Cardoso, GAMEINVEST's General Manager. "We're really looking forward to hearing how audiences react to this challenging and engaging time management game."

Hospital Hustle features:

    <*>Learn to use 15 wacky treatment stations! <*>Travel to 7 customizable hospital locations! <*>Customize scrubs! <*>Achieve super sonic speeds with coffee! <*>Enjoy a storyline with endless modes! <*>Care for hundreds of unique types of patients!

Formerly titled Emergency Hospital, the newly renamed Hospital Hustle will rollout over the next three weeks through multiple leading online channels, including: RealNetworks, Big Fish Games~, Oberon Media, Shockwave~, Trymedia, ArcadeTown, Boonty, Gamefools, PlayFirst~, iWin and Reflexive~ Entertainment.

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, Reflexive Entertainment, Mystery Studios and Overplay. Merscom produces entertaining products for gamers of all ages and guarantees all customers a great experience. For more information, visit www.merscom.com.

About GAMEINVEST

Based in Portugal, GAMEINVEST is a developer dedicated to creating interactive entertainment for everyone. Founded on the principle that games have popular reach across all age groups, GAMEINVEST is focused on producing original titles that engage wide-spread international markets and all types of players. GAMEINEST is supported by private investment funding from a leading Portuguese bank, Banco Comercial Portugu~s (BCP), and venture capital firm, Inovcapital. Certified by IAPMEI as an ~IAPMEI Innovation Company~ and recognized for their contributions to the industry, GAMEINVEST is a forward-looking company poised to expand the audience and acceptance of the interactive entertainment medium as both an art form, and a leisure activity. With several games in production for a variety of market segments, the company is pioneering new ways for games to become mainstream entertainment for all. For more information, please visit: www.gameinvest.net.

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MERSCOM PRESS CONTACT:

Lloyd Melnick 

LSM@merscom.com

office +1 919 918 7741 x 237

GAMEINVEST PRESS CONTACT:

Kate Pietrelli

TriplePoint

katep@triplepointpr.com

415-955-8500

 


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