Merscom to publish Jewel Craft


CHAPEL HILL, NC– July 24, 2007– Merscom announced today it will be publishing Jewel Craft, an engaging point-and-click game in which players create their own jewelry masterpieces. Available this fall, the game has been rated E for everyone by the ESRB and will be available under Merscom’s ShadeTree Games label.

In Jewel Craft, players learn the ancient art of cutting gems and creating unbelievably intricate pieces of jewelry. Along the way, players follow the adventures of a young apprentice gem-cutter as he becomes a master jeweler celebrated throughout the kingdom. Whether choosing stones to create brightly colored and delicate pieces, or relaxing in challenge mode, Jewel Craft is a beautiful new turn on match-three gameplay.

“We are really excited about the release of Jewel Craft,” said Lloyd Melnick, chief customer officer at Merscom.“The graphics are stunning, the gameplay is quick and engaging, and the storyline is thoroughly developed. It takes our casual game publishing efforts to the next level; after applying our analytics Jewel Craft will be as good or better than anything else on the market.”

About Merscom

Merscom is a global publisher of 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 Sandlot Games, Reflexive Entertainment, Absolutist and Pi-Eye Games. Merscom publishes on multiple platforms including PC, console and handheld. Merscom produces entertaining products for gamers of all ages and guarantees all customers a great experience with its“Fun Guarantee.” For more information visit

About GameOver Games

GameOver Games was established in 2000 by a small group of computer game enthusiasts from Novosibirsk, Russia. Since the company's inception, GameOver has grown to a team of more than 20 that have worked to make top-notch games that are fascinating and kind for family audiences. In the past seven years, GameOver has released 11 casual games, including the popular Brave Dwarves series, which has sold more than 400,000 copies. For more information visit

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