MINDSCAPE ANNOUNCES RETAIL LAUNCH OF POPULAR ACTION-RPG GAME, TORCHLIGHT®

Sydney, Australia, 24 March 2010– Mindscape Asia Pacific Pty Ltd, has today announced that it has been appointed the official Australian retail distributor for the highly acclaimed RPG title Torchlight.

The single-player game will hit retail shelves in April 2010 and will include new features unavailable in the online version. The exclusive to retail features will include the ferret as a bonus pet and an optional full DVD editor allowing players to create their own content. Other key features include randomisation, simple interface and retirement system.

Torchlight is the widely anticipated role-playing game from the designers and leads of Diablo®, Diablo® II, Fate and Mythos. The game emphasises a simple and intuitive interface, fast and furious action, and a colourful and compelling game world for fans of RPG.

In Torchlight, players need to save the town of Torchlight, battling through rock and fire, lost cities and across ancient tombs on a perilous journey to cleanse the mines. As one of three Character Classes, players will explore randomly generated dungeon levels, battle a huge variety of monsters and pursue endless variations of fame and fortune.

Torchlight has received a number of awards including Best Debut Game’ Award at the 2010 Game Developers Choice Awards, Game Industry News‘RPG Game of the Year’ and the Game Developer's Conference Choice Award for Best Debut.

Torchlight will be available through all major retailers and computer software outlets from in April 2010 and will be retailing for $29.95 inc. GST. For further information please visit www.mindscape.com.au.

ABOUT MINDSCAPE ( www.mindscape.com.au)

Mindscape develops, publishes and distributes games, productivity and reference software on the PC, Mac, DS, Wii, PSP, PS3, Xbox and online platforms. The company’s rich portfolio of award-winning products include Broderbund, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Endemol, Hoyle Games, IMSI, Konami, Legacy Interactive, Myhorseclub, Nancy Drew, Nuance, The Learning Company, Punch, Playfirst, PopCap, Thomas&Friends and Roxio. Mindscape is a publicly listed company on the Paris Stock Market– Alternext since December 2007.

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For further enquiries, please contact Rebecca Tannous on +61 2 9964 0475 or rebecca.tannous@mindscape.com.au


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