PLANT THE SEEDS OF AN EMPIRE IN SETTLEMENT: COLOSSUS FOR PC

For Immediate Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va.– Feb. 11, 2010 - A fledgling empire in an untamed paradise awaits your decree in Settlement: Colossus, the latest offering for PC from Alawar Entertainment, one of the world’s leading publishers of casual games. This captivating adventure is available now for download exclusively at www.alawar.com/game/settlement-colossus for only $9.95.

Cursed by his god, robbed of his true love and with his once proud and shining city laid to ruin by his enemies, a 300-year-old emperor is forced to search for a new homeland in Settlement: Colossus. After years of wandering and hardship, he and his small band of loyal followers discover a ripe, uninhabited plain. In this innovative combination of hidden object and strategy game play, players gather resources, solve puzzles and research new materials, guiding the efforts of these pilgrims to construct a new and thriving city and complete the emperor’s mission to win back his god’s favor.

Key Features:

• Challenge both your mind and your powers of perception as you gather 7,000+ hidden items and play over 50 mini-games.

• Discover 30 different types of life-saving resources, along with special tools, charms and magical items that will help your settlers thrive.

• Explore 62 lush and gorgeous locations, accompanied by the game’s beguiling soundtrack and ambient effects.

• Research, invent and advance your civilization with more than 100 upgrades, optimizing the allocation of resources.

• Collect 14 trophies by completing various challenges and become a true champion of the people.

“The developers at Alawar Five-BN impressed us yet again with their creative blending of two of our most popular game genres,” said Kirill Plotnikov, Alawar’s vice president of publishing.“We’re proud to offer Settlement: Colossus as the latest in a long line of compelling casual game experiences from one of our top internal development studios.”

Settlement: Colossus intertwines the fun of hidden object games and the satisfaction of city-building strategy with the thread of an engaging storyline to weave an enchanting tapestry enjoyable by all ages. Settlement: Colossus is available for download now at www.alawar.com and will launch on other major download portals later this month.

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About Alawar Entertainment: Founded in 1999, Alawar Entertainment specializes in the development, publication and distribution of casual games, reaching audiences in over 60 countries worldwide. The company is the leading distributor of casual titles in Eastern Europe and has published more than 200 casual PC games globally, including some of the industry's leading downloadable series like Farm Frenzy®, Craze® and The Treasures of Montezuma®. Alawar recently extended its offerings onto the iPhone™, PLAYSTATION®3, Nintendo DS™ and Mac® gaming platforms, and in 2010 plans to enter the social games and MMO markets as well as expand onto other leading-edge platforms. For more information, visit www.alawar.com.

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Contacts

Carolyn Carnes

Flash Fire Communications for Alawar’s PC titles in North America

866-205-5670 x500

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Tatiana Chernova

Director, Marketing Communications and PR

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pr@alawar.com


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