SHATTER WINS GDAA GAME DEVELOPER AWARD AT GCAP 2009

WELLINGTON, New Zealand– December 7, 2009 - Sidhe, New Zealand's largest game production studio, today announced that its original title, Shatter® for PlayStation®Network has won the Best Downloadable Title Award at the Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA) Game Developers Awards 2009. Shatter is a retro-inspired brick-breaking game that merges familiar action with a modern-crafted production approach.

“Receiving this award is a major accolade for Shatter that recognizes the hard work the team put into making something unique and exciting,” said Mario Wynands, Managing Director of Sidhe.“The awards featured a number of great titles from around the region, and we appreciate the judges rewarding the risks we took in making the game.”

The GDAA Game Developer Awards are the annual awards recognizing excellence in games development by Australian and New Zealand developers. The Awards were announced during the Game Connect Asia Pacific conference and trade exhibition currently being held in Melbourne, Australia.

For more information on Shatter, visit: www.shattergame.com

About Sidhe

Founded in 1997, Sidhe is an award-winning developer of console, handheld and PC games. The largest game production studio in New Zealand, Sidhe has a proven track record of creating high-quality, mass-market, licensed and original titles for a worldwide audience. The studio has produced more than 20 high-profile titles including the award winning original titles GripShift® and Shatter®, Speed Racer The Videogame, as well as multiple games based on the NRL Rugby League franchise. For more information on Sidhe, please visit: www.sidhe.co.nz

Copyright© 2009 Prodigy Design Limited. Shatter and Sidhe are trademarks or registered trademarks of Prodigy Design Limited. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

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