TOP 5 CASUAL PC GAME GOES ON MOBILE

Alexandria, VA (October 13 2008) -- Alawar NewEdge Mobile, a leading publisher of Java games for mobile phones, announces a worldwide release of Sky Bubbles, previously available only for PC. Now casual game fans can enjoy one of the top 5 (2007) games on their mobile devices.

The PC version of the game developed by Visual Shape Games and published by Alawar Entertainment found great response among players and was kept at top positions for more than a month. Sky Bubbles (PC version known as“Sky Bubbles Deluxe”) features vivid graphics, intriguing storyline and addictive gameplay, which has made it extremely popular among logical arcade games’ fans all over the world. The mobile version of the game, developed by New Edge, equals the PC version in brightness and addictivity and is expected to find even greater response among mobile casual games’ players.

The mobile Sky Bubbles encourage the player to meet in intellectual fight with the wicked wizard Caralight, who has taken hold of the dream-world and its inhabitants. A square game field with disorderly placed multicolored bubbles was chosen for a battleground. The task isn’t an easy one– to fight the evil one should make a combination of bubbles of the same color, which will release the souls captured in them by Caralight.

The release of the mobile version was motivated by the extreme popularity of the PC game, which took its rightful place among top 5 best-selling casual games in 2007.“Every year casual games become more and more popular in Russia”, says Olga Znamenskaja, Executive director at ANEM.“The PC casual games have already got a stable ground in the market, but gradually casual content gains its positions in mobile market as well, which provides for the new directions and additional opportunities for the game industry development. New Edge’s staff made a good job, developing Sky Bubbles, making the mobile version of this match3 game every bit as good as the PC version, so we expect it to win at least the same popularity among mobile casual games’ players”.

The mobile version of Sky Bubbles features:

- popular casual game genre;

- bright, vivid graphics;

- 25 levels;

- 3 different backgrounds;

- 6 bonuses– Charge, Cross of Light, Clock, Solidarity, Horizontal and Vertical Lightning;

- bubbles of 7 different colors– 7 magic chains;

- catching storyline;

- special animation for each bubble;

- highly addictive gameplay;

- PC game soundtrack.

Both Russian and English versions of the game are now available for distribution.

Read more about the game at: http://www.newedge.ru/en/ourgames/skybubbles.html

About the PC game: http://www.alawar.com/games/sky-bubbles

About ANEM

Alawar NewEdge Mobile (ANEM) was founded in 2007 through the joint cooperation of Alawar Entertainment (a casual games publisher) and New Edge (a mobile games developer). ANEM specializes in the publication and distribution of mobile games. Its portfolio includes more than 100 high quality games, including mobile versions of casual PC games by Alawar. In addition, the company acts as the exclusive publisher of products developed by New Edge. For more information, please visit http://www.alawar-newedge.com.

About New Edge

New Edge is a commercially successful organization located in Moscow, Russia. The company focuses on the development of J2ME mobile games and applications. New Edge was the first purely Russian company to develop a 3D game for mobile phones using the JSR-184 standard. Currently, New Edge holds the rights for a broad range of top products and is working with a number of leading wireless media content providers to develop more. Detailed information about the company can be found at www.newedge.ru.

If you have a distribution offer or require further information on the game, please contact Xenia Rakhmanova at xenia@alawar-newedge.com.


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