VIVA MEDIA SNAGS SPELLBOUND’S WESTERN GAME HELLDORADO

New York, NY– Viva Media, LLC announced its partnership with Spellbound Entertainment AG for the release of Helldorado, a gun-slinging tactical action-strategy game. Helldorado is made by the same talented team that created the Desperados series. Viva Media CEO Carlo Voelker commented,“Helldorado is simply a fun game that has all the ingredients for success: super graphics, intense fighting and a thrilling story. We are very excited to bring it to market.” He went on to say,“Spellbound has a great team and we are delighted to be working with them.” Armin Gessert, Spellbound CEO, adds,“We are very happy that Helldorado found the perfect home/publisher with Viva Media. Our game is just in the right hands and we are looking forward to continue a successful story.”

The game is expected to release internationally online April 9, 2009.

About Helldorado:

Helldorado is a western themed tactical action-strategy game that starts off in a quiet town in the Southwestern desert. Its universe features a full cast of intriguing characters (both good and evil.) Players will be able to immerse themselves into several challenging missions that include bar room brawls, a great train heist, showdowns, a jailbreak, just to mention a few. Fans of the genre will not be disappointed.

About Viva Media:

Viva Media LLC is a privately owned company in New York that is dedicated to publishing a wide array of interactive content of the highest standards. The company's collection of more than 100 multimedia titles touts over 100 awards for excellence in publishing. Recent releases include Grand Ages Rome, the wildly popular Crazy Machines series, the Learn to Play Chess series based on the world’s #1 chess software engine, and renowned car racing simulation games such as GTR2 and GTR Evolution.

www.viva-media.com

About Spellbound:

Spellbound Entertainment AG is one of the longest existing independent Game Developers in Germany. The company with its Headquarters in Kehl stands for highly acclaimed computer games since 1994. Spellbound got known internationally for the successful game series Desperados and Airline Tycoon. Spellbound is registered developer for all recent console platforms and currently developing ArcaniA– A Gothic Tale.

www.spellbound.de


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