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Alpha Prime Ships

Improved North American Version of Meridian4 and IDEA Games' Sci-Fi Shooter Available Now at Retail, on Steam and Other Online Outlets

Montreal, Quebec, Canada - November 8, 2007 - Meridian4 today announced that the updated and improved North American version of IDEA Games' upcoming first-person shooter, Alpha Prime, is now available at retail stores across the continent, as well as at leading online distributors including Steam, Direct2Drive, GamersGate and TotalGaming.net. Alpha Prime is rated M for Mature and carries a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Somewhere deep in space, on the lifeless asteroid Alpha Prime, something has gone terribly wrong The miners were warned that the mysterious element known as hubbardium was too dangerous to excavate, but the lure of unimaginable wealth was too strong. Now, something has happened to them and it's up to the player to save them and face an unknown threat. Armed with an assortment of hi-tech weapons and the ability to hack into the station's own automated defenses, their mission is simple; get in, get the survivors and get out!

"We have worked closely with the team at IDEA Games to address many of the issues present in the European release of Alpha Prime," said Jeff Giasson, Production Director at Meridian4. "We hope gamers will thoroughly enjoy Alpha Prime's fast-paced action, whether they buy the game in stores or through one of our great digital-distribution partners."

"We believe Alpha Prime will continue its success story overseas as well." said Petr Bulir, IDEA PR and Marketing Manager.

For more information about Alpha Prime, visit http://www.meridian4.com/games/AlphaPrime.

For more information about Meridian4 and its products, visit http://www.meridian4.com.

For more information about IDEA Games, visit http://www.idea-games.com.

About Meridian4

Meridian4 is an interactive software publisher located in Montreal, Canada. A new publishing company, with new ideas and a different approach to forming partnerships with developers, Meridian 4 aims to actually form a partnership - a true relationship characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility to achieve the best possible performance for developers' products. For more information, visit http://www.meridian4.com.

About IDEA Games

IDEA Games is an Independent Developers Association, founded by three computer-game development studios: ALTAR games, Black Element Software and Bohemia Interactive Studio. IDEA Games saves its members money as well as precious time, allowing developers to concentrate on the matter they do best - game development. They employ industry veterans with vast experience in the field of game design and production as well as computer-game sales/marketing, publishing and distribution. IDEA Games offers to its members a wide range of services, including legal, sales and marketing, contract negotiations, business plan creation, and representation at industry fairs. For more information, visit http://www.idea-games.com.

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