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May 8, 2006 - CHAPEL HILL, NC - Merscom LLC today announced that "Fastlane Pinball" for the PC has gone gold in North America. Developed by Framework Studios, "Fastlane Pinball" is now available at www.merscomstore.com for $9.99. "Fastlane Pinball" has also been released in Germany and Poland.
"Fastlane Pinball is a great addition to our publishing portfolio of casual games," said Lloyd Melnick, Director of Merscom. "High production quality and addictive gameplay make this game an excellent value, which is what we strive to offer our customers - fun games at reasonable prices."
"We're very excited to see the game released in so many countries," said Frank Litjens, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Framework Studios. "Merscom did a really great job placing it in as many channels as possible. We also can't wait to see what the Global Online Tournament will bring in terms of players and scores, so let's see who will become the Fastlane Pinball Champion of 2006."
Featuring a real-time 3D physics model and advanced 3D graphics, "Fastlane Pinball" delivers arcade satisfaction unlike any other pinball sim. Players can test their reflexes on the flippers in "Fastlane Pinball" as firetrails, explosions, close-up camera action, split-screen views and old-school display games are thrust onscreen.
Challenging missions like Subway Blowout, Jailbreak, and Monorail Maze give players a chance to pack pizzas for a buck, race police cars during a highway chase, or try one's luck on the slot machines. Players can also use combo shots to send pinball scores through the roof.
"Fastlane Pinball" offers network play via a unique ghostballing feature that allows players to compete head-to-head.
To purchase "Fastlane Pinball", visit www.merscomstore.com. For playing tips, downloads and information on the Global Online Tournament, visit www.fastlanepinball.com.
About Framework Studios
Founded in 2002, Framework Studios sets out to conceive and develop original and fun quality interactive entertainment. Framework Studios is a young and enthusiastic development studio, which operates fully independent and is privately held.
About Merscom LLC
Merscom LLC is a publisher of PC and console games. Founded in 1999 by video game veterans with over a decade of experience working with the industry's leading developers and publishers, Merscom produces entertaining products for gamers of all ages and guarantees all customers a great experience with its "Fun Guarantee". For more information visit www.merscom.com.
Review copies available upon request. Quantities are limited.
Dana H. Cowley
Office + 1 919 918 7741 x 225
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