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Gumboy Bounces, Floats and Rolls on to Steam!

For Immediate Release

Montreal, Canada. December 20, 2006 - Game publisher, Meridian4 is pleased to announce an online distribution deal to distribute their newly signed casual title; Gumboy - Crazy Adventures via Steam, Valve's online platform for digital content distribution and management.

"It's terrific to be working with Steam again. We had great success through Steam with Shadowgrounds earlier this year and hope to have a repeat performance on our new title; Gumboy." said Andrew Sher, CEO at Meridian4.

Gumboy is now available for online distribution through Steam at a special online price of $14.95 and also receive an additional 10% discount from now until the end of the year. For more information about Gumboy go to or visit

About Gumboy - Crazy Adventures

Gumboy uses its extraordinary rubbery characteristics - rolling, bouncing, jumping, flying and floating, which in connection with the simple controls brings you loads of fun. And even more when you realise that GUMBOY changes its size, shape and material! It joins the game in the form of a sphere, cube or star. It will be filled with rubber, air or water

Gumboy is refreshing and original fun for everyone, regardless of age or current game playing experience.

Innovative game based on ball physics in various environments Over 50 levels within a fairy-tale atmosphere Interactive environments: water, wind, rain, teleports, boosts, sticky and slippery surfaces Original artistic depiction of 6 various worlds (forest, field, cave, magical world) Fantastic lighting and dynamic effects Detailed graphics with acceleration and fascinating particle effects Various ball shapes: sphere, cube, star Various ball fillings with an influence on its characteristics: rubber, air, water Saves games in progress and the results achieved for several players Game supports widescreen displays (16:9)

About Valve

Based in Bellevue, Washington, Valve is an entertainment software and technology company founded in 1996. Valve's debut title, Half-Life®, has won over 50 Game of the Year Awards and named "Best PC Game Ever" in the November 1999, October 2001, and April 2005 issues of PC Gamer, the world's best-selling PC games magazine. Valve's portfolio of entertainment titles also includes Counter-Strike TM, Day of Defeat®, and Team Fortress® and accounts for over 18 million retail units sold worldwide, and over 88% of the PC online action market. More information may be found at

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About Cinemax

CINEMAX full services in a computer graphic design domain Cinemax was launched in 1998 by a group of progressive computer graphic designers with extensive experience. The company has since become a significant player in the field. In addition to its expertise in DTP, the company is one of the major players in multimedia, interactive entertainment and the Internet. Cinemax studio projects are known for their commitment to quality and excellence. High-quality graphic implementation and optimal functionality are their hallmarks. >From its very beginning, Cinemax has dominated the Czech market as an important developer and producer of PC games.

About Meridian4

Meridian4 is an interactive software publisher located in Montreal, Canada. We are a new publishing company, with new ideas and a different approach to forming partnerships with developers. The difference is we actually form a partnership - a true relationship characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility to achieve the best possible performance for their products.

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