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Wild West Trains

Business sim from Russia launched on three German social networks; other countries to follow.

I-Jet Media has published a game called Wild West Trains in three largest German social networks: StudiVZ, MeinVZ, and SchuelerVZ. It is the first game by studio Evolution Games launched through the international social game distributor, i-Jet Media. Evolution Games is going to have this game published in other European social networks continuing cooperation with i-Jet Media.

I-Jet Media remains the only publisher who launches games by Russian developers in German social networks. In June 2010, i-Jet published five games including Farm Frenzy and Winter Championship by Alawar Entertainment, and i-Jet Media plans to launch at least seven games more by various developers until the end of September 2010.

As an economic simulator, Wild West Trains is targeted at wide audience. Players should develop railroad facilities and the adjoining city. The action takes place in the Wild West. "We consider such game format to be clear and close to thriftful, serious and mature audience of German social networks. Economic simulators are in popular demand there, and this fact causes Wild West Trains' success. The game rating flew up during the first day, and payments reached a record figure ever gained by our company," said i-Jet Media's General Producer Alexey Kostarev. The launch of the new game indicates that rate of German network users' interest for Russian games is growing rapidly: the number of new games installations has doubled in compare with the first launch performed in June 2010.

The game Wild West Trains is translated in seven languages, then it is to be launched in the largest social networks of France, Spain, Italy, and Poland. Moreover, it will be published in Japanese - in social network Mixi.

StudiVZ, MeinVZ, and SchuelerVZ are three more attended social networks in Germany (people from 14 to 39 years old). Basically, they are visited by German, Austrian and Swiss students and graduates, and their aggregate monthly audience ecceeds 17 million users. Analogs of the websites are in French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, and English.

i-Jet Media is an international social network games publisher and distributor. To date, i-Jet Media is the leader on the market of online games for social networks in Russia, CIS, and Eastern Europe. i-Jet Media's portfolio includes 40 projects of games by various developers published in 20 social networks all over the world, and more than 50 million users registered. Market capitalization of i-Jet Media equals USD $100 million according to investors. In April 2009, i-Jet Media published Happy Farmer which exploded the Russian Internet: the game succeeded to collect about 10,000,000 unique active users, and earned USD $20 million during less than one year. This record of the Runet is still unbroken. Happy Farmer was also awarded with the Goggle Trend prize as the best game of 2009.

Headquarters of i-Jet Media is situated in Russia. There are also its offices in Silicon Valley (CA, USA) and Beijing (China). i-Jet Media has got more than 100 employees. Nowadays, i-Jet Media is working actively on the markets of Europe, Asia, and America.

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Best regards,

Andrey Khachaturov,

PR manager

i-Jet Media

social games distribution network

e-mail: khachaturov-av@i-jet.net

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