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Silver Creek Entertainment Announces Hardwood Solitaire for Android

Flagship Game Optimized for NVIDIA Tegra-Powered Mobile Devices (July 20, 2010)

GRANTS PASS, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 07/20/10 -- Silver Creek Entertainment's Hardwood Solitaire, the longstanding flagship of the Hardwood Games franchise, is now optimized for the NVIDIA® (NASDAQ: NVDA) Tegra™ mobile processor.

Hardwood Solitaire IV is a cross-platform game designed to run on PCs, as well as Android tablets and smartphones. Hardwood Solitaire IV is also utilizing the new micro transaction business model, allowing players to buy only the features or versions wanted by the players. Public availability of the Android version of Hardwood Solitaire is expected later in the year.

"We're very excited to be on the front line of the Android tablet revolution, bringing high-quality card games to a power-sipping and graphically-capable mobile platform such as Tegra," said Jonas Stewart, Creative Director of Silver Creek Entertainment. "Tablets offer the most natural way to play our games and have room on the screen to stretch out a bit, which is going to be great for our mobile players. It's the convenience of a deck of cards, and none of the mess."

"We've partnered with NVIDIA Tegra to make sure that the flagship versions of all of our games look fantastic and provide the best experience possible," said Rich Stewart, Chief Executive Officer of Silver Creek Entertainment. "We've barely scratched the surface of Tegra's capabilities and are looking forward to putting many new features and effects into our games."

Hardwood Solitaire offers unsurpassed beauty, a host of solitaire game types, and a guarantee of excellence. More than 100 exciting solitaire games to play, including favorite solitaire games like Klondike, Spider, FreeCell, Pyramid, Yukon, and a whole lot more, including original solitaire games not found elsewhere.

The NVIDIA Tegra mobile processor delivers stunning 3D graphics, lightning-quick browsing, 1080p video and Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 acceleration, with unbeatable battery life.

A few quotes from the forums regarding the new way to buy Hardwood Solitaire IV:

PandoraEllen, one of our players, states: "Wow, how addicting spending way too much time... I love the game and all the choices it would make a great gift for those hard to please people."

EvilIntentions tells us: "I never knew there were soooo many versions of solitaire. I have been enjoying the site it is very addictive. I will tell as many as I can about it."

About Silver Creek
Silver Creek Entertainment has been making top-end casual games since 1994. They are the winners of the Best Visual Arts award from the Independent Game Festival. Games include Hardwood Solitaire, Hardwood Euchre, Hardwood Hearts, Hardwood Spades, Hardwood Backgammon, and Ruckus Bucks Dangerous Mines. Players can find SCE games on Xbox, Windows Mac OS X and soon on Android. Silver Creek Entertainment is located in Grants Pass, Oregon and on the web at

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