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Sleepy Hollow Writing Sales Legend for eGames(November 16, 2009)
LANGHORNE, Pa., Nov. 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casual games publisher and developer eGames, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EGAM) announced today that early sales information for current retail product Mystery Legends(TM): Sleepy Hollow are among the most promising eGames has ever experienced for a boxed title. Available in top PC outlets across the country, including the top three North American software retailers, Sleepy Hollow appears on track to become eGames' top selling boxed title in its history.
"Based on early sales returns, Sleepy Hollow appears poised to surpass the numbers posted by our most recent and successful boxed game titles," said eGames Vice President, Sales and Marketing Rich Siporin. "With widespread distribution and placement in all the top traditional North American packaged software retailers, Sleepy Hollow is well-positioned heading into the holiday shopping season."
Sleepy Hollow heads a strong lineup of eGames-branded hidden object and puzzle games available at retail for the holidays, including 4 Elements(TM), Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, and Liong: The Lost Amulets.
Created by casual game developer pixelStorm, Sleepy Hollow pits players in a battle of wits against the legendary Headless Horseman. Scouring creepy graveyards and funeral parlors for clues, players must unravel the mystery of the ghostly Hessian and learn the fates of the town's twisted residents.
Mystery Legends is a trademark of pixelStorm entertainment studios Inc. 4 Elements is a trademark of Playrix Entertainment.
About eGames, Inc.
eGames, Inc., headquartered in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, develops and publishes casual games for the PC, Nintendo DS and Wii, iPhone, and the Internet including The Dracula Files, Burger Island(R), Burger Island 2: The Missing Ingredient, Defender of the Crown: Heroes Live Forever(R), Purrfect Pet Shop(R), and more. Additional information regarding eGames, Inc. can be found at http://www.egames.com.
Forward-Looking Statement Safe Harbor
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including without limitation, statements regarding expected retail sales of the company's title Mystery Legends(TM): Sleepy Hollow. eGames cautions readers that the risks and uncertainties that may affect our future results and performance include, but are not limited to: continued overall economic problems in the United States and around the world that negatively affect consumer spending and retail markets; the potential failure of business partners with which we do business, including distributors, retailers, licensees and publishers; delays in the development and release of future titles; inability to fund continued development of future titles; technical and other issues that may delay or halt development of future titles; the failure of new titles to sell well or achieve retail placement; our inability to enter into and maintain commercially successful publishing, licensing and distribution relationships; and an increase in competition; as well as the risks and uncertainties discussed under the heading "Factors Affecting Future Performance" in our Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008 as posted on the Company's website and on www.pinksheets.com.
CONTACT: eGames, Inc.
Greg Zesinger, Product Manager
(215) 750-6606 (Ext. 111)
Rich Siporin, Vice President Sales and Marketing
(215) 750-6606 (Ext. 129)
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