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Solid State Networks and Alchemic Dream Announce Strategic Partnership Focusing on Game Acquisition, User Retention

TEMPE, Ariz.– Feb. 12, 2008– Solid State Networks, a leading developer of software solutions for high-performance content delivery, today announced a strategic partnership with Canadian Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG) and Virtual World management company Alchemic Dream, Inc. The resulting relationship will offer publishers a solution that combines Solid State Networks’ expertise in the game acquisition experience and Alchemic Dream’s well known proficiency in the retention of the gamers. This combination of technology and services, along with the new focus on end users is expected to provide MMOG game publishers higher player conversion rates, higher retention, and ultimately, higher revenues in an evolution of the business model.

“We are excited to partner with Alchemic Dream because together we are able to offer customers a complete solution that begins with our focus on the game acquisition experience and carries through the life of the games with Alchemic Dream’s wide array of game-related services,” stated Rick Buonincontri, founder and CEO of Solid State Networks.“The resulting effect for publishers will be more players, playing longer, creating a solid fan base and higher revenues.”

“By bringing digital distribution one step further through next generation technologies and unique business oriented specifities, Solid State Networks is the best partner possible for Alchemic Dream, Inc. to ensure both MMOG players and publishers the best digital experience,” said Stephane Jankowski, general manager of Alchemic Dream.“Their services will acquire the players, and we will retain them in a natural harmonic convergence of our technological expertise.”

About Alchemic Dream, Inc.

Alchemic Dream, Inc. is a Canadian company founded in 2001 that specializes in MMOG and Virtual World management, in-game events, customer support and localization. Alchemic Dream has already worked on MMOGs such as Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™, Dungeons and Dragons Online™: Stormreach™, Fury, Pirates of the Burning Seas, Archlord and Kwari. Alchemic Dream also operates the PlayMMO.com gaming portal and the MMO gaming newsfeed MMPOW.com

About Solid State Networks

Solid State Networks is a leading developer of industry-specific content delivery solutions that enable content publishers to offer the ultimate content acquisition experience. Over the past year, Solid State Networks has been steadily gaining recognition within the gaming industry as a highly innovative company with reliable technology and solutions. For more information, please visit www.solidstatenetworks.com.

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