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Third Instalment in the RIP Series DEMOnstrates why it's a Great Arcade Shooter!

For Immediate Release

Montreal, Canada. July 31, 2007– Game publisher Meridian4 and developer Elephant Games are pleased to announce the official release of the North American, English demo for their Arcade Action/Shooter; RIP3– The Last Hero.

“This demo gives players a taste of what has made the RIP series so good. The demo lets players feel the high-octane, non-stop action and to test out some of the weapons and vehicles found within the game.” said Steve Milburn, Marketing Director at Meridian4,“All six heroes can be used, allowing gamers a chance to see their different skills and abilities, like Death’s toxic cloud or Rock n’ Roll’s life sucking Vampire attack.”

The demo features all six unique heroes to choose from to play over the first ten levels of the game. There are numerous different weapons to test out, plenty of enemies to destroy and even a tank or two to take on a joy ride.

RIP3– The Last Hero is available everywhere for digital download. You can also get RIP3 combined with its two prequels within the RIP Trilogy action pack available on Steam. For more information, visit www.meridian4.com.

About RIP3– The Last Hero

The game combines the dynamics of a hardcore shooter while preserving the elusive classic arcade appeal and never lets up on the intense action. Every level presents a new challenge, requiring you to not only prove your sharp-shooting, but to think and act tactically.

The terrain and environments must be employed to survive waves of adversaries, but since all in-game objects are destructible, you must think fast. Your hero will travel all over the world from the African jungle to the Arctic snow, through secret labs and bunkers, in the streets and skyscrapers of Metropolis city and also go into deep space using a hijacked spaceship.

    <*>100 levels of arcade shooting action <*>6 unique playable characters with varied and powerful skills to develop <*>A huge arsenal of destructive weaponry, each with 2 shooting modes <*>Capture and control military vehicles, including Tanks, Helicopters and Battle Turrets <*>Fully destructible battlefield - all theobjects can be damaged and destroyed <*>Includes a space adventure minigame, where you pilot the Vostok-23 starship <*>12 Huge, challenging bosses evoke classic arcade gameplay <*>3 difficulty level settings to increase the intensity <*>Special bonuses and secrets are scattered throughout the game <*>Cooperative multiplayer for two players to battle against the enemy hordes

? Multiplayer death-match for up to 6 players over LAN

About Elephant Games

Elephant Games, founded in 2003, is a software company focused on developing games for the Windows and Macintosh platforms. They have thousands of fans both in Russia and abroad. Here are just a few of our notable accomplishments and awards:

    <*>At the end of 2003 their game Crazy Worms was released on "The Best Games Of Russian Independent Developers - Time Out 5", a compilation disk published by MediaHouse. <*>In early 2005 they worked with one of the largest Russian game publishers, Akella, on the CD "White Elephant", creating a funny cartoon-style arcade game for the whole family. <*>Within five months of its initial release, Road Rush was downloaded and installed by more than 500,000 gamers across the globe. <*>In March 2006 the game RIP was voted Best Indie Game of the Month by PC Zone. <*>In August, 2006 the game RIP was released for retail in Russia and the countries of CIS with 1C with lots of positive feedback.

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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