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Viva Media Releases Happy Tails: Animal Shelter

September 30, 2008 New York, NY–In Happy Tails: Animal Shelter, the newest release from Viva Media, players are responsible for all kinds of cute animals who are counting on them to change their lives. The game features hamsters, puppies, kittens, bunnies, and more. Players are presented with a unique case history for each animal, and must tailor their treatment based on that particular animal's past and physical condition. After nursing them back to health and forming a level of trust through caretaking and play, it's up to the player to match them with the perfect owner to make sure everyone gets a happy ending!

Viva Media CEO Carlo Voelker says of Happy Tails: Animal Shelter, "It's the kind of game we love to publish since it offers wholesome fun and addictive gameplay for kids, and at the same time, it serves up an important lesson on the joys and responsibilities of pet care and ownership. "

Happy Tails: Animal Shelter is the first in Viva Media's award winning line of animal simulations to combine caring for animals with learning about people as well. It empowers children to take charge and make independent decisions. The game pushes them to use their problem solving skills and understand the effects of the choices they make. But it's not all educational! Kids will also love interacting with their favorite animals as they feed, groom, and play with their new friends. And charming 3D graphics and adorable animations will delight the whole family!

Features:

• Over 99 unique animal Stories

• 7 different kinds of animals to love– including wild fawns!

• An animal library to learn fun facts about your new friends

• Vet check-ups show you how far your animals have come

Quick Facts:

Published by Viva Media, LLC

Developed by Tivola Publishing

Release Date: September 15, 2008

Recommended Retail Price: $19.99

Minimum System Requirements:

Windows Vista/XP/2000, 1.5 GHz CPU or higher, 256 MB RAM, 64 MB 3D graphics card, 750 MB free hard disc space, Sound card, DirectX 9.0c

About Viva Media:

Viva Media LLC is a privately owned company in New York that is dedicated to publishing a wide array of interactive content of the highest standards. The company's collection of nearly 100 multimedia titles touts over 80 awards for excellence in publishing. Recent and upcoming releases include Crazy Machines 2, The Immortals of Terra, the Pet Vet 3D: Animal Hospital series, the Learn to Play Chess series based on the world's #1 chess software engine, and renowned car racing simulation games such as GTR2, GT Legends, RACE 07, and GTR Evolution.

Press Please Contact:

Ashley Collins

press@viva-media.com

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