About National GeographicThe National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. It reaches more than 450 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and other magazines; National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; music; radio; films; books; DVDs; maps; exhibitions; live events; school publishing programs; interactive media; and merchandise. National Geographic has funded more than 10,000 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geographic literacy. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com. About Ascend Acquisition Ascend Acquisition Corp. (OTC BB: ASCQ) operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Andover Games which creates and distributes original mobile games on the iOS and Android platforms. Andover Games produces mobile gaming content for leading national and international brands as well as developing independent mobile games. Forward Looking Statements This press release includes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements, based upon the current beliefs and expectations of Ascend Acquisition’s management, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results. Most of these factors are outside the control of Ascend Acquisition and Andover Games and are difficult to predict. The information set forth herein should be read in light of such risks. Neither Ascend Acquisition nor Andover Games assumes any obligation to update the information contained in this press release.