ATW Gold Corp.

ATW Gold Corp.

October 21, 2008 09:00 ET

Name Change to ATW Gold Corp.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2008) - ATW Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ATW)(FRANKFURT:A3N) ("ATW" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that effective October 21, 2008 the Company will trade under the new name ATW Gold Corp. (formerly "ATW Venture Corp.") to better reflect the Company's focus on gold production.

There is no consolidation of capital. The trading symbol will remain the same, and the new CUSIP is 002105104.

ATW hold's a 100% interest in the Burnakura Gold Mine and the Gullewa Gold Mine located in Western Australia.

ATW is focused on expanding the known resource at Burnakura and the re-commencement of gold production, scheduled for the first quarter of 2009.

The Company headquarters are in Vancouver, BC and shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (ATW) and the Frankfurt Exchange (A3N).


Brent Butler, President & CEO

"This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements."

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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