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Fission Receives Court Approval of Plan of Arrangement with Denison Mines Corp.

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/13 -- FISSION ENERGY CORP. ("Fission" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:FIS)(OTCQX:FSSIF)(FRANKFURT:6F5) is pleased to announce that the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") with Denison Mines Corp. ("Denison") has been approved by the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the "Court"). Pursuant to the Arrangement, Denison will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Fission with Fission spinning out certain assets into a newly-incorporated exploration company, Fission Uranium Corp. ("Fission Uranium").

The Arrangement is subject to final approval by the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V"). Completion of the Arrangement is expected to occur on April 26, 2013 following which, Fission shares will be delisted from the TSX-V. Fission Uranium has applied to list on the TSX-V and subject to TSX-V's approval of its listing, it will begin trading on or about April 29, 2013.

Additional information regarding the terms of the Arrangement are set out in Fission's management information circular dated March 22, 2013, which is available under Fission's profile at www.sedar.com.

About Fission Energy Corp.

Fission Energy Corp. is a Canadian based resource company specializing in the strategic acquisition, exploration and development of uranium properties and is headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia. Common Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "FIS".

Additional information about Fission is available on Fission's website at www.fission-energy.com or under its profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Dev Randhawa, Chairman & CEO

Cautionary Statement: Certain information contained in this press release constitutes "forward-looking information", within the meaning of Canadian legislation concerning the completion of the Arrangement. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur", "be achieved" or "has the potential to". Forward looking statements contained in this press release may include statements regarding our ability to complete the Arrangement and listing of Fission Uranium which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which may not prove to be accurate. Actual results and outcomes may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in these forward-looking statements. Such statements are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations. Among those factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: uncertainties as to the timing of the Arrangement and satisfaction of the conditions thereto, market conditions and other risk factors listed from time to time in our reports filed with Canadian securities regulators on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable securities legislation.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contacts:
Fission Energy Corp.
Rich Matthews
Investor Relations
TF: 877-868-8140
ir@fission-energy.com
www.fission-energy.com

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