Artix Entertainment's New Game Pony vs Pony is Live

LAND O'LAKES, FLORIDA - September 19, 2011 -- Artix Entertainment, the indie game development studio that delivers download-free browser-based RPGs to 130 million users, just raised the level cap in their newest game Pony vs Pony to 20 and added hundreds of new Pony items to its shops.

Pony vs Pony is Artix Entertainment's newest game. It was launched two weeks ago at AE's DragonCon panel to a very excited crowd who knew very little about the game and was very anxious to try it out for the first time. At the time, the AE development team set the player level cap to five.

This game is unlike any other Artix Entertainment game. Pony vs Pony is a puzzle game where players battle other ponies through puzzles. The game board has three types of orbs: sunshine, butterfly, and candy orbs. Connecting four or more orbs in a row releases and activates them. The sunshine orbs deal a damage attack, butterfly orbs cast a protective shield around the player to mitigate damage taken, and candy orbs activate a pet attack. Pet attacks vary depending on what pet the player has equipped.

Players can battle against NPC ponies or they can battle their friends' ponies.  Though none of the battles is real-time, when players choose to fight against their friends' ponies, they are playing against an AI that mimics how the friend plays - the AI will play at the same speed, have the same preferences for orbs, wear the same outfit, and use the same pet as the player whose pony it's playing.

Players earn experience and Sparkle Gems by winning battles. Sparkle Gems are used to purchase vanity and battle items for ponies - mane and tail hair, unicorn horns, wings, outfits, jewelry, pets, and more! Higher pony levels grant access to higher level shops with lots of new items for ponies.

Players who reach level 20, the current maximum level, will have access to eight different shops with hundreds of items for their ponies.

Artix Entertainment can neither confirm nor deny that players will be able to battle against boss-pony NPCs by the names of Chuck Neigh-is, Jack Stallinton, Edger Allen Pony, and Sylvester Stallion.

For more information about Pony vs Pony, please visit www.PonyVsPony.com.

Other Games from Artix Entertainment

Artix Entertainment offers many RPG and MMO titles, ranging from the fantasy realms of AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and the MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds to the sci-fi galaxies of MechQuest, WarpForce, and EpicDuel. Artix has enjoyed a high success rate in the past eight years with over 130 million accounts created for their games.

For more information about our games, please visit:

AdventureQuest Worlds at www.aq.com

DragonFable at www.dragonfable.com

EpicDuel at www.epicduel.com

MechQuest at www.mechquest.com

AdventureQuest at www.battleon.com

Artix Entertainment games at http://portal.battleon.com

and HeroMart at www.HeroMart.com

You can follow or friend Artix on…

Twitter: http://twitter.com/artixkrieger/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/artix

MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/artixkrieger

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About Artix Entertainment

Artix Entertainment LLC, is a privately held, game development and publishing studio that specializes in creating online, browser-based, anime-style, role-playing Flash games with a distinctive visual style and high-quality game play. Artix has developed a range of games with storylines that are based in the fantasy, sci-fi, and adventure genre. Content within the games is updated on a weekly basis creating a compelling experience which keeps users coming back frequently for new content and story lines. Artix core offerings are three online RPG games: AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and MechQuest, and two MMORPGs: AdventureQuest Worlds and EpicDuel. Players can visit www.artixentertainment.com for more information.

Media Contacts

Daniel Vasile, Artix Entertainment, at dan@battleon.com.

Doug Mealy, Online Marketing and Public Relations, at dmealy@om-pr.com.  


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