CREAT STUDIOS DEBUTS FAN ART CONTEST

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          CANTON, Mass. (December 12, 2012) – Creat Studios, premier digital download publisher and developer of online, console and mobile games, today announced their debut fan art contest as a special promotion to support the upcoming release of action-adventure game  Labyrinth Legends  on December 19 th in North America and December 21 st in Europe.  Fans of Creat Studios’ long line of PlayStation®Network releases are invited to create their most imaginative art renditions, choosing from thirteen of the studio’s line-up of games.  Fans will vote on the finalists’ winning images and contest winners will have a shot at winning great games.  Contest deadline is Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

          Fans of Creat Studios will have the chance to win a grand prize package including all thirteen PlayStation®Network game titles.  A lucky runner-up will win the upcoming game  Labyrinth Legends game and two more game titles of the winner’s choice. An additional ten contest winners will win their own copy of the new game,  Labyrinth Legends.  Winning art will be featured on the Creat Studios web site, blog and Facebook page for 30 days following the contest. Winners will be announced nationally on Thursday, December 20, so this is a real chance to be recognized for your game art skills.

          Labyrinth Legends  is a quirky, addictive arcade action-adventure dungeon crawler, featuring crisp graphics and dazzling visuals, tricky puzzles and concealed traps in catacombs and ancient tombs of lost civilizations. Players battle foreboding mummies, zombies, ghouls and other monsters seeking to defend their turf.  Three different local multiplayer modes for up to four players let them battle to as the greatest treasure hunter while braving mysterious tunnels, mystical crypts and maniacal creatures.  Labyrinth Legends will include PlayStation® Trophy support and is rated “T” for Teen.

          “Creat Studios is thrilled to present our first-ever fan art contest, in celebration of our upcoming release of  Labyrinth Legends,” said Vladimir Starzhevsky, co-founder and CEO of Creat Studios Inc. “We have a long history of producing fun, exciting and enduring games for PlayStation® Network, and releasing  Labyrinth Legends  this month continues this high level of dedication to our player base.”

          Fans can choose from the following thirteen game titles for their artistic inspiration, creating an original image in 2D or 3D based on their favorite Creat Studios game for PlayStation Network:

  • Cuboid
  • Digger HD
  • Germinator  
  • Labyrinth Legends
  • Magic Orbz
  • Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom
  • Mushroom Wars
  • Pinballistik
  • SkyFighter
  • Smash Cars
  • TerRover
  • Test Yourself
  • Wakeboarding HD
 

          Detailed descriptions for all games can be found at  www.creatstudios.com.  The games are available on our PlayStation®Network Publisher page on the PlayStation Store at  Games > What’s Hot> TikGames-Creat Studios.   Additional contest details are available at the Creat Studios blog at  creatstudios.wordpress.com.

          To submit final fan art, contest participants are asked to create images that are 1200 x1200 pixels or smaller, in any proportion, and in a jpg format.  Submissions should be emailed to  contest@creatstudios.com and received by 12 am midnight EST on  Tuesday, December 18.  The final winner will be announced on  Thursday, December 20.  Final art submissions will be voted on by our fans over a two-day period on our Facebook page ( www.facebook.com/CreatStudio), Twitter feed ( www.twitter.com/creatstudios) and blog ( www.creatstudios.wordpress.com).

About Creat Studios

Creat Studios Inc. is a premier digital download publisher and developer of online, console and mobile games. Founded in 1990, Creat's corporate headquarters are located in Canton, Mass. Creat Studios develops and publishes titles for Sony PSP®, PlayStation®3, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo DSiWare™, Wii™, Microsoft Xbox 360®, Apple iPhone and iPad, and Google Android.  For more information, please visit  www.creatstudios.com.

Note to editors: Screenshots are now available for download at  http://creatstudios.com/screens.html     “PlayStation” and “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The PlayStation Network Logo is a service mark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.  

For more information about our fan art contest or Creat Studios, please contact Scott Hyman, VP of Publishing, at   s_hyman@creatstudios.com, or (781) 821-5510, x202  or visit us online at  www.creatstudios.com.

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