Dallas, TX - November 12, 2007 - Fans of the new EverQuest II (EQII) expansion, Rise of Kunark, have something else to be excited about as Sony Online Entertainment and Beckett's Massive Online Gamer (MOG) magazine are offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to EQII players and MOG readers. A secret access code has been added to the latest issue of Massive Online Gamer magazine available on newsstands the week of November 28th that will provide all readers with a limited edition portrait of the infamous warlord Venril Sathir. For fans who cannot wait for the magazine to hit the newsstand, the first 1000 people to subscribe to Massive Online Gamer will receive a unique code via email that can be redeemed for the in-game item.
"We have set up a subscription service that will allow new subscribers to get the code almost instantaneously. EQII players can either wait for the magazine to hit the newsstands or get the code now. When you subscribe, you'll get the code as well as a great discounton our annual subscription," said Doug Kale, editor of Massive Online Gamer.
Fans of EQII will want to nab this exclusive Venril Sathir in-game item as quickly as possible since it is a limited edition item. This marks the first time that Sony Online Entertainment, the makers of EQII, has offered an item of this level through a magazine.
"We are excited that Sony has partnered with Massive Online Gamer. Our readers are interested in every angle of the massive online community, so rewarding both existing as well as new readers is a tremendous opportunity for everyone," added Kale.
About Beckett Media
Based in Dallas, Beckett Media LP, an Apprise Media company, is the leading publisher of sports and specialty market collectible products in the U.S. Beckett operates Beckett.com ( www.beckett.com) and is the premier publisher of monthly sports and entertainment collectibles magazines. Beckett, considered the world'smost trusted source in collecting, currently publishes 16 magazines. For more information please visit http://www.beckettmog.com.
About Apprise Media LLC
Established in 2004 by Charles G. McCurdy, Apprise Media is a leading private equity investor with an exclusive focus on niche media and information companies. Apprise currently operates two strategic platforms: Canon Communications LLC ( www.cancom.com), the leading provider of events, publications, and online media for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry, and Apprise Enthusiast Media LLC, which serves a variety of attractive consumer niche markets through Beckett Media LP ( www.beckett.com) and APG Media ( www.apg-media.com). For more information, please go to www.apprisemedia.com.
About Levelup Communications
Levelup Communications is an agency focused on supporting the marketing and publicity initiatives of companies involved within the game industry. The agency offers a suite of services, including public relations, advertising, promotions, branding and business development. Visit http://www.lvlupcommunications.com for more information about Levelup Communications.