For Immediate Release
Laguna Hills, CA – February 27, 2013 – Red 5 Studios™ announced today that Firefall’s “Mobile Gaming Unit” (MGU) will premiere on Velocity Network’s “Inside West Coast Customs” this Sunday, March 3, at 9 p.m. EST. Join the West Coast Customs (WCC) crew as they bring Red 5’s futuristic vision to life, transforming a 48-foot-long tour bus into a state-of-the-art tournament on wheels packed with high-end AMD and Razer gear. See Velocity’s weekly TV schedule for local showtimes: http://velocity.discovery.com/tv-shows/tv-schedule.htm
The massive 48-foot-long MGU features a unique aesthetic design pulled straight out of Firefall’s sci-fi world. It’s equipped for top-level eSports tournaments with 20 AMD powered gaming stations, Razer peripherals, support for 1,000 person LANs and it even includes a shoutcaster podium with full livestreaming support. As an innovative gaming creation and one of WCC’s biggest challenges yet, the MGU premiere is a must-watch event for gamers, geeks and modding enthusiasts.
“As cool as the completed MGU is, it’s probably more impressive to see how we managed to cram so much advanced hardware into a bus and actually make it work,” said Mark Kern, CEO of Red 5 Studios. “It took an incredible effort to pull this thing off and wouldn’t have been possible without the talented people at WCC and our partners, AMD and Razer. Whether viewers have seen our MGU or not, they’re going to be blown away.”
The Firefall MGU’s “Inside West Coast Customs” world premiere airs exclusively on Velocity Network this Sunday, March 3, at 9 p.m. EST.
Firefall, an upcoming free-to-play MMO shooter, is set in a unique and beautiful science fiction universe 200 years in the future. Players are part of the last remnant of humanity on Earth, fighting to survive against all odds on a hostile planet ravaged by an aggressive energy storm and under attack by a mysterious humanoid race, known as the Chosen. One of the most anticipated PC games of 2013, Firefall consists of two triple-A components that will entice shooter fans: a polished PvP combat system tuned for elite-level eSports competition and a robust open world experience designed to immerse players in a deep storyline with dynamic events and social gameplay. Learn more about Firefall at www.firefallthegame.com/game.
About Red 5 Studios
Red 5 Studios is an online game developer located in California, founded by Mark Kern, former team lead for World of Warcraft. Red 5 Studios is dedicated to bringing together millions of gamers across the world by creating immersive worlds, intriguing stories and compelling characters. They believe that online games and persistent worlds are the future of video games. Visit www.red5studios.com for more information.
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