MMORPG ADVENTUREQUEST WORLDS’“UN-LIVE” EVENT DRAWS 32,000 PLAYERS ONLINE; EVENT POSTING EXTENDED ONE WEEK

LAND O’ LAKES, FL– MARCH 20, 2009– Over 32,000 online gamers participated in Artix Entertainment’s MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds’“Un-Live Event” held on Friday the 13th.

The company’s first ever live event starred musical guest Voltaire, who Artix CEO Adam Bohn describes as a“gypsy pirate Goth musician.” Voltaire is best known for songs including“Brains” and“Land of the Dead” in the Cartoon Network show The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy.

The“un-live” event, so described because of the cast of“un-live” pirate characters, was a five-act adventure with all new art, voice acting, music, cut-scenes, boss monsters, tons of new items for both upgraded and free players, and the introduction of AdventureQuest Worlds’ first war meter.

“The response was so overwhelming that we have decided to continue running the event for one more week,” said Bohn.“Visit www.aqworlds.com and watch in‘re-run’ mode.”

AdventureQuest Worlds, which launched in mid-October, has captured the interest of over five million players so far, and they are opening their free accounts at the rate of 200,000 per week.

Artix, a small, Florida-based family-owned studio that offers three other RPG titles AdventureQuest, MechQuest, and DragonFable, has enjoyed a high success rate in the past five years with over 75 million accounts created for their games. Players can visit www.AQ.com, www.mechquest.com, and www.battleon.com to sign up for an account and play online for free. No downloads required.

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 one MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds. 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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