RED 5 STUDIOS BRINGS FIREFALL, THE ANTICIPATED OPEN WORLD PC SHOOTER, TO PAX EAST NEXT MONTH

Laguna Hills, CA – March 27, 2012 – Red 5 Studios™ announced today that it will bring its upcoming free-to-play, open world PC shooter, Firefall™, to PAX East in Boston, Massachusettes, April 6-8. Players will receive live demos of the exclusive beta, which will contain new elements of Firefall’s immersive open world experience as well as previously unrevealed PvP content. All visitors will walk away with access to this invite-only Firefall beta and will also have the chance to meet key characters, Typhon and Mourningstar, in full “Battleframes” at the show.

Firefall, an upcoming free-to-play, open world PC action 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 2012, 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.

The Red 5 team will show Firefall during PAX East on April 6-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, booth 536. Those attending will get the first live beta demo of Firefall’s deep open world – revealing key characters, missions, and crafting mechanics – as well as receive a permanent invite into the game for after the show . Typhon and Mourningstar will also be there in full “Battleframes”, designed and handcrafted by renowned artist, Steve Wang.

Firefall is currently in the first stage of its exclusive, invite-only beta – planned to rollout during 2012. Players can sign-up for the chance to be invited into the beta and meet Firefall’s enthusiastic community at the official homepage: http://www.firefallthegame.com/home

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.

Firefall, Red 5 Studios and all associated logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Red 5 Studios, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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