FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
TORONTO, ON December 2, 2010—Wicked Interactive, an independent games publisher best known for popular, free-to-play shooter Mission Against Terror ( http://mat.subagames.com), has partnered with the Gamers Outreach Foundation for a special campaign to benefit Project GO Kart, a division of the games charity that funds the construction of GO Karts -- portable video game kiosks which are used to transport video games and other sources of entertainment to patients who have limited access to activities outside their rooms.
Starting today, Wicked Interactive will donate a dollar ($1USD) for every new account registered in Mission Against Terror (M.A.T.). All monies raised will benefit Project Go Kart, whose latest program is to fund a GO Kart for patients at Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
"We're excited to have the opportunity to work with Wicked Interactive on such a generous and creative campaign," said Zach Wigal, Executive Director, Gamers Outreach. "The campaign they've put together for us is exceptionally generous, and we believe it's going to have a large and positive impact on the lives of the people in the Dallas VA Hospital."
He added, "The staff at Wicked Interactive have expressed an incredible willingness to help support the efforts of our organization, and I believe we are going to reach our funding goal for the latest kart in no time."
"We are happy to give back any way we can," commented Sam Ho, Director, Wicked Interactive. "Too often the industry isn't the good corporate citizens it should be, which is why we have worked so hard to come up with a campaign that enables everyone to shine. It's the least we can do for the troops who have sacrificed so much for our freedom."
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT:
1. Download and register Mission Against Terror via the special link on Gamers Outreach: www.subagames.com/distribute.aspx?webid=403987&pageid=6.
2. Add the special "Support" icon to your Facebook profile or personal blog.
3. Tell your friends. Remember, for every person who signs up, one dollar will be donated to Project Go Kart.
Set in a near-future not so different from our own time, M.A.T. pits teams against one another in a bitter battle for the survival of the human race. Unanimously hailed for its solid game-play and wide variety of game modes, M.A.T. has taken North America by storm, after becoming quite popular in Asia and other parts of the world.
Most recently, M.A.T. has launched Terminator Mode, the latest game update which brings the impossible-to-kill terminator, various enhanced mummies, new weapons, new maps, new character types and other surprises. For more information, visit: http://mat.subagames.com.
About Wicked Interactive
Wicked Interactive Ltd. is a video game publisher, founded in 2008, and based in Toronto, Canada -- the tech capital of Ontario. Through its SUBA Games platform, Wicked Interactive plans to create a centralized destination where North American gamers can access a range of Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game experiences. The Wicked Interactive Mission is to provide an exciting and robust MMO game experience that is free and enjoyable to everyone. For more info, visit: www.wickedinteractiveltd.com.
About Gamers Outreach
Gamers Outreach Foundation is a 501©(3) video-game industry charity organization that works to use interactive entertainment in ways that improve the lives of others. The organization currently oversees three unique initiatives - funding the construction of portable gaming carts (GO Karts), sending video game care packages to U.S. troops serving overseas (Fun For Our Troops), and hosting online game nights and tournaments which benefit non-profit causes (Gaming4Others). The organization also hosts an annual video game tournament called 'Gamers for Giving,' which serves as a fundraiser for its efforts.
For more information on Gamers Outreach, visit: http://www.gamersoutreach.org.
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