Xfire To Host Exclusive Live Chat With Flagship Studios

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WHAT: Xfire - the 8 million strong gaming community– today announced that they will host an exclusive live chat with Flagship Studios on Halloween day, in honor of the launch of the highly-anticipated Hellgate: London.

Log on to Xfire.com to sign up for the chance to talk to some of the brilliant minds behind this new release.

Hellgate: London will feature Xfire’s peer-to-peer communication system to give gamers the ability to chat with fellow gamers without needing to manage a standalone voice server. Additionally, online game players will be able to log in to Xfire from within the game, enabling them to easily add their friends and other Hellgate: London gamers into an Xfire voice chat room where they can chat as they play.

WHO: Bill Roper, CEO Flagship Studios

Aletheia Simonson, Art Producer

Bill Manegold, Game Programmer

Amir Ebrahimi, Graphics Programmer

Guy Somberg, Audio and Gameplay Programmer

The Xfire Community

WHY: "We are thrilled that a phenomenal title like Hellgate: London is exclusively utilizing the Xfire In-Game Voice Chat feature, and we welcome the game’s creators on their launch day to Xfire," said Xfire CEO Adam Boyden.“This exciting live online chat will give users the opportunity to discuss the title's finer points, classes, mechanics and what went into making this amazing game."

WHEN: Flagship Studios Live Chat premieres Wednesday, October 31st at 10.00pmGMT/11.00pmCET

WHERE: Via Xfire, http://www.xfire.com/cms/xf_hellgate

About Xfire, Inc.

Xfire, Inc. is one of the fastest growing online gaming platform and community in the world helping gamers to easily connect, chat and play with their friends online. Xfire is a free service that allows gamers to easily browse for game servers, chat with friends through IM and voice chat, as well as download the latest updates and additions to their favorite games. With 8 million members in over 100 countries, Xfire is an international community connecting gamers across the globe. Xfire is a wholly owned subsidiary of MTV Networks and is based in Menlo Park, CA.

Xfire Media Contacts

Karen Raque | Bender/Helper Impact | (310) 694-3138 | karen_raque@bhimpact.com

Angie Newman | Bender/Helper Impact | (310) 694-3116 | angie_newman@bhimpact.com


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