MALIBU, Calif.– August 27, 2009– Abandon Interactive Entertainment is now running two contests for the growing Freaky Creatures community, giving them to chance to win fun prizes including Freaky Creatures starter packs and f.y.e. gift cards. Players can choose to participate in two different contests, Freaky Story and Freaky Difference, which are both now open to free and premium members in the Freaky Creatures universe. To enter, or to sign up for a Freaky Creatures account, visit the Freaky Creatures Web site at http://www.FreakyCreatures.com.
In the Creature Story competition, players can let their imaginations take over, as they are tasked to write a short story about Freaky Creatures. Participants are encouraged to write either a humorous, scary, or adventurous story about Freaky Creatures, with the winning entry getting published in a future issue of Beckett Pokemon Unofficial Collector’s magazine, in addition to receiving a complete set of Freaky Creatures collectible action figures and a six-month premium subscription to Freaky Creatures. Stories are limited to 200-300 words and entries must be submitted to email@example.com by Monday, August 31, 2009.
Freaky Difference is a fun, new activity for players challenging them to find 15 things wrong between two similar pictures that appear to be exactly the same at first glance. The first five people to email firstname.lastname@example.org with the correct list of 15 things wrong with the image will receive an f.y.e. gift card. The first person to provide all of the correct answers will win an f.y.e. $50 gift card. The second place winner will receive a $30 gift card, while third, fourth, and fifth place winners will each receive a $20 gift card.
Freaky Creatures is now available for purchase at comic, hobby, electronic and toy retailers nationwide. The game is also available at FAO Schwarz in New York City and f.y.e. stores nationwide. To try out the game for free, or to purchase your very own Freaky Creatures, please visit http://www.FreakyCreatures.com.
About Freaky Creatures
Freaky Creatures combines the best of online multiplayer gaming, collectible action figures, virtual worlds and social networking. The Freaky Creatures experience begins with a starter pack that includes two action figures and a one gigabyte reusable flash drive that unlocks the Freaky Creatures universe. The initial creatures come with 50 different parts, 20 powers and four objects that can be placed into the creature’s lair. Players can take their creatures online and customize them using rare parts and powers to create one of over 3.2 billion possible combinations. Once players have created their custom creature, they can jump straight into battle or build a lair where they can care for their creature and hang out and socialize with friends. Gamers are encouraged to visit the community to personalize their homepage, play mini-games, join tournaments, check leaderboards, trade items, read animated comics, enter contests, form teams and much more in the ever expanding Freaky Creatures universe.
About Abandon Interactive Entertainment
Abandon Interactive Entertainment develops and publishes entertainment content for multiple distribution channels. The company and its principals have a longstanding record in the game segment including co-publishing the hit online game Dark Age of Camelot with Mythic Entertainment, as well as developing various games with companies such as NBC sports, THQ, Mattel, TDK and more. The company launched its first original IP, Freaky Creatures, in March 2009. With action figures distributed by Warner Music Group and the game published by Abandon Interactive, Freaky Creatures is a cross-platform, massively multiplayer online game that allows players to build the ultimate, customizable creatures and battle them against friends. Abandon Interactive Entertainment was formed in 2005 and is headquartered in Malibu, CA. For more information on Freaky Creatures, please visit www.freakycreatures.com