Artix Entertainment Announces Friday the 13th In-Game Event with Musical Guest Voltaire in the MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds

LAND O'LAKES, FLORIDA - May 12, 2011– Artix Entertainment, the indie game development studio that delivers download-free browser-based RPGs to 130 million users, will host an in-game Friday the 13 th event with musician Voltaire this Friday, May 13 th, 2011 at 7 PM EDT in the hit MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds.

Friday the 13 th is generally considered an unlucky day. But THIS Friday the 13 th may be different. A pirate ship full of gold and untold treasures has been discovered in the middle of the desert! Trouble is, every bandit in town is after the booty, especially since the Vorutanian Key Blade, one of the most powerful weapons in Lore, is rumored to be aboard. News of the blade travels fast. Even the evil Lord Krom Wrath, overlord of a distant planet, receives information and begins amassing an invasion to go after the key blade.

Players will team up with musician Voltaire and his undead teddy bear, Deady, to fight off the evil Lord Krom Wrath and the other bandits who are after the powerful treasure of the pirate ship. But watch out, getting to the pirate ship won’t be easy. The quickest way to get to it is by riding the legendary Ghost train that transports souls across the desert every Friday the 13 th. The train will allow anyone onboard, but no one is ever allowed to disembark. And even if you manage to escape, what are you going to do about all of Lord Krom Wrath’s minions who are already swarming around the ship?

The event will have voiceovers done by Voltaire, members of the AE team, and voice actor Michael Sinterniklaas– best known as the voice of Dean Venture from Adult Swim™’s The Venture Bros.™ as well as the voice of Leonardo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ TV series– and songs from Voltaire’s all-new album, Hate Lives in a Small Town.

Everyone is invited to attend this very special event and help save Lore from Lord Krom Wrath’s invasion.  Join us in-game at www.AQ.com this Friday, May 13 th, 2011 at 7 PM (EDT).

Other Games from Artix Entertainment

Artix Entertainment offers many RPG and MMO titles, ranging from the fantasy realms of AdventureQuest, DragonFable, and the MMORPG AdventureQuest Worlds to the sci-fi galaxies of MechQuest, WarpForce, and EpicDuel, and the all new superhero MMORPG HeroSmash. Artix has enjoyed a high success rate in the past eight years with over 130 million accounts created for their games.

For more information about our games, please visit:

AdventureQuest Worlds at www.aq.com

DragonFable at www.dragonfable.com

EpicDuel at www.epicduel.com

HeroSmash at www.herosmash.com

MechQuest at www.mechquest.com

AdventureQuest at www.battleon.com

Artix Entertainment games at http://portal.battleon.com

and HeroMart at www.HeroMart.com

You can follow or friend Artix on…

Twitter: http://twitter.com/artixkrieger

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/artix

MySpace:  http://www.myspace.com/artixkrieger

Adult Swim is a trademark of Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc.  A Time Warner Company.

The Venture Bros. is a trademark of Williams Street Studios, a division of Turner Broadcast Network.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a trademark of Nickelodeon, a division of Viacom International Inc.

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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 three MMORPGs: AdventureQuest Worlds, EpicDuel, and HeroSmash. 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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