EUGENE, OREGON– MARCH 10, 2008– InstantAction today invited gamers across the globe to enter its public beta. Offering fully 3D, console-like games in a web browser, InstantAction is launching with four games available to the public today.
“Initial feedback on InstantAction from gamers has been very positive and we are ready to pull the covers off and let everyone take a look,” said Josh Williams, CEO of GarageGames.“Even though it’s early, and there is a lot more to add and improve, InstantAction is already impressive. Now with the community’s help, we’re going to work on making it truly mind blowing.”
With the public beta, four games– MarbleBlast Online, Screw Jumper, Think Tanks and Wideload Shorts’ Cyclomite– are already playable. More games will be added in the coming weeks, including the much anticipated FPS, Fallen Empire: Legions.
Early comments from beta testers have filled the InstantAction feedback boards. Regarding MarbleBlast Online, one tester said of his first experience with the title,“This game is surprisingly a lot of fun to play.” While another tester praised Wideload Shorts’ Cyclomite proclaiming“Cyclomite is my new favorite addiction on InstantAction.com. It's good, crazy fun.”
Social gaming is a core part of the InstantAction experience. Gamers can host parties and invite their friends to jump into a game via a URL link which can be sent via email or IM. Gamers can also seamlessly switch games and move their party with them.
“This is only the beginning. New games and features will be added each month,” added Williams.
InstantAction brings 3D multiplayer console-like games to the web browser through its unique platform. It combines high-end visuals and rapid gameplay with social gaming, allowing players to form parties and easily move from one game to the next. InstantAction’s initial portfolio of original games range from high-profile studios to newly discovered game development talent. InstantAction was created by GarageGames, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI). InstantAction is located in Eugene, OR and on the web at http://www.instantaction.com.
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